Karin Slaughter

Acclaimed author Karin Slaughter is published in 120 countries and has sold more than 35 million books. Listen in to catch hold of her passion for sharing empowering and honest stories of women as she discusses PIECES OF HER, her eighteenth novel. Author A.E. Schwartz joins us as a special guest host!


Adam Cayton-Holland

Adam is a unique and multi-talented comic, author and actor. He has been named one of Esquire’s “25 comics to watch,” and Variety’s “10 comics to watch.” With three comedy albums released and available on iTunes, he has appeared on Conan, Flophouse and many other shows. His writing has appeared in major publications such as Spin, Village Voice, and The Atlantic. His latest book TRAGEDY + TIME is a tragi-comic memoir that has been called brilliant, heartfelt, and searingly honest.


K.J. Howe


An expert on the kidnap and ransom world, KJ is an international bestselling author and avid traveler who has raced camels in Jordan, surfed in Hawaii, and dived with great white sharks in South Africa. She offers up great insights on writing believable female protagonists as we explore her new book SKYJACK.

Bina Shah


Critically acclaimed author and journalist from Karachi, Pakistan, Bina shares insights on her writing process as we discuss her newest book Before She Sleeps, a hyper-realistic dystopian novel. Tune in for an intriguing and insightful look at writing from one of Pakistan's most talented authors.

Nicolas Obregon

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Travel writer turned novelist Nicolas Obregon read hundreds of crime novels to research the genre before penning his stunning debut novel BLUE LIGHT YOKOHAMA. His insights are invaluable for storytellers of all bents, and especially for anyone thinking of writing a novel.

Andrew Mayne


Andrew was the star of A&E's magic reality show Don't Trust Andrew Mayne. As one of the most innovative illusionists in the country and a critically-acclaimed novelist, his passion is to always entertain audiences and readers. Andrew gives insights into his writing process including how to write a novella in 24 hours. 

Paul Leyden


Listen in to a lively conversation with the multi-talented writer and director of the twisty indie horror flick COME BACK TO ME. Paul unpacks his writing process and offers advice for those hoping to break into the industry.