PODCAST

Read It With Whiskey

Laura Juntunen

This is an interview podcast featuring self-published authors of sci-fi and fantasy books. Each interview includes exclusive book information, directly from the authors. Topics include behind-the-scenes curiosities; we talk character, plotline, and setting inspiration stories; and we always mention whiskey, of course! Let's get to know the person behind the page. Sit back, sip some whiskey, and lean in to these self-published authors!

O.R. Lea, Riebeckite
Jun 21 2022
O.R. Lea, Riebeckite
Thank you so much for tuning in with the Read It With Whiskey podcast! In this episode, we are speaking with O.R. Lea, author of Riebeckite.In this interview, O.R. and I talk about where the inspiration for this story came from (hint: "what if asbestos had teeth?"), we talk about the links between the book title and actual reality, and finally, we touch on what's next for O.R.Make sure to watch the full, unedited interview video at As a Viewer patron, you will gain access to video content from all past episodes AND exclusive audio episodes by Laura, all about the books she reads and her own writing career.Here is how to contact ­­­­O.R. and learn more about his books and projects:Instagram: @orleaauthor Website: LINKBooks:Bruised Moon Sequence:RiebeckiteTorpor's EndCamp ChelovekDo You Get What You Pray For: A supernatural mystery novelHost, Laura Juntunen's, Resources & Works:The Shockwave Series:- Book 1: TRANSIENT PULSE- Book 2: OSCILLATION RISING- Book 3: STATIC EQUILIBRIUM- FREEBIE: A Shockwave Series Companion Story  Become a Patron of RIWW & Join the Book ClubSubscribe to the NewsletterBook Cover Designer for The Shockwave Series: Moon Press DesignInstagram: @LauraJayLive @ReadItWithWhiskeyYouTube: LINKLaura's Non-Fiction:Happiless Chokelist: Break Through Barriers, Gain Clarity, Move Forward, Find True Happiness.The Hashtag Series for Creative Entrepreneurs:- #metime: Avoiding Burnout as a Creative Entrepreneur- #wetime: Gaining Freedom as a Creative Entrepreneur- #worktime: Networking Growth as a Creative Entrepreneur- The Hashtag Series Workbook for Creative Entrepreneurs, Paperback (eBook - FREE!)Support the show ( links are used in this episode description.Support the show
Bran Kairos, Kama'aina
Jun 7 2022
Bran Kairos, Kama'aina
Thank you so much for tuning in with the Read It With Whiskey podcast! In this episode, we are speaking with Bran Kairos, author of Kama'aina.In this interview, Bran and I chat about Hawaiin culture and language, how he uses the concept of childhood trauma in his work, and how he put a lot of himself into a character within Kama'aina. And of course, we talk characters and inspiration for his book too!There was a bit I had to cut out of this episode due to spoilers, so make sure to watch the full, unedited interview video at As a patron, you will also gain access to watch all video content from past episodes, AND exclusive audio episodes by Laura, all about the books she reads and her own writing career.Here is how to contact ­­­­Bran and learn more about his books and projects:Instagram: @brankairosBooks:Kama'ainaSmacked seriesHost, Laura Juntunen's, Resources & Works:The Shockwave Series:- Book 1: TRANSIENT PULSE- Book 2: OSCILLATION RISING- Book 3: STATIC EQUILIBRIUM- FREEBIE: A Shockwave Series Companion Story  Become a Patron of RIWW & Join the Book ClubSubscribe to the NewsletterBook Cover Designer for The Shockwave Series: Moon Press DesignInstagram: @LauraJayLive @ReadItWithWhiskeyYouTube: LINKLaura's Non-Fiction:Happiless Chokelist: Break Through Barriers, Gain Clarity, Move Forward, Find True Happiness.The Hashtag Series for Creative Entrepreneurs:- #metime: Avoiding Burnout as a Creative Entrepreneur- #wetime: Gaining Freedom as a Creative Entrepreneur- #worktime: Networking Growth as a Creative Entrepreneur- The Hashtag Series Workbook for Creative Entrepreneurs, Paperback (eBook - FREE!)Support the show ( links are used in this episode description.Support the show
Noir Hayes, Within Cessation
May 24 2022
Noir Hayes, Within Cessation
