Authors of the Pacific Northwest
Episode 106: Robert Dugoni; New York Times Bestselling Author of Mystery, Thriller and Suspense

Episode 106: Robert Dugoni; New York Times Bestselling Author of Mystery, Thriller and Suspense

June 1, 2021

In This Episode, You’ll Hear:

(Podcast run time 46 minutes)

 

•1:25: Introduction to Robert.

•4:23: Robert discusses his background.

•6:20 :  Robert and Vikki talk about Robert’s author journey.

•18:60 : Robert shares about his publishing journey.

•28:46 : Robert talks about his book series. 

•38:10: Robert reads from In Her Tracks.

•43:51:  Robert closes out the podcast with advice for aspiring authors.

Podcast Music Credits:

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💫A B O U T 💫

I’m Vikki J. Carter,  The Author’s Librarian. I hold a Master’s Degree in Research and Technology and I’m an author with over two decades’ worth of experience. I’ve worked with hundreds of students and authors helping them to find the right tools, techniques, and resources to strengthen the credibility and authority of their voice and improve their stories.

As a professional librarian and author I reveal the techniques that librarians use that will help you effectively find valuable sources and resources to give your writing the authority and authenticity readers expect.

💕THANK YOU FOR LISTENING💕 

Episode 105: Kim Taylor Blakemore: Historical Mystery Author

Episode 105: Kim Taylor Blakemore: Historical Mystery Author

May 24, 2021

In This Episode, You’ll Hear:

(Podcast run time 60 minutes)

•1:56: Introduction to Kim Taylor Blakemore

•3:14: Vikki & Kim talk about the PNW weather

•6:55: Kim talks about her books and background 

•15:09:  Kim talks about the genres she has written

•19:14:  Kim shares about her current book, After Alice Fell

•32:54: Kim talks about her writing process 

•39:37: Vikki & Kim discuss writing groups and organizations

•44:27: Kim shares about her publishing journey

•56:57: Kim reads from After Alice Fell

 

Meet the Author: https://www.kimtaylorblakemore.com

 

Access to Kim’s book featured:

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Podcast Music Credits:

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 Inquiries: theauthorlibrarian@gmail.com OR vikki@squishpen.com

💫A B O U T 💫

I’m Vikki J. Carter,  The Author’s Librarian. I hold a Master’s Degree in Research and Technology and I’m an author with over two decades’ worth of experience. I’ve worked with hundreds of students and authors helping them to find the right tools, techniques, and resources to strengthen the credibility and authority of their voice and improve their stories.

As a professional librarian and author I reveal the techniques that librarians use that will help you effectively find valuable sources and resources to give your writing the authority and authenticity readers expect.

💕THANK YOU FOR LISTENING💕 

Episode 104: Indy Quillen Wilderness Tracker Mystery Author

Episode 104: Indy Quillen Wilderness Tracker Mystery Author

May 17, 2021

In This Episode, You’ll Hear:

(Podcast run time 44 minutes)

  • 1:56: Introduction to Indy Quillen
  • 3:18: Indy shares about her Fox Walker novels
  • 4:17: Indy talks about her background
  • 10:29: Indy shares the history of writing the first book
  • 15:35 :  Indy talks about her publishing journey
  • 21:02 :  Indy elaborates on her writing process
  • 26:44: Indy dives deeper into the Fox Walker series
  • 28:52: Indy reads from Tracker
  • 41:00 : Indy shares a tip about publishing

Visit my website for transcripst and more.

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🌟F O L L O W 🌟

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 Inquiries: theauthorlibrarian@gmail.com OR vikki@squishpen.com

💫A B O U T 💫

I’m Vikki J. Carter, The Author’s Librarian. I hold a Master’s Degree in Research and Technology and I’m an author with over two decades’ worth of experience. I’ve worked with hundreds of students and authors helping them to find the right tools, techniques, and resources to strengthen the credibility and authority of their voice and improve their stories.

As a professional librarian and author I reveal the techniques that librarians use that will help you effectively find valuable sources and resources to give your writing the authority and authenticity readers expect.

