Authors Between the Covers: What It Takes to Write Your Heart Out

Authors Between the Covers: What It Takes to Write Your Heart Out

On the Authors Between The Covers Show, we get the skinny from professional writers who have made their dreams come true of publishing books. Is it the fantasy they hoped it would be? For some, yes. For others, the reality of book publishing is an eye-opener that can be downright depressing. Always, it’s fascinating to hear their stories. Don’t miss it! To read about the authors we’ve helped get the word with Inkandescent PR, and/or publish their books, visit our website, Inkandescent PR + Publishing Co.: Learn how we can help you, too!


February 1, 2023 23 min
A Note from Hope Katz Gibbs, host, Authors Between the Covers show — We begin a month of celebrating love (why reserve it for just one day?) in an interview with #1 New York Times bestselling author Jay Shetty, author of the new book: The 8 Rules of Love. "During the Coronavirus pandemic, I spent a lot of time thinking about love," shares the award-winning storyteller, a former monk whose viral videos about peace and purpose hav...
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A Note from Hope Katz Gibbs, founder, Hello and welcome to this month's episode of the Authors Between the Covers show on the Inkandescent Radio Network. I’m Hope Katz Gibbs, host of the show and creator of the Inkandescent PR + Publishing Co., thrilled to be here with the amazing award-winning teacher and author Phillip Done! Phil is coming to us from Budapest, Hungary, and I know that you will enjoy toda...
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A Note from Hope Katz Gibbs, producer and founder, Inkandescent Radio — What an honor it is to interview Olivia Campbell, a journalist and author specializing in medicine and women. Her work has appeared in The Guardian, The Washington Post, New York Magazine, The Cut, and many others. 

Her new book is Women in White Coats: How the First Women Doctors Changed the World of Medicine. It is featured in the March 202...

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A Note from Hope Katz Gibbs, producer, Inkandescent Radio — What an honor it is to feature this new book by Ellen Harper and Sam Barry, entitled: Always a Song: Singers, Songwriters, Sinners & Saints. A collection of stories from Ellen, a singer, and songwriter, who is the folk matriarch and mother to the Grammy-winning musician Ben Harper. Ellen shares vivid memories of growing up in Los Angeles through the 1960s among famous ...
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A Note from Hope Katz Gibbs, creator, Inkandescent PR + Publishing Co.I am thrilled to host an Inkandescent interview on Sunday, Jan. 16 with authors Stephen Gilliland, a professor at Claremont Graduate University, and his brother Jim Gilliland. They have a big goal, a giant job, and a determination to keep the premise of their new book simple. "We promise to each other to do at least one exercise activity every day. It doesn...
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A Note from Hope Katz Gibbs, executive producer and host, Inkandescent Radio On today's episode of Authors Between the Covers, you'll meet New York Times bestselling author Caroline Leavitt, a phenom in the book publishing world. We know you'll love meeting her as much as we love knowing this truly amazing woman! Backstory: I met Caroline a decade ago when I was hired by the magazine I write for, The Costco Connection, to inte...
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Our spotlight is on: Author, musician, and all-around funnyman Sam Barry. Our hot topic: Why it’s important to write that book already! And how to keep your sense of humor—even when the proverbial poop is hitting the fan. Your host: Hope Katz Gibbs, publisher of Be Inkandescent magazine, and founder & president of The Inkandescent Group, LLC Click here to listen to the podcast. On the "I Got the Music In Me" rad...
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A Note from Hope Katz Gibbs, creator, Inkandescent RadioHappy 75th anniversary to Highlights for Children, the wonderfully engaging magazine that you likely read as a kid and probably have shared with your own children and grandchildren! This month, we had the privilege of interviewing Christine Cully, Editor-in-Chief and Chief Purpose Officer of Highlights, who talked with us about the history of this fantastic publication th...
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Flora Belle Buckman is 10 years old and hates romance. She prides herself on being a natural-born cynic, and while she wants to believe in superheroes — she just can’t make herself buy into the premise. At least, that’s how she feels during the summer after 5th grade when she’s reading “The Illuminated Adventures of the Amazing Incandesto!” With the whoosh of a vacuum cleaner, all that changes. Flora’s neighbor, Mrs. Tickham,...
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Hello and welcome to the Inkandescent Radio show, “Authors Between the Covers.” I’m your host, the founder of the Inkandescent Radio Network, Hope Katz Gibbs. I’m thrilled to be here today with Christine Mangan, author of Tangerine, the Hitchcockian tale of Alice Shipley and Lucy Mason — college roommates who reconnect in the Moroccan city of Tangier, 1956. Drama and intrigue ensue, and indeed this page-turner is incredibly hard...
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If you missed Anita Diamant’s “The Red Tent” — a book with such a strong woman protagonist and such a compelling plot that many of us devoured it — then you need to immediately add this title to your reading list.

Published in 1997, it is Diamant’s first work of fiction. Inspired by a few lines from Genesis, the book became a word-of-mouth best-seller thanks to reader recommendations, book groups, and support from independent bo...

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