The Brewing Fiction Podcast

The Brewing Fiction Podcast

If you are a lover of fiction, the Brewing Fiction Podcast is your source for the inspirations, tools and techniques that script the stories you love. Our guests are the creators of your favorite genre, and they are here to share their journeys. They will tell the stories behind their stories. From the challenges to their successes, our guests will give you an inside look into their lives and the worlds they create. Join authors Keith M. Leonard and H.R. Parker as they open the covers and reveal the works and the worlds of your new favorite fiction writers.

Episodes

June 9, 2024 27 mins

This is part 2 of our conversation with Science Fiction and Fantasy writer, Hannah Greer. Stay tuned to hear how Hannah’s story, The Way the Stars Glow won publication in the short story collection titled ‘Unmoored: Worlds of Pure Chaos’ from Fictionate.me Publishing. We will also discuss the growth and power of flash fiction and drabble writing. Also, Hannah reads a piece of her brilliant storytelling.


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On today's episode, we welcome Science Fiction and Fantasy writer Hannah Greer. We will be delving into the details of Hannah’s writing journey and shedding light on her experiences along the way. We will also discuss the advantages of writing short fiction, a format that is becoming more popular in today's literary landscape. Also, you’ll hear of valuable resources where aspiring writers can submit their work to online pu...

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Many of us love to get lost in a good novel, but have you considered the immense amount of effort, passion, and creativity behind these tales? Here on the podcast, we host a range of guests - from authors to editors, and other creatives, who work tirelessly to shape the literature you love. Join us as they share their rewarding, yet sometimes challenging journeys.

Join authors Keith M. Leonard and H.R. Parker each week as we chat w...

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May 31, 2024 36 mins

'Estate Secrets,' the latest novel by John W. Goodland, is now available for order and download. This special episode of the podcast coincides with the release of his fourth novel.

Following the release, John reflects on the challenges a writer may encounter on their journey to the final product that readers enjoy.

In this episode, we explore the benefits of self-publishing as he sees them, his process for creating eye-cat...

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May 29, 2024 34 mins

'Estate Secrets,' the latest novel by John W. Goodland, is now available for order and download. This special episode of the podcast coincides with the release of his fourth novel.

John, a Newfoundland and Labrador author, shares his journey, his writing process, and how he achieves fulfillment through writing. He also discusses his perspective on the role of history in crafting historical fiction.

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May 26, 2024 28 mins

This week's episode continues our conversation with author, poet and editor Matthew Salinas. Matthew shares his experience navigating the publishing world, including how to watch for potential predatory publishers. Also, you will get the privilege of hearing an excerpt from Matthew’s story, and novel of the same name, 'As It Stands'.

Follow his work: ⁠⁠https://www.facebook.com/matthew.salinas.942145⁠

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May 19, 2024 27 mins


This week features author, poet and editor Matthew Salinas. In this episode, Matthew talks about some of his earliest inspirations, his experiences with self-publishing and traditional-publishing, and how he balances writing with other responsibilities.


Follow his work: ⁠https://www.facebook.com/matthew.salinas.942145

https://coalescencepublishing.com

https://fairfieldscribes.com⁠⁠⁠


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This is part 2 of our chat with Devon Oman from Dead Prairies Productions. In this episode, Devon talks about his latest movie GOREphers: Final Gnaw, his inclusion of Saskatchewan musicians in his movie soundtracks, and of his desire to donate all profits from his movies and merchandise to local non-profits.

You can follow his work:  ⁠https://www.facebook.com/devon.oman⁠

⁠https://www.facebook.com/deadprairiesproductions⁠

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This week features filmmaker and self-proclaimed horror nerd Devon Oman from Dead Prairies Productions. In this episode, you'll hear what inspired him to start making low-budget films in 2012 and how his journey has progressed to their 16th movie GOREphers: Final Gnaw, set to be released on May 11, 2024.


You can follow his work:  https://www.facebook.com/devon.oman

https://www.facebook.com/deadprairiesproductions

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April 28, 2024 24 mins

Today we conclude our conversation with Alison McBain, the author of the literary marathon known as Author Versus AI. In this episode, you will get the inside scoop on how she plans to write 52 novels in 52 weeks starting on Global Book Day, April 23, 2024 and ending on Global Book Day one year later! Visit https://www.alisonmcbain.com to check out Alison's work.

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April 21, 2024 24 mins

This week features writer, editor, poet and artist Alison McBain. You'll hear about her first story from when she was very young and her journey to winning a publishing contract for her most recent book titled The New Empire.


Follow her work: ⁠https://www.alisonmcbain.com⁠ and ⁠https://www.authorversusai.com⁠.


Stop by the podcast homepage to see what is brewing: ⁠https://keithmleonard.com/brewing-fiction-podcast


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April 14, 2024 24 mins

Poet, Author and Editor H.R. Parker joins me to share her journey as a fiction writer. From poetry to flash fiction and now amid her first round of edits for her first novel, Heather has an inspiring story to share.


Follow her work: https://linktr.ee/heather_r_parker and https://medium.com/@authorhrparker.


Stop by the podcast homepage to see what is brewing: https://keithmleonard.com/brewing-fiction-podcast

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April 7, 2024 23 mins

Poet, Author and Editor H.R. Parker joins me to share her journey as a fiction writer. From poetry to flash fiction and now amid her first round of edits for her first novel, Heather has an inspiring story to share.

Follow her work: https://linktr.ee/heather_r_parker and https://medium.com/@authorhrparker.

Stop by the podcast homepage to see what's brewing: https://keithmleonard.com/brewing-fiction-podcast

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March 30, 2024 1 min

Calling all wordsmiths and bookworms!

If you are a lover of fiction, the Brewing Fiction Podcast is your source for the inspirations, tools and techniques that script the stories you love. Our guests are the creators of your favorite genre, and they are here to share their journeys. They will tell the stories behind their stories. From the challenges to their successes, our guests will give you an inside look into their lives and t...

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