Thank you so much for tuning in with the Read It With Whiskey podcast! In this episode, we are speaking with Noir Hayes, author of Within Cessation.In this interview, Noir and I chat about her unique style of writing, how she became a writer, and all about the characters and inspiration behind the story. And of course, we also touched on what's next for her writing career.There was a bit I had to cut out of this episode due to spoilers, so make sure to watch the full, unedited interview video at As a patron, you will also gain access to watch all video content from past episodes, AND exclusive audio episodes by Laura, all about the books she reads and her own writing career.Here is how to contact ­­­­Noir and learn more about her books and projects:Patreon: www.Patreon.com/NoirHayesInstagram: @noir_hayesBooks:Within CessationRazor BladesHost, Laura Juntunen's, Resources & Works:The Shockwave Series:- Book 1: TRANSIENT PULSE- Book 2: OSCILLATION RISING- Book 3: STATIC EQUILIBRIUM- FREEBIE: A Shockwave Series Companion Story  Become a Patron of RIWW & Join the Book ClubSubscribe to the NewsletterBook Cover Designer for The Shockwave Series: Moon Press DesignInstagram: @LauraJayLive @ReadItWithWhiskeyYouTube: LINKLaura's Non-Fiction:Happiless Chokelist: Break Through Barriers, Gain Clarity, Move Forward, Find True Happiness.The Hashtag Series for Creative Entrepreneurs:- #metime: Avoiding Burnout as a Creative Entrepreneur- #wetime: Gaining Freedom as a Creative Entrepreneur- #worktime: Networking Growth as a Creative Entrepreneur- The Hashtag Series Workbook for Creative Entrepreneurs, Paperback (eBook - FREE!)Support the show ( links are used in this episode description.Support the show
R.S. Williams, Kingdom of Lies
May 10 2022
R.S. Williams, Kingdom of Lies
Thank you so much for tuning in with the Read It With Whiskey podcast! In this episode, we are speaking with R.S. Williams, author of Kingdom of Lies.In this interview, Rhianne and I chat about my favorite scene within the book, the "big bad" of the story, and how chapter headings can be a real pain. We dive into characters and how some gender-bending happened after the beta readers had eyes on the manuscript. And, of course, we talked about what's coming next for Rhianne! Watch the full, unedited interview video at as well as gain access to watch all video content from past episodes!Here is how to contact ­­­­Rhianne and learn more about her books and projects:Website: www.AuthorRhianneWilliams.comPatreon: www.Patreon.com/AuthorRhianneWilliamsInstagram: @authorrhiannewilliamsBooks:Kingdom of LiesOnce Upon a NameTwice Upon a NameThe CollectiveHost, Laura Juntunen's, Resources & Works:The Shockwave Series:- Book 1: TRANSIENT PULSE- Book 2: OSCILLATION RISING- Book 3: STATIC EQUILIBRIUM- FREEBIE: A Shockwave Series Companion Story  Become a Patron of RIWW & Join the Book ClubSubscribe to the NewsletterBook Cover Designer for The Shockwave Series: Moon Press DesignInstagram: @LauraJayLive @ReadItWithWhiskeyYouTube: LINKLaura's Non-Fiction:Happiless Chokelist: Break Through Barriers, Gain Clarity, Move Forward, Find True Happiness.The Hashtag Series for Creative Entrepreneurs:- #metime: Avoiding Burnout as a Creative Entrepreneur- #wetime: Gaining Freedom as a Creative Entrepreneur- #worktime: Networking Growth as a Creative Entrepreneur- The Hashtag Series Workbook for Creative Entrepreneurs, Paperback (eBook - FREE!)Support the show ( links are used in this episode description.Support the show
Laura Juntunen, The Shockwave Series
Apr 26 2022
Laura Juntunen, The Shockwave Series
Thank you so much for tuning in with the Read It With Whiskey podcast! This episode will be a little different, as I am interviewing...myself!?That's right, in this episode, I answer all the regular author questions featured in the show. Since I usually do not talk about my own fiction works, nor about my author life here in the public podcast anymore, I figured now would be a good time to share!In this episode, I tell you the inspiration story for both book one, Transient Pulse, and book two, Oscillation Rising, from The Shockwave Series. There are minor spoilers, but nothing too serious (I don't tell you how book one ends or anything).I also dive into my writing process, a bit about my non-fiction, and I give you a glimpse into my personal life. Enjoy!Host, Laura Juntunen's, Resources & Works:The Shockwave Series:- Book 1: TRANSIENT PULSE- Book 2: OSCILLATION RISING- Book 3: STATIC EQUILIBRIUM- FREEBIE: A Shockwave Series Companion Story  Become a Patron of RIWW & Join the Book ClubSubscribe to the NewsletterBook Cover Designer for The Shockwave Series: Moon Press DesignInstagram: @LauraJayLive @ReadItWithWhiskeyYouTube: LINKLaura's Non-Fiction:Happiless Chokelist: Break Through Barriers, Gain Clarity, Move Forward, Find True Happiness.The Hashtag Series for Creative Entrepreneurs:- #metime: Avoiding Burnout as a Creative Entrepreneur- #wetime: Gaining Freedom as a Creative Entrepreneur- #worktime: Networking Growth as a Creative Entrepreneur- The Hashtag Series Workbook for Creative Entrepreneurs, Paperback (eBook - FREE!)Support the show ( links are used in this episode description.Support the show
