This week, Marshall, Nick, and Wil interview Fran Wilde, author of Riverland. They talk about her career as an author, a teacher, take a deep dive into her portal fantasy, Riverland, and so much more!

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Fran Wilde

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Cooking the Books Podcast

Buy “Riverland” here (hardcover) or Pre-Order Paperback - Book Shop 

Order “Ship of Stolen Words” by Fran Wilde

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This week, Marshall, Nick, and Wil take a deep dive into Agatha Christie’s “And Then There Were None.” Note: Major spoilers for the novel!

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Save the Cat! Writes a Novel

Worksheets HERE

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This week, Marshall, Nick, and Wil sit down with the author of David Mogo Godhunter, Suyi Davies Okungbowa! They discuss his writing career, his time in the States, and the future of his already amazing career.

Links mentioned during the show:

Indiebound - Find David Mogo: God Hunter. 

Suyi Davies Okungbowa

Jabberwocky

Dune Song - Suyi Davies (Apex Magazine Issue 120)

How to support BLM Organizations

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August 7, 2020

Episode 40 - Toolbox

This week, Marshall, Nick, and Wil discuss virtual events they’ve recently attended, their latest author interviews, and an approach to novel critiques. 

Show Topic: Critiques

Links mentioned during the show:

Save the Cat! Writes a Novel

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This week, Marshall, Nick, and Wil take a deep dive into the career of Maurice Broaddus. In three words, he describes his career as “angry, miraculous, perseverance.” We also talk to Maurice about his first middle-grade novel “The Usual Suspects.” With inspiration from his own children, his siblings, and his career as a middle school teacher, Maurice blends the perfect balance of mystery and tackling current societal problems. 

Links mentioned during the show:

www.mauricebroaddus.com

Surrey International Writers Conference

Find Maurice at a local bookstore! 

Mary Robinette “Relentless Moon.” 

Suyi Davies 

Apex Magazine

Apex Magazine Kick Starter Page

Fireside Magazine

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This week, Mary Robinette Kowal joins us to talk about her career, writing process, and her upcoming novel, “The Relentless Moon.” This book is the latest in her Lady Astronaut series, and is set to release on July 14th! 

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Mary Robinette (pre-order directly through Mary Robinette!)

The Relentless Moon (pre-order at your favorite local bookstore)

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June 25, 2020

Episode 37 - Pride

It’s Pride month! This week, Marshall, Nick, and Wil announce the official social media platforms for the podcast along with our official website! Wil, as our newest team member, interviews Marshall and Nick about science fiction/fantasy and LGBTQIA characters.

Check out our website www.justkeepwriting.org and give us a look and follow us on Instagram and Twitter! 

Instagram: @justkeepwritingpodcast

Twitter: @justkeepwritin1

Topic of the Month: Pride Month! Celebrating LGBTQ authors and characters. 

This Month’s Challenge: Watch the documentary “Disclosure.”

Links mentioned during the show:

Black anxiety spiked after George Floyd. So thanks for checking in, but no, I'm not OK.

FIYAH Lit Magazine

Surrey International Writers Conference

Interlude Press

Authors and Books mentioned:

Indiebound 

N.K. Jemisin

Charlie Jane Anders

George R.R. Martin

Tamsyn Muir

Julian Winters 

Rivers Solomon

Annalee Newitz

Adam Silvera

Analee Newitz

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June 12, 2020

Episode 36 - Level Up

This week, Marshall and Nick are joined by Wil Ralston to discuss virtual conferences, reading black authors' work, and what they’ve been able to write given the state of the world. 

(Note: Please excuse the drop in audio quality this week. Unfortunate tech issues at the time of recording.)

Links mentioned during the show:

SFWA

How to Lose the Time War

SIWC

FIYAH Con

A Burglar's Guide to the City

Marshall’s Essay: Thanks for checking in on me, but...

Black Future’s Lab - Black to the Ballot

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This week, Marshall and Nick sit down with Erin Roberts to talk about short stories! Erin shares her approach to writing short stories as well as how she got stories like Sour Milk Girls published. 

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Erin Roberts at Writing Wonder

Sour Milk Girls by Erin Roberts

Erin on Twitter @nirele

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This week, Marshall and Nick chat with Wil Ralston about short stories. They discuss two specific stories in the hopes of bringing what they learn to their own writing. 

Topic of the Month: Short Stories

Links mentioned during the show:

Tempest Bradford - Class: Managing Social Media for Writers with K. Tempest Bradford

Fiesta, 1980

Elephants and Corpses

Erin Roberts

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