• A Dark Angel – An Interview With Richard Pelletier

    2020-09-03 by

    What’s a Dark Angel? Ask Richard. Despite nearly an hour of conversations about what it is like to be a paid writer, a writer paid well enough to pay the bills (hey, it happens!), we forgot to ask about the origin of the name. Richard Pelletier teaches at and helps produce an international series of… Read more

  • Our Libraries Our Librarians – An Interview With Vicky Welfare

    2020-07-25 by

    Say Yay! for our local libraries and the librarians who make them much more than buildings with books. Whidbey Island is fortunate enough to have five branches of the Sno-Isle Library system: Oak Harbor, Coupeville, Freeland, Langley, and Clinton. Some day we may manage to interview someone from each, and we started with Langley Library’s… Read more

  • Invisible Pollution – More Than A Class Project

    2020-06-06 by

    Writers don’t have to have grey hair. Some start young, like John Del Prete’s class that recently published “Invisible Pollution”, a book and presentation about ocean acidification and how it is affecting life in and around the Salish Sea. That’s an impressive start to any writer’s career. This was a significant project, partly funded by… Read more

  • The Show Must Go ON!

    2020-04-18 by

    The Show Must Go ON! Tom & Don discuss how authors make adjustments, deal with disruptions, and seize creative opportunities amid COVID-19 quarantine.

  • WOWI vs COVID-19

    2020-04-09 by

    What happens when you take two busy yet otherwise energetic authors and put them up against a world-famous virus?

    NOTHING … Absolutely nothing happens.

  • Poet Daniel Edward Moore Interview

    2020-03-10 by

    Recently I announced that Tom and I were set to meet with award-winning local poet and 3-time published author, Daniel Edward Moore, for our next WOWI session.  What neither of us knew then was that we were about to meet a fascinating gentleman who proved to be — frankly — a POWERHOUSE! Daniel met us… Read more

  • Phirst Poet Podcast with D.E. Moore

    2020-03-02 by

    Next Tuesday Tom and I will be hosting Daniel Edward Moore on WOWI — our phirst poet podcast! Over the last number of decades, Daniel is an award-winning poet whose works have appeared in some of the country’s most prestigious literary journals. Additionally he is the author of “Confessions of a Pentecostal Buddhist“, “BOYS“, and… Read more

  • Meg and Kingfisher Bookstore Interview

    2020-02-21 by

    GOODNESS — Tom and I have been BUSY hombres!  Late January we interviewed PJ Beaven about her about EarthFit books — early February we met with David Gregor of Gregor Rare Books — and Tuesday this week we met with Meg Olsen, owner of Kingfisher Bookstore in Coupeville, Washington.  Looking back at the calendar, we’ve recorded… Read more

  • Gregor Rare Books – Interview

    2020-02-04 by

    Today Tom and I trekked out into some wild western Washington winter weather to interview David Gregor — musician, author, and proprietor of Gregor Rare Books — and what a day it was! A little backstory here… Shortly after Tom and I recorded and posted the first few WOWI episodes, Tom forwarded an e-mail he… Read more

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