J.P. McDonald, The Invisible Tether
Apr 12 2022
J.P. McDonald, The Invisible Tether
Thank you so much for tuning in with the Read It With Whiskey podcast! In this episode we are speaking with J.P. McDonald, author of The Invisible Tether.In this interview, J.P. and I chat about character relationships and how his own personal relationships molded the characters within the story. We talk about how building a "magic" system was not developed in a traditional way. Finally, we talk about what's coming next for J.P.! You can watch the full, unedited interview video (www.patreon.com/readitwithwhiskey), as well as gain access to watch all video content from past episodes, AND exclusive audio episodes by Laura, all about the books she reads and her own writing career.Here is how to contact ­­­­J.P. and learn more about his books and projects:Website:  Instagram: @jpmcdonaldwritesBooks: The Invisible TetherHost, Laura Juntunen's, Resources & Works:The Shockwave Series:- Book 1: TRANSIENT PULSE- Book 2: OSCILLATION RISING- Book 3: STATIC EQUILIBRIUM- FREEBIE: A Shockwave Series Companion Story  Become a Patron of RIWW & Join the Book ClubSubscribe to the NewsletterBook Cover Designer for The Shockwave Series: Moon Press DesignInstagram: @LauraJayLive @ReadItWithWhiskeyYouTube: LINKLaura's Non-Fiction:Happiless Chokelist: Break Through Barriers, Gain Clarity, Move Forward, Find True Happiness.The Hashtag Series for Creative Entrepreneurs:- #metime: Avoiding Burnout as a Creative Entrepreneur- #wetime: Gaining Freedom as a Creative Entrepreneur- #worktime: Networking Growth as a Creative Entrepreneur- The Hashtag Series Workbook for Creative Entrepreneurs, Paperback (eBook - FREE!)Support the show ( links are used in this episode description.Support the show
Seth Overton, The Mortal Gate
Mar 29 2022
Seth Overton, The Mortal Gate
Thank you so much for tuning in with the Read It With Whiskey podcast! In this episode we are speaking with Seth Overton, author of The Mortal Gate.In this interview, Seth and I chat about his GameLit novel, the process of writing and world-building both a realistic setting and a fantasy game world within one book, and we also touch on how authors put themselves into their stories.You can watch the full, unedited interview video (www.patreon.com/readitwithwhiskey), as well as gain access to watch all video content from past episodes, AND exclusive audio episodes by Laura, all about the books she reads and her own writing career.Here is how to contact ­­­­Seth and learn more about his books and projects:Website: Overton Books Facebook: Overton Books The Mortal GateParty Up PublishingHost, Laura Juntunen's, Resources & Works:The Shockwave Series:- Book 1: TRANSIENT PULSE- Book 2: OSCILLATION RISING- Book 3: STATIC EQUILIBRIUM- FREEBIE: A Shockwave Series Companion Story  Become a Patron of RIWW & Join the Book ClubSubscribe to the NewsletterBook Cover Designer for The Shockwave Series: Moon Press DesignInstagram: @LauraJayLive @ReadItWithWhiskeyYouTube: LINKLaura's Non-Fiction:Happiless Chokelist: Break Through Barriers, Gain Clarity, Move Forward, Find True Happiness.The Hashtag Series for Creative Entrepreneurs:- #metime: Avoiding Burnout as a Creative Entrepreneur- #wetime: Gaining Freedom as a Creative Entrepreneur- #worktime: Networking Growth as a Creative Entrepreneur- The Hashtag Series Workbook for Creative Entrepreneurs, Paperback (eBook - FREE!)Support the show ( links are used in this episode description.Support the show
E.A. Robins, Scion of the Oracle
Mar 15 2022
E.A. Robins, Scion of the Oracle
