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.

BRYAN GRULEY – Purgatory Bay

Date: January 31, 2020

He's a graduate of Notre Dame, an avid hockey player, and an amateur musician. As the former Chicago bureau chief of the Wall Street Journal, he shared in the Pulitzer Prize given to the Wall Street Journal in 2002 for coverage of the September 11 terrorist attacks. Over the course of his writing career, he… Click here to see more.

  She’s an on-air investigative reporter for Boston’s WHDH-TV with 34 EMMY awards to her credit and more journalism honors than I could list and you could follow. She’s won five Agatha Christie Awards, two Anthony’s, two Macavity’s, a Daphne, and the coveted Mary Higgins Clark Award. If there’s an award for writing, she’s got… Click here to see more.

M.L. HUIE – Spitfire

Date: January 24, 2020

  He’s a writer, a teacher, and an actor, with 10 years of experience as a features journalist. He’s also written a number of plays, which have been performed throughout the U.S. and in the UK. He’s a proud member of the Actor's Equity Association, and teaches theatre & acting at the university-level. Like Livy Nash… Click here to see more.

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