• Authors in Conversation

    An offering of past recorded events.

    Desideratum podcast with Theresa Bakken

    2021 Podcast

    A discussion of After Alice Fell, grace, mercy, gothic tropes, researching asylums, talismans, upcoming books, and mercy, again.

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    Writing Your First (or Next) Book Summit

    2022 Virtual Event Hosted by Tracy Skuce

    Kim talks about her writing and publication journey, and the processes she uses to stay on top of her plot - and her deadlines. She's both plotter and pantser, and discusses how to navigate the creative middle.

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    Vox Vomitus

    2021 With Allison Martine and Jennifer Anne Gordon

    Two of the funniest authors and podcasters around - we talk books and Bigfoot and asylums. Bring your favorite drink, settle in, and prepare to laugh.

     

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    Desideratum Behind the Scenes

    2021 YouTube

    Interview bonus - see what didn't make the podcast. A talk about writing process and a novel's character development.

     

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    2021 Virtual Event

    Join Blackbird Writers historical fiction authors as they discuss all things historical fiction - the pitfalls, the curiosities, the surprises!

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    Golden State Media Book Review with Sarah Meckler

    2021 Podcast

    Sarah speaks with returning guest, Kim Taylor Blakemore (Kim first joined the podcast on episode 217) about her new historical fiction thriller, After Alice Fell: "New Hampshire, 1865. Marion Abbott is summoned to Brawders House asylum to collect the body of her sister, Alice. She'd been found dead after falling four stories from a steep-pitched roof. Officially: an accident. Confidentially: suicide. But Marion believes a third option: murder."

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    2021 The Best of Women's Fiction Podcast with Lainey Cameron

    Kim shares how she prides herself on writing historical fiction “for non historical fiction lovers”, her inspiration for her big bestseller, After Alice Fell, her best writing advice, and a book recommendation. Find Kim's novel, After Alice Fell, on bookshop.org as well as her recommended read Churchill's Secret Messenger by Alan Hlad.

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    2021 Podcast

    We discuss "After Alice Fell", delving into the technical side of creating the perfect gothic mood as well as the most bizarre Google searches she made while writing. Diana and Michele continue their book of the month discussion.

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    2021 A Crowdcast Event

    Join bestselling authors Kim Taylor Blakemore, Emily Carpenter, and Wendy Webb as we talk books, fierce women, murder, madness, all things Gothic and celebrate the release of Kim's historical thriller AFTER ALICE FELL. Wendy writes modern New England Gothic. Emily writes Southern Gothic and suspense. They're fun - and funny as hell.

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    2021 Virtual Event

    All things 19th century asylum, writing AFTER ALICE FELL, being an Amazon First Reads, and historical research. Fun!

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    2021 Virtual Event

    Join gothic novelists Leanna Hieber, Finola Austin, Kris Waldherr, Tonya Mitchell and Kim for a discussion on writing gothic novels. Hosted by New York City's The Mysterious Bookshop (all books can be purchased directly from the shop using this link.)

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    2020 Virtual Event

    Join Lake Union Publishing authors Lydia Kang, Jane Healey, Kim Taylor Blakemore and Elizabeth Blackwell for an hour celebrating the release of Elizabeth's riveting spy thriller THE RED MISTRESS, and a talk about the ins and outs and foibles of writing historical fiction.

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    2020 Virtual Event

    Kim discusses the inspiration for her novel THE COMPANION, tells the story of a real life murderess, and answers viewers questions.

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