STFU: We Are Not Done Talking Yet

Interview with Marilyn Bousquin, founder of Writing Women's Lives Academy

An episode of STFU: We Are Not Done Talking Yet

By Charla & Danielle
Two intelligent women discuss current events, popular culture, writing, books, movies, and women’s lives. We are smart, funny and occasionally profane.
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Climate Change
In this episode, we discuss climate change and the effects it is having on our earth, wildlife, and humankind. You can connect with us on Facebook: Email us at:
October 1, 2019
Pet Peeves (Things We Hate) and Things We Love
In this episode, Charla and Danielle discuss things we hate and love.
September 20, 2019
End of Summer Catch-up and Ketamine Update
Charla and Danielle talk about their respective summer activities and Danielle shares more about her ketamine journey. Read more about Ketamine for treatment of depression, anxiety, bipolar, and PTSD on the following web site: You can reach us by email Coming soon:
September 13, 2019
Ketamine and Kats
In this issue, we discuss Ketamine and its use to treat Treatment Resistant Depression. We also talk about cats, one of our favorite topics. To join our cat group on Facebook, go to Our Facebook page for this podcast is You can email us at
June 13, 2019
Rhino in the Room by Jill Hedgecock
Rhino in the Room was published in September 2018. Jill Hedgecock has written a thrilling book about a father and daughter on safari and their interactions with rhino poachers. Our discussion covers wildlife conservation and how she published her book independently.
June 6, 2019
Interview with Maren Cooper, author of A Better Next: A Novel
Author Maren Cooper talks about her first novel A Better Next, the story of a stressed dual-career couple with overlapping careers and a distressed marriage complicated by the sexism and duplicity of corporate politics. We also discuss her writing process and her experience using hybrid publisher She Writes Press to produce and market her book. Available on May 28, 2019.
May 29, 2019
Interview with NY Times Bestselling Author Julie Barton
In this episode, Charla and Danielle sit down with author Julie Barton at her dining table and talk about her best-selling memoir "Dog Medicine," her writing class called "Unleashed," her current book-in-progress, and other topics ranging from depression to vibrators. Yes, it's a classic episode of STFU: We are not done talking yet! Julie's memoir "Dog Medicine: How My Dog Saved Me from Myself" can be found wherever books are sold. Her author web site is
May 23, 2019
(Almost) Everything You Ever Wanted to Know about Bladder Cancer!
Did you know that May is Bladder Cancer Awareness Month? In this episode we talk about how common bladder cancer is and the risk factors, symptoms, and treatment. Charla shares her own experience with non-invasive bladder cancer.
May 16, 2019
Mah Jongg teacher and evangelist, Toby Salk
Toby Salk is a Mah Jongg teacher and expert in the Bay Area and beyond. She teaches in and around the Berkeley, California area, and has taught at Rancho La Puerta Spa in Tecate, Mexico. Her website is OR
May 9, 2019
Interview with Marilyn Bousquin, founder of Writing Women's Lives Academy
Marilyn Bousquin is a writer as well as a writing mentor, teacher, and coach for women who write about real life. Danielle and Charla have taken several online classes with Marilyn as we work on telling our truth. More information about the Vida Count can be found here :
May 6, 2019
Weighty Matters
In this podcast, we discuss our weight as it relates to current cultural norms and societal expectations.
April 26, 2019
Interview with Debbie Rosas of The Nia Technique.
We talk to Debbie Rosas, Founder and Creator of the Nia Technique, about the Body's Way--finding health and wellness by listening to the body. Debbie shares her philosophy of listening to your anger, finding your voice, and learning how to stand in your own truth. We learn about the Nia Technique and how Through Movement We Find Health. Debbie has helped thousands of people access joy in their bodies and initiate self-healing. More information at and go to for workouts. You can read more about Debbie and her Awakening Project by going to
April 18, 2019
Find Your Deep Genius: Interview with Nancy Marmolejo
We interview Executive Coach Nancy Marmolejo, who reveals the secrets to discovering your own inner Deep Genius. Nancy can be reached at her website Her book is called Don't Say That, Say THIS: Navigating Grief & Loss in the World of Social Media.
April 11, 2019
Pilot Episode of STFU: We are not done talking yet!
When we were green, more green than we are now. Enjoy listening.
April 4, 2019
Interview with Reema Zaman, critically acclaimed author of I Am Yours.
We speak with Reema about her book and her life, and what she is doing about the systematic silencing of women.
March 31, 2019
Interview with Joanell Serra, author of The Vines We Planted
In this episode, we have a lively discussion with Joanell about her book, her writing process and characters, her experience with publishing and other topical subjects around writing and literature. You can find The Vines We Planted on Amazon and at other book sellers. Joanell enjoys appearing at book clubs. You can contact her  via her website at
March 22, 2019
When Good Artists do Bad Things
In this episode, Charla and Danielle discuss Michael Jackson and other artists who have been accused of sexual wrongdoings or other bad behavior. Should we boycott their work?
March 15, 2019
Women’s Silencing and Anger
Your hosts talk about Reema Zaman’s book ‘I Am Yours’ and many topics regarding sexual abuse, trauma, and memoir writing.
March 7, 2019
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