To Belong-A look into what makes it onto bookstore shelves by author John Abraham-Watne

  What belongs on the shelves of a bookstore? Sure, there is fiction and non-fiction, but what about the spaces among those overly broad areas? I happen to be “in charge” of part of the Fiction area in my bookstore, but each day is a constant struggle over what should go on the shelves, due …

A Moment with Author John Abraham-Watne

  John Abraham-Watne is a published author and freelance journalist located in the Twin Cities, where he lives with his wife Mary and their cats Marble and Morrison. John has conducted freelance journalism on local government issues for the news/entertainment website MinnyApple and local newspaper the Hill & Lake Press. His debut novel, Our Senior Year, was published in …

Magic and the Line Between Fantasy and Horror: A Conversation with Indie Author Steve Thomas

This week the Indie Beginning Podcast brings our listeners an interview with indie author Steve Thomas where we discuss his novel The Sangrook Saga, creating magic systems for your writing as well as other topics for our self-publishing friends. If you missed the introduction that Marie Kammerer Franke narrated or want a refresher before the …

Not Letting Your Disability Get in the Way-A Moment With Author LS Beadle

    It all began when I moved to Manchester with my husband Len.  I had gotten a job on the ICU at Royal Manchester Children's Hospital, where I worked for a year before moving on to the High Dependency Unit.  It was around this same time that I decided to learn to drive; I …

Gears, Gadgets and Steampunk: A Discussion with Indie Author Rie Sheridan Rose

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This week the Indie Beginning Podcast brings our listeners an interview with indie author Rie Sheridan Rose about her story The Marvelous Mechanical Man and writing in the steampunk genre. If you missed the introduction that Benjamin Franke narrated or want a refresher before the discussion head back to episode 37. If you enjoy the …

The Marvelous Mechanical Man by Rie Sheridan Rose an Audiobook Introduction

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//html5-player.libsyn.com/embed/episode/id/7053087/height/90/theme/custom/autoplay/no/autonext/no/thumbnail/yes/preload/no/no_addthis/no/direction/backward/render-playlist/no/custom-color/7f1c9b/ This week the Indie Beginning Podcast introduces readers to the steampunk adventure The Marvelous Mechanical Man by Rie Sheridan Rose; an audiobook introduction read by Benjamin Franke. This indie read follows Josephene Mann, a strong, independent woman in the 1870’s who begins a life of adventure after quite literally take a job with an …