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Penned In

Penned In

By Anna Kate Miedler

Welcome to Penned In, a weekly podcast for all things bookish! Join host Anna-Kate Miedler as she interviews authors on their lives inside and out of writing, reviews books, and discusses hot topics in the readerly world. If you love adding to your TBR, make sure you don’t miss an episode!
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S1|E29 Author Talk with Devon Atwood

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S2|E2 Author Talk with Michaela Hayes
S2|E2 Author Talk with Michaela Hayes
Anna-Kate interviews action/adventure writer Michaela Hayes about writing, life and more.  Want to learn more? You can find her Instagram here and Facebook page here. There, you'll find all updates on her current work in progress, Nightshade.  Don't forget to check out: Instagram : https://www.instagram.com/penned_in/ Tik Tok : https://www.tiktok.com/@pennedin Blog : http://penned-in.com/
16:53
January 31, 2023
S2|E1 Author Talk with Storm Young
S2|E1 Author Talk with Storm Young
Anna-Kate interviews mystery author Storm Young about writing, life and more.  Want to learn more? You can check out her facebook page here. You can order The Final Secret: A West Virginia Mystery TODAY through Amazon. Don't forget to check out: Instagram : https://www.instagram.com/penned_in/ Tik Tok : https://www.tiktok.com/@pennedin Blog : http://penned-in.com/
22:27
January 09, 2023
S1|E35 Author Talk with Stephanie Rose
S1|E35 Author Talk with Stephanie Rose
Anna-Kate interviews multi-genre author Stephanie Rose about the writing life and more. Want to learn more? You can find her website linked here. If you're looking for your next read, look no further than Wattpad, the reading/writing platform where Stephanie Rose has published many of her works for free.  Don't forget to check out: Instagram : https://www.instagram.com/penned_in/ Tik Tok : https://www.tiktok.com/@pennedin Twitter : https://twitter.com/Penned_In Blog : http://penned-in.com/
18:52
November 28, 2022
S1|E34 Author Talk with Emma G Rose
S1|E34 Author Talk with Emma G Rose
Anna-Kate interviews YA fiction author Emma G Rose about writing, life and more. Want to learn more? You can find her website linked here. The Bank of Oblivion is out now! Buy your copy TODAY here.  Don't forget to check out: Instagram : https://www.instagram.com/penned_in/ Tik Tok : https://www.tiktok.com/@pennedin Twitter : https://twitter.com/Penned_In Blog : http://penned-in.com/
24:04
November 14, 2022
S1|E33 Author Talk with Amy Prokopis
S1|E33 Author Talk with Amy Prokopis
Anna-Kate interviews YA fiction author Amy Prokopis about writing, life, and more.  Want to learn more? You can find her website linked here. Guardians of the Sixth Gate releases October 31st. You can read the first chapter for FREE here.  Don't forget to check out: Instagram : https://www.instagram.com/penned_in/ Tik Tok : https://www.tiktok.com/@pennedin Twitter : https://twitter.com/Penned_In Blog : http://penned-in.com/
23:00
October 24, 2022
S1|E32 Author Talk with John Olsen
S1|E32 Author Talk with John Olsen
Anna-Kate interviews paranormal author John Olsen about writing life, ghost stories and more.  Want to learn more? You can check out his website linked here. John Olsen's six book of paranormal stories, Stranger Paranormal, can be purchased here. Don't forget to check out: Instagram : https://www.instagram.com/penned_in/ Tik Tok : https://www.tiktok.com/@pennedin Twitter : https://twitter.com/Penned_In Blog : http://penned-in.com/
20:25
October 10, 2022
S1|E31 Author Talk with Carol Logan
S1|E31 Author Talk with Carol Logan
