Fiction, Writers on Writing

OCT 21: A.F. Brady’s Once A Liar & Robyn Carr’s The View From Alameda Island

Eleven times #1 New York Times bestselling author, Robyn Carr, joins us with The View from Alameda Island.  You’ll hear why, despite Robyn’s success as a writer, her daughter most admires Robyn’s humility. And from Robyn’s perspective, we’ll hear what it’s like writing sex scenes, knowing your daughter’s going to read them.  How she sets those scenes up, why they’re important to romance and women’s fiction. And what Robyn says to readers who wish she’d skip the sex scenes.

Dozens of millions of Robyn’s books have been sold around the world, and translated into more than 19 languages.  

Also joining us, A.F. Brady, New York State licensed mental health counselor and psychotherapist turned novelist.

Brady’s long career in mental healthcare provides her with an abundance of material for creating the perfect sociopathic character, in her second novel, Once A Liar.  When a character is so cold, distant, and dastardly, what makes the reader stick with him?  We’ll find out today!

Tune in at noon PT / 3 pm ET on Seattle’s KKNW am1150 and FM 98.9HD3. Or online, from anywhere in the world, at https://1150kknw.com/ … hope you’ll join us!

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Personal Development, Psychology, Relationships

Oct 10: 1] Win Any Argument While Keeping Your Cool 2] The New Science of Love 3] Break the Cycle of Sex Addiction


Today, Vicki talks with George N. Collins, the founder and director of Compulsion Solutions, a counseling service for men who suffer from sexually compulsive behavior. Collins is a former sex addict who overcame his compulsions, and earned his Masters in Counseling Psychology from John F. Kennedy University. His new book is titled Breaking the Cycle: Free Yourself from Sex Addiction, Porn Obsession, and Shame.

Also, become an expert in the mysterious and powerful art of the argument and win every time! And later, learn how to apply your brain to re-kindle a fading love!

Larry King says it is “one of the most important books you’ve read in a long time.” Robert Mayer is no stranger to argument. He received both his business and law degrees from UCLA-Berkeley and his firm represents clients both big and small, negotiating deals on practically anything. His vast experience shows in his new book How To Win Any Argument: Without Raising Your Voice, Losing Your Cool, or Coming To Blows. He introduces the reader to the art of the argument and how to tackle the “new normal.”

Nationally known clinical psychologist Dr. Fran Cohen Praver recognizes the simple truth that everyone wants to love and be loved. She also recognizes that it’s that very truth that causes so much hurt when love falters and relationships begin to drown. In her new book, The New Science of Love: How Understanding Your Brain’s Wiring Can Help Rekindle Your Relationship, Dr. Praver draws on cutting edge neurological findings and her twenty years as a therapist to prove that we can use our brains to pull love from the edge of the cliff and bring it back into our lives.



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