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The Stories Between Us

Jan 14, 2020

Chad Gibbs started off a successful writing career with two traditionally published nonfiction books, but when he switched over to fiction, no publishers came calling. How did he turn a season of disappointment into an award-winning, Kirkus-starred independently published novel? Tune in and find out.

Chad Alan Gibbs is...

Jan 7, 2020

Maile discloses new life-changing routines. Shawn admits to a certain shopping mall food court obsession. They reveal the creativity book of the month they'll be discussing over at their Patreon page. And Maile has all the connections.

Dec 17, 2019

Shawn and Maile reflect on the darkness of this particular Advent season and the death of Shawn's grandmother. They wonder if the way she lived her life might serve as a model for living a good creative life.

It's the final episode of Season One! They explore what the next season might look like for the podcast and...

Dec 10, 2019

Maile and Shawn talk about the previous episode, where they got their kids' opinions on having writers for parents.

They also realize that their current strategy to get Maile writing isn't working anymore, so they regroup and make a new plan.

Finally, Shawn's latest royalty statement arrives!

Dec 3, 2019

Shawn and Maile invite their two oldest children onto the podcast to discuss everything creative: What's it like being creative kids in a large family? How did they feel when they realized both of their parents are writers? Would Lucy, after seeing the creative struggles of her stay-at-home mom, choose to have children...