6 episodes

Tales + Tails: Books + Culture + Compassion = Happiness Between Tails
HBT speaks to & from the heart, to connect lovers — of pets, authors, reading — & of my still-unreleased novels. Listeners engage as I learn the art of podcasting for when my books are serialized as their own podcasts. My novels, “Flamenco + the Sitting Cat” & “Tango + the Sitting Cat,” are my love letters to all who fear they're too odd, too damaged, too old, too whatever to find love & happiness with or without a partner. HappinessBetweenTails.com • ContactdaAL@gmail.com • Like what you hear? BuyMeACoffee.com/SupportHBT

Happiness Between Tails by da-AL da-AL

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Tales + Tails: Books + Culture + Compassion = Happiness Between Tails
HBT speaks to & from the heart, to connect lovers — of pets, authors, reading — & of my still-unreleased novels. Listeners engage as I learn the art of podcasting for when my books are serialized as their own podcasts. My novels, “Flamenco + the Sitting Cat” & “Tango + the Sitting Cat,” are my love letters to all who fear they're too odd, too damaged, too old, too whatever to find love & happiness with or without a partner. HappinessBetweenTails.com • ContactdaAL@gmail.com • Like what you hear? BuyMeACoffee.com/SupportHBT

    Carrot Delight Cake: a Healthier Recipe by Khashayar

    Carrot Delight Cake: a Healthier Recipe by Khashayar

    #Cooking #COVID-19 #Dessert #Baking #Recipe #Vegetarian

    Original blog post for this episode at Happiness Between Tails where you'll find the complete recipe, including the list of ingredients.

    Got a fave dessert with an even better healthier version than the original recipe? My husband, Khashayar, isn’t just a great vegetarian cook and baker; he’s a healthy one. Share your thoughts, experiences, and questions by recording them on my Anchor by Spotify page — or comment at HappinessBetweenTails.com — or email me. Like what you hear? Buy me a coffee.

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    HBT introduction Today’s topic and about today’s guest 1:05
    Carrot Delight Cake: a Healthier Recipe by Khashayar 1:05
    My question for you and outro 3:30
    HBT outro Links used for the HBT blog post of this episode:

    More of Khashayar’s vegetarian recipes, such as a great hot soup, a crunchy salad, a fruity dessert, an entree, and this appetizer, and this one — and more at HappinessBetweenTalis.com! See a photo of a delicious slice of Khashayar’s healthy carrot cake at the original Happiness Between Tails post for this show.


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    • 5 min
    X me + Publishing: Judith Barrow’s Traditional

    X me + Publishing: Judith Barrow’s Traditional

    #Authors #WritingLife #Books #Novels #Labels #LatinX

    What method do you use to write? And do you have labels you like to go by? Judith Barrow published many books and blogs from West Wales, England.

    Share your thoughts, experiences, and questions by recording them on my Anchor by Spotify page — or comment at HappinessBetweenTails.com — or email me. Like what you hear? Buy me a coffee.

    Time Stamps (these are approximations due to whether ads play during show):


    HBT introduction
    Today’s topic and about today’s guest 1:05
    Judith Barrow on How She Publishes and Writes 6:05
    My question for you 18:15
    HBT outro 18:40

    Links at HappinessBetweenTails.com blog post of this episode:


    The blog post this podcast episode reads from.
    Judith Barrow’s website and Honno Publishing Company that puts out her books.
    About my novels.
    Here’s where I wrote more about podcasting.
    And here's more about my podcasting experience.

    Photos at the blog post this podcast episode reads from:


    Judith Barrow
    Some of her book covers


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    • 20 min
    Writing & Self-Publishing in South India: Nadira Cotticollan

    Writing & Self-Publishing in South India: Nadira Cotticollan

    #NovelWriting #SelfPublishing #Authors #India

    What’s your experience with buying or publishing self-published novels? Got questions, thoughts, and/or experiences to share about writing and publishing? Record them on my Anchor by Spotify page — or comment at HappinessBetweenTails.com — or email me.

    Extended version of this episode, including photos and links, at: HappinessBetweenTails.com

    Time Stamps (these are approximations due to whether ads play during show):


    Happiness Between Tails introduction
    da-AL discusses today’s topic and tells a bit about today’s guest 1:07
    Nadira Cotticollan shares her experience 2:06
    This episode’s question with info on how to comment, and learn more about Nadira and da-AL 7:07


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    • 8 min
    Adulting + Why Darlene Foster Writes For Children

    Adulting + Why Darlene Foster Writes For Children

    #Authors #Compassion #Childhood #Families #Publishing

    When did you become an adult? And do you read young adult fiction? And why are young adult novels popular with all ages? Here I discuss when I turned 18 and my parents shook my hand and left me. Darlene Foster talks about her books for kids and how she got published. Share your thoughts, experiences, and questions by recording them on my Anchor by Spotify page — or comment at HappinessBetweenTails.com — or email me. Like what you hear? Buy me a coffee.

    Time Stamps (these are approximations due to whether ads play during show):


    HBT introduction
    My adulting and about writer Darlene Foster 1:05
    Why Darlene Foster Writes For Children 4:50
    My question for you 10:00
    HBT outro

    Links:


    Darlene Foster’s website where you can learn about her and her books.
    Original blog post for this episode at Happiness Between Tails.
    About the novels I'm working on..
    Some of the movies filmed at Santa Cruz Boardwalk.
    About Santa Barbara.
    About elephant seals, a video I shot of them, and a video of more Pacific Coast Highway scenery.
    What at least one of Pablo Picasso's grandkids think of him.
    About Morro Rock and a video I shot of it.
    Central Avenue Publishing puts out Darlene’s books.

    Photos available at the original blog post for this episode at Happiness Between Tails:


    Photos of Darlene Foster and her books.
    Photos and videos of our drive down Pacific Coast Highway, from San Jose to Los Angeles.
    Photo of my dear doggie getting a chest rub.


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    • 13 min
    Teaser: Happiness Between Tails

    Teaser: Happiness Between Tails

    HBT speaks to and from the heart. Like its sister blog, HBT also connects book lovers and writers who'll enjoy the novels I’m drafting, which will soon become podcasts I will totally narrate. “Flamenco + the Sitting Cat" and “Tango + the Sitting Cat” are my love letters to all who fear they're too old, too damaged, too whatever to find love and happiness with or without a partner. HappinessBetweenTails.com • ContactdaAL@gmail.com

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    • 49 sec
    Snail-Mail a Recruit + Willow Croft on Writing and Animals

    Snail-Mail a Recruit + Willow Croft on Writing and Animals

    ** Visit this show’s original blog post for photos and links.
    Do you know someone who could use a snail-mail letter or postcard? Got thoughts or questions about writing and animals? Record them on my podcast page on my Anchor by Spotify page — or comment at HappinessBetweenTails.com — or email me. Like what you hear? Buy me a coffee.
    RCT HYDE, REBEKAH
    4TH RTBN OSCAR CO PLT 4041
    BOX 16430
    PARRIS ISLAND, SC 29905-6430
    Time Stamps (these are approximations due to whether ads play during show):
    Happiness Between Tails intro
    Overview of today’s guests and topics 1:07
    Patricia’s Hyde’s Letter 2:32
    Willow Croft on writing and animals 3:00
    Question and how to participate 15:10

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    • 20 min

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