Reading Is D.O.P.E: The Podcast

Reading Is D.O.P.E: The Podcast

In this podcast, we interview authors to discuss their inspirations for writing, challenges and other issues related to reading...


July 15, 2023 89 mins

In this episode, I spoke with Jream Nelson, author of Utterable Words. She spoke candidly about her her writing career, inspirations and even dig a bit into her past and how it shaped who she is today. ok sure you'll enjoy this conversation and gems being handed down...

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In this episode, Angie and I discussed heer writing career, inspirations as well as her successful battle with cancer. So, sit back and enjoy this episode and share this with your network,,,


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December 1, 2022 57 mins

In this episode, I spoke with the New York Times bestselling author, Megan Hart aka Mina Hardy. We spoke extensively about career, the passion that kept her writing, along with many other topics. Our conversation was so long that it had to be broken up into two part.

Check out her new book, "We Knew All Along" by Mina Hardy, releasing on 12/6/22. Also, visit her website @

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July 8, 2022 81 mins

In this episode, Tamika and I discussed everything from her creative process and writing inspirations to her goals for the future. Even tho this conversation took place last year, the substance of it is timeless. So, sit back and enjoy and feel free to share your feedback!!

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December 18, 2021 70 mins

In this episode, Golden Love and I discussed everything from her newest book, “The Boy That Sees No Color” to her non profit organization along with the inspirations and challenges that she’s faced. I hope you find our conversation just as valuable as I did…

Purchase the book at the link below..

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October 18, 2021 58 mins

In this episode , we discussed topics ranging from inspiration and writing style to the cutthroat competitive atmosphere of the independent literary game. Sit back and enjoy... Plus, make sure to visit his website @


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August 21, 2021 58 mins

In this episode, we discussed several topics, ranging from her bouts with mental illness and the therapeutic effects of writing to her career goals and challenges.

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December 22, 2020 58 mins

In this episode, we discussed the challenges and setbacks that led Carleka to discover and pursue her purpose. We also discussed her inspirations for writing along with many other topics. So, take the time to tap in and discover these hidden gems.


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November 6, 2020 57 mins

In this episode, we discussed finding his passion for writing while in prison along with the challenges and opportunities he's faced in his career.

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September 29, 2020 60 mins

In this interview, we discuss Stacey's writing process and how it helped her heal from different traumatic events in her life.

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August 21, 2020 57 mins

In this episode, we discuss a range of topics including his biggest challenges as a writer, desire to leave a legacy and other deep insights.

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August 1, 2020 42 mins

In this episode, we discussed her inspirations and methods to creating the characters in her books along with other subjects.

You can purchase books from Iesha on Amazon or on her website,

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