Authors of the Pacific Northwest

Episode 72: Rayne Lacko; YA Author & Creative Writing Instructor

October 28, 2019

Episode 72: Rayne Lacko; YA Author & Creative Writing Instructor

In This Episode, You’ll Hear:

(Podcast run time 1 hour 15 min.)

  • :41 - Introduction to Rayne
  • 3:07- Rayne shares what she is currently reading
  • 4:42 - Rayne talks about her background
  • 7:45 - Rayne shares about writing YA  
  • 8:46- Rayne & Vikki talk about rock-n-roll books 
  • 10:06 - Rayne shares her inspiration for her first book
  • 15:35 - Rayne talks about her writing process & emotional payoff from characters  
  • 25:28 - Rayne shares about her publishing journey 
  • 30:00- Rayne shares advice about publishing
  • 38:06 - Rayne talks with Vikki about Vikki’s writing journey
  • 44:19 - Rayne shares her titles & her inspiration
  • 48:09 - Rayne reads from A Song for the Road
  • 1:02: Rayne shares one last tip for authors


Connect with Rayne Lacko:

Rayne Lacko’s website:


Podcast Music Credits:

Title: Amazing Plan by Kevin MacLeod (

Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License


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