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The Florida Writer Podcast

Welcome to The Florida Writer Podcast: A Discussion about Writing & Other Things brought to you by the Florida Writers Association. 

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Mar 29, 2019

Peter Meinke was the first Poet Laureate of St. Petersburg, and now is Poet Laureate of Florida.  His most recent book is “Tasting Like Gravity”, (2018, U. of Tampa Press). 

He’s published eight collections in the prestigious Pitt Poetry Series, and his book of essays, “To Start With, Feel Fortunate,” received...

Mar 22, 2019

Book Doctor Bobbie Christmas has been a professional editor for 45 years. She founded Zebra Communications in 1992 specifically to edit books, and her company is still going strong. She’s the author of an award-winning book on creative writing titled Write In Style and has also written other helpful books for...

Mar 15, 2019

Patricia Charpentier, multi-award-winning author of Eating an Elephant: Write Your Life One Bite at a Time, teaches, writes, coaches, edits, ghostwrites, and publishes personal and family history and life-based stories. She is a popular speaker who, since 1999, has helped hundreds of people write and publish the most...

Mar 8, 2019

Dan Alatorre is the author of numerous bestsellers, host of Writers Off Task With Friends, speaker, presenter, story doctor, blogger… and father to a hilarious and precocious daughter, “Savvy” of the bestselling book series Savvy Stories.

His novels, short stories, illustrated children’s books and other works...