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#271 - Year of the Nurse with Cassandra Alexander

Kobo Writing Life Podcast

Release Date: 11/02/2021

#280 - Panels and Conventions with Sam Maggs show art #280 - Panels and Conventions with Sam Maggs

Kobo Writing Life Podcast

Bestselling author and writer of comics and video games Sam Maggs returns to the podcast this week to discuss writing across different mediums and to share her expertise on speaking at conventions. Sam tells us how her multi-faceted career has evolved, how she prepares for both appearing on and moderating panels at various conventions worldwide, and she tells us who she would want to appear on her dream panel.   !

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#279 - Becoming Future You with Mel Jolly show art #279 - Becoming Future You with Mel Jolly

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Author, coach, and marketing assistant Mel Jolly joins us on the podcast this week to discuss her career and to tell us about her new book, Becoming Future You: Be the Hero of Your Own Life. Mel tells us about her writing process, how her coaching courses inspired her book, and she gives some great advice for breaking procrastination habits.   !

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Kobo Writing Life Podcast

On a very special bonus episode of the podcast, Kobo CEO Michael Tamblyn sits down with some of the book lovers at Kobo to talk about their favourite reads of 2021. With recommendations ranging from historical fiction to memoirs about grief to true crime, there is truly something for everyone! 

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#278 - Plotting a Cozy Mystery with Alexis Hall show art #278 - Plotting a Cozy Mystery with Alexis Hall

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Bestselling author Alexis Hall joins us on the podcast this week to discuss his Kobo Original, Murder Most Actual, and what it was like writing his first cozy mystery. Alexis talks to us about his career as a hybrid author, the inspirations behind Murder Most Actual, and how he tries to normalize queer relationships in his writing.   !

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#277 - No Gods, No Monsters with Cadwell Turnbull show art #277 - No Gods, No Monsters with Cadwell Turnbull

Kobo Writing Life Podcast

Award-winning SFF author Cadwell Turnbull joins us on the podcast this week to discuss his latest novel, No Gods, No Monsters. Cadwell talks to us about writing character-driven Sci-Fi Fantasy, incorporating real-life events and intersectionality into his work, and the challenges of writing novels from multiple perspectives.  !

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#276 - Refilling Your Creative Well with L. Penelope show art #276 - Refilling Your Creative Well with L. Penelope

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Award-winning fantasy author L. Penelope joins us on the podcast this week to discuss her unique journey to becoming a hybrid author and how she manages to find time for herself while maintaining her busy publishing schedule. Leslye also chats with us about her writing process, the return of in-person events and conventions, and she tells us all about her own podcast, My Imaginary Friends. !

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#275 - The Mistletoe Motive with Chloe Liese show art #275 - The Mistletoe Motive with Chloe Liese

Kobo Writing Life Podcast

Author Chloe Liese joins us on the podcast this week to discuss her new Kobo Original, The Mistletoe Motive. Chloe chats with us about her writing process, using social media for marketing, representation in romance and why her belief that everyone deserves a love story has been the driving force for her career.   !

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#274 - Writing with Tarot with Lisa Kessler show art #274 - Writing with Tarot with Lisa Kessler

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Bestselling and award winning paranormal romance author Lisa Kessler joins us on the podcast today to discuss her writing process and how she uses tarot cards as a tool to help with writer’s block and character development. Lisa also talks to us about why she loves writing in the paranormal genre, her career as a hybrid author, and what changes she has seen in the publishing industry throughout her career.  !

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#273 – The Future of AI Writing with Shane Neeley show art #273 – The Future of AI Writing with Shane Neeley

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Author Shane Neeley joins us on the podcast this week to talk about his experience using AI and machine learning to help him write his books. Shane also discusses his strategy of self-publishing, the future of writing, and whether robots are going to take over the world.

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#272 - Building Your Beta Reader Team with Marni Mann show art #272 - Building Your Beta Reader Team with Marni Mann

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Bestselling author Marni Mann joins us on the podcast this week to talk about how she built her team of beta readers and why having this trusted team has been so important to her success as an author. Marni also talks to us about her writing journey and finding her audience as an author who writes across multiple genres.  !

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Paranormal romance author and ICU nurse Cassandra Alexander joins us on the podcast this week to discuss her new memoir, Year of the Nurse. In her memoir, Cassandra recounts her time on the front lines of the Covid-19 pandemic working in the ICU. She talks to us about the writing process of Year of the Nurse, what it was like revisiting the events of the previous 18 months, and the lasting effect of the pandemic on her mental health and that of healthcare workers globally.  

Content note: this episode discusses heavy topics including Covid-19, PTSD, depression, and suicidal thoughts. Please listen mindfully.  

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