LA Rivers brings stories to life reading the works of authors at all stages in their careers. Grab your favorite beverage, kick back and enjoy story-time for grownups. Cover art photo provided by Josh Rose on Unsplash:unsplash.com/@joshsrose
LA Rivers interviews literary agent, Nicole Beazonson Of Metamorphosis Literary Agency about what writers need to know about agents as we gear up for Pitmad in June. You can find Nicole at Http://queryme.online/nicolebezanson , Http://www.metamorphosisliteraryagency.com , Http://www.nicolebea.com & on Twitter https://twitter.com/nicbeawrites . LA reads from her current short story in program featuring https://twitter.com/jayclynch as Dru a twenty something artist stuck in a small town.
In this episode LA Rivers interviews author Dawn Hosmer, @dawnhosmer7 of the Twitter Writing Community about her publishing journey and why her second book is the first published work. You can find Dawn at DawnHosmer.com - This week LA Rivers reads from her short story, “Ties That Bind.”
Ryan P. Freeman is LA Rivers guest, Freeman is a multitalented writer, audio producer and PR specialist. They talk fantasy, Mark Twain, and the need to nurture contemporary talent. Find Freeman’s work at ryanpfreeman.com - Today’s story is by LA Rivers, “For the love of Mother” is a mother’s eye view of the pressures mothers face in a post Freudian world.
LA Rivers interviews author, EJ Dawson about her love of books, writing and being possessed by the story she wrote in 25 days. Rivers reads 2 sample chapters from the afore mentioned book Behind the Veil. You can find EJ on Twitter.com/ejdawsonauthor and at ejdawson.com. For more info about this podcast go to 1001lanights.com
LA Rivers interviews gritty realist, Chad Ard, then reads from his book, “Forever Striking A Crucified Pose”. You can find Chad on Twitter.com/ardchad_author and at chadard.com. To submit your work to 1001 LA Nights go to 1001lanights.com
LA Rivers celebrates reaching the magic 5K followers on Twitter, interviews Eve Corso about her new release, Esteban & Marialena available now https://www.amazon.com/Esteban-Marialena-contemporary-Eve-Corso/dp/1795239093, then reads Pauline Yates’ “As The Tide Turns” published on Elena Hartwell’s blog https://www.elenahartwell.com/2018/08/18/paulineyatesshortstory/ and “We’ll See About That” by LA Rivers. In the last segment Rivers announces the winner for the character placement in one of her short stories and gives instructions on how to claim it. Listeners don’t need to be disappointed for not being selected, since Rivers has come up with a cunning plan!
LA Rivers interviews author WB Welch about her recent collection of short horror stories in Blood Drops. Rivers reads two short stories from the powerful collection , be ready to be gut punched. You can find WB Welch on Twitter.com/authorwbwelch and her book Blood Drops is now on Amazon and Kindle. https://www.amazon.com/dp/1790708710/ref=cm_sw_r_cp_awdb_t1_GssLCbSV21BTP
LA Rivers interviews @alteredinstinct (Twitter) Leo McBride, they talk short stories, literature and the craft of writing. The cold reading in this episode is of “Andy and Tina” a short story from the Inklings Press anthology “Tales From Alternate Earth” by Gideon Marcus @journeygalactic. You can find out more on www.inklingspress.com and at www.alteredinstinct.com. To support this podcast and become a part of the writers salon go to patreon.com/1001lanights
LA Rivers interviews author Richard Ryan acclaimed author of Sherlock Holmes Books such as The Vatican Cameos https://www.amazon.com/dp/1780929897/ref=cm_sw_em_r_mt_awdb_DGSGCbMTEP5RK - Follow Richard on Twitter @ricryan52 - This episode’s reading is LA Rivers reading LA Rivers! A short story entitled the Double Bubble Conjecture is 12 minutes worth of good story time. And we wrap up the program with a chat about short stories and Ray Bradbury.