Anna-Kate interviews fantasy author Carol Logan about writing life and more.  Want to learn more? Check out her website linked here. The Sword of Light, a Four Treasures Novel, releases October 7th. Preorder your copy TODAY using the link here.  Don't forget to check out: Instagram : https://www.instagram.com/penned_in/ Tik Tok : https://www.tiktok.com/@pennedin Twitter : https://twitter.com/Penned_In Blog : http://penned-in.com/
19:35
September 26, 2022
S1|E30 Author Talk with Robyn Watts
S1|E30 Author Talk with Robyn Watts
Anna-Kate interviews horror author Robyn Watts about writing life and more.  Want to learn more? You can follow her on Tiktok here. Shades of Survival is out today with a sequel following by the end of 2022! You can purchase your copy now using the link here.  Don't forget to check out: Instagram : https://www.instagram.com/penned_in/ Tik Tok : https://www.tiktok.com/@pennedin Twitter : https://twitter.com/Penned_In Blog : http://penned-in.com/
18:42
September 12, 2022
S1|E29 Author Talk with Devon Atwood
S1|E29 Author Talk with Devon Atwood
Anna-Kate interviews fantasy author Devon Atwood about life inside and out of writing.  Want to learn more? You can find Devon Atwood's page here. Bonds and Envy releases TODAY. Order your copy here! Don't forget to check out: Instagram : https://www.instagram.com/penned_in/ Tik Tok : https://www.tiktok.com/@pennedin Twitter : https://twitter.com/Penned_In Blog : http://penned-in.com/
20:54
August 29, 2022
S1|E28 Penned In Goes to College
S1|E28 Penned In Goes to College
Anna-Kate talks about her process narrowing her pile of books down for college and mourns the books that didn't make the cut.  Books Mentioned in this Episode :  Percy Jackson by Rick Riordan The Poppy War by RF Kuang The Daevabad Trilogy by S.A Chakraborty The Right to Vote by Alexander Keyssar Don't forget to check out: Instagram : https://www.instagram.com/penned_in/ Tik Tok : https://www.tiktok.com/@pennedin Twitter : https://twitter.com/Penned_In Blog : http://penned-in.com/ Email : nerdywriter58@gmail.com
12:51
August 22, 2022
S1|E27 Author Talk with Jennah Sobevski
S1|E27 Author Talk with Jennah Sobevski
Anna-Kate interviews romance author Jennah Sobevski about life inside and out of writing.  Want to learn more? You can find Jennah Sobevski's page here. Something to Believe releases this week on August 20th! Order your copy TODAY here. Don't forget to check out: Instagram : https://www.instagram.com/penned_in/ Tik Tok : https://www.tiktok.com/@pennedin Twitter : https://twitter.com/Penned_In Blog : http://penned-in.com/ Email : nerdywriter58@gmail.com
17:43
August 15, 2022
S1|E26 BONUS EPISODE
S1|E26 BONUS EPISODE
Anna-Kate reviews some of her recent reads and discusses the Advanced Readers Copies (ARCS) she wants to read before the end of the year.  Books Mentioned in this Episode :  Home Field Advantage by Dahlia Adler The Last Tale of the Flower Bride by Roshani Chokshi  Carrie Soto is Back by Taylor Jenkins Reid A Broken Blade by Melissa Blair The Undead Truth of Us by Britney S Lewis  The Renaissance of Gwen Hathaway by Ashley Schumacher Begin Again by Emma Lord Don't forget to check out: Instagram : https://www.instagram.com/penned_in/ Tik Tok : https://www.tiktok.com/@pennedin Twitter : https://twitter.com/Penned_In Blog : http://penned-in.com/ Email : nerdywriter58@gmail.com
13:42
August 10, 2022
S1|E25 Review of Persuasion by Jane Austen
S1|E25 Review of Persuasion by Jane Austen
Anna-Kate reviews the classic novel Persuasion by Jane Austen and compares it to its movie adaption recently released on Netflix.  Bonus episode is coming out Wednesday this week! Make sure to keep an eye out for it!  Don't forget to check out: Instagram : https://www.instagram.com/penned_in/ Tik Tok : https://www.tiktok.com/@pennedin Twitter : https://twitter.com/Penned_In Blog : http://penned-in.com/ Email : nerdywriter58@gmail.com
12:29
August 08, 2022
