Authors of the Pacific Northwest

Episode 21: Denise Kawaii; Science Fiction; YA; Memoir Author

August 13, 2018

Episode 21: Denise Kawaii; Science Fiction; YA; Memoir Author

In This Episode, You’ll Hear:

(Podcast run time 56 minutes)

  • :49 - Introduction to Denise Kawaii
  • 2:05 - Denise describes her urban farm
  • 5:45 - Denise reveals what she would like new readers to know about her
  • 7:30 - Vikki & Denise discuss letting your artistic side show to others
  • 9:00 - Denise shares her titles & her pen names
  • 12:53 - Denise shares advice she was given about writing in different genres 
  • 13:31 - Denise shares her publish journey from traditional to indie 
  • 18:30  - Denise provides advice to new authors about publishing
  • 19:57  - Denise talks about the early years and finding an agent or not
  • 21:45 - Denise & Vikki discuss marketing & conventions 
  • 28:05 - Denise talks about support groups & small book store owners
  • 31:40 - Denise shares news about her own podcast she is doing 
  • 33:12 - Denise talks about her inspiration
  • 35:10 - Denise reads from Woman with a Thousand Hats, her memoir


Connect with Denise Kawaii:

Denise’s website:

Denise on Facebook:

Denise on Instagram:

Denise on Pintrest:

Denise’s Amazon page:



Links And Resources Mentioned In This Episode:

Science Fiction & Fantasy Marketing Podcast on YouTube:

Vault & Brew Bookstore:

Northwest Independent Writers Association:


Podcast Music Credits:

Artist: Kevin MacLead

Title: Backbay Lounge

Album: Teh Jazzes, 2017



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