#StrongWomenWrite

Get Into Character for 2019: Nicole Evelina, Sheri Fink

An episode of #StrongWomenWrite

By Khrys Vaughan
#StrongWomenWrite is a unique literary organization for female authors who want to Write Better Fight Scenes, Strong Female Characters, and call attention to their work. Our podcast will connect you with women writers at various stages who will share their writing, their journey, & inspire you with tangible ways to create the write-life you desire. Visit our website for more about us, events, or to become a guest or sponsor.
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Horror & Women: Linda D. Addison
Award-winning Horror Author & Poet, Linda D. Addison, joins us in National Poetry Month to discuss misconceptions of Horror, responsibility in writing, and the other side of being 'first'.   Linda D. Addison is an award-winning author of four (4) collections, including How To Recognize A Demon Has Become Your Friend, and the first African-American recipient of the HWA (Horror Writer's Association) Bram Stoker Award®. And in 2018, the recipient of the HWA Lifetime Achievement Award. She has published over 300 poems, stories and articles and is a member of CITH, HWA, SFWA and SFPA. Addison co-edited Sycorax’s Daughters, an anthology of horror fiction & poetry by African-American women (publisher Cedar Grove Publishing) with Kinitra Brooks and Susana Morris, which was a HWA Bram Stoker finalist in the Anthology category. She has published in many anthologies and magazine like: Essence Magazine, Asimov’s SF Magazine, and Apex Magazine, and is a founding member of the writer’s group Circles in the Hair (CITH) and a member of SFWA, HWA and SFPA.   Linda is also the Poetry Editor for Space & Time Magazine, and excited about April’s Double Issue containing 15 poems and a write-up by Angela Yuriko Smith, its new publisher/editor, dedicated to National Poetry Month.  www.LindaAddisonPoet.com  ----- #StrongWomenWrite is a unique literary organization for female authors who want to Write Better Fight Scenes, Strong Female Characters, and call attention to their work. We host on- and offline women-only writing events to connect, challenge, and engage female authors. See website for our new video, info, and events. www.StrongWomenWrite.net After more than twelve (12) years as a Consultant and Project Manager, Khrys Vaughan realized that although she had found formulas and solutions for everyone else, she had none that worked for her. What began as a brief hiatus, led to writing, the creation of #StrongWomenWrite, and creating platforms enabling others to challenge their notion of impossible. Khrys is vegan, collects red umbrellas, enjoys tea daily, and time with her family. www.KhrysVaughan.com
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April 5, 2019
Special Podcast: Lisa See, The Island of Sea Women
Special guest author, Lisa See, joins #StrongWomenWrite to celebrate the release of her new novel, The Island of Sea Women, and discuss unique stories found in family histories, strengths of the women she has chosen to write about, and what we can learn from them.   Lisa See is the New York Times bestselling author of The Island of Sea Women, The Tea Girl of Hummingbird Lane, Snow Flower and the Secret Fan, Peony in Love, Shanghai Girls, China Dolls, and Dreams of Joy, which debuted at #1. She is also the author of On Gold Mountain, which tells the story of her Chinese American family’s settlement in Los Angeles. See was the recipient of the Golden Spike Award from the Chinese Historical Association of Southern California and the History Maker’s Award from the Chinese American Museum. Lisa was also named National Woman of the Year by the Organization of Chinese American Women. www.LisaSee.com   ----- #StrongWomenWrite is a unique literary organization for female authors who want to Write Better Fight Scenes, Strong Female Characters, and call attention to their work. We host on- and offline women-only writing events to connect, challenge, and engage female authors. See website for our new video, info, and events. www.StrongWomenWrite.net After more than twelve (12) years as a Consultant and Project Manager, Khrys Vaughan realized that although she had found formulas and solutions for everyone else, she had none that worked for her. What began as a brief hiatus, led to writing, the creation of #StrongWomenWrite, and creating platforms enabling others to challenge their notion of impossible. Khrys is vegan, collects red umbrellas, enjoys tea daily, and time with her family. www.KhrysVaughan.com
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March 16, 2019
Get Into Character for 2019: Nicole Evelina, Sheri Fink
Our first podcast of 2019 kicks off Women's History Month and the official relaunch of #StrongWomenWrite.  Special guest authors Nicole Evelina and Sheri Fink join us to celebrate the history of women as authors, opportunities that lay ahead for female authors, what the characters we create say about us, and the rewards you can experience from breaking through your comfort zone. GUESTS: Nicole Evelina tells the stories of strong women from history and today. She is a historical fiction, non-fiction, and women’s fiction author whose six books have won more than 30 awards, including three Book of the Year designations. The TV/movie option for her book Madame Presidentess, was recently acquired by Fortitude International. Nicole’s writing has appeared in The Huffington Post, The Philadelphia Inquirer, The Independent Journal, Curve Magazine and numerous historical publications. She is one of only six authors who completed a week-long writing intensive taught by #1 New York Times bestselling author Deborah Harkness.  www.NicoleEvelina.com  Sheri Fink is an inspirational speaker, #1 best-selling author, mermaid who believes in magic, and president of Whimsical World - an empowering brand co-created by Sheri and her husband, Derek Taylor Kent. Whimsical World’s mission is to inspire, delight, and educate children of all ages while planting seeds of self-esteem and high achievement. Sheri has written ten (10) books and travels the world inspiring audiences of all ages to believe in themselves, dream bigger dreams, and take action to live their best lives. CBS-Los Angeles selected her as one of the top 3 authors in her local area, a distinction she shares with Dean Koontz. Sheri’s books have been honored with multiple awards, including three (3) gold medals in the Readers Favorite International Book Awards. She is a recipient of the prestigious Gold Mom’s Choice Award honoring the best in family friendly entertainment. And was selected as an inspirational beauty by supermodel Cindy Crawford’s “Beauties Give Back” campaign. www.SheriFink.com ----- #StrongWomenWrite is a unique literary organization for female authors who want to Write Better Fight Scenes, Strong Female Characters, and call attention to their work. We host on- and offline women-only writing events to connect, challenge, and engage female authors. See website for our new video, info, and events. www.StrongWomenWrite.net After more than twelve (12) years as a Consultant and Project Manager, Khrys Vaughan realized that although she had found formulas and solutions for everyone else, she had none that worked for her. What began as a brief hiatus, led to writing, the creation of #StrongWomenWrite, and creating platforms enabling others to challenge their notion of impossible. Khrys is vegan, collects red umbrellas, enjoys tea daily, and time with her family. www.KhrysVaughan.com
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March 1, 2019
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