Author Spotlight

Magical Realism


Welcome back loyal listeners! This week we’re joined by Stephanie Carroll, author of A White Room, to talk magical realism. You can find out more about her and her incredible book at As always, you can listen or watch below. Looking for show notes? Check out Stephanie Carroll’s posts on…

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Author Spotlight: James Brown

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It’s been some time since I’ve done an author spotlight, but after meeting up with an old professor of mine, I decided to regale you with another installment of my Author Spotlight feature. James Brown is the author of the memoirs This River and The Los Angeles Diaries and co-editor with Diana…

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Author Spotlight: Lindsey Bell

Been quite some time since I’ve brought you all an Author Spotlight. I wanted to share Lindsey Bell with you and her book Searching for Sanity: 52 Insights from the Parents of the Bible. In addition to being a writer, she’s also a stay-at-home mother of two, a minister’s wife,…

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Author Spotlight: Barbara Kois


[box] It’s been quite some time since I’ve brought you an Author Spotlight, but I wanted to make sure my readers get an opportunity to hear from Barbara Kois. She is a writer, an editor, an author coach, a corporate communication consultant, and a speechwriter. A true wordsmith with a…

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Dave Fessenden: Author and Agent

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[box][/box] Welcome back, all! We’ve got a special treat for you this week. Dave Fessenden, author and agent, joins us to talk about his book The Case of the Exploding Speakeasy and his job as a literary agent. As an author, editor, and agent, his insights into the writing industry…

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Aaron Talks About The Bargain

The Bargain

[box][/box] Hey Firsts in Fiction listeners! On this week’s cast, I talk about my new book, The Bargain. Steve asks some good questions. No show notes this week, since we’re not really talking much about the craft of fiction. Hope you enjoy the interview. You can find the book here….

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Author Spotlight: Jill Richardson


[box]I had a chance to chat a bit with Jill Richardson, author of Hobbits, You, and the Spiritual World of Middle Earth, and wanted to share it with you. If you’re like me, you’ll be excited to look at Tolkien’s Middle Earth in a new, spiritual light. Enjoy![/box] ADG: Tell…

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Author Spotlight: Dave Fessenden

[box]Been a while since I’ve been able to bring you an Author Spotlight, but it’s back! At least for now. If you’re interested in having me spotlight you, let me know. Comments are good, so is Facebook, Twitter (@adgansky), etc. You get the idea. This week, I feature Dave Fessenden,…

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Author Spotlight: Normandie Fischer

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[box]This week on Author Spotlight, I feature Normandie Fischer, author of Becalmed. She studied sculptures in Italy for a number of years before returning home to complete her degree. In the seventies, she began editing and writing technical books in the DC area while teaching sculpture and taking portrait commissions….

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