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Podcast Episode 20: A. C. Gaughen talks about her Elementae fantasy series!

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In today’s episode I’m interviewing author A.C. Vaughn about her elementae books, the first one, reign the earth, came out last year, and the sequel, imprison the sky is out on January 22nd. Annie talked with me about writing strong female characters who are learning how to deal with the after affects of their powers, non traditional love triangles, why she chose elemental magic, and more. I hope you enjoy the episode!

 

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Podcast Episode 19: Amie Kaufman and Meagan Spooner on their new Sci-fi duology!

In episode 19 I interview bestselling authors Amie Kaufman and Meagan Spooner on their new sci-fi duology, UNEARTHED and UNDYING! Think Indiana Jones and Lara Croft, as teens, in space. They’re delightful, don’t miss this awesome interview!

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Podcast Episode 18: Christopher Paolini on his new Alagaesia book THE FORK, THE WITCH, AND THE WORM!

Happy 2019! I’m so excited to bring our listeners an awesome new episode of the podcast to kick off the new year. For this episode I got to interview author Christopher Paolini on his new release, THE FORK, THE WITCH, AND THE WORM, a shot story collection set in the world of Eragon!

 

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Podcast Episode 17: Holiday shopping guide with guest Sara from Novel Vovice!

Happy holidays! We know it’s the time to shop for friends and family, and we have put together an awesome book-inspired guide of tons of fun products inspired by your favorite series! And don’t forget to take note of all the discount codes, to help you save!

Here’s the list of all the shops mentioned:

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photo by Sara Gundell

 

For Sara’s discount codes, click here! 

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photo by Sara Gundell

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Podcast Episode 16: interview with author Tasha Suri on her Indian-inspired epic fantasy EMPIRE OF SAND!

In episode 16 I had the pleasure of chatting with Tasha Suri about her debut fantasy EMPIRE OF SAND. It’s an awesome epic fantasy which draws inspiration from Mughal India, Hinduism, and much more! We talk about culture clash, dance as a form of magic, NaNoWriMo, and much more! Enjoy the ink feather podcast!

Also, here’s a link to the etsy store I mention which has lots of signed author swag:

https://www.etsy.com/shop/LZStudiosImagery/

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Podcast Episode 15: interview with NY Times bestselling author Livia Blackburne on her new YA, UMBERTOUCHED!

Lauren here, and here’s some food for thought: what if a healer becomes ill with terminal illness, her touch instead of healing kills, what if soldier captured tortured and has the chance for revenge,but with the price giving up your sense of self, what if you lose memory, you fall in love w someone you despise? What if you get memory back?

These are the core questions around novels ROSEMARKED and UMBERTOUCHED by NYT bestselling author Livia blackburne. Livia sat down with me to go deep into creating characters with trauma, and what it’s like to take them through a series to its finish. We talk about these things and much more on today’s episode of the ink feather podcast.

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Podcast Episode 14: interview with NY Times bestselling author Julie Kagawa on her new YA fantasy SHADOW OF THE FOX!

Hey guys, Lauren here, and today I want you to think about how you would define an ideal YA fantasy. What elements would you put on your list? Well, I had the pleasure of recently reading Julie Kagawa’s newest book, Shadow of the Fox, and for me it had pretty much everything I love in a good YA fantasy book.

In episode 14 I chat with bestselling author Julie Kagawa about her new book SHADOW OF THE FOX, out today. We chat about how she created the incredible world and characters of this story, including  pulling from Japanese myth, being inspired by anime, and how to put all your favorite elements into a book and blend them successfully.

Also we teamed up with her publisher Harlequin teen to give away a copy of Shadow of the fox! This giveaway goes until October 9th, and is for North America only. be sure to enter below!

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Enter until 12 AM EST on October 9th, 2018

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Podcast Episode 13: interview with debut author Rena Rossner on her book THE SISTERS OF THE WINTER WOOD!

In episode 13 I chat with agent turned author Rena Rossner on her debut fantasy novel, THE SISTERS OF THE WINTER WOOD. We discuss the melding of fairytale magic and family history, talk about discovering ourselves, and much more! Also, be sure to head below to enter a giveaway for a copy of the book!

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Enter until 11:59 EST on Monday October 1st

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Podcast Episode 12: interview with author Seanan McGuire on her newest October Daye book!

In episode 12 I chat with New York Times bestselling author Seanan McGuire about her newest October Daye book, NIGHT AND SILENCE, which is in stores on September 4th, 2018. We discuss what it’s like doing mental damage to your beloved characters, the different ways we can define family, and much much more!

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Podcast Episode 11: throwback interview with authors Natalie C. Parker and Tessa Gratton!

In episode 11, I’m throwing it back to an interview from SDCC 2014 with authors Natalie C. Parker and Tessa Gratton!

Both Natalie and Tessa have books coming out within the next month (Natalie’s book SEAFIRE is out August 28, and Tessa book STRANGE GRACE is out September18). We talk about writing cultural traditions, location as character (and the different ways the authors approach bringing it into a story), writing flawed characters, and much much more!

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