Authors of the Pacific Northwest

Episode 56: Colin Conway & Frank Zafiro - Crime Novel Co-Authors 

June 3, 2019

Episode 56: Colin Conway & Frank Zafiro - Crime Novel Co-Authors 

 

In This Episode, You’ll Hear:

(Podcast run time 1 hour)

  • 1:37 - Introduction to Colin & Frank 
  • 9:00 - Colin shares a bit about his writing journey
  • 11:30 - Colin shares about his first books Tales from the Road & The Side Hustle
  • 14:08- Colin shares about his 509 crime series 
  • 18:57 - Colin talks about self-publishing the 509 series
  • 20:33 -  Vikki & Colin talk about the business of being an author
  • 22:27 - Frank shares about the partnership of working with Colin
  • 23:53 - Frank talks about his and Colin’s dual first-person narrative with alternating chapters
  • 27:23 - Frank shares about the editing process
  • 29:00 - Frank talks about Charlie 316 point of view & Vikki asks questions about their writing process
  • 32:31 - Colin goes deeper into the writing co-authoring process
  • 33:45 - Vikki asks about the mechanics of working in a co-authoring process
  • 37:20 - Colin share about the moderation factor of working with a co-author
  • 38:46 - Colin talks about Charlie 316
  • 41:00 - Vikki, Colin, and Frank explore crime fiction and true crime writers in Washington state
  • 42:17 - Colin & Frank talk about the release of Charlie 316
  • 49:31 - Frank introduces the reading; Colin reads from Charlie 316

 

Connect with Colin & Frank:

Colin Conway’s Website: https://colinconway.com

Frank Zafiro’s Website: http://www.frankzafiro.com

Down and Out Books: https://downandoutbooks.com/submissions/

 

Podcast Music Credits:

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

Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License

http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

 

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