Category Archives: General Fiction

Misfortunes of T-Funk - Barnaby Hazen

Ep31 – Misfortunes of T-Funk – Barnaby Hazen

In this episode, I speak with author, Barnaby Hazen, who’ll be reading from his music-embedded story entitled, Misfortunes of T-Funk. Childhood friends turned songwriting partners, Theo and Judah, embark on a plan to record their own music by enrolling in a school with a professionally

Insomnia's Ink - Susie Clevenger

Ep30 – Insomnia’s Ink – Susie Clevenger

In this episode, I speak with author and poet, Susie Clevenger. She’s an amazing individual who’s passion for writing was reignited after she experienced a nearly fatal car accident. Susie will be reading from her book entitled, Insomnia’s Ink. It’s a collection of short poems

Melissa Zaroski - My Soul Was Once Yours

Ep28 – My Soul Was Once Yours – Melissa Zaroski

In this episode, I speak with Melissa Zaroski who will be reading from her book entitled, My Soul Was Once Yours. What if a song you had never heard before triggered the memories of your past life? That’s exactly what happened to eight-year-old Melanie Pattinson

The Discharge Gary Reilly

Ep27 – The Discharge – Gary Reilly | Mark Stevens

In this episode, I speak with Mark Stevens who will be discussing the posthumous works of the late Gary Reilly. He will be reading from Gary’s currently published book entitled, The Discharge. The Discharge is the third novel in a trilogy about military life and

Crepuscule With Nellie - Joe Milazzo

Ep25 – Crepuscule W/ Nellie – Joe Milazzo

In this episode, I speak with author and poet, Joe Milazzo. He’s the author of Crepuscule W/ Nellie, a work of speculative historical fiction that depicts the lives of Thelonious Monk and his wife, Nellie. Joe Milazzo’s Crepuscule W/ Nellie does not attempt historical accuracy.

Book of Harlan - Bernicew McFadden

Ep24 – The Book of Harlan – Bernice L McFadden

Were you aware that there were Black Holocaust victims? I sure wasn’t! In this episode, I speak with 2017 NAACP Image Award Winning author, Bernice L. McFadden. She’s the author of nine critically acclaimed novels including Sugar, Loving Donovan, Nowhere Is a Place, The Warmest

A Twist of Tobacco - Rita ownby Holcomb

Ep23 – A Twist of Tobacco – Rita Ownby Holcomb

In this episode, I speak with Rita Ownby Holcomb. She will be reading from her American Civil War historical fiction book entitled, A Twist of Tobacco. A family is like A Twist of Tobacco, layered, folded and twisted until each leaf becomes inseparable. Ten-year-old Lizzie

sanderia-faye-mourners-bench

Ep18 – Mourner’s Bench – Sanderia Faye

In this episode, I speak with 2016 Hurston/Wright Legacy Award winner, Sanderia Faye. She will be reading from her novel entitled, Mourner’s Bench. At the First Baptist Church of Maeby, Arkansas, the sins of the child belonged to the parents until the child turned thirteen.

jackie-smith-cemetery-tours

Ep16 – Jackie Smith – Cemetery Tours

In this Halloween episode, I speak with Jackie Smith. She will be reading from her ghost novel entitled, Cemetery Tours. Some secrets are best kept laid to rest. At least, that’s as far as Michael Sinclair is concerned. At twenty-seven, he has spent his entire

Friendly Fire - Claudia Hall Christian - ch1podcast

Ep11 – Friendly Fire – Claudia Hall Christian

In this Chapter One episode, I speak with Claudia Hall Christian. She will be reading from her fiction book entitled, Friendly Fire. Friendly Fire begins with a phone call in the middle of the night. Seth’s father figure and personal Lucifer is acting crazy. A