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Prickly Pens Podcast

Michelle Monkou, Gabby Samuels, Julia Canchola

Prickly Pens Podcast is a platform of discussions with three friends who are also authors on the writing journey: Michelle Monkou, Julia Canchola, Gabby Samuels. During each episode, each co-host will add to the discussion around, not only the writing journey, but issues and topics of our lives. Michelle Monkou is a multi-published author, USA TODAY Best Selling author, and former president and board member of Romance Writers of America (RWA). She has published over 25 titles and currently writing urban fantasy and epic fantasy. She is co-founder of That Joyful Spark, LLC which is an author coaching and creative coaching service.Julia Canchola is a former teacher and romance writer. She's an avid fan of Nora Roberts, Linda Howard, Jayne Ann Krentz, and many others. She was an RWA Golden Heart Finalist in the Short Contemporary category. Julia graduated with a BA in Elementary Education from the University of Maryland; and earned her MA in Education at Johns Hopkins University. She's currently working on a paranormal romance story.Gabby Samuels is a recent graduate of the University of London, SOAS with an MA in Korean Studies. Her BA was in Asian Studies with a minor in Languages and Linguistics at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County, where she studied abroad for a year in South Korea. She plans to pursue her Ph.D in Korean History and Culture, and along the way is writing her first action-adventure fantasy book. She is the co-founder of That Joyful Spark, LLC coaching service.
Episodes
EP. 70 - Review of "The Elven" by Bernhard Hennen & New Year!December 28, 2022
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EP. 69 - Holiday Movies We Watched in 2022December 21, 2022
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EP. 68 - Discussing Found FamilyDecember 14, 2022
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EP. 67 - Our Love of Sherlock HolmesDecember 07, 2022
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EP. 66 - Here Be Dragons: Dragons in StorytellingNovember 30, 2022
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EP. 65 - Man Vs. Nature StoriesNovember 23, 2022
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EP. 64 - Spiders in Stories & Why They're So CreepyNovember 16, 2022
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EP. 63 - "Big Chicas Don't Cry" by Annette Chavez MaciasNovember 09, 2022
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EP. 62 - The Iron Crown with L. L. MacRae & RJ BayleyNovember 02, 2022
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EP. 61 - The Art of Fear: Why Horror Scares UsOctober 26, 2022
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EP. 60 - The World Is Full of Fairy StoriesOctober 19, 2022
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EP 59 - The History of Book Banning & BurningOctober 12, 2022
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EP. 58 - Man vs. Self story theme with Intuitive Coach Allison SutterOctober 05, 2022
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EP. 57 - "Children of War" Anthology w/ Astrid V. J., Joan T. Seko, & M.J. Krause-Chivers, Elena Shelest, et alSeptember 28, 2022
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EP. 56 - Welcome to L.L. Stephens' Triempery Revelations epic fantasy seriesSeptember 21, 2022
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EP. 55 - Space Operas & Military Veteran Romance with Author A.M. ScottSeptember 14, 2022
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EP. 54 - Monsters of the Water: Mermaids, Nymphs, & SelkiesSeptember 07, 2022
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EP. 53 - In Defense Of The Classic HeroAugust 31, 2022
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EP. 52 - Sea Monster Stories: Krakens & LeviathanAugust 24, 2022
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EP. 51 - Dystopian Settings in Science FictionAugust 17, 2022
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EP. 50 - Discussing Career and Self Publishing with Joanna PennAugust 10, 2022
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EP. 49 - Man Vs. Science/Tech: Stories About Man's HubrisAugust 03, 2022
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EP. 48 - Fun Chat with Author Patricia McLinnJuly 27, 2022
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EP. 47 - Amazing Chat with Author Eileen CharbonneauJuly 20, 2022
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EP. 46 - Discussing Man vs. Beast StoriesJuly 13, 2022
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