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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 28, 2021

What do you do when you look at the bookshelves and don't see any books that "speak to you?" You write them! In this episode of the Florida Writer Podcast, host Alison Nissen chats with MJ Fievre about her self-empowerment books for black girls and young adults: The Badass Black Girl series.

MJ Fievre is the bestselling...


Aug 21, 2021

Hear an interesting lyric? Have an earworm stuck in your head? Try using CJ Juliao's technique of crafting a story around music. In this edition of the Florida Writer Podcast, host Alison Nissen chats with CJ about how his characters evolve as he has in both his writing and personal life. 

CJ Juliao has always been...


Aug 14, 2021

E.J. Wenstrom, author of FWA's 2016 Florida Writer Published Book of the Year for MUD is at it again with a new Young Adult dystopian world. In this Florida Writer Podcast episode, host Alison Nissen and E.J. discuss the messiness of world-building and the satisfaction of getting it right by sticking with it, using Beta...


Aug 7, 2021

Building your platform and gathering reviews are taxing, but often writers find writing the back cover blurb to be the most challenging. In this edition of the Florida Writer Podcast, host Alison Nissen chats with Silver Grove Publication's Marketing Manager Jennifer Quick about how to get out of your head and think...