95 episodes

Prickly Pens Podcast is a platform of discussions with three friends who are also authors on the writing journey: Michelle Monkou, Julia Canchola, G. S. Samuels. During each episode, each co-host will add to the discussion around, not only the writing journey, but issues and topics of our lives. Michelle Monkou is a multi-published author, USA TODAY Best Selling author, and former president and board member of Romance Writers of America (RWA). She has published over 25 titles and currently writing urban fantasy and epic fantasy. Julia Canchola is a former teacher and romance writer. She's an avid fan of Nora Roberts, Linda Howard, Jayne Ann Krentz, and many others. She was an RWA Golden Heart Finalist in the Short Contemporary category. Julia graduated with a BA in Elementary Education from the University of Maryland; and earned her MA in Education at Johns Hopkins University. She's currently working on a paranormal romance story.Gabby Samuels is a graduate of the University of London, SOAS with an MA in Korean Studies. Her BA was in Asian Studies with a minor in Languages and Linguistics at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County, where she studied abroad for a year in South Korea. She plans to pursue her Ph.D in Korean History and Culture, and along the way is writing her first action-adventure fantasy book.

Prickly Pens Podcast Michelle Monkou, G. S. Samuels, Julia Canchola

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Prickly Pens Podcast is a platform of discussions with three friends who are also authors on the writing journey: Michelle Monkou, Julia Canchola, G. S. Samuels. During each episode, each co-host will add to the discussion around, not only the writing journey, but issues and topics of our lives. Michelle Monkou is a multi-published author, USA TODAY Best Selling author, and former president and board member of Romance Writers of America (RWA). She has published over 25 titles and currently writing urban fantasy and epic fantasy. Julia Canchola is a former teacher and romance writer. She's an avid fan of Nora Roberts, Linda Howard, Jayne Ann Krentz, and many others. She was an RWA Golden Heart Finalist in the Short Contemporary category. Julia graduated with a BA in Elementary Education from the University of Maryland; and earned her MA in Education at Johns Hopkins University. She's currently working on a paranormal romance story.Gabby Samuels is a graduate of the University of London, SOAS with an MA in Korean Studies. Her BA was in Asian Studies with a minor in Languages and Linguistics at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County, where she studied abroad for a year in South Korea. She plans to pursue her Ph.D in Korean History and Culture, and along the way is writing her first action-adventure fantasy book.

    EP. 95 - We Read Amish Tripathi's 'Shiva Trilogy' & Announcement

    EP. 95 - We Read Amish Tripathi's 'Shiva Trilogy' & Announcement

    This week, we talk about the first book of Amish Tripathi's 'Shiva Trilogy'.Shiva TrilogySocial Media:Aria Bancroft IGGabby's IGJulia's IG Stay Prickly~

    • 1 hr 33 min
    EP. 94 - Book Reviews: 'The Stolen Wealth of Slavery' & 'African Europeans'

    EP. 94 - Book Reviews: 'The Stolen Wealth of Slavery' & 'African Europeans'

    This week, we talk about "The Stolen Wealth of Slavery: A Case for Reparations" by David Montero and African Europeans: An Untold Story by Olivette Otele.Stay Prickly~

    • 1 hr 14 min
    EP. 93 - Talking About Dune: Part 2

    EP. 93 - Talking About Dune: Part 2

    This week, we talk about Dune: Part 2.Stay Prickly~

    • 1 hr 19 min
    EP. 92 - Our Thoughts on Romantasy/Romantic Fantasy

    EP. 92 - Our Thoughts on Romantasy/Romantic Fantasy

    This week, we talk about the growing popularity of the romantasy sub-genre. Stay Prickly~

    • 1 hr 56 min
    EP. 91 - Love For Found Footage Movies

    EP. 91 - Love For Found Footage Movies

    This week, we talk about found footage films.Stay Prickly~

    • 1 hr 32 min
    EP. 90 - Romantic Comedies Through The Decades

    EP. 90 - Romantic Comedies Through The Decades

    This week, we talk about romantic comedies through the decades and Valentine's Day.Stay Prickly~

    • 1 hr 26 min

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Eileen Charbonneau ,

Great fun!

What a joy to hear from writers who enjoy their work! Love hearing about your lives and passions. Stay prickly, ladies!

JBR_UPCC ,

Love it!

What fun listening to you! Sounds like all of you, Prickly Pens, have some interesting books in the works. I’m looking forward to seeing what your futures bring. Keep these podcasts coming!

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