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It was the summer of 1917. Abelia Brody and Robert Bishop are two lonely people brought together by fate, in a time of war. Lilac Wine weaves their story through the lens of history.

Join author Bruce Janu as he reads from his novel-in-progress, bringing his audience on a candid journey through the creative writing process. Become part of the process, offer suggestions and constructive criticism. Lilac Wine: The Podcast is a unique, crowd-edited novel in real-time. Join the discussion, make suggestions, comment on the novel at http://www.lilacwinenovel.com

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Bruce Janu's first documentary, Facing Sudan, hit the festival circuit in 2007, winning two best documentary awards. In 2008, he released a follow-up,Crayons and Paper. Both films are available for streaming on Amazon Prime and for download at Bell, Book and Camera Productions.

Currently, he is working on his first novel, Lilac Wine and hosts an internet radio station called Vinyl Voyage Radio. He also hosts a weekly show dedicated to Frank Sinatra called The FS Detention Club.

Bruce is a teacher by trade and lives outside of Chicago with his wife and two boys.

Lilac Wine - The Podcast Bruce Janu

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It was the summer of 1917. Abelia Brody and Robert Bishop are two lonely people brought together by fate, in a time of war. Lilac Wine weaves their story through the lens of history.

Join author Bruce Janu as he reads from his novel-in-progress, bringing his audience on a candid journey through the creative writing process. Become part of the process, offer suggestions and constructive criticism. Lilac Wine: The Podcast is a unique, crowd-edited novel in real-time. Join the discussion, make suggestions, comment on the novel at http://www.lilacwinenovel.com

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Bruce Janu's first documentary, Facing Sudan, hit the festival circuit in 2007, winning two best documentary awards. In 2008, he released a follow-up,Crayons and Paper. Both films are available for streaming on Amazon Prime and for download at Bell, Book and Camera Productions.

Currently, he is working on his first novel, Lilac Wine and hosts an internet radio station called Vinyl Voyage Radio. He also hosts a weekly show dedicated to Frank Sinatra called The FS Detention Club.

Bruce is a teacher by trade and lives outside of Chicago with his wife and two boys.

    Lilac Wine - Chapter 25

    Lilac Wine - Chapter 25

    On this, the season finale, Billy considers enlisting in order to get out of Lilly Springs when an unexpected visitor changes everything. Lilac Wine-The Podcast is a unique show where author Bruce Janu reads a chapter of his historical novel-in-progress every other week, chapter by chapter, eventually finishing it as the podcast progresses. Lilac Wine: The Podcast is a unique, crowd-edited novel in real-time. Listeners are invited to comment and discuss each episode at lilacwinenovel.com.

    • 29 min
    Lilac Wine - Chapter 24

    Lilac Wine - Chapter 24

    Robert delivers a record to Abelia and they share an awkward dance to the fast paced music of the Original Dixieland Jass Band. Lilac Wine-The Podcast is a unique show where author Bruce Janu reads a chapter of his historical novel-in-progress every other week, chapter by chapter, eventually finishing it as the podcast progresses. Lilac Wine: The Podcast is a unique, crowd-edited novel in real-time. Listeners are invited to comment and discuss each episode at lilacwinenovel.com.

    • 36 min
    Lilac Wine - Chapter 23

    Lilac Wine - Chapter 23

    Art is lying in rest in his front parlor with Robert standing vigil, as is the custom in Lily Springs, but music brings him out into the night. Lilac Wine-The Podcast is a unique show where author Bruce Janu reads a chapter of his historical novel-in-progress every other week, chapter by chapter, eventually finishing it as the podcast progresses. Lilac Wine: The Podcast is a unique, crowd-edited novel in real-time. Listeners are invited to comment and discuss each episode at lilacwinenovel.com.

    • 37 min
    Lilac wine - Chapter 22

    Lilac wine - Chapter 22

    Trying to lure Robert with river Americana, Billy takes him "jugging" for catfish. Lilac Wine - The Podcast is a unique show where author Bruce Janu reads a chapter of his historical novel-in-progress week by week, chapter by chapter, eventually finishing it as the podcast progresses. Lilac Wine: The Podcast is a unique, crowd-edited novel in real-time. Listeners are invited to comment and discuss each episode at lilacwinenovel.com.

    • 32 min
    Lilac Wine - Chapter 21

    Lilac Wine - Chapter 21

    Robert deals with the aftermath of his waking dream and ponders his choice of coming to Lily Springs. Lilac Wine - The Podcast is a unique show where author Bruce Janu reads a chapter of his historical novel-in-progress week by week, chapter by chapter, eventually finishing it as the podcast progresses. Lilac Wine: The Podcast is a unique, crowd-edited novel in real-time. Listeners are invited to comment and discuss each episode at lilacwinenovel.com.

    • 21 min
    Lilac Wine - Chapter 20

    Lilac Wine - Chapter 20

    It is the Fourth of July and Ellie's special guest arrives, hawking Liberty Loans. Lilac Wine - The Podcast is a unique show where author Bruce Janu reads a chapter of his historical novel-in-progress week by week, chapter by chapter, eventually finishing it as the podcast progresses. Lilac Wine: The Podcast is a unique, crowd-edited novel in real-time. Listeners are invited to comment and discuss each episode at lilacwinenovel.com.

    • 28 min

Customer Reviews

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Ndirishman65 ,

Amazing Story!

Listening to the author read his work and use the podcast to show how he crafts the story of Abelia and Robert is mesmerizing. A podcast not to miss if you like historical fiction.

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