Public Display of Imagination Adventures by Date

This podcast features the creative minds of some of the best storytellers to ever leave ink on the page. Each week, the host and the listening audience are taken on an adventure by a NY Times or USA-Today Best-Selling author. In most cases, their latest release is featured, but in every case, their approach to the craft and their overall volume of work is discussed.

Probing questions are asked and secrets are revealed. The goal of each conversation is to introduce readers to their next favorite read and to bring storytellers, of all skill levels, face to face with a reflective thought that might guide them into better writing.

She's an Agatha Award winning, best-selling author of several Cozy Mystery Series. Prior to her career as a novelist, she wrote screenplays and created the format for the popular TV sitcom Out of this World. She's also been featured as an actress and her portfolio includes roles from Matlock, Hart to Hart, and Murder, She… Click here to see more.

Today’s guest has logged nearly 5,000 hours as a flight engineer for the Air National Guard in Afghanistan, Iraq, Bosnia, Kosovo, and elsewhere, including Latin America, the Horn of Africa, and the Far East. Military honors include three Air Medals, three Aerial Achievement Medals, and the Air Force Combat Action Medal. He retired from the… Click here to see more.

Today’s guest completed her first novel when she was 15. Her work has been used in school textbooks in Denmark, made into a short film, optioned twice for TV and film, inspired an original song, and has won (or been nominated) for numerous awards both in the United States and in the UK. She created… Click here to see more.

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