S1|E24 Author Talk with Molly Likovich and Marcia Ruiz-Olguin
S1|E24 Author Talk with Molly Likovich and Marcia Ruiz-Olguin
Anna-Kate interviews fantasy/supernatural creators Molly Likovich and Marcia Ruiz-Olguin about the co-writing process and more.  Want to learn more? You can check out their blog here. The Fable of Wonderland, a sapphic retelling of the classic story Alice in Wonderland, is out for preorder now. You can buy your copy here.  Don't forget to check out: Instagram : https://www.instagram.com/penned_in/ Tik Tok : https://www.tiktok.com/@pennedin Twitter : https://twitter.com/Penned_In Blog : http://penned-in.com/ Email : nerdywriter58@gmail.com
21:10
July 25, 2022
S1|E23 Author Talk with Frank James Bailey
S1|E23 Author Talk with Frank James Bailey
Anna-Kate interviews comic creator and author Frank James Bailey about the writing process, publishing, and more.  Want to learn more? You can check out his comics here. The Taming of April is set to release this month! You can find the pre launch kickstarter here.  Don't forget to check out: Instagram : https://www.instagram.com/penned_in/ Tik Tok : https://www.tiktok.com/@pennedin Twitter : https://twitter.com/Penned_In Blog : http://penned-in.com/ Email : nerdywriter58@gmail.com
18:53
July 11, 2022
S1|E22 June Reading Wrap Up
S1|E22 June Reading Wrap Up
Anna-Kate summarizes her thoughts on all eight books she read in June.  Don't forget to check out: Instagram : https://www.instagram.com/penned_in/ Tik Tok : https://www.tiktok.com/@pennedin Twitter : https://twitter.com/Penned_In Blog : http://penned-in.com/ Email : nerdywriter58@gmail.com
13:01
July 04, 2022
S1|E21 Author Talk with Sara Fujimura
S1|E21 Author Talk with Sara Fujimura
Anna-Kate interviews YA author Sara Fujimura about the writing process, publishing, and more.  The paperback version of Faking Reality, a romance between a reality star princess and the boy next door, is set to release July 12th. You can preorder your copy today using the link here.  Want to learn more about Sara Fujimura? Check out her website here.  Don't forget to check out: Instagram : https://www.instagram.com/penned_in/ Tik Tok : https://www.tiktok.com/@pennedin Twitter : https://twitter.com/Penned_In Blog : http://penned-in.com/ Email : nerdywriter58@gmail.com
21:23
June 27, 2022
S1|E20 Pride Month Recs
S1|E20 Pride Month Recs
Anna-Kate discusses some her favorite books with LGBTQ+ rep. The books include : Crier's War by Nina Varela, As I Descended by Robin Talley, Cemetery Boys by Aiden Thomas, and Wilder Girls by Rory Power.  Don't forget to check out: Instagram : https://www.instagram.com/penned_in/ Tik Tok : https://www.tiktok.com/@pennedin Twitter : https://twitter.com/Penned_In Blog : http://penned-in.com/ Email : nerdywriter58@gmail.com
09:43
June 20, 2022
S1|E19 Author Talk with Lee S Hannon
S1|E19 Author Talk with Lee S Hannon
Anna-Kate interviews science fiction and fantasy author Lee S Hannon. Book two of Hannon’s Unitas Series, Unitas, releases June 23rd! Preorder your copy today here. Order book one, Coligo, here. Want to learn more about Lee S Hannon? Check out her website here.  Don't forget to check out: Instagram : https://www.instagram.com/penned_in/ Tik Tok : https://www.tiktok.com/@pennedin Twitter : https://twitter.com/Penned_In Blog : http://penned-in.com/ Email : nerdywriter58@gmail.com
18:55
June 13, 2022
S1|E18 Author Talk with Jason Dorough
S1|E18 Author Talk with Jason Dorough
Anna-Kate interviews fantasy author Jason Dorough about the writing process and more.  Want to learn more about Jason Dorough? Check out his website linked here.  Don't forget to check out: Instagram : https://www.instagram.com/penned_in/ Tik Tok : https://www.tiktok.com/@pennedin Twitter : https://twitter.com/Penned_In Blog : http://penned-in.com/ Email : nerdywriter58@gmail.com