Thank you so much for tuning in with the Read It With Whiskey podcast! We are speaking with E.A. Robins, author of Scion of the Oracle.In this interview, E.A. and I chat about her book and the larger story behind the series. We also talk about how living in South Korea differs from the states, and, of course, we talk about the characters and fun details within her book!You can watch the full, unedited interview video (www.patreon.com/readitwithwhiskey), as well as gain access to watch all video content from past episodes, AND exclusive audio episodes by Laura, all about the books she reads and her own writing career.Here is how to contact ­­­­E.A. and learn more about her books and projects:Instagram: @ea_robinsFacebook: E.A. RobinsScion of the OracleAmazon Author PageHost, Laura Juntunen's, Resources & Works:The Shockwave Series:- Book 1: TRANSIENT PULSE- Book 2: OSCILLATION RISING- Book 3: STATIC EQUILIBRIUM- FREEBIE: A Shockwave Series Companion Story  Become a Patron of RIWW & Join the Book ClubSubscribe to the NewsletterBook Cover Designer for The Shockwave Series: Moon Press DesignInstagram: @LauraJayLive @ReadItWithWhiskeyYouTube: LINKLaura's Non-Fiction:Happiless Chokelist: Break Through Barriers, Gain Clarity, Move Forward, Find True Happiness.The Hashtag Series for Creative Entrepreneurs:- #metime: Avoiding Burnout as a Creative Entrepreneur- #wetime: Gaining Freedom as a Creative Entrepreneur- #worktime: Networking Growth as a Creative Entrepreneur- The Hashtag Series Workbook for Creative Entrepreneurs, Paperback (eBook - FREE!)Support the show ( links are used in this episode description.Support the show
Destiny Hawkins, The Descendants
Mar 1 2022
Destiny Hawkins, The Descendants
Thank you so much for tuning in with the Read It With Whiskey podcast! We are speaking with Destiny Hawkins, author of The Descendants, book one of the Descendants series.In this interview, Destiny and I chat about what the book is truly about, apart from the main storyline. We talk about characters and world-building. And of course, we dive into what Destiny's vision is for the series as a whole! You do not want to miss this! You can watch the full, unedited interview video (www.patreon.com/readitwithwhiskey), as well as gain access to watch all video content from past episodes, AND exclusive audio episodes by Laura, all about the books she reads and her own writing career.Here is how to contact ­­­­Destiny and learn more about her books and projects:Instagram: @thehealthy_artist FB: Search "Destiny Hawkins" & "Destiny's Lighters"Website: www.authordhawkins.com Books:- The Descendants Series:      - The Descendants     -  The Calling     -  Book 3 - Coming Soon!Host, Laura Juntunen's, Resources & Works:The Shockwave Series:- Book 1: TRANSIENT PULSE- Book 2: OSCILLATION RISING- Book 3: STATIC EQUILIBRIUM- FREEBIE: A Shockwave Series Companion Story  Become a Patron of RIWW & Join the Book ClubSubscribe to the NewsletterBook Cover Designer for The Shockwave Series: Moon Press DesignInstagram: @LauraJayLive @ReadItWithWhiskeyYouTube: LINKLaura's Non-Fiction:Happiless Chokelist: Break Through Barriers, Gain Clarity, Move Forward, Find True Happiness.The Hashtag Series for Creative Entrepreneurs:- #metime: Avoiding Burnout as a Creative Entrepreneur- #wetime: Gaining Freedom as a Creative Entrepreneur- #worktime: Networking Growth as a Creative Entrepreneur- The Hashtag Series Workbook for Creative Entrepreneurs, Paperback (eBook - FREE!)Support the show ( links are used in this episode description.Support the show
Danielle M. Orsino, Locked Out of Heaven
Feb 15 2022
Danielle M. Orsino, Locked Out of Heaven
Thank you so much for tuning in with the Read It With Whiskey podcast! We are speaking with Danielle M. Orsino, author of Locked Out of Heaven, book one of the Birth of the Fae series.In this interview, Danielle and I chat dive into how cosplay turned into cover modeling, audiobook creation, and how religious stories helped develop some of her story's plotline. There was so much we talked about that some of the content had to be cut out...If you want to learn more about the romance and s*x scenes within the book, head on over to Patreon and become a Viewer! You can watch the full, unedited interview video (www.patreon.com/readitwithwhiskey), as well as gain access to watch all video content from past episodes, AND exclusive audio episodes by Laura, all about the books she reads and her own writing career.Here is how to contact ­­­­Danielle and learn more about her books and projects:Instagram: @dmorsino_author @birthofthefae_novelWebsite: www.birthofthefae.comBooks:Birth of the Fae- Book 1: Locked Out of Heaven- Book 2: Thine Eyes of Mercy- Book 3: From the Ashes- Book 3: Kingdom Come (preorder LIVE)Host, Laura Juntunen's, Resources & Works:The Shockwave Series:- Book 1: TRANSIENT PULSE- Book 2: OSCILLATION RISING- Book 3: STATIC EQUILIBRIUM- FREEBIE: A Shockwave Series Companion Story  Become a Patron of RIWW & Join the Book ClubSubscribe to the NewsletterBook Cover Designer for The Shockwave Series: Moon Press DesignInstagram: @LauraJayLive @ReadItWithWhiskeyYouTube: LINKLaura's Non-Fiction:Happiless Chokelist: Break Through Barriers, Gain Clarity, Move Forward, Find True Happiness.The Hashtag Series for Creative Entrepreneurs:- #metime: Avoiding Burnout as a Creative Entrepreneur- #wetime: Gaining Freedom as a Creative Entrepreneur- #worktime: Networking Growth as a Creative Entrepreneur- The Hashtag Series Workbook for Creative Entrepreneurs, Paperback (eBook - FREE!)Support the show ( links are used in this episode description.Support the show
T.S. Beier, Escaping First Contact
Feb 1 2022
T.S. Beier, Escaping First Contact
Thank you so much for tuning in with the Read It With Whiskey podcast! We are speaking with T.S. Beier, author of Escaping First Contact.In this interview, T.S. (Tina) and I chat dive into character development, specifically creating different alien races, as well as language and relationships of diverse constructs. Escaping First Contact is book one of the Burnt Ship series; the second in the trilogy, A Threat Revealed, just released, and the third is on its way!If you want to watch the full, unedited interview video, head over to the RIWW Patreon (www.patreon.com/readitwithwhiskey)! You will gain access to watch all video content from all past episodes, as well as exclusive audio episodes by Laura, all about the books she reads and her own writing career.Here is how to contact ­­­­Tina and learn more about her books and projects:Instagram: @tinasbeierWebsite: www.nostromopublications.comBooks:What Branches GrowBurnt Ship Trilogy:Escaping First ContactA Threat RevealedDead In The Water - Releasing March 29, 2022Host, Laura Juntunen's, Resources & Works:The Shockwave Series:- Book 1: TRANSIENT PULSE- Book 2: OSCILLATION RISING- Book 3: STATIC EQUILIBRIUM- FREEBIE: A Shockwave Series Companion Story  Become a Patron of RIWW & Join the Book ClubSubscribe to the NewsletterBook Cover Designer for The Shockwave Series: Moon Press DesignInstagram: @LauraJayLive @ReadItWithWhiskeyYouTube: LINKLaura's Non-Fiction:Happiless Chokelist: Break Through Barriers, Gain Clarity, Move Forward, Find True Happiness.The Hashtag Series for Creative Entrepreneurs:- #metime: Avoiding Burnout as a Creative Entrepreneur- #wetime: Gaining Freedom as a Creative Entrepreneur- #worktime: Networking Growth as a Creative Entrepreneur- The Hashtag Series Workbook for Creative Entrepreneurs, Paperback (eBook - FREE!)Support the show ( links are used in this episode description.Support the show
Catherine Downen, The Markings
Jan 18 2022
Catherine Downen, The Markings
Thank you so much for tuning in with the Read It With Whiskey podcast! We are speaking with Catherine Downen, author of The Markings.In this interview, Catherine and I chat dive into world-building, magic, and more! We talk about self-publishing as a hobby, purely for the joy of writing, as well as speak about how characters evolve through the writing process.If you want to watch the full, unedited interview video, head over to the RIWW Patreon (www.patreon.com/readitwithwhiskey)! You will gain access to watch all video content from all past episodes, as well as exclusive audio episodes by Laura, all about the books she reads and her own writing career.Here is how to contact ­­­­Catherine and learn more about her books and projects:Instagram: @catherinedownenAll Mentioned Links: www.cdownen.wixsite.com/website/linksBooks:The Markings Trilogy:The MarkingsCrowning KeysShattered VisionsDon't Read The Last PageHost, Laura Juntunen's, Resources & Works:The Shockwave Series:- Book 1: TRANSIENT PULSE- Book 2: OSCILLATION RISING- Book 3: STATIC EQUILIBRIUM- FREEBIE: A Shockwave Series Companion Story  Become a Patron of RIWW & Join the Book ClubSubscribe to the NewsletterBook Cover Designer for The Shockwave Series: Moon Press DesignInstagram: @LauraJayLive @ReadItWithWhiskeyYouTube: LINKLaura's Non-Fiction:Happiless Chokelist: Break Through Barriers, Gain Clarity, Move Forward, Find True Happiness.The Hashtag Series for Creative Entrepreneurs:- #metime: Avoiding Burnout as a Creative Entrepreneur- #wetime: Gaining Freedom as a Creative Entrepreneur- #worktime: Networking Growth as a Creative Entrepreneur- The Hashtag Series Workbook for Creative Entrepreneurs, Paperback (eBook - FREE!)Support the show ( links are used in this episode description.Support the show
