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Show Notes

Shownotes: The highs and lows of online life with Fiona Thomas

Shownotes: The highs and lows of online life with Fiona Thomas

Our guest this week is Fiona Thomas, author of Depression in a Digital Age and kick-ass freelancer we love following online. Check out her website here and follow her on Instagram. Thanks Trigger Publishing for providing Michelle with a copy of the book to prepare […]

Shownotes: The vulnerability of life writing with Bri Lee

Bri Lee is here! Check out Bri’s website, follow her on Instagram, Twitter and Facebook. Also check out her books Eggshell Skull and Beauty Michelle is finally up to season 5 of Younger! Caitlin read Beautiful Mess by Claire Christian over the weekend (Goodreads) The ‘Always Be Optimising’ essay by Jia […]

Shownotes: Writing the stories we needed with Nina Kenwood

Shownotes: Writing the stories we needed with Nina Kenwood

It Sounded Better In My Head won the 2018 Text Prize (Text Publishing) Check out Nina’s website and follow her on Twitter and Instagram Michelle’s current read, The Multi-Hypen Method by Emma Gannon Caitlin’s speedy weekend read, If I Never Met You by Mhairi McFarlane! Released in Aus in […]

Shownotes: Wielding our power with Julie Mayhew

Welcome Julie Mayhew! Find Julie’s website here, her books here and follow her on Twitter.  Our top reads while on break: Boy Swallows Universe and Our Stop Our top listens: Taylor Swift’s album Lover and the Los Angeles Times podcast, Man In The Window Our top movies: Hustlers […]

Shownotes: Spilling the tea part 3

Shownotes: Spilling the tea part 3

Waterstones founder has ‘no guilt’ over loss of small bookshops Michelle mentioned The Founder which Caitlin is adding to her to-watch list! Idris Elba, star of Cats, doesn’t know what Cats is about either Summer reading: dive into the perfect book Harry Potter book bought for £1 sells for £28,500 at […]

Shownotes: While you were writing with Ali Berg and Michelle Kalus

Shownotes: While you were writing with Ali Berg and Michelle Kalus

Our interview with Ali Berg and Michelle Kalus, authors of While You Were Reading, starts at roughly 20 minutes. Follow them on Instagram here.  We were going to talk about the Veronica Mars revival, but neither of us have finished so we’re going to get […]

Shownotes: Written in the stars with Danielle Wood

Shownotes: Written in the stars with Danielle Wood

Check out Danielle’s website, Minnie Darke’s website and follow Minnie on Facebook and Instagram. You can check out Danielle’s books here and buy Star-Crossed here.  Michelle had a wonderful weekend in Liverpool, check out her Instagram for photos! Time for a The Castle reference! It’s the vibe, it’s the constitution, […]

Shownotes: Learn, write and rise with Renee Watson

Shownotes: Learn, write and rise with Renee Watson

Welcome Renee Watson! Find her books here, follow her on Instagram, Twitter and check out her website.  Michelle’s been reading This Is Going to Hurt: Secret Diaries of a Junior Doctor by Adam Kay (Goodreads) (which she was confusing with When Breath Becomes Air by Paul Kalanithi) Caitlin’s […]

Shownotes: Grieving in words with Helena Fox

Shownotes: Grieving in words with Helena Fox

Thank you for joining us Helena! Follow Helena on Instagram, Twitter and checkout her website. Buy How It Feels To Float from Pan Macmillan. Michelle’s been watching Santa Clarita Diet in her rainy weather! Michelle finally reread Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix We were both very […]

Shownotes: Embracing and loving YA with Michael Earp

Shownotes: Embracing and loving YA with Michael Earp

We welcome Michael Earp on the podcast today! Go follow him on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and check out his website. Buy Kindred: 12 Queer #LoveOzYA Stories here!  You should also check out Underdog Short Stories and buy it! You can also listen to our episode with […]