The Buzz by WriteHive

The Buzz by WriteHive

By WriteHive
WriteHive coordinators sit down with members of the #WritingCommunity to explore the craft, process, and creative energy behind writing!
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E13: Natalie Hibberd
Welcome to The Buzz, the official Write Hive Podcast! Hosted by Joshua Lee Ronin, we sit down with members of the #WritingCommunity to explore the craft, process, and creative energy behind writing. Our guest today, Natalie Hibberd, discusses confidence and using writing as a means to heal yourself. Meet the Guest: Natalie has wanted to be an author since she was two years old and wrote the first draft of her debut novel - Inside Out - between the ages of twelve and fourteen. Everybody has their challenges and her own have included Cerebral Palsy and Depression. As far as she’s concerned writing is the best medicine and she couldn't live without it. Natalie lives in Hampshire her mum, dad and right-hand dog Cleo. Follow Natalie: twitter.com/NatalieHibberd Meet the Host: Joshua Lee Ronin is an independent science fiction and fantasy writer, martial artist, and military veteran currently residing in Denver, Colorado. He writes dark stories about damaged people learning how to find strength in their struggle. Joshua is working to bring people together in hopes that community, openness, and just a little conversation might make the world a better place. He's also the founder and Executive Coordinator of WriteHive, a free and totally-online writing convention! And he wants you to know you're awesome. Follow Joshua: twitter.com/joshualeeronin Find Joshua: joshualeeronin.com Follow the Write Hive: twitter.com/Write_Hive Find the Write Hive: writehive.org Contribute to the Write Hive: patreon.com/WriteHive Note from The Buzz Team: We apologize for popping and echoing during the interview. We appreciate your patience as we work through technical difficulties.
53:42
March 11, 2020
E12: Kriti Khare
Welcome to The Buzz, the official Write Hive Podcast! Hosted by Joshua Lee Ronin, we sit down with members of the #WritingCommunity to explore the craft, process, and creative energy behind writing. Our guest today, Kriti Khare, discusses book reviews, being a book reviewer, and the disconnect between authors and reviewers. Meet the Guest: Kriti is an avid reader and learner. She expresses her love for lifelong learning by writing regularly on Armed with A Book about a variety of topics from how-to articles on bullet journalling, teaching, to learning better, though currently she is focused on posting book reviews/thoughts, author interviews. During the work week, she wears the Data Analyst hat and once home, she applies many of the skills she learns in her day job to blogging and life. Follow Kriti: twitter.com/_armedwithabook Find Kriti: armedwithabook.com Meet the Host: Joshua Lee Ronin is an independent science fiction and fantasy writer, martial artist, and military veteran currently residing in Denver, Colorado. He writes dark stories about damaged people learning how to find strength in their struggle. Joshua is working to bring people together in hopes that community, openness, and just a little conversation might make the world a better place. He's also the founder and Executive Coordinator of WriteHive, a free and totally-online writing convention! And he wants you to know you're awesome. Follow Joshua: twitter.com/joshualeeronin Find Joshua: joshualeeronin.com Follow the Write Hive: twitter.com/Write_Hive Find the Write Hive: writehive.org Contribute to the Write Hive: patreon.com/WriteHive
40:00
March 4, 2020
E11: Nav the Poet
Welcome to The Buzz, the official Write Hive Podcast! Hosted by Joshua Lee Ronin, we sit down with members of the #WritingCommunity to explore the craft, process, and creative energy behind writing. Our guest today, Nav the Poet, reveals how to talk about our differences, embrace our similarities, and the process of recording a spoken word album. Meet the Guest: Navpreet Singh is a spoken word artist who has turned his passion into a profession. What began in college as a personal outlet has developed into a platform to make a positive impact on the world. Through the art of poetry, Nav uses his love and talent for storytelling to motivate and help his audiences, and himself, to learn, heal, and grow. Nav encourages everyone to find their voice and share their story because he believes that fear and cynicism cannot thrive once we truly understand one another. He has performed for hundreds of people across a dozen states in the U.S. In April of 2019, he released a poetry album available on all major streaming services. All of his work serves one objective: to break barriers and build bridges so that together