Activist, teacher & poet, Satwinder Isser joins LA Rivers to discuss diversity, cultural appropriation and spirituality. Plus Satwinder shares her poems. You can find out more about Satwinder’s program at http://soulmastery.ca/ find her on twitter @issersimone. Want to join LA Rivers as a guest on the podcast? Go to 1001lanights.com
LA Rivers interviews GalacticJourney.org founder Gideon Marcus & reads a sample of Aspen Knudsen’s book Blood Rose, http://aspensauthorspace.wordpress.com For ad free listening & special content you can support this podcast at http://Patreon.com/1001lanights
LA Rivers interviews Chicago author Alisha Howard @alishamwrites - Twitter shout outs to @ejdawsonauthor @JourneyGalactic @AspenKnudsen - Alisha reads from her novel Awakener https://www.amazon.com/Awakener-Two-Worlds-Book-1-ebook/dp/B00AA29O7S. Find out more about Alisha here www.alishahoward.com . In the last segment LA talks a little bit about her own short story collection coming out in March/April 2019
Twitter shoutouts to @KellyOhlert @GoodwoodAlpha. I interview Sean Nash and read from his novel, The Crop Duster’s Son, available on Amazon.com. You can find more on Sean’s blog https://goodwoodwrites.wordpress.com/ * In the final segment LA Rivers talks about inclusion and authentic voices.
LA Rivers gives shoutouts to the Twitter #writingcommunity @evecorsobooks, @ColdHeart_Prj @JNathanialC56 @Shimaira - Then interviews Australian author, Zack Riley who you can find on YouTube https://youtu.be/ezredraGfTI. LA Rivers reads the short story The Dead Don’t Dream by LB Shimaira from the Netherlands. You ca. Find her work on Wattpad https://my.w.tt/yrUvu2uC8T - To submit your short stories or be interviewed on the podcast go to 1001lanights.com
LA Rivers gives shoutouts to @GatekeeperDark & @AspenKnudsen of the Writing Community on Twitter and announces her special guest for the Friday episode- Feb 8, 2019. After some blah-blah-blah about you becoming a Patron on Patreon.com/1001LaNights - She reads from her short story “The Heron” and to round off the show LA Rivers talks about how to pitch your work to be more successful as a writer. You can pitch your stories to be read here at 1001lanights.com
LA Rivers reads Clyde Andrew’s romantic comedy “Enough Blue Sky To Mend A Pair Of Sailors Trousers” - In this sweet comic romance Dave discovers that soul mates aren’t gender specific. With a little help from some cosmic friends Dave makes some pretty big decisions. -
Host LA Rivers reads from Professor Algernon Whitlock’s Exotic and Fabulous Grand Tour of the Underworld by Leo McBride from the Anthology “Tales From The Underground” from Inklings Press. Go to http://www.alteredinstincts.com follow Leo at twitter.com/alteredinstincts and follow us @nights_la
LA Rivers documents her audiobook reading journey, which has resulted in having to read tweets from #vss365 on Twitter. Plus she gives shout outs to her author friends on Twitter and The offer to read your work on the podcast is open.
LA Rivers is reading sarcastic poems in this episode and having a discussion about reading/writing erotica. Big shout out to the #writingcommunity on Twitter. Love to hear your thoughts, reach out on Twitter. @Nights_LA
Super fun episode! Reading from a new story in progress “An Impish Wish.” Also talking about audiobooks, getting and receiving feedback and Align Network International. ANI is a support network for creatives to give and receive important support & skill building to help grow your confidence, grow your passion filled career and make a real difference. Http://Alignnetwork.com and follow me on Twitter for writerly fun! @nights_LA
Laurie reads her December 2018 essay on what it means to be female and strong encouraging writers to leave the tired tropes behind. Plus a special request to narrate books for three lucky authors. Follow Laurie on Twitter @nights_la and on her blog http://1001lanights.wordpress.com
New Year 2019 • Walking Shoes • Short story reading: A Cave Full Of Treasure • Walking Shoes • Writing stories with friends • West follow me on Twitter @nights_la or at http://1001LANights.wordpress.com
On Day 2 of NaNoWriMo we’re reading the last vignette from the beginning of 1001 LA Nights. In this podcast luxuriating in the little things like a long hot soak in an oversized tub is the focus. You can get the full story and juicy background bits by joining me on http://patreon.com/1001LANights or on Twitter @nights_la Thank you for listening
Almost 20 years after I left my first marriage broken-hearted, I found myself leaving my second wanting to live again. So begins 1001 LA Nights, the true story of one woman’s quest to love and live life. Will be writing the 7 day escape story as part of 1001 LA Nights during the month of November.
Laurie reads another vignette. The unfolding of self as she wound her way down HWY 101 into the redwoods. To get access to the full short stories in pdf, paperback and audio formats join as a patron for as little as $2 a month! https://www.patreon.com/user?u=14404278