Month: January 2019

  • #007 – Spreadsheets and Divas with Tara Frejas

    #007 – Spreadsheets and Divas with Tara Frejas

    This week’s episode features an interview with romance author Tara Frejas. We met over dinner at Barcino on a Sunday night, and she shared with me her writing process and why she writes the stories she does, among a lot of things. We also chat about the upcoming #RomanceClass film project and a romance anthology she’s co-authoring with five other writers. And as a special treat, this episode also includes a recording of a live reading of an excerpt of one of Tara’s books. Check out Tara’s bio below, and further down, the episode shownotes.

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  • #006 – Pressure to Rep with Chi Yu Rodriguez

    #006 – Pressure to Rep with Chi Yu Rodriguez

    I chatted with Chi Yu Rodriguez at Starbucks on Matalino about how she finished a book in full-day writing sessions, and why being an #OwnVoices author writing bisexual characters in romance has its own unique kind of difficulty. You also get a special treat: at the end of the episode, I’ve added the live reading […]

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  • The Short Story Experiment

    As you probably know, I have a Patreon. One of the reasons I decided to get one is that I figured it might be an effective way to get me to Make More Stuff. Because if people are giving you money on a regular basis, you will owe them Stuff and you will therefore have to make Stuff. Anyway, that was the theory.

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  • #005 – Plotting the Landian with Carla de Guzman at Tyler’s

    #005 – Plotting the Landian with Carla de Guzman at Tyler’s

    This week’s episode is an interview with romance author Carla de Guzman. At Tyler’s Cafe over pancakes and cheese, we discussed Carla’s productivity tools and processes.

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  • AfA – 04 – Fandom and Fiction with Liana Smith-Bautista at B&B (part 2 of 2)

    AfA – 04 – Fandom and Fiction with Liana Smith-Bautista at B&B (part 2 of 2)

    Happy new year! In this episode I explain why AfA episode 4 is super late, and what I’ve been doing on the last day of 2018. We also have the second part of my interview with Liana Smith Bautista at the Books & Brews Cafe. We chatted about fanfiction and the communities around them, and more writing productivity tools.

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