Creativity Quest

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An episode of Creativity Quest

By Kerry Schafer
Join author and writer mindset coach Kerry Schafer (whose alter ego is best selling author Kerry Anne King) on a quest to ditch our doubts, dance with our demons, and delve into creative delight. Creativity Quest is owned and copyrighted by Authors on the Air Global Radio Network.
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Embrace your Full Throttle Creative Life with Matt Buchman
 Author Matt Buchman's solution to a mid-life crisis was obvious (to him!) - a bicycle trip around the world! During that trip he started his first book, and he has been writing full throttle ever since. Listen in on our inspiring conversation about writing and living life to the ultimate creative extent. You can find out more about Matt and his books at For more about Kerry Schafer's writer mindset coaching or books, go to
August 15, 2019
Scratch & Sniff Inspiration with Heather Webb & Hazel Gaynor
Author duo Heather Webb & Hazel Gaynor discuss writer collaboration - they call each other "book wives" - and their fascinating research into the parfumeries of Grasse, France, that resulted in the lush, sensory detail that pervades their brilliant new release Meet Me in Monaco.
August 9, 2019
The healing power of the creative arts
Kerry Schafer interviews poet Deborah Tobola about her lovely memoir, Hummingbird in Underworld, and her amazing and transformative experiences bringing creativity into men's prisons. Deborah is an amazing woman--a beautiful and creative soul who is not only an award winning poet, but has taught creativity in men's prisons and also founded the Poetic Justice Project, which engages formerly incarcerated people in the creation of original theatre that examines crime, punishment and redemption. Her beautiful & fascinating memoir, Hummingbird in Underworld, is available here at Amazon: And check out the Poetic Justice Project (and maybe donate to this awesome cause) here:
August 1, 2019
Guest Christina Delay talks Cruising Writers and her Kris Faryn release Song of Destiny
  Christina Delay joins host Kerry Schafer to talk about the Greek mythology underlying her upcoming release, Song of Destiny, under pen name Kris Faryn. PLUS how Christina was inspired to create Cruising Writers and all about this year's November cruise to the Bahamas on award winning ship Allure of the Seas.
July 22, 2019
Creativity Quest with Guest Marcella Burnard - new life for an old series & the art of author excuses
A fun conversation with author Marcella Burnard, all about the series she is bringing back to life and the art of evolving to overcome our own excuses. Marcella reminded me of one of the Kaizen-Muse philosophies I'd forgotten for a minute - we GET to write, and it can be our happy place.
July 18, 2019
Creative Collaboration with Horror Duo Thorne & Cross
Everything you ever wanted to know (and probably some things you didn't) about how the creative collaboration works with the infamous & awesome horror duo Tamara Thorne & Alistair Cross. 
June 27, 2019
Where Story Meets Voice: a conversation with audio book narrator Teri Clark Linden
Ever wonder about the creative genius that adds voice to books to create the audio book version? Join me and talented voice artist and actress Teri Clark Linden for a lively discussion about the creative life from a slightly different perspective!
June 18, 2019
When a rogue idea shows up - what then?
Author Barbara Claypole White joins Creativity Quest to talk about her adventurous choice to follow the idea the just showed up, rather than the book she was supposed to be writing. So much good stuff about the creative process and following our bliss! 
May 7, 2019
Hamster Wheel Powered Creativity
An exuberantly creative conversation with author Kiersten Hall. It begins with tinfoil hats and a pet octopus, then travels through how to feed your creativity when you're a mother, where creative ideas come from, and more.
April 22, 2019
There's a Word for That, with guest author Sloane Tanen
I absolutely loved my conversation with Sloane Tanen and I also loved this book, which is funny, heartfelt, and insightful, much like its author. We talked about the creative spark behind the book, the creative blocks of the characters in the book, and then strayed down a few delightful rabbit holes. You can find THERE'S A WORD FOR THAT here: Enjoy!
April 15, 2019
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