#144 C.C. Hogan

On episode 144 of Origin Writer, novelist, singer-songwriter, pain in the neck (his words) C. C. Hogan. Hogan is the writer of the incredible Dirt fantasy series, The Stink YA romp, and is a prolific generator of poems and songs. He is also trying to become a teen pop-star. Or not, perhaps. He accepts donations in whiskey gratefully.Continue reading “#144 C.C. Hogan”


#143 E. Rachael Hardcastle

Rachael Hardcastle is an fantasy and science fiction author, writing instructor, editor and publisher. She writes from her home in Bradford, West Yorkshire in the UK.  She has been a student of the craft of writing since early 2010 and published her first written work at the age of 14. Her webinar is designed forContinue reading “#143 E. Rachael Hardcastle”

#141 Rob Cameron

Rob Cameron is a linguist, a pie addict with neither regrets nor inclinations towards rehab, and a public school ENL teacher in Brooklyn. When not finishing rewrites for his very patient agent, Barry Goldblatt, he is teaching his daughter the fine art that is hide-and-seek. Website: Twitter: @cprwords Tor article on Afro-solarpunk: In SearchContinue reading “#141 Rob Cameron”

#140 Jessica Marie Baumgartner

Jessica’s motto is: Adventure first, then write! When not running around exploring nature, she chases multiple versions of herself and feeds furry babies. She is also the author of Walk Your Path, The Golden Rule, The Embracing Entropy Series, My Family Is Different and more. She works as a columnist for LitReactor Magazine & Witch Way Magazine, and is aContinue reading “#140 Jessica Marie Baumgartner”

#139 Sarah Blake

Sarah is an animal conservationist by day, and aspiring travel writer by night. She is attempting to finish her book about wildlife conservation and zoos by the end of 2019. Join in on the journey: Website: Books: Twitter: *** Music on this episode courtesy of: Kevin MacLeod Mountain Emperor *** SubscribeContinue reading “#139 Sarah Blake”

#137 Shae Rookard

  Shae Rookard’s been writing for as long as she could put sentences together. She’s never going to stop. The choices She’s made in her life are the reason She is here today. All are welcome to her world because: “Essence defines nothing but is in everything that we experience. Write from experience, inexperience, forContinue reading “#137 Shae Rookard”

#133 the inspiring genius of Steven Sherrill

Steven Sherrill has been making trouble with words since 8th grade, when he was suspended from school for two weeks for a story he wrote.

Origin: Stories on Creativity #132- the amazing Lauren A.Forry-

On episode 132 author Lauren A. Forry joins me. Lauren was awarded the Faber and Faber Creative Writing MA Prize for her first horror novel, Abigail Hall.