Authors of the Pacific Northwest

Episode 68: John Dodge; Retired PNW Newspaper Reporter Talks about His Debut Non-Fiction Book

August 26, 2019

Episode 68: John Dodge; Retired PNW Newspaper Reporter Talks about His Debut Non-Fiction Book

In This Episode, You’ll Hear:

(Podcast run time 59min.)

  • :32 - Introduction to John
  • 1:27- John talks about his background before retirement
  • 2:30- John & Vikki talk about the loss of newspapers  
  • 3:47- John talks about the differenced between newspaper writing and creative & literary fiction
  • 5:09-John shares a bit about himself & discusses ownership in print writing
  • 7:15 - John shares what is on is currently on his bookstand
  • 9:34 - Vikki shares what she just finished reading
  • 10:57 -John talks about his writing process
  • 14:30 -John shares the publishing journey with this book & publishing with an academic press
  • 22:43 -John discusses marketing with an academic press
  • 26:35 -John & Vikki talk about researching 
  • 27:29 - John talks about the cover art  
  • 30:01 - John shares about support groups 
  • 35:05 - John talked about when he knew he was a writer
  • 38:22 - John shares his inspiration
  • 39:38 - John reads from A Deadly Wind: The 1962 Columbus Day Storm
  • 58:25- John ends the podcast with tips for authors

 

Connect with John Dodge:

John’s website: https://johndodgewrites.wordpress.com

 

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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