💕THANK YOU FOR LISTENING💕 

 

 

Episode 103: Rob Phillips: Wilderness Mystery Author

Episode 103: Rob Phillips: Wilderness Mystery Author

March 22, 2021

In This Episode, You’ll Hear:

(Podcast run time 48 minutes)

 

  • 1:28: Introduction to Rob Phillips
  • 2:22: Rob shares his background
  • 7:41: Vikki & Rob discuss the characters in his books
  • 8:37:  Rob talks about his writing journey with these books
  • 9:23:  Rob shares about his publishing journey
  • 13:01:  Vikki and Rob talk about the wilderness mystery genre
  • 13:55: Rob shares the title of the first book, The Cascade Killer
  • 18:32: Rob shares the themes in book two
  • 20:17: Vikki & Rob talk about dog ownership
  • 22:17: Vikki asks Rob about his research for the books
  • 27:36: Rob shares the title of the second book, Cascade Vengeance
  • 31:19: Rob reads from The Cascade Killer
  • 45:26: Rob closes the podcast with advice for aspiring authors

 

Get access to Rob’s Books: 

 

Connect with Rob:

Website: https://www.latahbooks.com/rob-phillips

 

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 Inquiries: theauthorlibrarian@gmail.com OR vikki@squishpen.com

 

💫A B O U T 💫

 

I help authors who struggle with researching and want to improve their skills with certainty! 

I’m Vikki J. Carter, A.K.A. The Author’s Librarian. 

I assist authors and anyone ready to develop their research skills to gain confidence and authority in their work. Are you ready for this power?

I’m dedicated to illuminating your path to growth and greatness, like any good librarian should.

 

💕THANK YOU FOR LISTENING💕 

Episode 102: D. K. Greene AKA Denise Kawaii ; Mystery and Crime Writer

Episode 102: D. K. Greene AKA Denise Kawaii ; Mystery and Crime Writer

March 1, 2021

In This Episode, You’ll Hear:

(Podcast run time 51 minutes)

 

  • 1:48: Catch up with D. K. Greene AKA Denise Kawaii  
  • 3:46: D. K. talks about writing different genres and pen names
  • 8:13: D. K. shares a story about her son reading her books
  • 19:33 : D. K. discussed the challenges of writing across genres
  • 24:25 :  D. K. talks about imposter syndrome as she sifts genres
  • 26:45 :  D. K. reads from Where Bodies Lie
  • 38:01 :  D. K. talks about the fun part of writing this
  • 39:26: D. K. maps out The Killer Club series
  • 42:09: D. K. shares her plans for the year
  • 45:35 : D. K. shares advice about growing an audience

 

Listen to D. K.’s first episode on the podcast:4

http://bit.ly/3sA90O8

 

Connect with D. K. Greene (Denise Kawaii):

D.K.’s  Website: https://kawaiitimes.com

D. K. on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/KawaiiTimesAuthor/

D. K. 0n Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/kawaii_times_author/

 

 

Podcast Music Credits:

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 Inquiries: theauthorlibrarian@gmail.com OR vikki@squishpen.com

 

💫A B O U T 💫

 

I help authors who struggle with researching and want to improve their skills with certainty! 

I’m Vikki J. Carter, A.K.A. The Author’s Librarian. 

I assist authors and anyone ready to develop their research skills to gain confidence and authority in their work. Are you ready for this power?

I’m dedicated to illuminating your path to growth and greatness, like any good librarian should.

 

💕THANK YOU FOR LISTENING💕 

 

Episode 101: D. M. Shepard; Guest Appearance with Alaskan Horror Author

Episode 101: D. M. Shepard; Guest Appearance with Alaskan Horror Author

February 15, 2021

In This Episode, You’ll Hear:

(Podcast run time 49 minutes)

 

  • 2:15: Introduction to D.M. Shepard
  • 5:40 : D. M. shares about her adventures in Alaska 
  • 9:01 : D. M. talks about her writing journey
  • 17:58 : D. M. shares her inspiration
  • 22:28 : D. M. talks about what she is currently reading
  • 27:15 :  D. M shares advice for aspiring authors
  • 31:16 :  D. M. Reads from The Dark Land
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Connect with D. M. Shepard:

 

D.M. Shepard’s Website: http://dmshepard.com

D. M. Shepard on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/dmshepard13

D. M. Shepard on Twitter: dmshepard13

 

Podcast Music Credits:

 

Title: Amazing Plan by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)

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 Inquiries: theauthorlibrarian@gmail.com OR vikki@squishpen.com

 

💫A B O U T 💫

 

I help authors who struggle with researching and want to improve their skills with certainty! 

