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The Stories Between Us

May 17, 2021

When Maile and I spoke with Kiki, we expected to learn a lot about her journey into self-publishing. What we didn't expect was to come away from the conversation feeling so encouraged, so empowered to keep writing, and more motivated than ever to explore all of the publishing options out there. 


May 13, 2021

We discuss the upcoming move and the anxiety or uncertainty it has created in us, then bring it back around to writing and creativity, exploring what it looks like to approach change with hope. To try different things without being "realistic" all the time (what that means). Maile shares a favorite Harrison Ford...


May 10, 2021

Karen Stiller, author of The Minister's Wife, talks about the challenges involved in writing about personal topics, why she pursued her MFA, and how being a mother, instead of taking from her writing time, actually made her a better writer. Karen has a fresh perspective on writing and life, and Maile and I thoroughly...


May 5, 2021

Thanks to all of our listeners, we're celebrating our 100th episode today! Bryan Allain, our friend and fellow author, joins us to talk writing journeys, exactly how we go about critiquing a spouse's manuscript, and what we're hoping for in the next 100 episodes. It's a fun conversation. 


Apr 22, 2021

Today we speak with author and speaker Kathy Khang about launching grown children from the nest during a pandemic, why we should keep writing even when our platforms are not massive, and the role that creativity plays in bringing about justice and healing in our world. Also: midlife, discount shopping, and The Electric...