Last episode of season 1. A farewell until spring and a sexy strawberry writing prompt to carry you through the next few months.
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Kali White VanBaale’s latest novel, “The Monsters We Make,” is out now. We talked about the inspiration for this tale, farming, the writing life, and everything under the sun.
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Women are grossly underrepresented in American politics. Full stop. That needs to change. Host Kristine Keil takes this episode off course for an important PSA.
Inspired by both of Kristine Keil’s grandmas, “Ione” is a kind old lady who helps a middle-aged woman find friendship in this short story.
In this episode, author Kris Abel-Helwig discusses her latest young adult novel, “I Wish My Words Tasted Better,” book number two in her trilogy.
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Kristine shares a short story she wrote in 2019 for a contest. It didn’t win, but it’s a great example of an author slowly finding their voice or writing style.
The actor Tom Arnold found me on Twitter seven years ago and told me he liked this short story of mine.
What is The Iowa Fiction Show and who is Kristine Keil? Find out in this short background clip.
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