Authors of the Pacific Northwest

Episode 15: Derek Heinz: Children’s Outdoor Adventure Author

July 2, 2018

Episode 15: Derek Heinz:  Children’s Outdoor Adventure Author

In This Episode, You’ll Hear:


(Podcast run time 27 minutes)


  • :39 - Introduction to Derek Heinz
  • 2:10 - Derek shares something special about himself for his new readers
  • 3:25- Derek talks about when he knew he was an author
  • 6:32 - Vikki & Derek discuss self-publication & networking
  • 9:18 - Derek discusses his inspiration, writing process, & works in progress
  • 13:57  - Vikki & Derek talk about working with his illustrator, Megan Marie Meyers 
  • 17:39 - Derek & Vikki talk about associations and support groups
  • 21:53 -Derek talks about his future works
  • 24:23 -Derek reads from his work, Together


Connect with Derek Heinz:

Derek’s website:

Megan Marie Meyer’s website:


Links And Resources Mentioned In This Episode:



Podcast Music Credits:

Artist: Kevin MacLead

Title: Backbay Lounge

Album: Teh Jazzes, 2017




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