Words and Nerds Podcast is an entertaining and conversational podcast that aims to get inside the writer's minds. We discuss books and the social and political influences of a writer's work.
The podcast digs deep to bring you an in depth but humorous analysis of the author's book and its influences. Join us for a new way of looking at literature.
Dani Vee your host is a Head Teacher English, podcaster, reader, writer and book enthusiast.
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225. Stephen Kinnane: Shadow Lines
Stephen Kinnane chats about Shadow Lines.
224. Charles Firth - The Chaser/ The Shovel
Charles Firth from the The Chaser chats about The Chaser/ The Shovel Annual, the importance of satire and surviving 2020.
223. NaNoWriMo Series #5 with Sarah Bailey
Crime writer Sarah Bailey joins the Words and Nerds NaNoWriMo in their third week of working towards 50k. Did we get to 37k? How does pudding help? And is tough love the way to go?
222. NaNoWriMo Quick Update with Dani & Adrian
Our usual NaNoWriMo update on Sunday has been delayed so Dani and Adrian bring you a quick update on the week ahead.
221. Elliot Perlman: Catvinkle and the Missing Tulips
Elliot Perlman chats to Dani Vee.
Elliot Perlman is the recipient of the Queensland Premier’s award for Advancing Public Debate and has been described by the Times Literary Supplement (UK) as ‘Australia’s outstanding social novelist’, by Le Nouvelle Observateur (France) as the ‘Zola d’Australie’ and by Lire (France) as ‘the classic of tomorrow’, one of the ‘50 most important writers in the world’.
Catvinkle and the Missing Tulips, a novel for children and a sequel to The Adventures of Catvinkle, is scheduled for publication in October 2020.
220. Shirley Marr: Little Jiang
Little Jiang, a rollicking middle-grade caper about evil morticians, thousand-year-old fox spirits, Bagua Masters with laser blasters and a pint-size hopping Chinese vampire is OUT NOW in Australia!
Books + Publishing says “It’s impossible to adequately sum up the untameable punk spirit that thrums between the lines of Little Jiang; simply put, this book slaps.”
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Dani is a fabulous interviewer. She manages to soothe my anxiety with her interviews and is one of the best humans ever.
The very best podcast for books and reading
Dani is a consummate interviewer who understands exactly how to tease out the best stories from her guests. She knows books, she knows good writing, and she knows everyone, everywhere, so she gets the very best guests on. I never miss an episode and listen to many of them many times.
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Dani is a great interviewer. Insightful and relaxed conversations like you're right there in the room with her and the interviewee. Dani knows the book back to front and knows the right questions to put to the author. She has a great showcase of interviews with some great authors.