we may create a better would. Follow Nav on Twitter: twitter.com/NavThePoet Follow Nav on Instagram: instagram.com/navthepoet Find Nav: soundcloud.com/navthepoet Meet the Host: Joshua Lee Ronin is an independent science fiction and fantasy writer, martial artist, and military veteran currently residing in Denver, Colorado. He writes dark stories about damaged people learning how to find strength in their struggle. Joshua is working to bring people together in hopes that community, openness, and just a little conversation might make the world a better place. He's also the founder and Executive Coordinator of WriteHive, a free and totally-online writing convention! And he wants you to know you're awesome. Follow Joshua: twitter.com/joshualeeronin Find Joshua: joshualeeronin.com Follow the Write Hive: twitter.com/Write_Hive Find the Write Hive: writehive.org Contribute to the Write Hive: patreon.com/WriteHive
48:22
February 26, 2020
E10: John Adamus
Welcome to The Buzz, the official Write Hive Podcast! Hosted by Joshua Lee Ronin, we sit down with members of the #WritingCommunity to explore the craft, process, and creative energy behind writing. Our guest today, John Adamus, discusses his journey into story coaching and how he helps writers reach their goals. Meet the Guest: Since 1996, John Adamus has in some way or another been The Writer Next Door. Initially a freelance writer and author with no idea what he was doing, he has since become a successful writing coach, editor, and publisher with a career stretching over 2 decades and over 600 projects. He is known for tweeting writing and creative advice @awesome_john and his blog at http://writernextdoor.com is his corner of the internet where he writes weekly how-tos and support for writers of all genres and experience levels. Follow John: twitter.com/awesome_john Find John: writernextdoor.com Meet the Host: Joshua Lee Ronin is an independent science fiction and fantasy writer, martial artist, and military veteran currently residing in Denver, Colorado. He writes dark stories about damaged people learning how to find strength in their struggle. Joshua is working to bring people together in hopes that community, openness, and just a little conversation might make the world a better place. He's also the founder and Executive Coordinator of WriteHive, a free and totally-online writing convention! And he wants you to know you're awesome. Follow Joshua: twitter.com/joshualeeronin Find Joshua: joshualeeronin.com Follow the Write Hive: twitter.com/Write_Hive Find the Write Hive: writehive.org Contribute to the Write Hive: patreon.com/WriteHive
1:24:39
February 19, 2020
E9: EG Deaile & Jessa Kaina
Welcome to The Buzz, the official Write Hive Podcast! Hosted by Joshua Lee Ronin, we sit down with members of the #WritingCommunity to explore the craft, process, and creative energy behind writing. Our guests today, EG Deaile and Jessa Kaina, talk about the psychology of a writer and how digging into the mind of your characters can make your stories come to life. As EG says, it’s a little bit of murder and a little bit of mayhem. Meet the Guests: An unfortunate early age viewing of Silence of the Lambs has set the overall tone for a writing career that focuses on serial murder and psychopaths of many varieties. He enjoys reading and writing in almost all genres from romance to science fiction. E.G. Deaile works in renewable energy, and in past lives has been a safety analyst for missile launchers, electrical operator on nuclear submarines, and even managed fast food stores. E.G. Deaile lives in Liberal, Kansas with his wife, Alison, three kids, two dogs, and a small army of cats. Follow EG: twitter.com/egdeaile_writer Find EG: egdeaile.com Jessa Kaina is an introverted Canadian polyglot obsessed with stories in any medium. Her love of stories has always been important in her life, even through an education in science and communication. Now she works as a freelance developmental editor, hosting discussion questions on Twitter @JessaKaina and posting blogs for writers on jessakaina.com. She’s currently working on her first novel. Follow Jessa: twitter.com/JessaKaina Find Jessa: jessakaina.com Meet the Host: Joshua Lee Ronin is an independent science fiction and fantasy writer, martial artist, and military veteran currently residing in Denver, Colorado. He writes dark stories about damaged people learning how to find strength in their struggle. Joshua is working to bring people together in hopes that community, openness, and just a little conversation might make the world a better place. He's also the founder and Executive Coordinator of WriteHive, a free and totally-online writing convention! And he wants you to know you're awesome. Follow Joshua: twitter.com/joshualeeronin Find Joshua: joshualeeronin.com Follow the Write Hive: twitter.com/Write_Hive Find the Write Hive: writehive.org Contribute to the Write Hive: patreon.com/WriteHive