 

I’m Vikki J. Carter, A.K.A. The Author’s Librarian. 

 

I assist authors and anyone ready to develop their research skills to gain confidence and authority in their work. Are you ready for this power?

 

I’m dedicated to illuminating your path to growth and greatness, like any good librarian should.

 

💕THANK YOU FOR LISTENING💕 

 

Episode 100: Margaret Pinard; Co-founder of Jolabokalfod PDX & Historical Fiction Author

Episode 100: Margaret Pinard; Co-founder of Jolabokalfod PDX & Historical Fiction Author

January 11, 2021

Episode 100: Margaret Pinard; Co-founder of Jolabokalfod PDX & Historical Fiction Author.

 

In This Episode, You’ll Hear:

(Podcast run time 47 minutes)

 

  • 1:24: Introduction to Margaret
  • 3:24 : Margaret talks about genre
  • 4:41 : Margaret shares her list of favorite authors
  • 6:00 : Vikki & Margaret talk about research
  • 7:26 : Margaret & vikki talk about the books they are reading & what they are writing
  • 10:26 : Margaret & Vikki talk about learning the craft
  • 11:08 : Vikki talks about her ideas for the podcast in 2021
  • 23:10 : Margaret discussed her writing process
  • 27:51: Margaret talks about her publishing journey
  • 34:44 : Margaret reads from The Keening 
  • 44:17 : Margaret closes the podcast with advice for writers

Connect with Margaret Pinard:

 

Margaret’s Websites: margaretpinard.com (and jolabokaflodpdx.com for the litfest!)

Margaret on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/margaret_pinard

Margaret on BookTube: https://bit.ly/booktubemp

Margaret on Twitter: https://twitter.com/tastelifetwice

Margaret on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/wetastelifetwice

Margaret on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/margaretpinard

Margaret on Litsy: https://www.litsy.com/web/user/MargaretPinardAuthor

Margaret on Ko-Fi: https://ko-fi.com/margaretpinard

Margaret’s books are available through a local indie bookshop: https://bit.ly/MPbooksART

and on Smashwords! http://bitly.com/mpsmash

…or on Amazon! https://amzn.to/2QbJYn9

 

Podcast Music Credits:

Title: Amazing Plan by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)

Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License

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Episode 99: David Barbur; Wilderness Mystery Author

Episode 99: David Barbur; Wilderness Mystery Author

December 21, 2020

 

In This Episode, You’ll Hear:

(Podcast run time 38 minutes)

 

  • 1:08: Introduction to David
  • 2:06 : David talks about his background
  • 3:24 : David shares what he is reading 
  • 7:07 : Vikki talks about her new project, The Author’s Librarain
  • 8:18 : David discusses his publishing process
  • 12:55 : David shares about his writing process
  • 16:19 : David discusses his inspiration
  • 18:36 : David talks about the wilderness mystery genre
  • 21:28: David reads from The Valley of Lost Children
  • 33:24 : David and Vikki talk about Librarians
  • 35:47 : Vikki closed out the podcast by sharing about her new support page 

 

Connect with David Barbur:

David’s Website: https://dlbarbur.com/

David on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/AuthorDavidBarbur/

David on Twitter: https://twitter.com/BarburDavid

David’s Amazon Author Page: https://www.amazon.com/David-Barbur/e/B0818D4R9M/

 

Podcast Music Credits:

Title: Amazing Plan by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)

Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License

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Episode 98: Megan Chance: best-selling, critically acclaimed, award-winning historical fiction author

Episode 98: Megan Chance: best-selling, critically acclaimed, award-winning historical fiction author

December 7, 2020

Episode 98: Megan Chance: best-selling, critically acclaimed, award-winning historical fiction author

 

In This Episode, You’ll Hear:

(Podcast run time  39 minutes)

 

  • :11: Introduction to Megan 
  • 1:25 : Megan shares her background
  • 2:50 - Megan talks about her reading list 
  • 5:21  - Megan discussed her writing journey
  • 11:51 - Megan gives Vikki advice
  • 12:41 -  Megan shares her inspiration for ideas
  • 15:29 - Megan & Vikki talk about researching & the writing process
  • 17:29 - Megan discusses rewriting
  • 19:41 - Megan lists her titiles
  • 20:47 - Megan shares about her publishing journey
  • 21:21 - Megan talks about agents
  • 22:42b- Megan gives her next bit of advice to Vikki
  • 26:25 -Magan talks about support groups
  • 29:45 - Megan discusses her inspiration
  • 30:41 - Megan reads from A Splendid Ruin

