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Words about words...North Alabama writer living on the "singing river" talks with other writers about their work and shares some of her own stories

Words from the River Laurie Nave

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Words about words...North Alabama writer living on the "singing river" talks with other writers about their work and shares some of her own stories

    Episode 11: Special News Report from the MuddyUm Associated Press

    Episode 11: Special News Report from the MuddyUm Associated Press

    This week, we have a special episode of the Words from the River podcast, featuring an array of writers for the MuddyUm publication on medium.com.  You can find the publication HERE.

    Each of the writers who have contributed to this podcast write a variety of great work across Medium, from humor, to fiction, to poetry and more.  Please click the names of each writer below to check out their work.  And remember, when you Medium before December 31st and send me your username, you'll be entered into the drawing for a 50.00 prize!

    Featured MuddyUm Writers
    Susan Brearley
    Shelly McIntosh
    Lee Serpa Azevado
    Gwenna Laithland
    Lisa Tomey
    Christina Ward
    Lisa Bolin
    JimmyWayne Ford


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    • 36 min
    Episode 10: Christina Ward

    Episode 10: Christina Ward

    I am very excited this week to present Christina Ward, author and poet.

    Christina is a poet and nature writer from the beautiful state of North Carolina. She studied Environmental Science and creative writing at Catawba College in Salisbury, North Carolina.  Her writing, rich with imagery, nature themes, and raw analysis of human nature, has been published in the Cameo, the Arrowhead, Wolff Poetry Literary Magazine, Vita Brevis Press, on her Wordpress blog: Fiddleheads & Floss, as well as in various publications on Medium.

    Awards include the 2004 Arrowhead Prose Award at Catawba College. She has just released her latest book, Organic, which is available on Amazon.

    You can find her work on her Amazon author page here:  https://www.amazon.com/Christina-M-Ward/e/B081S8RRTC/ref=dp_byline_cont_ebooks_1

    You can find Christina on Medium here:  https://writingcooperative.com/@fnfwriter

    Click here to read "A World Without Butterflies":  https://medium.com/fiddleheads-floss/a-world-without-butterflies-199ca87352ef

    Music from this podcast by Jack Binkerd.  You can find him here on Spotify.  Check him out!

    https://open.spotify.com/artist/6NUVEQvgMD5R5nojGYV6wZ?si=ga5ONRKBSUe7rs3q79iQfg


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    • 55 min
    Episode 9: Helen Cassidy Page

    Episode 9: Helen Cassidy Page

    Happy Friday, and welcome to Episode 9 of the words from the river podcast.  We’re back in Muscle Shoals this week, and I’m talking with author Helen Cassidy Page. Ms. Page lived in San Francisco and publishes fiction and nonfiction.  As a fiction writer, she has published mysteries, romance, paranormal mysteries, suspense, and historical fiction.

    In addition to being an author, Helen Cassidy Page is also an editor, writing coach, and life coach.  When not creating or reaching, she enjoys traveling, cooking, and photography. Be sure to visit Ms. Cassidy’s site at www.helencassidypagebooks.com and take a look at some of the diverse works she has to offer.  I’m reading one of her mysteries right now, and I plan to dive into the historical fiction next.  You can also read writing by Ms. Page on Medium.com.  Remember, if you sign up at Medium.com for just 5.00 a month, follow me at www.medium.com/@laurielivingstonnave, and sned me a message with your username, you’ll be entered into the January 1st drawing for a 50.00 prize.  Just email me at wordsfromtheriver@gmail.com.  Next week I’ll be talking with Christina Ward about her love of poetry and her latest book.  Have a great weekend!

    Music for this episode provided by Jack Binkerd.  You can find him here on Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/artist/6NUVEQvgMD5R5nojGYV6wZ?si=7KdLKklWRa6cE46mir8YpA

    • 49 min
    Episode 8: Final Friday Fiction

    Episode 8: Final Friday Fiction

    This week, we'll be reading flash fiction from two authors as well as an excerpt from a work in progress.  Our first piece of fiction was written by Lisa Tomey.  Lisa writes, fiction, poetry, and essays, and she has published a book of poetry, Heart Sounds, which is available on Amazon here: Heart Sounds

    Our second flash fiction piece was written by Susan Brearley.  Susan writes fiction poetry, essays and articles, and satire.  You can find her on Medium, Twitter, and LinkedIn.

    Our third piece is an excerpt from a crime novel work-in-progress entitled Path.

    As always, you can find the work of all these authors on Medium.com. And remember, from now until the end of 2019, if you join Medium for just 5.00 a month and email your username to wordsfromtheriver@gmail.com, along with giving my page, Laurie Nave Author, a follow, you'll be entered into a drawing for a 50.00 gift card on January 1, 2020.

    Enjoy the episode!

    Lisa Tomey:

    https://www.goodreads.com/author/show/7857390.Lisa_Tomey

    Susan Brearley:

    https://medium.com/@susanbrearley

    • 23 min
    Episode 7: Jonica Bradley

    Episode 7: Jonica Bradley

    Welcome to Episode 7 of Words from the River!  This weeks I'm talking with Jonica Bradley, a writer, artist, rancher, and bee farmer.  She writes for Medium and Grit, and boy does she have some amazing stories to tell.  A native of Los Angeles, she currently resides in Texas with her husband, children, and an assortment of goats ,sheep and other animals.

    Be sure to follow our blog: www.wordsfromtheriver.com

    You can also follow me on Facebook here: https://www.facebook.com/Laurie-Nave-Author-101605767943524/

    Music from all episodes of Words from the River by Jack Binkerd: https://open.spotify.com/artist/6NUVEQvgMD5R5nojGYV6wZ?si=CUFpGtB4R928wMFwvKP64A 

    • 51 min
    Episode 6: Brianna Bennet

    Episode 6: Brianna Bennet

    Brianna Bennett is currently in graduate school completing her M.A. in Publishing and M.F.A. in Creative Writing. She'll graduate in 2020, and she'll be working to publish first book around that time too. She'll eventually be including excerpts from that book, but you can also find snippets on her Twitter feed.

    Brianna's Website:  www.llittlebutfierc3.com

    Brianna's Medium handle: https://medium.com/@littlebutfierc3

    Join www.medium.com today for only 5.00 a month!

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    • 35 min

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