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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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Aug 30, 2019

Toya Rochelle is an author and philanthropist.  In addition to writing, she frequently leads workshops, moderates panels, and keynotes at conferences. She aims to foster a balanced discourse and transformative understanding through her work. Toya Rochelle serves as Tech2Empower advisor with WAKE (Women’s Alliance...

Aug 24, 2019

Laura Krughoff is the author of the mini-book of short fiction Wake in the Night (Arc Pair Press, 2018) and the novel My Brother’s Name (Scarletta Press, 2013), which was shortlisted for a Lambda Literary Award for Debut Fiction. Her nonfiction has appeared in national media outlets including The Huffington Post, the

Aug 13, 2019

Rick Partlow is that rarest of species, a native Floridian. Born in Tampa, he attended Florida Southern College and graduated with a degree in History and a commission in the US Army as an Infantry officer. 

His lifelong love of science fiction began with Have Space Suit---Will Travel and the other Heinlein juveniles...

Aug 9, 2019

Tyler was raised in Minnesota. He and his wife moved to warmer climes (Tampa area) in 2014. We now have 17-month-old boy/girl twins. Our boy already loves books more than anything. He's been writing professionally since 2005 and that includes books, stories, radio ads, blogs, greeting cards, and reviews. His current...

Aug 2, 2019

Chris O'Byrne is a full-time teacher, fly fishing instructor, director of Fly Fishing Schools, and the resident Andy Thornal Company author. 


His new book, The Beautiful Addiction Learning to Fly Fish Near Your Home, Begin the Adventure, Fly Fishing Central Florida’s Freshwater hopes to inspire everyone to find a...