Synopsis: Sarah L. Blair is the author of the new paranormal thriller, DARKNESS SHIFTING. On this episode, Sarah talks about her nine years writing the book, the decision to self-publish, her extensive critique process, and the hard work it takes to be an independent author these days. This episode of COVERED is sponsored by: Nacht […]Listen Now "S3 E5 – Sarah L. Blair, DARKNESS SHIFTING"
Synopsis: Ben Leroy, founder of Bleak House Publishing and Tyrus Books, discusses the trials and tribulations of starting a small publisher in the midst of a recession, the difficulty of publishing 12 books a year out of hundreds of submissions, the print vs. digital divide, and the ever increasing incidents of mob outrage on social […]Listen Now "S3E4 – Ben LeRoy of Tyrus Books"
Synopsis: Carys Bray, author of the new novel The Museum of You, discusses writing a coming-of-age tale for adults, how we deal with death, how her Mormon upbringing influenced her writing, and the role (and responsibility) of literary fiction in our lives. Links to all books discussed in this episode (where possible) will go to […]Listen Now "S3E3 – Carys Bray, THE MUSEUM OF YOU"
Synopsis: Matt Gemmell drops by the show to discuss his debut novel, CHANGER, about a man bent on holding the world hostage with his unique abilities and the one person in Europe capable of stopping him. Matt also talks about his decision to leave his job and write full-time, the perils of working from home, […]Listen Now "S3E2 – Matt Gemmell, CHANGER"
Welcome to season 3 of COVERED! We kick things off with an interview with someone changing the landscape of book reviews and word-of-mouth sales, Uli Beutter Cohen of Subway Book Review. Uli braves the New York City subway system and talks with its riders to talk about the books they’re reading, what they think so far, and how those books have influenced their lives. On this episode, Uli discusses how Subway Book Review got its start, why New York is the most literary city on Earth, and what it means to interact with everyday people in a society increasingly moving inward.Listen Now "S3E1 – Uli Beutter Cohen of Subway Book Review"