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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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Jun 11, 2022

Break free from the constraints of genre. In this interview with journalist, memoirist, novelist, songwriter and cultural archeologist photographer, Sonja Mongar and host Alison Nissen talk about the difference between academic, commercial, and blended genres and how breaking free from the norm gives the...


Jun 4, 2022

Historical Fiction should immerse the audience in the rich details of the past. Author Tamatha Cain knows that to recreate the past, sometimes you need to reach out, ask questions, and talk to those who know. In this Flordia Writer Podcast, host Alison Nissen and Tamatha chat about her upcoming historical fiction novels...


May 28, 2022

Resigned to not finish her debut novel, Jennifer Farmer, under the pen name JS Farmer, completed her manuscript with the encouragement of her then 9-year-old daughter. Blue Sky Gone follows two sisters from just before 9-11 to the 20th anniversary in 2021. 

In this Florida Writer Podcast, host Alison Nissen chats with...


May 21, 2022

The secret to Catherine Drake's success is using three separate developmental editors to shape and mold her debut novel, The Treehouse on Dog River Road. In this edition of the Florida Writer Podcast, host Alison Nissen chats with Catherine about using developmental editors to her advantage, the power of #bookstagram...


May 14, 2022

A book launch is an exciting event in every author's journey. Before you send your baby into the world, are you confident your "Amazon Relevance Score" will serve you well? In this Florida Writer Podcast, book marketing expert Penny Sansevieri shares book launching tips from networking and platform building to ads and...