This week's special guest is author Chuck Bowie. Chuck writes mysteries, specifically the International Suspense Thriller series: Donovan: Thief For Hire. He also writes a Cozy Mysteries series under the name Alexa Bowie.
In episode 3, we continue our look at the Best of 2021 books with audio clips from Ian Colford and Rachel Fernandes. Also, an interview with James was conducted by Jessica Robichaud and our Patreon campaign with an Atlantic Books Today incentive.
For episode 2 of 2022, I continue with a look at the "Best of 2021" lists, with contributed audio files from Alison Manley and Ian Colford talking about their choices in the best fiction, non-fiction and poetry categories. I also have a 'live' interview with my friend and colleague Jessica Robichaud about her favourite books growing up.
In the first episode of 2022, James discusses the reasons for the transition from "The Very Best!" Book Awards to the more inclusive year-end "Best of 2021" posts. Also, a look at his three favourite fiction and non-fiction reads of 2021.
In this episode, I discuss three recent books I have read that deal with living in Indigenous sovereignty, and a quick look at some upcoming reads.
In episode 6, I discuss the popularity of memoirs and speak with two authors, Marjorie Simmins and Joanne Gallant about the memoir-writing process.
In Episode 5, I talk about stopping ("could not finish") vs. finishing a book you are not enjoying, and a peek at what gems are coming up in the next newsletter.
In this episode, I talk about children and reading, an excellent (and affordable) way to support TMR, and what to look forward to in the next newsletter.
Welcome to the Christmas Edition of I Read Somewhere That! Filled with fascinating facts about books and Christmas, lots of recommends and a tribute to Luciana Ricciutelli, always in our hearts.
In this episode, James talks about The Miramichi Reader's "flash fiction" site, MiramichiFlash.ca as well as the new second edition of Brenda J. Thompson's "A Wholesome Horror: Poor Houses of Nova Scotia" and what's in the next issue of the TMR Newsletter out on Monday.
In Episode 2, James tells us a little about himself and how TMR got its start back in 2015. Also, he talks of the plans he has for the podcast.
This week I give a shout out to authors Nate Hendley (The Beatle Bandit, Dundurn), Terri Favro (The Sisters Sputnik, ECW). Plus: do you suffer from abibliophobia, and more!
Much ado about reviews and reviewers in this podcast! Question for reviewers: hard copy or PDF okay? The Twitterverse casts its vote! Goodreads are reviewing their reviewers - yay and it's about time! A great newsletter you should sign up for, a motivational quote, is life the spinning wheel of death and top tips from Instagram on how to write…
Episode 11 of Lisa de Nikolits' "I Read Somewhere That" podcast.
Lots of great info this week! How to grow your writerly pumpkin patch this fall! Plus, an exclusive chat with wonderful author Linwood Barclay, as well as can you plot your book using an online template? I'll share the skinny about an amazing writer, D.J. McIntosh, who did just that! Plus, a crucial tip from a top agent about what…