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Candid interviews with fiction and non-fiction authors from around the world.

Coffee Conversations With Author Heena Pardeshi Heena

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Candid interviews with fiction and non-fiction authors from around the world.

    Ep.10: Coffee Conversations with Author Heena with Guest Author E.T. McNamara

    Ep.10: Coffee Conversations with Author Heena with Guest Author E.T. McNamara

    Listen to this straight-from-the-shoulder episode of my podcast, Coffee Conversations with Author Heena, where I talk to author E.T. McNamara, an accomplished historical romance writer, who has an extremely varied background including being a police supervisor, a criminal investigator, a SWAT team member, a supervising court clerk, and the court official in charge of New York City’s night courts. He has also served as a United States Marine Corps reservist, a district assistant manager for a major insurance company, and a NASDAQ registered representative.

    Author McNamara began his writing career after retiring from years of serving in the public sector. He attended St. John’s University and Rollins College, attaining his degree in economics and doing post-graduate work in financial management.

    He enjoys creating a believable story and developing characters with whom his readers can identify. He believes that if the readers feel better after reading the story than before, he will have achieved his objective.

    His other interests include landscape photography, where he has received national recognition for his work.

    BONUS: Author McNamara believes that all the positions that he had worked in have provided him with real-life experiences to incorporate into his novels.

    You can connect with author McNamara on his Website, Amazon and Goodreads
    You can find his historical romance novel Fate's Final Destiny: A Novel of Love, Betrayal, Heroism, and Devotion here: Amazon, Goodreads and The Reading Bud
    And his book Puzzle Pieces here: Amazon and Goodreads
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    For more, you can follow me on Instagram at @CrazyCatWriter, find out more about me, my books and my EDITING SERVICES at my author website: www.heenarathorep.com
    Or follow my bookish journey of reading more than 100 books every year at my Book Blog: The Reading Bud.
    You can also subscribe to my YouTube Channel or follow me on Twitter
    Follow me on:
    Instagram: @CrazyCatWriter Author Website: www.heenarathorep.com Book Blog: The Reading Bud YouTube Channel: @Crazy Cat Writer Twitter: @CrazyCatWriter Facebook: @CrazyCatWriter

    • 26 min
    Ep.09: Coffee Conversations with Author Heena with Guest Author Amy Katherine

    Ep.09: Coffee Conversations with Author Heena with Guest Author Amy Katherine

    Listen to this candid episode of my podcast where I talk to author Amy Katherine, an accomplished artist and writer, who has spent the last seven years living in Europe.

    A fine arts graduate from Austin, Texas, Amy has been privileged to use her degree to both produce and teach art. She is a mother to two amazing and rowdy children that sound like ten children when they are parkouring through the living room. Her latest aspiration is to take an afternoon nap, but the dogs keep barking and those kids keep running and she doesn’t want to miss any of it.
    Join us for this incredible episode to listen to how author Amy suggests finding inspiration from the things surrounding us and being positive and driven, being kind to oneself and being your own advocate aka SUPERMAN, her perspective on how writing rituals affect her daily writing, her AMAZING writing process and so much more!

    I am sure you’ll definitely find a lot of inspiration not only for writing but also for completing your own WIPs after listening to this enthralling episode.
     
    BONUS: Author Amy Katherine shares how she prefers to write with a glass of wine in the evening and edit what she wrote the day before with a cup of coffee in the morning and how this process helped her finish NOT ONE book but THREE BOOKS in just 9 MONTHS!!

    You can connect with author Amy on Instagram.
    You can find her contemporary romance novel Holding Superman’s Hand: Under the Bar Lights here: Amazon, Goodreads and Atmosphere Press.
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    For more, you can follow me on Instagram at @CrazyCatWriter, find out more about me, my books and my editing service at my author website: www.heenarathorep.com or follow my bookish journey of reading more than 100 books every year at my Book Blog: The Reading Bud.
    You can also subscribe to my YouTube Channel or follow me on Twitter.
    Follow me on:
    Instagram: @CrazyCatWriter Author Website: www.heenarathorep.com Book Blog: The Reading Bud YouTube Channel: @Crazy Cat Writer Twitter: @CrazyCatWriter Facebook: @CrazyCatWriter

    • 28 min
    Ep.08: Coffee Conversations with Author Heena with Guest Author Culley Holderfield

    Ep.08: Coffee Conversations with Author Heena with Guest Author Culley Holderfield

    Listen to this delightful episode of my podcast where I talk to author Culley Holderfield, who learned to love stories on the front porch of a cabin in a hollow in Western North Carolina. After completing his studies at UNC-Chapel Hill, he found his way to South America and later to Africa and Europe. When not writing or working in community development finance, author Holderfield spends his time tromping through woods and paddling rivers.

    Author Culley Holderfield's short stories and poetry have appeared in a variety of publications. Hemlock Hollow, a Southern historical fiction set in a cabin in an Appalachian hollow, is his debut novel. He lives in Durham, North Carolina.
    Join us on this wonderful episode to listen to author Holderfield's unique take on writing rituals, his impressive process of writing and how he advises writing one page a day to all the new writers in order to complete their books and so much more!

    I am sure you’ll definitely find a lot of inspiration not only for writing but also for completing your own WIPs.
     
    BONUS: Author Culley Holderfield explains what exactly Southern Fiction is and how is it distinct from other American fiction and literature.

