38 episodes

On the Fiction Addiction podcast, we go one on one with independent fiction creators such as authors, filmmakers, actors, songwriters and many more creatives. Each episode, we get the inside scoop on their creative process, the ups and downs of the industries they are involved in and our guests also give out tips for anyone who is interested in pursuing similar careers.

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On the Fiction Addiction podcast, we go one on one with independent fiction creators such as authors, filmmakers, actors, songwriters and many more creatives. Each episode, we get the inside scoop on their creative process, the ups and downs of the industries they are involved in and our guests also give out tips for anyone who is interested in pursuing similar careers.

    Episode 38: D.A. Kelley (Author)

    Episode 38: D.A. Kelley (Author)

    D.A. Kelley joins the Fiction Addiction podcast and discusses her journey as an author, contracting COVID-19, her faith and more. 
     
    Guest Bio
    Denise Ann Kelley (Pen name D. A. Kelley) is an Urban Christian Fiction author. Denise is a contributing author in ReShonda Tate Billingsley’s The Motherhood Diaries 2, which was nominated for an award with The African American Literary Awards.
    Denise’s debut novel entitled: 70x7: The Road to Forgiveness was originally released in 2014; but has since been re-launched with Anointed Inspirations Publishing in 2016. The new title is Even When It Hurts: Seventy Times Seven. This novel received a Five Star review on Amazon and Goodreads. On release date the novel was number one on Amazon’s kindle list as a Hot New Release for Urban Christian Fiction. Denise was also number two on Amazon’s Kindle list for Best Seller. Ms. Kelley’s novels have recently been approved to be distributed in women’s federal prisons throughout the United States, Canada and London.
    Denise’s novella entitled Revenge: Sweet as Cain was released Dec. 2015; which received a five star review from PEN ‘Ashe magazine, Amazon and Goodreads.
    Denise currently writes for Major Key Publishing. Her novels can be found on Amazon, B&N online, and other literary book sites.
    Denise is also a contributing author in several Anthologies:
    RELEASE, compiled by Saba Tekle, published July 2016.
    I still have my Praise, compiled by Latanya Blake Allen, published July 2016.
    Pain to Purpose, compiled by Tamara Marie Harris, published 2017.
    Black Love Magic, Anointed Inspirations Publishing, published Feb. 2018. (Denise also have a few poetry pieces in this book)
    When Women Connect, compiled by Tyora Moody, released Sept. 2018
    Denise carries the message of forgiveness. She has appeared on numerous internet talk radio shows discussing how forgiving changed her life, as well as other inspirational topics. Denise’s ministry is geared toward encouraging hurting women.
    Denise is an ordained and licensed teacher in her church’s organization. She has spoken at several churches as a keynote speaker for women conferences, seminars, panels, or just simply teaching a Bible lesson, which she does weekly at her church.
    Denise inspires women by sharing her testimony about how her faith in GOD helped her to forgive in the most difficult of times. Denise’s knowledge of the scriptures, along with her fun-loving approach, captivates the audience and draws them in. Denise has a heart for the millennials, and for women who feel like suicide is their only option. She is a certified spiritual life purpose coach. Denise is the founder of #SOS She Overcame Suicide, LLC. This is another avenue Denise uses to encourage women life is worth living. She also has published an anthology entitled She Overcame Suicide. Denise is a crisis counselor for the Crisis Text Line.
    Ms. Kelley currently resides in Roanoke, VA. She obtained a love for writing and reading at a young age, and both are still her passions today. She recently received an Honorary Degree in Humane Letters.
     
    Follow D.A. Kelley
    Facebook: Denise A. Kelley (Author)
    Twitter: https://twitter.com/mzdakelley
    Instagram: https://instagram.com/msdkelley   
     
    Order the book at https://www.amazon.com/Beam-Her-Eye-D-Kelley-ebook/dp/B07Z5P9YWN/ref=sr_1_2?dchild=1&keywords=d.a.+kelley+major+key&qid=1604983856&sr=8-2
     
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    Episode 37: Will Castillo (Author)

    Episode 37: Will Castillo (Author)

    Will Castillo joins the Fiction Addiction podcast and discusses his journey as an author, pineapple pizza, his book Jake Howard: Multiverse 101, and more. 
     
    Guest Bio
    Will Castillo was born in 1977 and grew up in Wallkill, NY. He grew up with a love of science fiction, Dungeons and Dragons and video games starting back with the Atari 2600. Will is now married with twin daughters and lives in southern New Jersey and still loves everything he loved growing up. He's also firmly in the "pineapple belongs on pizza" side of the argument and feels like the 90's was only a couple of years ago.
     
    Follow Will
    Twitter:  https://twitter.com/Halfazedninja  
    Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/halfazedninja/?hl=en    
    Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/willjcastillo
    The Facebook for his book: https://www.facebook.com/jakehowardmultiverse101/?modal=admin_todo_tour
    The (Un)Official Playlist: https://open.spotify.com/playlist/6agoDgz9xRsppYUEIpO7a3
     
    Order the book at  https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/151365585X/ref=ppx_yo_dt_b_asin_title_o04_s00?ie=UTF8&psc=1
     
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    • 48 min
    Episode 36: Nicole Givens Kurtz (Author/Publisher)

    Episode 36: Nicole Givens Kurtz (Author/Publisher)

    Nicole Givens Kurtz joins the Fiction Addiction podcast and discusses her journey as an author and publisher, the release of her black vampire anthology and more. 
     