20:02
May 30, 2022
S1|E17 Review of Discovering Puracordis by Roxy Eloise
S1|E17 Review of Discovering Puracordis by Roxy Eloise
Anna-Kate reviews the first book in The Guidal series, Discovering Puracordis by Roxy Eloise, and also touches on the current social media conversation about what readers should include in their reviews.  Thank you to Roxy Eloise for providing my ARC in exchange for an honest review! You guys can purchase Discovering Puracordis here.   Don't forget to check out:  Instagram : https://www.instagram.com/penned_in/ Tik Tok : https://www.tiktok.com/@pennedin Twitter : https://twitter.com/Penned_In Blog : http://penned-in.com/ Email : nerdywriter58@gmail.com
11:56
May 23, 2022
S1|E16 Review of Memories of Blood and Shadow by Aaron S Jones
S1|E16 Review of Memories of Blood and Shadow by Aaron S Jones
Anna-Kate reviews Memories of Blood and Shadow by Aaron S Jones.  Thank you to Aaron S Jones for providing my ARC in exchange for an honest review. You guys can purchase Memories of Blood and Shadow here.  Instagram : https://www.instagram.com/penned_in/ Tik Tok : https://www.tiktok.com/@pennedin  Twitter : https://twitter.com/Penned_In Blog : http://penned-in.com/ Email : nerdywriter58@gmail.com
11:08
May 16, 2022
S1|E15 Review of The Initial Insult by Mindy McGinnis
S1|E15 Review of The Initial Insult by Mindy McGinnis
Anna-Kate reviews The Initial Insult by Mindy McGinnis! Don't forget to check out: Instagram : https://www.instagram.com/penned_in/ Twitter : https://twitter.com/Penned_In Blog : http://penned-in.com/ Email : nerdywriter58@gmail.com
12:54
May 09, 2022
S1|E14 Zombies
S1|E14 Zombies
Anna-Kate talks all about zombies and what apocalyptic books and shows she's obsessed with right now.  Don't forget to check out: Instagram : https://www.instagram.com/penned_in/ Twitter : https://twitter.com/Penned_In Blog : http://penned-in.com/ Email : nerdywriter58@gmail.com
12:13
April 26, 2022
S1|E13 We Have Our Percy Jackson!
S1|E13 We Have Our Percy Jackson!
Anna-Kate talks about the casting announcement for the upcoming Disney + Percy Jackson show.  Don't forget to check out: Instagram : https://www.instagram.com/penned_in/ Twitter : https://twitter.com/Penned_In Blog : http://penned-in.com/ Email : nerdywriter58@gmail.com
12:07
April 18, 2022
S1|E12 Reading Slumps : The Encore
S1|E12 Reading Slumps : The Encore
Anna-Kate talks about her own battle with reading slumps, what she's currently reading (or trying to read), and her plans for the podcast.  Don't forget to check out: Instagram : https://www.instagram.com/penned_in/ Twitter : https://twitter.com/Penned_In Blog : http://penned-in.com/ Email : nerdywriter58@gmail.com
14:60
April 11, 2022
S1|E11 Spring Break Reading Wrap Up
S1|E11 Spring Break Reading Wrap Up
Anna-Kate wraps up all the books she read over Spring Break.  Don't forget to check out: Instagram : https://www.instagram.com/penned_in/ Tik Tok : https://www.tiktok.com/@penned_in Twitter : https://twitter.com/Penned_In Blog : http://penned-in.com/ Email : nerdywriter58@gmail.com
14:59
April 05, 2022
S1|E10 Review of Oil and Dust by Jami Fairleigh
S1|E10 Review of Oil and Dust by Jami Fairleigh
Anna-Kate reviews Jami Fairleigh's coming of age adult fantasy novel Oil and Dust.  Thank you to Escapist Book Tours and Kitsune Publishing for providing my advanced copy in exchange for a review! Don't forget to check out: Instagram : https://www.instagram.com/penned_in/ Tik Tok : https://www.tiktok.com/@penned_in Twitter : https://twitter.com/Penned_In Blog : http://penned-in.com/ Email : nerdywriter58@gmail.com
21:40
March 21, 2022
S1|E9 Reading Slumps and Sarah J Maas
S1|E9 Reading Slumps and Sarah J Maas
