The Versatile Writer
The Versatile Writer speaks to Dr Philippa East

The Versatile Writer speaks to Dr Philippa East

February 17, 2020

For my 20th episode, via Skype I'm speaking to Dr Philippa East, author of Little White Lies, published by HQ/Harper Collins. 

We talk about how Philippa's day job merges with her writing career and how she gets into the heads of her characters, especially for her debut novel, Little White Lies, available from February 2020. 

The quality of this Skype call was a little wobbly at first but do stick with it :O)

Independent Publishing, Success, Legacy and Attitude

Independent Publishing, Success, Legacy and Attitude

January 27, 2020

This week's The Versatile Writer considers several topics: Indie publishing, success, legacy and attitude. I take each one and give it thought as I apply it to my past and future career.

I hope you enjoy it. As always, if you'd like to respond to any of the topics I've raised, please contact me through sarah@loveofbooks.co.uk

I'm also available on Twitter @sjbwrites and Face Book Sarah Banham.

The Versatile Writer speaks to Jennifer Cahill

The Versatile Writer speaks to Jennifer Cahill

January 20, 2020

Author of One?, Jennifer Cahill caught up with me and discussed her writing, her career and her new novels via Skype*.

*There are some Skype-related wobbly bits in the sound quality and some listeners may even hear my cat wanting so badly to be involved. Apologies or yay depending on your viewpoint.

 

 

Intense Editing

Intense Editing

January 13, 2020

In this abridged episode, I talk about the intense editing it undertook over Christmas 2019 and talk about the story itself and its development from 20 years ago when it was written.

A longer version of this episode can be heard on www.bigearradio.com 

Hannah Read reviews Vanessa Westermann, Lindsay Coldrick and Anton Eine

Hannah Read reviews Vanessa Westermann, Lindsay Coldrick and Anton Eine

December 9, 2019

The Versatile Writer interviews Hannah Read from Pages Places and Plates on three different books. They are:

An Excuse for Murder by Vanessa Westermann

Post Molecular Comfort Food by Anton Eine

A Gentle Hug for The Soul by Lindsay Coldrick

The sound quality is a little wobbly for the first few minutes but please stick with it - it is outside of my control, apologies.

Hypnotherapist and Author Brenda Cox

Hypnotherapist and Author Brenda Cox

December 2, 2019

Hypnotherapist and Author Brenda Cox talks to Sarah Banham on Writer's Block Local Radio Show about her debut business book No Tigers, No Lions: A Practical Guide to Mastering Your Anxiety. 

This was recorded during a live broadcast of Writer's Block. With thanks to Colne Radio for the use of their equipment.

Hannah Read’s monthly book reviews

Hannah Read’s monthly book reviews

November 25, 2019

The Versatile Writer interviews book reviewer Hannah Read from Pages Places and Plates about three separate books:

Dear Edward by Anne Napolitano (Due in 2020)

Kaerok: Time to Go Home by B Jeanne Shibahara

At The Narrow Waist of The World by Marlena Maduro Baraf 

The sound quality at the start and towards the end is a little wobbly - apologies, out of my control.

Julie Newman & Cast No Shadow

Julie Newman & Cast No Shadow

November 17, 2019

Author Julie Newman joined me recently on Writer's Block radio show to discuss her 4th novel, Cast No Shadow. She talks about why she chose India for the book's setting, and how she's drawn to controversial topics, turning them into themes for her stories.

Thanks to Colne Radio for the use of their equipment.

Hannah reviews Anton Eine, Mark Edwards & Keith Houghton

Hannah reviews Anton Eine, Mark Edwards & Keith Houghton

November 11, 2019

Hannah Read from Pages, Places and Plates reviews books for Writer's Block Local Radio Show at the end of every month. In October 2019, she reviewed  Plus Ten from Anton Eine, Here to Stay by Mark Edwards and Don't Even Breathe by Keith Houghton.

Thanks to Colne Radio for the use of their equipment. 

TVW talks to Suzy K Quinn

TVW talks to Suzy K Quinn

November 4, 2019

Best Selling Author Suzy K Quinn discussed her books, her writing process and her background with Sarah Banham on Writer's Block Radio Show recently. It was a wonderfully lively interview with lots of fascinating titbits for new and existing writers to pick up information, and there was plenty of giggles too. 

With thanks to Colne Radio for the use of their equipment.