The Book Whisperers

We all have a book inside of us (a lot of us have more than one) but sometimes those stories can be buried deep. Three authors - Mary Turner Thomson, Sue Cohen and Lea Taylor ...more

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September 24, 2020 00:57:46
Writing Outside your Comfort Zone

Writing Outside your Comfort Zone

# WRITING OUTSIDE YOUR COMFORT ZONE Mary, Sue and Lea having a chat about all things books - this weeks theme is writing outside your comfort zone - including an interview with our very own Book Whisperer Ewan Irvine, author, speaker and sell-out fringe performer (his new show 'Tales from the City Below' is in preparation now). Many stories that will take you out of your comfort zone. Also reading out some of our own work as well as blind questions from our audience. Do keep providing us with those blind questions (either in comments or via our Facebook page) as it is a wonderful way of sparking our conversations and we want to discuss the subjects what you want to hear! ...

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September 17, 2020 00:57:58
Writing in Your Comfort Zone

Writing in Your Comfort Zone

# WRITING IN YOUR COMFORT ZONE Mary, Sue and Lea having a chat about all things books - this weeks theme is writing within your comfort zone - including an interview with our very own Book Whisperer Samantha Cochrane, who is not only author of 'Charm Offensive'(under the psuedonym Gwen Gates Parker) a psychological thriller as well as a number of children's books! Also reading out some of our own work as well as blind questions from our audience. Do keep providing us with those blind questions (either in comments or via our Facebook page) as it is a wonderful way of sparking our conversations and we want to discuss the subjects what you want to hear! ...

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September 11, 2020 00:57:56
A Fascination with History

A Fascination with History

# A Fascination with History Mary, Sue and Lea having a chat about all things books - this weeks theme is talking about history - including an interview with our very own Book Whisperer Malcolm Scott Milne who is a history buff and doing historic walking tours providing his audience with the fascinating stories of old Edinburgh. Also reading out some of our own work as well as blind questions from our audience. Do keep providing us with those blind questions (either in comments or via our Facebook page) as it is a wonderful way of sparking our conversations and we want to discuss the subjects what you want to hear! ...

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September 03, 2020 00:58:11
Music and Writing

Music and Writing

# The 80s Pop Star Three authors - Susan Cohen, Lea Taylor and Mary Turner Thomson - who started The Book Whisperers (a community group of people in order to write during lockdown) come togerher for episode two of their new podcast. Join them as they talk about all things books and inspire people to write and have the confidence to publish their stories. This week they are talking about music and song lyrics that inspire as well as some more unusual questions for us to answer about writing and publishing. Keep an ear out as well because one of the Whisperers was also an 80s pop star! www.TheBookWhisperers.com ...

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August 27, 2020 00:58:11
Who Are WE?

Who Are WE?

# How exciting - our first podcast! We are three authors ... **Mary Turner Thomson** (author of ***The Bigamist*** and soon to be published ***The Psychopath***), **Susan Cohen** (author of numerous books including ***The Wee Book O' Grannies Saying's***) and **Lea Taylor** (author of ***Animals, Beasties, and Monsters of Scotland*** and ***Midlothian Folk Tales***) ... and together we formed 'The Book Whisperers' in March 2020. It all started over a coffee and a rather excellent roll with sausage at Dobbies Garden Centre in Edinburgh, Scotland. We could all see the writing on the wall (excuse the pun) and the looming lockdown caused by the global pandemic and the question arose, 'What could WE do to help'. We are not nurses or doctors, or even shop workers or delivery people, not frontline workers of any kind. Then we had an idea. People were going to be locked in their houses potentially for months on end and the one thing we COULD do is give them something to do. We could do a free six week online writing course! The idea grew and grew, we put feelers out and our Facebook community grew rapidly as people jumped onto the idea. For 18 weeks we went live on Facebook every Monday night talking about fiction, storytelling, creative challenges and memoir writing. Finally we decided that we still had SO much more to say and so this podcast was born. In this first episode we interview one of our Whisperers - **Liza Miles** - who has used the time in lockdown to complete and publish her first book ***'Love Bites'*** - a fabulous series of short stories ...

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August 27, 2020 00:00:34
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