In honor of the release of my 45th e-book through Kobo, I thought I’d re-blog the very first episode of the Kobo Writing Life Podcast, featuring myself and my good buddy Mark Lefebvre .
I still wish that I had noticed that my collar was askew in that photograph of me. I blame it on the rarefied Toronto air.
Kobo Writing Life Director Mark Lefebvre interviews author Steve Vernon, a writer and storyteller of both written and spoken words and they discuss the following:
- Aspects of writing a serialized story (Steve’s Flash Virus Series), elements of humour in a thriller/horror story and the perspective of being able to laugh at life.
- Steve’s first published story in the mid 1980’s in a magazine that featured “Busoms, beards and big bellied bikers.”
- Embracing both traditional publishing and self-publishing as a hybrid author and how that syncs beautifully with how Steve really “isn’t a writer, just a windbag who likes to spin yarns”
- The importance of being able to adapt and continue to learn as a writer
- A few of Steve’s titles: Sinking Deeper, Maritime Murder, Tatterdemon Omnibus
- Steve’s favourite advice for writers
- Some book recommendations from Steve (The Scorpion Races & The Raven Boys by Maggie…
View original post 85 more words