Suzette Arellano, The New Dawn
Jan 4 2022
Suzette Arellano, The New Dawn
Thank you so much for tuning in with the Read It With Whiskey podcast! We are speaking with Suzette Arellano, author of The New Dawn.In this interview, Suzette and I chat about The New Dawn and it's soon-to-release sequel, The Dead Spirit. We chat about the book characters, under- vs. over-writing, and the beautiful book cover!If you want to watch the full, unedited interview video, head over to the RIWW Patreon (www.patreon.com/readitwithwhiskey)! You will gain access to watch all video content from all past episodes, as well as exclusive audio episodes by Laura, all about the books she reads and her own writing career.Here is how to contact ­­­­Suzette and learn more about her books and projects:Instagram: @suzette.arellanoTwitter: @SuzeArellanoBooks:- The New Dawn- The Dead Spirit - Coming Spring 2022Host, Laura Juntunen's, Resources & Works:The Shockwave Series:- Book 1: TRANSIENT PULSE- Book 2: OSCILLATION RISING- Book 3: STATIC EQUILIBRIUM- FREEBIE: A Shockwave Series Companion Story  Become a Patron of RIWW & Join the Book ClubSubscribe to the NewsletterBook Cover Designer for The Shockwave Series: Moon Press DesignInstagram: @LauraJayLive @ReadItWithWhiskeyYouTube: LINKLaura's Non-Fiction:Happiless Chokelist: Break Through Barriers, Gain Clarity, Move Forward, Find True Happiness.The Hashtag Series for Creative Entrepreneurs:- #metime: Avoiding Burnout as a Creative Entrepreneur- #wetime: Gaining Freedom as a Creative Entrepreneur- #worktime: Networking Growth as a Creative Entrepreneur- The Hashtag Series Workbook for Creative Entrepreneurs, Paperback (eBook - FREE!)Support the show ( links are used in this episode description.Support the show
Exclusive Book Club Sign-Up Opportunity
Jan 2 2022
Exclusive Book Club Sign-Up Opportunity
Are you read for the Read It With Whiskey book club?! It has been a long time coming, but we are Finally ready to Launch this Exclusive Book Club on Patreon!This episode includes insights into some new exclusive videos that just released on Patreon, as well as discusses what Patreon is and WHY Read It With Whiskey needs it to survive!We then dive into how YOU can join the RIWW Book Club! This book club is going to be different than your usual book club and will include so much fun content and goodies. I am so excited to get started and I hope you join me!Join the RIWW Book Club HERE!Host, Laura Juntunen's, Resources & Works:The Shockwave Series:- Book 1: TRANSIENT PULSE- Book 2: OSCILLATION RISING- Book 3: STATIC EQUILIBRIUM- FREEBIE: A Shockwave Series Companion Story  Become a Patron of RIWW & Join the Book ClubSubscribe to the NewsletterBook Cover Designer for The Shockwave Series: Moon Press DesignInstagram: @LauraJayLive @ReadItWithWhiskeyYouTube: LINKLaura's Non-Fiction:Happiless Chokelist: Break Through Barriers, Gain Clarity, Move Forward, Find True Happiness.The Hashtag Series for Creative Entrepreneurs:- #metime: Avoiding Burnout as a Creative Entrepreneur- #wetime: Gaining Freedom as a Creative Entrepreneur- #worktime: Networking Growth as a Creative Entrepreneur- The Hashtag Series Workbook for Creative Entrepreneurs, Paperback (eBook - FREE!)Support the show ( links are used in this episode description.Support the show
Sacha Black, Keepers
Dec 21 2021
Sacha Black, Keepers
Thank you so much for tuning in with the Read It With Whiskey podcast! We are speaking with Sacha Black, author of Keepers.In this interview, Sacha and I chat about The Eden East novels and the soon-to-be-released third (and final) installment of the series. We chat about world-building and characters, and the excitement that is self-publishing. And we finish up with how a reader review was very impactful on the writing process Sacha went through in finishing her series, as well as the new direction she is heading in with her current work-in-progress. If you want to watch the full, unedited interview video, head over to the RIWW Patreon (www.patreon.com/readitwithwhiskey)! You will gain access