46:06
February 12, 2020
E8: David Badurina
Welcome to The Buzz, the official Write Hive Podcast! Hosted by Joshua Lee Ronin, we sit down with members of the #WritingCommunity to explore the craft, process, and creative energy behind writing. Our guest today, David Badurina, dives into the creative process by sharing what it takes to maintain high output and how someone's personality type can be important in their creative endeavours. Meet the Guest: David Badurina is a writer, Youtuber, Podcaster and tattooed coffee fan. He is also a martial artist, programmer and multi-passionate creative. He can juggle and make gourmet-level crepes. He is working on his debut novel and looking to throw that into the universe in 2020. Follow David: twitter.com/DBadurina Find David on YouTube: youtube.com/davidbadurina Meet the Host: Joshua Lee Ronin is an independent science fiction and fantasy writer, martial artist, and military veteran currently residing in Denver, Colorado. He writes dark stories about damaged people learning how to find strength in their struggle. Joshua is working to bring people together in hopes that community, openness, and just a little conversation might make the world a better place. He's also the founder and Executive Coordinator of WriteHive, a free and totally-online writing convention! And he wants you to know you're awesome. Follow Joshua: twitter.com/joshualeeronin Find Joshua: joshualeeronin.com Follow the Write Hive: twitter.com/Write_Hive Find the Write Hive: writehive.org Contribute to the Write Hive: patreon.com/WriteHive
1:00:11
February 5, 2020
E7: Sarah Bailey
Welcome to The Buzz, the official Write Hive Podcast! Hosted by Joshua Lee Ronin, we sit down with members of the #WritingCommunity to explore the craft, process, and creative energy behind writing. Our guest today, Sarah Bailey, talks about the romance genre (including how she writes her steamy romance stories) and how confidence is the key to literary success. Meet the Guest: Sarah writes dark, contemporary, erotic and paranormal romances. She adores all forms of steamy romance and can always be found with a book or ten on her Kindle. Her writing buddies nicknamed her 'The Queen of Steam' for her pulse racing sex scenes which will leave you a little hot under the collar. Born and raised in Sussex, UK near the Ashdown Forest where she grew up climbing trees and building Lego towns with her younger brother. Sarah fell in love with novels when she was a teenager reading her aunt's historical regency romances. She has always loved the supernatural and exploring the darker side of romance and fantasy novels. Sarah currently resides in the Scottish Highlands with her husband. Music is one of her biggest inspirations and she always has something on in the background whilst writing. She is an avid gamer and is often found hogging her husband's Xbox. Follow Sarah: twitter.com/sbaileyauthor Find Sarah: sarahbaileywriter.com Meet the Host: Joshua Lee Ronin is an independent science fiction and fantasy writer, martial artist, and military veteran currently residing in Denver, Colorado. He writes dark stories about damaged people learning how to find strength in their struggle. Joshua is working to bring people together in hopes that community, openness, and just a little conversation might make the world a better place. He's also the founder and Executive Coordinator of WriteHive, a free and totally-online writing convention! And he wants you to know you're awesome. Follow Joshua: twitter.com/joshualeeronin Find Joshua: joshualeeronin.com Follow the Write Hive: twitter.com/Write_Hive Find the Write Hive: writehive.org Contribute to the Write Hive: patreon.com/WriteHive
37:51
January 29, 2020
E6: Peter McLean
Welcome to The Buzz, the official Write Hive Podcast! Hosted by Joshua Lee Ronin, we sit down with members of the #WritingCommunity to explore the craft, process, and creative energy behind writing. Our guest today, Peter McLean, talks about his work, being a traditionally published author and healthy ways to view success. Meet the Guest: Peter McLean was born near London in 1972, the son of a bank manager and an English teacher. He went to school in the shadow of Norwich Cathedral where he spent most of his time making up stories. He has since grown up a bit, if not a lot, and spent 25 years working in corporate IT. He is married to Diane and is still making up stories. He is the author of the War for the Rose Throne series, beginning with Priest of Bones. Follow Peter: twitter.com/PeteMC666 Find Peter: talonwraith.com Meet