Carole T. Beers
EP 81: August 30th
Born in Portland, Ore., to descendants of Oregon Trail pioneers, Carole fell in love with writing at an early age and with horses as soon as she could ride. She wrote her first story when she was only seven, complete with illustrations. She was first published in The Grants Pass (Oregon) Daily Courier in 1963 with her “Letters from London”.
She went on to earn her B.A. in Journalism from the University of Washington. She taught writing at a private school and began writing for romance and horse magazines. She worked as a journalist for 32 years and was a dance critic for the Pulitzer Prize-winning Seattle Times newspaper.
During her journalistic career, Carole wrote 7,000 stories for the Seattle Times, and several of which were award winners. Over the span of her career, she interviewed celebrities including: Katharine Hepburn, John Wayne, B.B. King, Rudolph Nureyev, and even HRH Queen Elizabeth. Carole asl has many interests outside of journalism. Carole competed on a women’s shooting team, earning a Sharpshooter rating. She has also flown planes, designed clothing, and tried her hand at PR.
Carole has written mystery and adventure books and various stories for YA and adults. She is currently writing the Granny Oakley Mysteries featuring a modern, 80-year old descendant of Annie Oakley who tries her hand at trick-shooting to help her daughter save her guest ranch. The Granny Oakley Mysteries are described as a "zippy yet warm cozy is a spinoff of my Pepper Kane Mysteries, starring a sassy ex-reporter who shows horses, solves crimes and romances her man".
EP 82: September 6th
J.C. Fuller is the author of The Rockfish Island Mystery series. Not
only is she a TikTok maven, but she is also a lover of all things
mystery, from fictional thrillers to true crime shows, and
everything in between. J.C. is thrilled to be able to share her
creations with readers and is currently developing a stand
alone thriller outside of her hit series.
J.C. currently lives in Washington state. When time allows, she loves spending time in nature with her family. She shares her home two faithful dogs/feet warmers who are her writing companions. Check out her current works in print: Black Bear Alibi (Book 1), The Push (Book 2), and False Findings (Book 3).
Author, Coach, Marketing Entrepreneur & Podcaster
EP 89: October 25th
From her Amazon Author page (link below): "Lynne Golodner is
the author of nine books (two poetry collections, six nonfiction
books and a novel) and thousands of articles as well as a
marketing entrepreneur, writing coach and host of the Make
Meaning Podcast, where she interviews authors and people in
After working as a journalist in New York and Washington, D.C., Lynne returned to her native Detroit to pursue a freelance writing career and teach writing. In 2007, she created Your People, a marketing and public relations company with a focus on storytelling that guides authors in building their brands and marketing their work.
Lynne's first novel, WOMAN OF VALOR, debuts on September 26, 2023. Her creative nonfiction writing has appeared in the Great Lakes Review, Saveur, the Chicago Tribune, Better Homes and Gardens, Midwest Living, the Detroit Free Press, Porridge Magazine, the Jewish Literary Journal, The Good Life Review, Hadassah Magazine, The Forward, Valiant Scribe, Story Unlikely, The Dillydoun Review, Quibble and YourTango, among many more publications.
In addition to her signature Finding Your Voice writers workshop, Lynne leads writers retreats and The Writers Community as a way to bring writers together to develop their writing.
A former Fulbright Specialist, Lynne graduated from University of Michigan (BA, Communications/English) and Goddard College (MFA, Writing). She is the mother of four young adults and lives in Huntington Woods, Michigan."