by Daniel Francis
Daniel is one of several In Print members to have his work on Public Displays of Affection featured at the Allegory Project, an art space and exhibition co-sponsored by the Art Matters Artist Coop and the Rockford Area Arts Council. The Allegory Project plans to have a theme that is explored in various art forms: painting and sculpture, photography, repurposed objects, and the spoken and written word.
November is National Novel Writing Month. Writers sign up at the NaNoWriMo website and promise to write a 50,000 word draft by November 30th. It gives writers a chance to take their craft more seriously and make it a priority in their lives that it might not normally have.
Humor writer Chris “Bull” Garlington returned to In Print Radio while at the In Print Book Fair at the Mendelssohn Center for the Performing Arts. Earlier in the year, he spoke with Sandy Colbert at a live event at Barnes and Noble. This time, In Print member Richard Pulfer led the conversation to his upcoming books on cooking underground dinners and traveling the Irish countryside in a bus full of flatulent senior citizens. The conversation will be featured in a future episode of In Print Radio.
Philip Warden and Eileen Laden-Panzer
Chicago author Eileen Laden-Panzer spoke with In Print member Philip Warden during the In Print Book Fair at the Mendelssohn Performing Arts Center. They spoke about how she started writing her book, A Life Less Lived, in the early 1960’s, but didn’t complete the manuscript until almost fifty years later. The conversation will be part of an upcoming episode of In Print Radio.
Mickey Fisher (on screen) and Sandy Colbert
Executive Producer of the television show Extant, Mickey Fisher spoke to a crowd at the In Print Book Fair from his home in California. Despite the distance, Mickey was able to take questions from In Print member Sandy Colbert as well as from the audience. The interview will be featured in a future episode of In Print Radio.
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Earlier in the year, author Jim Proebstle was interviewed for In Print Radio during a live event at Barnes and Noble. Jim returned to In Print Radio while attending the Book Fair at the Mendelssohn Center for the Performing Arts. He read an excerpt of his creative non-fiction book, Fatal Incident. The reading will be featured in a future episode of In Print Radio.
Author Luther “Pacc” Butler sat down with In Print member Philip Warden to talk about his memoir, From God’s Monster to the Devil’s Angel. He also read a short excerpt of the work. The reading and the interview will be featured in future episodes of In Print Radio.
Philip Warden and Patricia Rockwell
Patricia Rockwell found In Print Radio to be the perfect venue to talk about her “Pamela Barnes Acoustic Mysteries” with In Print member Philip Warden. The two spoke while at the In Print Book Fair at the Mendelssohn Performing Arts Center. They talked about how Pamela “writes what she knows”, her background in studying the patterns of speech when people lie and when they use sarcasm. The interview will be included in an upcoming episode of In Print Radio.
First-time novelist Kristin Oakley spoke with In Print member Lolita Ditzler and talked about unschooling, a form of homeschooling that drives a large part of her book, Carpe Diem, Illinois. Kristin also read an excerpt from her novel which is a finalist for the Chicago Writers Association Book of the Year Award for 2014. The reading and the interview will be featured in an upcoming episode of In Print Radio.
Lolita Ditzler and Libby Hellmann
Last year, Sandy Colbert spoke with author Libby Hellmann about her stand-alone mystery novels. Libby returned to In Print Radio while at the Book Fair at the Mendelssohn Center for the Performing Arts. In Print member Lolita Ditzler sat down with her to talk about her two series of hard-boiled mysteries as well as some advice the eleven-book-author could provide for new and upcoming writers. The talk will be featured in a future episode of In Print Radio.