the Host: Joshua Lee Ronin is an independent science fiction and fantasy writer, martial artist, and military veteran currently residing in Denver, Colorado. He writes dark stories about damaged people learning how to find strength in their struggle. Joshua is working to bring people together in hopes that community, openness, and just a little conversation might make the world a better place. He's also the founder and Executive Coordinator of WriteHive, a free and totally-online writing convention! And he wants you to know you're awesome. Follow Joshua: twitter.com/joshualeeronin Find Joshua: joshualeeronin.com Follow the Write Hive: twitter.com/Write_Hive Find the Write Hive: writehive.org Contribute to the Write Hive: patreon.com/WriteHive
36:14
January 22, 2020
E5: Jessica Moon
Welcome to The Buzz, the official Write Hive Podcast! Hosted by Joshua Lee Ronin, we sit down with members of the #WritingCommunity to explore the craft, process, and creative energy behind writing. Our guest today, Jessica Moon, shares her experiences with cofounding an independent publishing house and discusses the importance of collaboration and community. Meet the Guest: Jessica Moon co-founded Shadow Spark Publishing with Mandy Russell & has been the Creative Director since its inception in early 2019. She is a published author, professional editor, & graphic designer. She has been married since 2007, has a daughter & two cats, & loves to read, cook, & garden. Follow Jessica: twitter.com/jhlmoon Find Jessica: shadowsparkpub.com Meet the Host: Joshua Lee Ronin is an independent science fiction and fantasy writer, martial artist, and military veteran currently residing in Denver, Colorado. He writes dark stories about damaged people learning how to find strength in their struggle. Joshua is working to bring people together in hopes that community, openness, and just a little conversation might make the world a better place. He's also the founder and Executive Coordinator of WriteHive, a free and totally-online writing convention! And he wants you to know you're awesome. Follow Joshua: twitter.com/joshualeeronin Find Joshua: joshualeeronin.com Follow the Write Hive: twitter.com/Write_Hive Find the Write Hive: writehive.org Contribute to the Write Hive: patreon.com/WriteHive
37:51
January 15, 2020
E4: CoCo
Welcome to The Buzz, the official Write Hive Podcast! Hosted by Joshua Lee Ronin, we sit down with members of the #WritingCommunity to explore the craft, process, and creative energy behind writing. Our guest today, CoCo, shares how she creates her personalized storybooks for families and discusses aid for military service members. Meet the Guest: CoCo was born and raised in a small town outside Southern Oregon. After her time in the Pacific Northwest, Courtney decided to relocate to the desert in 2011 to attend the University of Arizona. She currently resides in Scottsdale with her husband, two dogs, horses, and a cat! Her love of writing and connection to others inspired her to start writing personalized storybooks for families as a way to preserve their memories together. She wants to remind people of this simple fact: We can forget how fleeting moments are, and it’s important to cherish the memories you have with the people you love. Follow CoCo: twitter.com/CoCoMo51169428 Find CoCo: memoirsinwriting.com Meet the Host: Joshua Lee Ronin is an independent science fiction and fantasy writer, martial artist, and military veteran currently residing in Denver, Colorado. He writes dark stories about damaged people learning how to find strength in their struggle. Joshua is working to bring people together in hopes that community, openness, and just a little conversation might make the world a better place. He's also the founder and Executive Coordinator of WriteHive, a free and totally-online writing convention! And he wants you to know you're awesome. Follow Joshua: twitter.com/joshualeeronin Find Joshua: joshualeeronin.com Follow the Write Hive: twitter.com/Write_Hive Find the Write Hive: writehive.org Contribute to the Write Hive: patreon.com/WriteHive
38:34
January 8, 2020
E3: Sarah
