Episode 84: Big Kids Book Club Author Interview: Clare Weze

Hey hey hey! Welcome back to this week’s Author Interview. In this episode, Clare Weze, debut author of The Lightning Catcher joins us on the show! Clare and I chatted about the scientific process of writing, the highs and lows of debut, and what’s coming next? Clare was a great guest to have on theContinue reading “Episode 84: Big Kids Book Club Author Interview: Clare Weze”

Episode 83: Big Kids Book Club Author Interview: Sophie Kirtley

Hey hey hey! Welcome back to this week’s Author Interview. In this episode, Sophie Kirtley, author of Wild Way Home and Way to Impossible Island joins us on the show! Sophie and I chatted about the psychology of kids emotions, finding the right POV for the novel, and coming up with Stone Age Names. SophieContinue reading “Episode 83: Big Kids Book Club Author Interview: Sophie Kirtley”

Episode 82: Big Kids Book Club Author Interview: Darren Simpson

Hey hey hey! Welcome back to this week’s Author Interview. In this episode, Darren Simpson, author of Scavengers and the Memory Thieves, joins us on the show! Darren and I chatted about switching from adult to children’s fiction, how memories and honest come through, and growing in writing. Darren was a great guest to haveContinue reading “Episode 82: Big Kids Book Club Author Interview: Darren Simpson”

Episode 81: Big Kids Book Club Author Interview: Kimberlie Hamilton

Hey hey hey! Welcome back to this week’s Author Interview. In this episode, Kimberlie Hamilton, author of Rebel Animals series joins us on the show! Kimberlie and I chatted about animal stories, writing under extreme deadlines, and story inspirations. Kimberlie was a great guest to have on the show and we are very grateful sheContinue reading “Episode 81: Big Kids Book Club Author Interview: Kimberlie Hamilton”

Episode 80: Big Kids Book Club Author Interview: Hannah Peck

Hey hey hey! Welcome back to this week’s Author Interview. In this episode, Hannah Peck, illustrator and now author of Kate on the Case, joins us on the show! Hannah and I chatted about pitching books, the transition from picture books to middle grade, and the fun in ryhmes. Hannah was a great guest toContinue reading “Episode 80: Big Kids Book Club Author Interview: Hannah Peck”

Episode 79: Big Kids Book Club Author Interview: Bali Rai

Hey hey hey! Welcome back to this week’s Author Interview. In this episode, Bali Rai, author of the Now or Never and Mohinder’s War, joins us on the show! Bali and I chatted about finding diversity in history, writing multiple projects at once, and what makes us think of family. Bali was a great guestContinue reading “Episode 79: Big Kids Book Club Author Interview: Bali Rai”

Episode 78: Big Kids Book Club Author Interview: Onjali Q. Raúf

Hey hey hey! Welcome back to this week’s Author Interview. In this episode, Onjali Q. Raúf, author of the Boy at the Back of the Class, joins us on the show! Onjali and I chatted about finding inspiration in refugee camps, writing books that challenge our minds, and writing her first book in university andContinue reading “Episode 78: Big Kids Book Club Author Interview: Onjali Q. Raúf”

Episode 77: Big Kids Book Club Author Interview: Steve Cole

Hey hey hey! Welcome back to this week’s Author Interview. In this episode, Steve Cole, author of over 100 novels for kids joins us on the show. Steve and I chatted about finding stories naturally  Steve was a great guest to have on the show and we are very grateful he was able to joinContinue reading “Episode 77: Big Kids Book Club Author Interview: Steve Cole”

Episode 75: Big Kids Book Club Author Interview: Pooja Puri

Hey hey hey! Welcome back to this week’s Author Interview. In this episode, Pooja Puri, author of A Dinosaur ate my Sister, joins us on the show. Pooja and I chatted about the differences writing for middle grade compared to young adult as well as her thoughts on being nominated for Carnegie awards and beingContinue reading “Episode 75: Big Kids Book Club Author Interview: Pooja Puri”

Episode 74: Big Kids Book Club Author Interview: Kimberly Pauley

Hey hey hey! Welcome back to this week’s Author Interview. In this episode, Kimberly Pauley, author and DnD fan, joins me on the show. Kimberly and I chatted about the differences writing for middle grade compared to young adult as well as lots of Dungeons and Dragons inspired goodness. Kimberly was a great guest toContinue reading “Episode 74: Big Kids Book Club Author Interview: Kimberly Pauley”