 

Connect with Megan Chance:

 

Megan’s website: http://www.meganchance.com

 

Megan on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Megan-Chance-116492864590

 

Megan on Twitter: https://twitter.com/MeganSChance

 

Megan on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/Chanceauthor

 

Megan on Goodreads: https://www.goodreads.com/meganchance 

 

Megan’s Amazon Author Page: https://www.amazon.com/Megan-Chance

 

Podcast Music Credits:

 

Title: Amazing Plan by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)

Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License

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Episode 97: Jennifer Gold: Award-winning author of book club fiction

Episode 97: Jennifer Gold: Award-winning author of book club fiction

November 16, 2020

 

In This Episode, You’ll Hear:

(Podcast run time 34 minutes)

 

  • :23: Introduction to Jennifer  
  • 2:11 : Jennifer talks about her background
  • 4:42 - Jennifer discusses the mindset of a career author 
  • 5:14  - Vikki discussed her current mindset as an author
  • 7:24- Jennifer shares her reading list
  • 9:50 -  Jennifer discusses her pen name
  • 13:13 - Jennifer introduces her recent book
  • 18:44 - Jennifer discusses her publishing journey
  • 19:56 - Jennifer shares about her relationship with her agent
  • 29:27 - Jennifer coaches Vikki on the negatives
  • 31:43 - Jennifer shares her inspiration for her book Keep Me Afloat
  • 36:31- Jennifer reads from Keep Me Afloat
  • 42:56 - Jennifer closes the podcast with two words of advice

 

 

Connect with Jennifer Gold:

 

Website: https://www.jennifergoldauthor.com/

Newsletter: https://www.jennifergoldauthor.com/jennis-cafe

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/jennifergoldauthor/

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/JenniferGoldAuthor/

Goodreads: https://www.goodreads.com/author/show/18689385.Jennifer_Gold

 

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Podcast Music Credits:

 

Title: Amazing Plan by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)

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Episode 96: Kit Bakke:  Three Time Published Author, Life Long Activist and Native Born Seattleite

Episode 96: Kit Bakke: Three Time Published Author, Life Long Activist and Native Born Seattleite

October 26, 2020

In This Episode, You’ll Hear:

(Podcast run time 34 minutes)

 

  • :45: Introduction to Kit Bakke
  • 1:42: Kit talks about her background
  • 5:54 - Vikki shares about the podcast with Kit
  • 7:06  - Kit talks about her writing journey & what she is currently reading
  • 9:41- Kit shares her titles
  • 12:49 -  Kit & Vikki discuss current events
  • 16:20 - Vikki shares about her being The Author’s Librarian
  • 16:51 - Kit discuss the writing process for each title
  • 21:12 - Vikki reveals information about her own book
  • 21:19 - Kit talks about the publishing journey for each book
  • 24:46 - Vikki and Kit discuss academic presses
  • 26:34 - Kit reads from Dancing on the Edge
  • 30:23 - Kit shares her inspiration

 

Connect with Kit Bakke:

Kit’s website: www.kitbakke.com

 

You can support this podcast by donating on my Kofi.com page:

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Podcast Music Credits:

 

Title: Amazing Plan by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)

Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License

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Episode 95: Donna Miscolta; three-time published author

Episode 95: Donna Miscolta; three-time published author

October 12, 2020

In This Episode, You’ll Hear:

(Podcast run time 36 minutes)

 

  • :24: Introduction to Donna Miscolta & her background
  • 3:53 - Vikki discusses with Donna the background of the podcast
  • 5:12  - Donna shares what she is reading
  • 7:10- Donna talks about her writing process & shares her titles
  • 11:28 -  Donna & Vikki talk about short story writing and Donna’s process
  • 22:53 - Donna reads from her new book Living Color’s Angie Rubio Stories
  • 34:22 - Donna shares how readers can connect with her
  • 36:25 - Donna closes the episode with her tips for aspiring authors

 

Connect with Donna Miscolta:

Donna’s Website: https://donnamiscolta.com

 

Visit my Ko-fi page & support me by buying me a cup of coffee. 