Welcome to The Buzz, the official Write Hive Podcast! We wish our all our listeners a happy new year.  Hosted by Joshua Lee Ronin, we sit down with members of the #WritingCommunity to explore the craft, process, and creative energy behind writing. Our guest today, Sarah, discusses her craft and technical decisions behind her new podcast River Valley Confidential. Meet the Guest: Sarah is a writer residing in the Great Smoky Mountains of Tennessee with her husband, daughter, and four cats. She is the creator of the soon to be released podcast River Valley Confidential and will be featured on the upcoming season of fellow writing community member Leumas Llewtnac’s The Writer’s Wardrobe. Follow Sarah: twitter.com/therosebride Meet the Host: Joshua Lee Ronin is an independent science fiction and fantasy writer, martial artist, and military veteran currently residing in Denver, Colorado. He writes dark stories about damaged people learning how to find strength in their struggle. Joshua is working to bring people together in hopes that community, openness, and just a little conversation might make the world a better place. He's also the founder and Executive Coordinator of WriteHive, a free and totally-online writing convention! And he wants you to know you're awesome. Follow Joshua: twitter.com/joshualeeronin Find Joshua: joshualeeronin.com Follow the Write Hive: twitter.com/Write_Hive Find the Write Hive: writehive.org Contribute to the Write Hive: patreon.com/WriteHive
40:40
January 1, 2020
E2: Kiley Keeling
Welcome to The Buzz, the official Write Hive Podcast! Hosted by Joshua Lee Ronin, we sit down with members of the #WritingCommunity to explore the craft, process, and creative energy behind writing. Our guest today, Kiley Keeling, discusses their beta reader process, experiences with writing and author platform on YouTube. Meet the Guest: Kiley Keeling is an aspiring self-published author who’s working on their debut Young Adult Urban Fantasy novel “Lost in Blue.” Kiley started to write stories when they were as young as seven-years-old and they specialize in writing fantasy with heaping doses of romance. Kiley has a steadily growing author platform on YouTube where they share writing advice, writing vlogs, and the occasional book review. When Kiley isn’t writing or YouTubing you can find them drawing, reading, and playing with their three adorable kittens Ladix, Arielle, and François. Follow Kiley on Twitter: twitter.com/kileykeeling Follow Kiley on YouTube: youtube.com/channel/UCdEBkCjouSiED3lCQJO2EUw Meet the Host: Joshua Lee Ronin is an independent science fiction and fantasy writer, martial artist, and military veteran currently residing in Denver, Colorado. He writes dark stories about damaged people learning how to find strength in their struggle. Joshua is working to bring people together in hopes that community, openness, and just a little conversation might make the world a better place. He's also the founder and Executive Coordinator of WriteHive, a free and totally-online writing convention! And he wants you to know you're awesome. Follow Joshua: twitter.com/joshualeeronin Find Joshua: joshualeeronin.com Follow the Write Hive: twitter.com/Write_Hive Find the Write Hive: writehive.org Contribute to the Write Hive: patreon.com/WriteHive Note from The Buzz Team: We apologize for the few cut off sentences during the interview. We appreciate your patience as we work through the technical difficulties.
33:38
December 18, 2019
E1: Garrett K. Jones
Welcome to the first episode of The Buzz, the official Write Hive Podcast! Hosted by Joshua Lee Ronin, we sit down with members of the #WritingCommunity to explore the craft, process, and creative energy behind writing. Our guest today, Garrett K. Jones, shares his experiences on building a creative legacy through his podcast, weekly blog and fantasy series. Meet the Guest: Garrett lives in Central California with his family. He holds a Bachelor of Arts from California State University, Monterey Bay in Human Communication with a concentration in Creative Writing & Social Action and he holds a Master of Arts in Religion from Liberty University Theological Seminary. Garrett is currently working on the fifth book in his fantasy series as well as constantly working on new content for his weekly Vlog series on YouTube and Podcast. Follow Garrett: twitter.com/GKJ_Publishing Follow Garrett on Instagram: instagram.com/gkj_publishing Follow Garrett on YouTube: youtube.com/channel/UCa0m3-WUt2BOXibL1XaUtOg Listen to the Garrett's Podcast: anchor.fm/gkjpublishing Find Garrett: archivesofthefivekingdoms.com Meet the Host: Joshua Lee Ronin is an independent science fiction and fantasy writer, martial artist, and military veteran currently residing in Denver, Colorado. He writes dark stories about damaged people learning how to find strength in their struggle. Joshua is working to bring people together in hopes that community, openness, and just a little conversation might make the world a better place. He's also the founder and Executive Coordinator of WriteHive, a free and totally-online writing convention! And he wants you to know you're awesome. Follow Joshua: twitter.com/joshualeeronin Find Joshua: joshualeeronin.com Follow the Write Hive: twitter.com/Write_Hive Find the Write Hive: writehive.org Contribute to the Write Hive: patreon.com/WriteHive
39:42
December 4, 2019