to watch all video content from all past episodes, as well as exclusive audio episodes by Laura, all about the books she reads and her own writing career.Here is how to contact ­­­­Sacha and learn more about her books and projects:Instagram: @sachablackauthorWebsite: www.sachablack.co.ukPodcast: The Rebel Author PodcastThe Eden East Novels:- Keepers- Victor- Trey- SirensNon-Fiction Books:- Better Writer Series Host, Laura Juntunen's, Resources & Works:The Shockwave Series:- Book 1: TRANSIENT PULSE- Book 2: OSCILLATION RISING- Book 3: STATIC EQUILIBRIUM- FREEBIE: A Shockwave Series Companion Story  Become a Patron of RIWW & Join the Book ClubSubscribe to the NewsletterBook Cover Designer for The Shockwave Series: Moon Press DesignInstagram: @LauraJayLive @ReadItWithWhiskeyYouTube: LINKLaura's Non-Fiction:Happiless Chokelist: Break Through Barriers, Gain Clarity, Move Forward, Find True Happiness.The Hashtag Series for Creative Entrepreneurs:- #metime: Avoiding Burnout as a Creative Entrepreneur- #wetime: Gaining Freedom as a Creative Entrepreneur- #worktime: Networking Growth as a Creative Entrepreneur- The Hashtag Series Workbook for Creative Entrepreneurs, Paperback (eBook - FREE!)Support the show ( links are used in this episode description.Support the show
A.L. Hooke, Daughter of the Antediluvian World
Dec 7 2021
A.L. Hooke, Daughter of the Antediluvian World
Thank you so much for tuning in with the Read It With Whiskey podcast! We are speaking with A.L. Hooke, author of Daughter of the Antediluvian World.In this interview, Ali and I chat about the extensive research she had to go through to create her story, the characters and locations within the book, and the moment she first held her proof copy in her hands.If you want to watch the full, unedited interview video, head over to the RIWW Patreon (www.patreon.com/readitwithwhiskey)! You will gain access to watch all video content from all past episodes, as well as exclusive audio episodes by Laura, all about the books she reads and her own writing career.Here is how to contact ­­­­Ali and learn more about her books and projects:Instagram: @alhookebooksWebsite: www.alhooke.comBook: Daughter of the Antediluvian World Host, Laura Juntunen's, Resources & Works:The Shockwave Series:- Book 1: TRANSIENT PULSE- Book 2: OSCILLATION RISING- Book 3: STATIC EQUILIBRIUM- FREEBIE: A Shockwave Series Companion Story  Become a Patron of RIWW & Join the Book ClubSubscribe to the NewsletterBook Cover Designer for The Shockwave Series: Moon Press DesignInstagram: @LauraJayLive @ReadItWithWhiskeyYouTube: LINKLaura's Non-Fiction:Happiless Chokelist: Break Through Barriers, Gain Clarity, Move Forward, Find True Happiness.The Hashtag Series for Creative Entrepreneurs:- #metime: Avoiding Burnout as a Creative Entrepreneur- #wetime: Gaining Freedom as a Creative Entrepreneur- #worktime: Networking Growth as a Creative Entrepreneur- The Hashtag Series Workbook for Creative Entrepreneurs, Paperback (eBook - FREE!)Support the show ( links are used in this episode description.Support the show
Patrick Johns, Junkland
Nov 23 2021
Patrick Johns, Junkland
Thank you so much for tuning in with the Read It With Whiskey podcast! We are speaking with Patrick Johns, author of Junkland.In this interview, Pat and I chat about the stories that influenced his series, the side characters within Junkland and how important side characters can be, and how living in Spain influenced Pat's writing significantly.If you want to watch the interview video and are not a Patron of the Read It With Whiskey podcast, then you should go sign up right now! Watch the video content through Patreon to get the scoop on how Patrick plots out his stories, as well as hear from Laura about how she pursues her writing.Here is how to contact ­­­­Pat and learn more about her books and projects:Instagram: @patrickjohnswritesWebsite: www.patrickjohnswrites.comBooks:The Hoarding seriesJunklandThe Lost SoulStages of a Scattered Mess (poetry)Host, Laura Juntunen's, Resources & Works:The Shockwave Series:- Book 1: TRANSIENT PULSE- Book 2: OSCILLATION RISING- Book 3: STATIC EQUILIBRIUM- FREEBIE: A Shockwave Series Companion Story  Become a Patron of RIWW & Join the Book ClubSubscribe to the NewsletterBook Cover Designer for The Shockwave Series: Moon Press DesignInstagram: @LauraJayLive @ReadItWithWhiskeyYouTube: LINKLaura's Non-Fiction:Happiless Chokelist: Break Through Barriers, Gain Clarity, Move Forward, Find True Happiness.The Hashtag Series for Creative Entrepreneurs:- #metime: Avoiding Burnout as a Creative Entrepreneur- #wetime: Gaining Freedom as a Creative Entrepreneur- #worktime: Networking Growth as a Creative Entrepreneur- The Hashtag Series Workbook for Creative Entrepreneurs, Paperback (eBook - FREE!)Support the show ( links are used in this episode description.Support the show