    You can connect with author Culley on Instagram.
    You can find his book Hemlock Hollow  here: Amazon, Goodreads and Regal House Publishing
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    For more, you can follow me on Instagram at @CrazyCatWriter, find out more about me, my books and my editing service at my author website: www.heenarathorep.com or follow my bookish journey of reading more than 100 books every year at my Book Blog: The Reading Bud.
    You can also subscribe to my YouTube Channel or follow me on Twitter.
    Follow me on:
    Instagram: @CrazyCatWriter Author Website: www.heenarathorep.com Book Blog: The Reading Bud YouTube Channel: @Crazy Cat Writer Twitter: @CrazyCatWriter Facebook: @CrazyCatWriter

    • 29 min
    Ep.07: Coffee Conversations with Author Heena with Guest Author Peggy Race

    Ep.07: Coffee Conversations with Author Heena with Guest Author Peggy Race

    Listen to this heartwarming episode of my podcast where I talk to author Peggy Race an ardent dog lover, advocate and rescuer from Southeastern Wisconsin, United States, about how writing her memoirs helped her deal with the loss of her beloved husband and her precious rescue dog, Desiree, a Hurricane Katrina rescue dog from Best Friends Animal Society in Kanab, Utah.
    Author Peggy also shares how joining a writing workshop and getting her work critiqued and looked at by a professional writer helped her in her own journey providing insights into the writing process of her own heartfelt memoir.
    Join us on this fantastic, thought-proving and encouraging episode where you’ll definitely find a lot of inspiration not only for writing, and finding a mentor to help you finish your book but also understand the parallel worlds of animal activism that need your support.
     
     BONUS: Find out how writing can help one deal with the loss of a loved one and help heal a mourning heart if not completely but to a great extent.
     
    You can connect with author Peggy Race here: Author Website & Facebook and Instagram,
    You can find all her books here: Author Brown's Amazon Page
    You can Desiree, The Music Of my Soul  here: Amazon
    You can read my review of Desiree, The Music Of my Soul on The Reading Bud
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    For more, you can follow me on Instagram at @CrazyCatWriter, find out more about me, my books and my editing service at my author website: www.heenarathorep.com or follow my bookish journey of reading more than 100 books every year at my Book Blog: The Reading Bud.
    You can also subscribe to my YouTube Channel or follow me on Twitter.
    Follow me on:
    Instagram: @CrazyCatWriter Author Website: www.heenarathorep.com Book Blog: The Reading Bud YouTube Channel: @Crazy Cat Writer Twitter: @CrazyCatWriter Facebook: @CrazyCatWriter

    • 31 min
    Ep.06: Coffee Conversations with Author Heena with Guest Author Teri M. Brown

    Ep.06: Coffee Conversations with Author Heena with Guest Author Teri M. Brown

    Listen to this amazing, insightful and exclusive podcast where I talk to the author Teri M. Brown from __ about how writing content and non-fiction helped her set a foundation for her creative non-fiction book, Sunflowers Beneath The Snow. 
    Author Brown is one of those rare writers who write in long bursts of spontaneous creative inspiration. She took me completely by surprise when she revealed that she wrote almost 50K words of her 80K long novel in just 2 weeks.
    Find out how author Brown. Navigated the tricky waters of writing something she did NOT know about having never been to Ukraine and still having written a story about a woman from the country by thoroughly researching the country proving that one CAN write what they don’t know about too!
    Join us for this amazing and thought-proving as well as inspiring podcast conversation where you’ll definitely find a lot of amazing writing advice that would help you in the long run.
     
     BONUS: The author also shares insights into how developed countries like America fail to understand the plight that underdeveloped or even developing countries and communist and unruly democratic countries suffer from.
     
     You can connect with author Teri M. Brown here: Author Website & Twitter
    You can find all her books here: Author Brown's Amazon Page
    You can read my review of Sun Flowers Beneath The Snow on The Reading Bud as well as watch it on my YouTube Channel.
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    For more, you can follow me on Instagram at @CrazyCatWriter, find out more about me, my books and my editing service at my author website: www.heenarathorep.com or follow my bookish journey of reading more than 100 books every year at my Book Blog: The Reading Bud.
    You can also subscribe to my YouTube Channel or follow me on Twitter.
    Follow me on:
    Instagram: @CrazyCatWriter Author Website: www.heenarathorep.com Book Blog: The Reading Bud YouTube Channel: @Crazy Cat Writer Twitter: @CrazyCatWriter Facebook: @CrazyCatWriter

    • 33 min
    Ep.05: Coffee Conversations with Author Heena with Guest Author Ryan Harper Jones

    Ep.05: Coffee Conversations with Author Heena with Guest Author Ryan Harper Jones

    In this exclusive episode of Coffee Conversations, listen to author Ryan Harper Jones from the UK talk about his latest release A Council Of Ghosts, a coming-of-age complex magical fantasy children's book along the lines of Harry Potter.
    Author Ryan shares his journey of writing this book over a period of 5 years, and his overall journey as a writer for over 15 years. He also shares his experiences, memories, the not-so-good things (the hard things) and the things that, according to him, make stories interesting and better.
     
    You can connect with author Ryan here: Author Website, Facebook, Twitter,  Instagram & LinkedIn
    You can find all his books here: Author Ryan's Goodreads Page
    You can read my review of A Council Of Ghosts on The Reading Bud.

    For more, you can follow me on Instagram at @CrazyCatWriter, find out more about me, my books and my editing service at my author website: www.heenarathorep.com or follow my bookish journey of reading more than 100 books every year at my Book Blog: The Reading Bud.
    You can also subscribe to my YouTube Channel or follow me on Twitter.
    Follow me on:
    Instagram: @CrazyCatWriter Author Website: www.heenarathorep.com Book Blog: The Reading Bud YouTube Channel: @Crazy Cat Writer Twitter: @CrazyCatWriter Facebook: @CrazyCatWriter

    • 54 min

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