    Guest Bio
    Nicole Givens Kurtz is the author of eight novels, and over 40 plus short story publications. I am the member of SFWA. My science fiction novels have been named as A Carl Brandon Society Parallax Award's Recommended title-(Zephyr Unfolding), Fresh Voices in Science Fiction finalist (Zephyr Unfolding), Dream Realm Award Finalist in Science Fiction (Browne Candidate), and EPPIE Finalist in Science Fiction (Browne Candidate). My short works have appeared in, Serial Box's The Vela: Salvation, Baen's Straight Outta Tombstone, Bram Stoker Finalist in Horror, Sycorax's Daughters, and White Wolf's Vampire the Masquerade Anthology.
     
    Follow Nicole
    Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/MochaMemoirsPress/
    Twitter: https://twitter.com/mochamemoirs
    Nicole’s Website: http://www.nicolegivenskurtz.net
    Company Website: http://www.mochamemoirspress.com
     
    Order the book at https://www.amazon.com/Nicole-Givens-Kurtz/e/B0057XEF0G
     
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    • 1 hr 35 min
    Episode 35: Ki Williams (Author)

    Episode 35: Ki Williams (Author)

    Ki Williams joins the Fiction Addiction podcast and discusses her journey as an author, poetry and more. 
     
    Guest Bio
    Author and poet, Ki Williams, is a devoted writer and lover of creatives, and the creative industry. She has been writing since the crayon was placed in her hand which has always given her the freedom to express herself and exercise her voice and imagination.
    Ki writes for personal passion and therapy, as well as to offer good content and rich stories for the world to enjoy and relate to. She is a fiction author and enjoys supporting other indie authors and artists. She is the CEO of Oceanview Promotions, a literary and creative artist promotion platform that gives creators a safe place to network and support one another.
    Ki is also the CEO of Bleeding Ink Creatives, where she services clients in literary services such as editing, grant writing, notary services, as well as being a wedding officiant. Ki is a wife, mother and daughter, and takes pride in wearing her many hats. She is a goal setter and a go getter; as currently she is working on a new book!
    Ki intends to continue to create and serve her readers, while maintaining an encouraging and supportive role in the industry through her companies. She plans to expand her platforms to offer more interactive events and campaigns that cater to contributing to that safe haven for writers and creators.
     
    Follow Ki
    Instagram: www.instagram.com/ki_author       
     
    Order the book at www.oceanviewpromotions.com  
     
    Visit the Podcast Website: https://www.fictionaddictionpodcast.com
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    • 35 min
    Episode 34: Sarah Carmele McGriff (Author)

    Episode 34: Sarah Carmele McGriff (Author)

    Sarah Carmele McGriff joins the Fiction Addiction podcast and discusses her journey as an author and more. 
     
    Guest Bio
    Sarah Carmele McGriff came into this world in the great year of 1980, and her life has been a whirlwind of adventure ever since. Sarah loves books and has been an avid reader since her school age years. Writing has always been a part of Sarah's life, but she never thought it would take her to the position that she is now.
    When Sarah isn't writing she has a fulltime career as a Registered Nurse. Working her way up the ladder Sarah nursing career begin as a Certified Nursing Assistant and Licensed Practical Nurse. She always had a passion for helping others as her mother was a nurse.
    In addition to writing, Sarah loves to read, go to the beach and draw and sketch. Sarah aspires to become a screenwriter as well as a movie director. Sarah currently resides in Florida with her two children and her Shih Tzu; Jim Brown AKA Brownie.
     
    Follow Sarah
    Instagram: www.instagram.com/sarahcarmele  
     
     
    Order the book at https://www.amazon.com/Sarah-Carmele-Mcgriff/e/B084Q96B17
     
     
    Visit the Podcast Website: https://www.fictionaddictionpodcast.com
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    • 55 min
    Episode 33: Arnittress Dowdy (Author)

    Episode 33: Arnittress Dowdy (Author)

    Arnittress Dowdy joins the Fiction Addiction podcast and discusses her journey as an author and more. 
     
    Guest Bio
    Arnittress Dowdy loves to write whether it’s writing fiction or non-fiction. She has written two novels, Dreamtini and Dreamtini II: The Reality. Arnittress allows her readers to get to know her through her non-fiction works, Pieces of Me and Simply Me; where she shares her most intimate feelings and thoughts. When she is not writing, she is learning about the newest Lego sets and characters being taught to her by her two sons.
     
    Follow Arnittress
    Twitter: www.twitter.com/dowdywrites  
    Facebook: www.facebook.com/arnittressdowdy    
    Instagram: www.instagram.com/dowdywrites    
    Website: http://www.dowdywrites.com   
     
    Order the book at https://www.amazon.com/Arnittress-Dowdy/e/B079QM4X9P/ref=dp_byline_cont_pop_book_1
     
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