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Stephen Burckhardt is currently writing the first saga serial in his Territories Saga Serials collection. The first serial is Into the West. This saga has six books in publication. His current work in progress (WIP) is part seven, Into the West: Family Ties. This is the final installment of this serial and is slated for a 2023 release. This novella will close out the Into the West Saga Serial and set up in the next saga, Surviving the West. Release dates for the next saga to be announced. 

Dianne Burckhardt
Fiction, Thrillers, Nonfiction

Dianne Burckhardt started her writing career as a journalist and on-air anchor for an international news service based in Wichita, KS. Since moving to Europe, she has been hard at work on Stephen Burckhardt's Blogs and social media management. The first novella from Dianne is slated to be released in 2023. In the meantime, Dianne will be producing and narrating the audiobooks for Stephen's Into the West Saga Serial. 

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Romance author, D.S. Stephens, has joined Burckhardt Books. We have put a hold on adding her romance books to our selection for the time being as we build Book Banter Magazine. We plan to move forward with this genre and D.S. Stephens in the near future when we have time to properly promote her and her work. Keep watching here and on our social media for updates.  

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Coming Soon by Dianne Burckhardt


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Live Interview, February 17th 2024

Trigger Warning:

sui©ide/sui©ide prevention and taking another person's life discussed during podcast 

La Toya Bond interviewed our own Dianne Burckhardt on her podcast Speaking of Love. If you missed the live broadcast, you can catch the show now on La Toya's YouTube Podcast channel (Link Here) or on her Facebook Speaking of Love Podcast page (Link Here). The women discuss Dianne's writing and podcasting career as well as Dianne's own failed sui©ide attempt in 2004 while undergoing all of her brain surgeries. Dianne had previously never shared this information, but will be detailing this and other traumatic events from that year in her new medical memoir, Free Bad Haircut With Each Craniotomy, coming this October. 

Living the Next Chapter

Episode 273

Dianne Burckhardt joined The How To Podcast Series Dave Campbell for an interview on another of his podcasts, Living the Next Chapter. The two discussed Dianne's books and her writing journey.  Including her pen names, and future projects. 

The Power of Trial and Error in Marketing Your Book #answeringthecalltowrite

Meliza Farndell - author

Dianne Burckhardt was a featured guest on Meliza Farndell's live Facebook chat on September 12th.  The two discussed their journeys as indie authors ad focus on the trial and error of finding your best advertising markets as indie authors.  

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Available Now: Book Banter Magazine
Book Banter Magazine is a companion to our Book Banter with Dianne Burckhardt - Book Talk Podcast. Every issue will have at least one feature author who has not been on the podcast so each outlet will have some unique content not found in the other source.  This magazine will also feature resources for authors, games and puzzles, and so much more. Link for the current issue is on the top of this page. Beginning in 2024, Book Banter Magazine will be published on the first day, every other month: February, April, June, August, October, December and a November Year End Book Buying Guide with all the author guests from season three.

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