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Podcast Music Credits:

Title: Amazing Plan by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)

Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License

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Episode 94: Jennie Shortridge: five time published author,  American Booksellers Association’s Indie Next picks  & Library Journal’s Editors’ Picks Author

Episode 94: Jennie Shortridge: five time published author, American Booksellers Association’s Indie Next picks & Library Journal’s Editors’ Picks Author

September 28, 2020

In This Episode, You’ll Hear:

(Podcast run time 37 minutes)

 

  • :33 - Introduction to Jennie 
  • 1:56 - Jennie shares her writing background 
  • 6:26  - Vikki & Jennie talk about how long it takes to write a book
  • 8:00 - Vikki shares a bit about her writing background & her journey
  • 10:10 - Jennie shares what she is reading
  • 14:33 -  Vikki & Jennie discuss Vikki’s book
  • 15: 20 - Jennie talks about her genre & titles
  • 24:19 - Vikki talks about her online course for authors & researching
  • 25:50 - Jennie discusses her publishing journey & working with an agent
  • 27: 25 - Jennie reads from Love, Water, Memory
  • 34:45 - Vikki has questions about the story

Connect with Jennie Shortridge:

 

Jennie’s website: http://jennieshortridge.com

 

Podcast Music Credits:

 

Title: Amazing Plan by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)

Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License

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Episode 93: Special Guest Anthony (Tony) J. Anastasi; Octogenarian Short Story Memoir Author

Episode 93: Special Guest Anthony (Tony) J. Anastasi; Octogenarian Short Story Memoir Author

September 14, 2020

In This Episode, You’ll Hear:

(Podcast run time 34 minutes)

  • :33 - Introduction to Anthony (Tony) Anastasi
  • 1:24 - Tony shares his history of his writer’s journey
  • 8:28  - Tony talks about his career as a White House Speech Writer
  • 9:00 - Tony shares about his transition from retirement to working as a substitute teacher
  • 10:37 - Vikki shares with Tony her background & how she started the podcast
  • 12:10 - Tony talks about his self-publishing journey with his daughter’s poetry  reads from poetry, titled Great Grandmother 
  • 15:34 - Tony talks about his other book, The Last Personal Letter
  • 16:19 - Tony shares about his traditional published titled, Geezing Along at 80: Living, Loving, and Laughing After 80
  • 18:34 - Vikki & Tony discuss his writing process & the start of his book
  • 23:20 - Tony reads sections from his book, Geezing Along at 80
  • 30:55 - Vikki ends the podcast by asking Tony about his inspiration & Tony and Vikki end the podcast with Tony’s advice for Vikki 

Connect with Anthony J. Anastasi:  

Anthony’s website: https://sites.google.com/view/geezingalongat80

 

Podcast Music Credits:

Title: Amazing Plan by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)

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Episode 92: Sean Crow - Fantasy, Cyberpunk, & Sci- Fi Author

Episode 92: Sean Crow - Fantasy, Cyberpunk, & Sci- Fi Author

August 24, 2020

 

In This Episode, You’ll Hear:

(Podcast run time 49 minutes)

 

  • :33 - Introduction to Sean Crow
  • 1:35 -  Sean & Vikki talk about their teaching backgrounds 
  • 5:15  -  Sean talks about what he is reading
  • 7:32 - Sean shares about his writing & reading journey
  • 11:02 - Vikki shares with Sean about her inspiration
  • 11:52 -  Sean talks about the three genres he writes  
  • 14:44 - Sean discusses his publishing journey
  • 20:09 -  Sean talks about social media & support found on Facebook
  • 26:25 - Sean shares his titles & talks about how he found the artist for his books
  • 32:42- Sean reads from Godless Lands
  • 48:10 - Vikki & Sean close out the podcast with the timing of his book & Sean shares advice for authors 

 

Please note, this podcast was recorded during the COVID outbreak. Please visit Sean’s website for updates on events.

 

Connect with Sean Crow:

 

Sean’s Website: www.lordofcrows.com

Sean on Instagram: @lordofcrowsauthor

Sean on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/sean.crow.180

Sean on Goodreads: https://www.goodreads.com/author/show/16255200.Sean_Crow

 

Resources Mentioned on the Podcast: 

Anthony Ryan’s Website: https://anthonyryan.net

 

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Title: Amazing Plan by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)

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