Category Archives: Secret Library Podcast

{Secret Library Podcast} ML Longworth on creating a writing life in France.

ML Longworth has one of the greatest writing stories I’ve heard so far. After the tech company her husbandView full post »

{Secret Library Podcast} Elaine Castillo on America is Not the Heart

Elaine Castillo broke my brain with something she said on the show. The book she ended up publishing, her debut novelView full post »

{Secret Library Podcast} Emily Thompson and Kathleen Shannon on Being Boss

Emily Thompson + Kathleen Shannon wrote the book on Being Boss. Back in January 2015, Emily and Kathleen launched aView full post »

{Secret Library Podcast} Kit De Waal on the Trick to Time

Kit De Waal didn’t start writing until she was 40. I love a hot debut novel from a bright young thing as muchView full post »

{Secret Library Podcast} The Swedish Connection

This week, we dive into the mysterious lure of Sweden and its literature. As a lover of languages, I have long beenView full post »

{Secret Library Podcast} Elaine Weiss on The Woman’s Hour

Elaine Weiss found the locus of action for her book deep in the library archives. I love this image because it isView full post »

{Secret Library Podcast} Lord Birthday on the magic of the absurd.

Chad Murphy is the genius behind Lord Birthday. He wasn’t always out as Lord Birthday- in fact, he decided toView full post »

{Secret Library Podcast} Ben Percy Will Teach you to Thrill Your Reader

Ben Percy began writing with a love of (fictional) wooly underpants. I knew I had to have Ben Percy on the showView full post »

{Secret Library Podcast} Jasmin Darznik on the Song of a Captive Bird

Jasmin Darznik knew she had to tell her mother’s story first. Jasmin’s first book, The Good Daughter, was a memoirView full post »

{Secret Library Podcast} Jojo Moyes on the Beauty of Succeeding Slowly

Before Me Before You sold 8 million copies, Jojo Moyes wrote three books that didn’t sell at all. In fact, sheView full post »

{Secret Library Podcast} Danielle Lazarin on the Revolutionary Act of Writing Women’s Stories

Danielle Lazarin didn’t realize she’d written a Feminist Collection of Stories. Let me first say that IView full post »

{Secret Library Podcast} I Wrote it Anyway

Sometimes the hardest part about writing is having the guts to get started in the first place. Dal Kular (episodeView full post »

{Secret Library Podcast} Paula Priamos Turns Suspense Inside Out

Paula Priamos is no stranger to suspense. She spent her childhood in courtrooms thanks to her father’s careerView full post »

{Secret Library Podcast} Chloe Benjamin on The Immortalists

Chloe Benjamin is equally adept at creating myths and busting them. The Immortalists has enjoyed a tremendous amountView full post »

{Secret Library Podcast} Cecil Castellucci on Writing for Young People.

Cecil Castellucci won’t cosplay with your heart. Cecil Castellucci has been writing for young people for overView full post »