Category: podcast

Picture a Story: Interviews with Illustrators

https://www.podbean.com/media/share/pb-fg8tz-f023d6 Interviews with five Canadian illustrators about creating narratives in words and pictures. Featuring guest author-illustrators Peggy Collins, Katherine Battersby, Farida Zaman, Christine Tripp, and Chris Jones. All ages. A full transcript of this episode is available at CabinTales.ca.   Show Notes: [0:00] Intro [2:15]… Continue Reading “Picture a Story: Interviews with Illustrators”

Author Interviews about Tension (Episode 5.5)

https://www.podbean.com/media/share/pb-jbg7f-ef7635 Interviews with Canadian children’s and YA authors on the subject of tension and how to make a reader turn the page. With guest authors Kate Inglis, Lisa Dalrymple, David McArthur, Jeff Szpirglas, and Marty Chan. Hosted by Catherine Austen. 40 minutes. All ages. … Continue Reading “Author Interviews about Tension (Episode 5.5)”

Squirm (Episode 5: Tension)

https://www.podbean.com/media/share/pb-g252g-eecd34 A “telling tales” episode about how to build tension in fiction, with stories, excerpts, and prompts. Featuring guest authors Lena Coakley, Sarah Raughley, and Don Cummer. 45 minutes. PG. A full transcript of this episode and  “fright-free” version with the opening story removed… Continue Reading “Squirm (Episode 5: Tension)”

Author Interviews about Plotting (Episode 4.5)

https://www.podbean.com/media/share/pb-8etn5-edf365 Featuring guest authors Cary Fagan, Philippa Dowding, Raquel Rivera, Ishta Mercurio, and Kari-Lynn Winters, talking about plotting—how and when they plot, how they feel about tormenting characters with obstacles, and what they recommend to those who want to improve their own plotting. A… Continue Reading “Author Interviews about Plotting (Episode 4.5)”

Bad Things Happen (Episode 4: Plotting)

https://www.podbean.com/media/share/pb-dpacy-ed0563 An episode about plotting stories, with guest authors Robin Stevenson, Wendy McLeod MacKnight, and Amelinda Bérubé. Featuring an original story, “The Critter Cam.” With excerpts from Harold and the Purple Crayon; “The Band-Aid;” and Holes. 45 minutes. PG-13. (A “fright-free” version is available… Continue Reading “Bad Things Happen (Episode 4: Plotting)”

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