Rachael Herron is the bestselling author of the new novel Splinters of Light, the five-book Cypress Hollow romance series, and the memoir A Life in Stitches.

As we discuss in the podcast, I’ve read Rachael’s blog for about a decade. Such is my admiration of her dedication to her writing, craft, job and family that I interviewed her for my book Make It Mighty Ugly. She walks her talk, man. She walks her talk.

[box]Special for all you listeners out there, Rachael is offering her Udemy course, How to Stop Stalling and Write Your Book, free till the end of March 2015.

AND, Rachael has offered to send a signed copy of her new novel, Splinters of Light, to one randomly chosen commenter on this post. I’ll randomly choose said commenter at 3PM Pacific on Tuesday, 31st March. Be cool and write something in response to something from the podcast, eh? I mean, that’s not a rule or anything, but it sure would make for interesting reading. Just saying.[/box]

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Lee Ann Dalton

This is so fun, hearing both of you together! Also, I signed up for Rachael’s course, because I get to see her lovely face, which is too far away to visit, and she gets to kick my butt. Love, love, love.


It was fun to hear you two talking about NaNoWriMo today, since I’m about to start Camp NaNoWriMo and attempt to write my first YA novel. We’ll see how that goes…


This is a great podcast and I will be eagerly awaiting Season 2. As far as suggestions go, it would be cool if you talked to Kathy Racoosin, Tim Holtz, or Claudine Hellmuth. All amazing crafty people that seem to have several irons in the fire. Thanks!

Catrina Lyttle

Love Rachel’s books and learning more about her perspective on the creative process,


Loved the podcast. It seemed as if you were old friends.


Kind of new here, but I’ve been getting Kim’s emails for awhile. I’m more of a crafter with yarn than a crafter of words, but I so enjoy the wealth of info I get from her posts and links; and I love her style of getting that info to me. :-)

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