You Never Know Until You Start, with Mary Burton

Mary Burton is a New York Times and USA Today bestselling author of nearly 40 mystery, romantic suspense and historical romance novels, including the recent Her Last Word, Senseless, Dying Scream and Dead Ringer. Host Patricia McLinn talks with Mary about making the transition from small suspense to big suspense and how she plans out her drafts.

In Mary’s words: “You almost feel like you have to give yourself permission to do things. … Trying something new seems so scary … just try it, life is short.” (19:06)

You can find Mary on:

*Her website,

*Facebook and

*Twitter

Thanks to DialogMusik for the instrumentals that accompany this podcast.

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Stranger Than Fiction, with Elaine Raco Chase

Elaine Raco Chase is the award-winning author of seventeen paperback novels with over 3 million books in print. She is published in 25 countries and 15 languages. As a romance writer, Chase has won two sales awards for top romance novels of the year, Romantic Times Lifetime Achievement Award for romantic suspense, and the Affaire de Coeur Silver Pen Award for writing excellence. Host Patricia McLinn talks with Elaine about her start as a writer, overcoming prejudices, and what to do when your plot comes true in real life.

You can find Toni on:

*Her website,

*Facebook

*Facebook

*Twitter

Thanks to DialogMusik for the instrumentals that accompany this podcast.

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Knowing When to Be Done, with Toni Anderson

Toni Anderson is a New York Times and USA Today bestselling author, RITA nominee, science nerd, professional tourist, dog lover, gardener, mom. Originally from a small town in England, Toni received her bachelor’s degree in marine biology from University of Liverpool and Ph.D from University of St. Andrews. Host Patricia McLinn talks with Toni about knowing when you are done with the research, writing from the opposite sex’s perspective and transitioning from marine biologist to romantic thriller author.

You can find Toni on:

*Her website,

*Facebook and

*Twitter

Thanks to DialogMusik for the instrumentals that accompany this podcast.

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Making an Impact, with Rachel Grant

Author and four-time Golden Heart finalist, archaeologist Rachel Grant writes romantic thrillers where archaeology, politics and war collide. Host Patricia McLinn talks with Rachel about her experience as an archaeologist and making an impact outside of writing.  

You can find Rachel on:

*Her website,

*Facebook and

*Twitter

Thanks to DialogMusik for the instrumentals that accompany this podcast.

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