Anna-Kate talks about her reading slump and why she thinks Sarah J Maas is the cause of it.  Don't forget to check out: Instagram : https://www.instagram.com/penned_in/ Tik Tok : https://www.tiktok.com/@penned_in Twitter : https://twitter.com/Penned_In Blog : http://penned-in.com/ Email : nerdywriter58@gmail.com
13:40
March 08, 2022
S1|E8 Review of These Violent Delights by Chloe Gong
S1|E8 Review of These Violent Delights by Chloe Gong
Anna-Kate reviews These Violent Delights by Chloe Gong Don't forget to check out: Instagram : https://www.instagram.com/penned_in/ Tik Tok : https://www.tiktok.com/@penned_in Twitter : https://twitter.com/Penned_In Blog : http://penned-in.com/ Email : nerdywriter58@gmail.com
12:37
February 27, 2022
S1|E7 Valentine's Day Special
S1|E7 Valentine's Day Special
Anna-Kate talks about her favorite romance books and ships Don't forget to check out: Instagram : https://www.instagram.com/penned_in/ Tik Tok : https://www.tiktok.com/@penned_in Twitter : https://twitter.com/Penned_In Blog : http://penned-in.com/ Email : nerdywriter58@gmail.com
18:24
February 14, 2022
S1|E6 Review of Full Flight by Ashley Schumacher
S1|E6 Review of Full Flight by Ashley Schumacher
Anna-Kate reviews (really more like fangirls) over Full Flight by Ashley Schumacher. Don't forget to check out: Instagram : https://www.instagram.com/penned_in/ Tik Tok : https://www.tiktok.com/@penned_in Twitter : https://twitter.com/Penned_In Blog : http://penned-in.com/ Email : nerdywriter58@gmail.com
18:14
February 08, 2022
S1|E5 2022 TBR Goals
S1|E5 2022 TBR Goals
Anna-Kate talks about her TBR goals for the year and books she's excited to read.  Don't forget to check out: Instagram : https://www.instagram.com/penned_in/ Tik Tok : https://www.tiktok.com/@penned_in Twitter : https://twitter.com/Penned_In Blog : http://penned-in.com/ Email : nerdywriter58@gmail.com
13:56
January 30, 2022
S1|E4 Review of The Love Hypothesis by Ali Hazelwood
S1|E4 Review of The Love Hypothesis by Ali Hazelwood
Anna-Kate reviews current BookTok favorite, The Love Hypothesis by Ali Hazelwood. Don't forget to check out:  Instagram : https://www.instagram.com/penned_in/ Tik Tok : https://www.tiktok.com/@penned_in   Twitter : https://twitter.com/Penned_In Blog : http://penned-in.com/ Email : nerdywriter58@gmail.com
16:44
January 23, 2022
S1 | E3 Review of When You Get the Chance by Emma Lord
S1 | E3 Review of When You Get the Chance by Emma Lord
Anna-Kate reviews When You Get the Chance by Emma Lord and reacts to the Shadow and Bone Season Two Cast announcement (she has a LOT of thoughts on some of the choices).  Don’t forget to check out : Instagram : https://www.instagram.com/penned_in/ Twitter : https://twitter.com/Penned_In Blog : http://penned-in.com/ Email : nerdywriter58@gmail.com
17:42
January 17, 2022
S1 | E2 Goodreads Goals, Fav Books of 2021, & 2022 Anticipated Releases
S1 | E2 Goodreads Goals, Fav Books of 2021, & 2022 Anticipated Releases
Anna-Kate gives tips on how to beat your Goodreads goal, talks about her top five favorite reads of 2021, and lists five 2022 book releases she’s excited for. Don’t forget to check out : Instagram : https://www.instagram.com/penned_in/ Twitter : https://twitter.com/Penned_In Blog : http://penned-in.com/ Email : nerdywriter58@gmail.com
22:54
January 10, 2022
S1|E1 Interview with Rob Keeley
S1|E1 Interview with Rob Keeley
Welcome to the first episode of Penned In! In this episode, host Anna-Kate Miedler interviews children’s author Rob Keeley. Want to learn more about Rob Keeley? Check out his website linked here. Interested in the books mentioned in this episode? You can find links to buy them below! Carrots Don’t Grow On Trees The Treasure in the Tower Childish Spirits Don’t forget to check out : Instagram : https://www.instagram.com/penned_in/ Twitter : https://twitter.com/Penned_In Blog : http://penned-in.com/ Email : nerdywriter58@gmail.com
16:02
January 02, 2022