Episode 13 • Lisa Angle
Host & Guest
Guest, Lisa Angle
Host, Kathleen Kaiser
Producer, Adanna Moriarty
About This Episode
Lisa Angle has been active in the literary community for years but her first book of a family trilogy, came out June 3. “Whiskey and Old Stogies” is the story of Rufus who gets mixed up with a North Carolina moonshining family in the ’30s. In this episode, Lisa discusses her approach to character-driven books.
About Lisa Angle
Lisa Angle of Ninety Degrees Media helps authors with websites, videos, and social media. She earned a master’s degree in Computer-Based Education from Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo. While in SLO, she worked as Marketing Director for the SLO Museum of Art and taught creative writing at Cuesta College. Writers Digest chose her website Angle on Writing as one of the 101 best sites for writers. She serves as Chief Technology Officer for the Writers and Publishers Network and Marketing Director for the Ojai Film Festival. Her debut novel, Whiskey and Old Stogies, will launch on National Moonshine Day, June 3, 2021.
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