Kristen Martin, Shadow Crown
Nov 9 2021
Kristen Martin, Shadow Crown
Thank you so much for tuning in with the Read It With Whiskey podcast! We are speaking with Kristen Martin, author of Shadow Crown, among other books and series.In this interview, Kristen and I chat about her series and a recent stand-alone novel. We discuss how having multiple points of view (POV's) helps readers to binge series - super fun! We then dive into how authors use their own spiritual journey within their work and how Kristen, herself, put her journey into her characters/story.If you want to watch the interview video and are not a Patron of the Read It With Whiskey podcast, then you should go sign up right now! Watch the video content through Patreon to get the scoop.Here is how to contact ­­­­Kristen and learn more about her books and projects:Instagram: @authorkristenmartinYouTube: Author Kristen Martin BooksPodcast: Inner Divine PodcastBooks:Shadow CrownAlpha DriveBe Your Own #GoalsSoulFlowBeyond the Stars and ShadowsHost, Laura Juntunen's, Resources & Works:The Shockwave Series:- Book 1: TRANSIENT PULSE- Book 2: OSCILLATION RISING- Book 3: STATIC EQUILIBRIUM- FREEBIE: A Shockwave Series Companion Story  Become a Patron of RIWW & Join the Book ClubSubscribe to the NewsletterBook Cover Designer for The Shockwave Series: Moon Press DesignInstagram: @LauraJayLive @ReadItWithWhiskeyYouTube: LINKLaura's Non-Fiction:Happiless Chokelist: Break Through Barriers, Gain Clarity, Move Forward, Find True Happiness.The Hashtag Series for Creative Entrepreneurs:- #metime: Avoiding Burnout as a Creative Entrepreneur- #wetime: Gaining Freedom as a Creative Entrepreneur- #worktime: Networking Growth as a Creative Entrepreneur- The Hashtag Series Workbook for Creative Entrepreneurs, Paperback (eBook - FREE!)Support the show ( links are used in this episode description.Support the show
Kia Carrington-Russell, Token Huntress
Oct 26 2021
Kia Carrington-Russell, Token Huntress
Thank you so much for tuning in with the Read It With Whiskey podcast! We are speaking with Kia Carrington-Russell, author of the Token Huntress series, among others.In this interview, Kia and I chat about characters, world-building, and the structure needed in being a full-time author. Kia mentions all the series she has written so far, as well as the current projects she has in the works.If you want to watch the interview VIDEO, then you should go sign up to be a Watcher on Patreon, right now! Watch the video content to get the scoop on what "familiars" are within Kia's series, as well as learn more about her Youtube channel and the podcast she co-hosts! The video also includes some fun bloopers and conversations that could not fit into the audio episode!!Here is how to contact ­­­­Kia and learn more about her books and projects:Instagram: @kia_crystalYoutube: LINKPodcast: @what_thebookpodcastBooks:Token HuntressMy Escort: A Contemporary RomanceThe Three Immortal BladesMad Hatter Vampire Prince: A Dark Paranormal Vampire RomanceThe Shadow Minds Journal: A Dark Urban FantasyPhantom WolfTaming HimselfHost, Laura Juntunen's, Resources & Works:The Shockwave Series:- Book 1: TRANSIENT PULSE- Book 2: OSCILLATION RISING- Book 3: STATIC EQUILIBRIUM- FREEBIE: A Shockwave Series Companion Story  Become a Patron of RIWW & Join the Book ClubSubscribe to the NewsletterBook Cover Designer for The Shockwave Series: Moon Press DesignInstagram: @LauraJayLive @ReadItWithWhiskeyYouTube: LINKLaura's Non-Fiction:Happiless Chokelist: Break Through Barriers, Gain Clarity, Move Forward, Find True Happiness.The Hashtag Series for Creative Entrepreneurs:- #metime: Avoiding Burnout as a Creative Entrepreneur- #wetime: Gaining Freedom as a Creative Entrepreneur- #worktime: Networking Growth as a Creative Entrepreneur- The Hashtag Series Workbook for Creative Entrepreneurs, Paperback (eBook - FREE!)Support the show ( links are used in this episode description.Support the show