Cover to Cover #339A: Jane Lindskold

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13 OrphansDiscussion: Mike, Lorrie and Mike chat about shifts in the publishing industry: changing to ebooks, the dwindling paranormal romance titles, and more.

Interview: This week, Mike and Summer talk with Jane Lindskold about her newest book, Thirteen Orphans: Breaking the Wall, a tale about the new generation of avatars, descendants of the ones exiled from the Chinese Zodiac, and their journey to discover their powers in time to save themselves from the effects of a war their ancestors thought they'd left behind...

Jane also shares with us her writing choices, especially her adamant avoidance of web surfing and most of the pitfalls associated with the online time sinks.

Discussion: Mike, Lorrie and Mike respond to Anna's voicemail comment on using dialogue tags and descriptors in writing, and the effects of email and Twitter on that particular writing ability.

Submitting Listener comments: If you have any suggestions or comments, please let us know! "Cover to Cover" has it's own call-in line, 206-350-READ! That's 206-350-7323, or just email Michael with a comment you've recorded yourself!

About Summer Brooks

Summer Brooks is an avid fan of stories and story-telling, and fell in love with genre fiction at an early age. She's published several items, is currently working on several novels and webcomics, and one goal of hers is to write stories for television that leave a mark on people.

Summer is also the Executive Producer for FarPoint Media, and juggling all those shows and websites also keeps her pretty busy.

Comments

  1. Barry from Athens says:

    This sounds like an interesting book. Thirteen Orphans sound more like the urban fantasy that I like. I hope to get a chance to read it soon.

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