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The Stories Between Us

Jul 31, 2020

Maile and Shawn wrap up their second season with a conversation about the cycles of writing, a letter from a famous writer about the importance of creativity, and each of them give one last piece of encouragement before saying farewell...for now. 

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Jul 28, 2020

Today we speak with author Marlena Graves about the importance of having those periods of time where we're writing for ourselves. Marlena also shares her journey into blogging, writing books, and what writing itself has done for her. 

Be sure to check out Marlena's beautiful new book, The Way Up is Down. 


Jul 8, 2020

Shawn and Maile talk about being tired, writing while anxious, and a few small things that help them create well during difficult times. 


Jun 26, 2020

Today we have the distinct honor of speaking with Ruben Degollado, author of the award-winning novel Throw. He tells us what it's like to live in a liminal space in the Rio Grande Valley, where even US citizens are subjected to checkpoints, and where his ancestral stories have infiltrated his fiction. You'll...


Jun 23, 2020

Today, Maile and Shawn admit to a few of the things that distract them from writing the most and offer up a few suggestions when it comes to regaining your focus. They also apologize profusely for not posting a podcast last Tuesday. Shawn forgets to hit the record button.