Amanda Steel is a multi-genre author, and co-host of the "Reading in Bed" podcast.
Amanda Steel is a multi-genre author based in Manchester, UK who exemplifies the determination, talent, and creativity of the independent writer. In this discussion, she shares about her work, her struggles as an indie, and more. --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. --- Send in a voice message:
This week Mike chats with Amanda Steel – an author of novels, poems & short stories, as well as creating a quarterly written media publication called Printed Words and being one half of the Reading In Bed Podcast! In their chat, they discuss Amanda’s newest book, First Charge as well as Amanda’s other works, when & why she started writing, why she used the pseudonym “Aleesha Black” for her Lost & Found books, one of the worst dates Amanda has been on and using it as inspiration for “Love, Dates & Other Nightmares”, before talking about what Amanda’s publication “Printed Words” entails, how she gets her writing done. The conversation then moves onto Amanda’s podcast and podcasting in general, before a brief discussion on Amanda’s religious/spiritual views, then talking about different languages, learning to become a better writer and much more! Amanda’s books and other information can be found on her site Amanda's Social Media: Twitter - Instagram - Facebook  Pre-order link for her new release “Pieces of Me”   GCC has had several authors on the show, but there are two stand-out episodes any bookworms should check out - episode 56 with Frank Burton as well as episode 16 with Wayne Telford are both especially book-orientated and are a must for any lovers of written media! Last week Mike spoke with Gough, the blind filmmaker & creator of Beernuts Productions, they discuss Gough’s new film “How To Land Your Dream Job”, followed by a discussion on The Book Of Mormon before talking about the timeline Gough adheres to when making one of his films. Gough then talks about some of the crazy people he’s met who were inspirations for some characters in the new film. In part 2 they discuss Gough making a sequel to his documentary “I Will Not Go Quietly”, some of the social issues Gough likes to explore in his comedy, how Gough dislikes people telling him and anyone else how to live their life, some of the ways Gough has been discriminated against, the importance of humour in all walks of life and much more! Promo by I Wanna Party With Bob Genuine Chit-Chat is a part of the Brit Pod Scene, so be sure to check out the other members of the family as well as the BPS podcast – Instagram – Twitter – Facebook – YouTube – Stitcher - Podbean - Spotify You can also email us at with any reviews, comments or suggestions.
We're back with a brand new guest from "across the pond" with author, poet, and podcaster, Amanda Steel! Amanda reads a chapter from her debut novel, Lost and Found (previously titled While I Was Gone) which has been a smash hit for her and was nominated for the Reader's Choice Award! She also hosts her own book review podcast called, "Reading In Bed" which I just adore. You don't want to miss out on hearing all this and be sure to follow her via the links below! Amanda's website: Amanda's Facebook page: Don't forget to vote for Amanda here: Amanda's Blog & Podcast link:
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Manchester, England, United Kingdom
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2 hours, 7 minutes
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