Category Archives: Genres

Every genre has its stated and unstated rules whether it is a Mystery, Romance, Western, Sci-Fi, or Techno-thriller. Learn the mastery of the rules and marketing to people who want to read what you write in this ongoing series of guest experts.

Dion McInnis – Turning Memories into Memoirs, Autobiographies, Short Stories and Nonfiction

On July 7th, 2011 Tyler R. Tichelaar and Victor R. Volkman spoke with writing coach and author Dion McInnis about how anyone can learn to write an engaging memoir.  He teaches Memories to Memoirsworkshops at a variety of outlets, as … Continue reading

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Tyler R. Tichelaar – Creating a Local Historical Book

UPDATE: due to the overwhelming popularity of this podcast, which has become our most popular download in 2012, we have released an eBook and printed book transcript of this show. The book that this episode created,  Creating a Local Historical … Continue reading

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Julie Ann Stricklin – Things You Need to Know Before You Hire a Graphic Artist

On October 20 Irene Watson and Brad Grochowski spoke with Julie Ann Stricklin about what every author must know before buying and/or commissioning artwork. Julie is an author, independent Illustrator, graphic designer, and fine artist working in the field since … Continue reading

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Valerie Bradley-Holliday, PhD – Writing as a Working Mom

On September 16th, 2010 Tyler R. Tichelaar and Victor R. Volkman spoke with author, social worker, and busy mom Valerie Bradley-Holliday, PhD. Valerie’s doctorate degree is from The Union Institute and University, a distance-learning program based in Cincinnati, Ohio. Her … Continue reading

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Mark Long – Getting Published by a University Press

On August 4th, Irene Watson and Tyler R. Tichelaar spoke with university press publisher Mark Long. He has a BA from the University of Texas at Austin and an MA from the University of North Texas, both in English. In … Continue reading

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