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Pencils&Lipstick podcast

Oct 22, 2021

Britt Malka got her start in writing when she realized time wasn't going to appear, she had to make the time for it. Taking Fridays for her writing days, Britt eventually published a short story, but then found herself needing more help to write a novel. 

After learning about writing and what it takes to be an...


Oct 18, 2021

J. Thorn is a Top 100 Most Popular Author in Horror (which I make him define) as well as an Sci-fi, action and Adventure AND fantasy writer. Who said you can't write in several genres? Today I have him on the show to talk about the book he wrote with Zach Bohannon, Three Story Method: Foundations of Fiction.

I really...


Oct 12, 2021

Alicia McCalla is an author of strong Black women heroines who aren't afraid to fight back. Alicia doesn't back down from edgy or controversial stories, but instead steps right into the fray. She gives her female protagonist difficult choices which can lead to death, but most certainly will lead to transformation.

She's...


Oct 4, 2021

Soulla is a British writer of Cypriot descent who stumbled on creative writing during a shift in her life six years ago. Though writing had always been part of her work as a teacher and educator, the creative writing opened a new door to a brand new career. Once she decided to quit her day job and become a full-time...


Sep 27, 2021

Ross McMeekin is the author of The Hummingbirds: A Novel and several short stories. He has been published in places like Virginia Quarterly Review, Tin House's Open Bar, Redivider, and Maudlin House. He edits the literary journal Spartan.

It was fascinating to hear about Ross writing journey. It certainly started out...