Too Many Words

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Mark Oshiro of the Mark Does Stuff Community joins Jayme this week. They talk about his YA debut ANGER IS A GIFT, dreams coming true, and Mark's current work in progress. Mark and Jayme talk about their anxiety disorders and how important it is
Max Gladstone is the author of the Craft Sequence series, several short stories and has been nominated twice for the John W Campbell Best New Writer Award.  His most recent project is the globetrotting urban fantasy serial BOOKBURNERS, availabl
Ken Liu's short stories have won Nebula, Hugo, and World Fantasy awards. He is the author of The Dandelion Dynasty, a silkpunk epic fantasy series (The Grace of Kings(2015), The Wall of Storms (2016), and a forthcoming third volume) and The Pap
L.E. Sterling is the author of The True Born Trilogy. She is on talking about the most recent installment TRUE STORM and her path to telling a story about identical twins. Jayme and L.E. discuss world building, finding the right story and the p
Jerry Gordon talks about his debut novel BREAKING THE WORLD and what it was like writing an apocalyptic thriller that takes place during the fifty-one day standoff between the FBI and the Branch Davidian Church. Jerry and Jayme explore the lure
Oli Jacobs is back on the show. He is the author of Kirk Sandblaster, a  sci-fi comedy series and horror short story collection, Filmic Cuts. Between jokes, iced-bun recipes and some mild choking, Oli and Jayme get into some serious plot and ch
Cari Luna is the author of THE REVOLUTION OF EVERY DAY which won the Oregon Book Award for Fiction. She gets into how she writes a novel without an outline and why promising herself no one will see the first draft is essential. Cari and Jayme a
Lauren Baratz-Logsted is the author of twenty novels with more on the way. Lauren and Jayme talk about her new release ZOMBIE ABBEY. Lauren gets into the joy of combining the early 1900s with zombies and glamour with gore. She also speaks about
Erica Cameron is on the show talking The Ryogan Chronicles. Erica and Jayme climb inside the challenges of worldbuilding, from environmental to history to how the character interacts with the setting. They also speak to what it's like to gradua
Katherine Locke is the author of the 2018 Sydney Taylor Award-winning THE GIRL WITH THE RED BALLOON and contemporary romance series, DISTRICT BALLET COMPANY. Katherine and Jayme dive deep into talk about revisions, outlining, bullet journals, a
Cole Gibsen writes young adult and new adult fiction and is the author of eight books. Cole is on the show talking about the first installment of her exciting new YA vampire series RISEN. Cole talks about the inspirations that led to the series
Monica Murphy is the New York Times, USA Today and #1 international bestselling author of the One Week Girlfriend series, the Billionaire Bachelors and The Rules series. She is both a traditionally published author and an independently publishe
Lydia Kang is the author of eight books. She writes young adult fiction, adult fiction and non-fiction, and poetry. Jayme and Lydia talk her recent release, The November Girl, building characters, and putting in the work. Lydia and Jayme also d
YA author, Jaime Questell talks her new release BY A CHARM AND A CURSE, the lure of carnivals, and telling a story with two first-person perspectives. Jayme and Jaime discover that both of them share an obsession with the hidden mall employees
Delilah S. Dawson is the New York Times bestselling writer of Star Wars: PHASMA, Servants of the Storm, the HIT series, Wake of Vultures and the Shadow series (as Lila Bowen), and many others. She has written a variety of short stories and comi
YA author and literary agent, Eric Smith, is on the show this week. Eric talks a love of old-timey things, his writing journey, and forthcoming YA novel THE GIRL AND THE GROVE.  Eric also shares some pretty sweet book recommendations. Find ou
JY Yang is the author of the Tensorate novellas from Tor.Com Publishing (The Red Threads of Fortune, The Black Tides of Heaven and two more slated for 2018). They live in Singapore and identify as queer and non-binary. Find them online at http:
This week Jayme talks about dealing with curve balls and gives real life examples of building a story from a character's toolbox. She get's into all the unknown variables life has to offer and how the best themes in stores are the organic ones.
Jayme has been hiding in her office mostly writing since the year started. It was her plan to start the year this way. She is kicking off Too Many Words for 2018 on her own before a very full schedule of exciting guests takes hold of the show. 
The show closes out 2017 with author, Myke Cole. Myke is the author of the Shadow Ops Series and forth-coming The Armored Saint and a nonfiction history book Legion vs. Phalanx. Myke and Jayme talk New Year's resolutions, the important role tab
Margaret Rogerson, New York Times bestselling author of AN ENCHANTMENT OF RAVENS is on the show talking the weight of midpoints, magical forests, the history of forks, and her stunning debut novel and forthcoming project.   
Jason Sizemore and Jayme talk about the strangeness that is working from home, the importance of having an animal companion, and what's in store for Apex Publications. Jason is a three-time Hugo Award-nominated editor, writer, and publisher who
Jayme mixes it up for the busy month of December with a different type of episode. Jayme reviews Kevin Hearne's A Plague of Giants and Chuck Wendig's Damn Fine Story. She speaks to holiday memories, drafting, and anxiety. 
Fran Wilde is on the show talking world building, switching narrative voice, and her Bone Universe. Her novels and short stories have been nominated for two Nebula awards and a Hugo, and include her Andre Norton- and Compton-Crook-winning debut
Jason Heller is an author, journalist, bassist, and Hugo-winning editor. Jason and Jayme have a great time talking outlines, the future of post-apocalyptic fiction, tricks writers play on themselves, and his forthcoming book "Strange Stars." Be
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