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Book Realities

We host a weekly podcast and YouTube Channel (links are down below) where you’ll dive into the literary world, hear exclusive interviews with independent authors, discover the latest book releases and learn from our insider experts on how you too can have a book reality.

If you are an independent author and would like to be a guest on our podcast – then email us at – guest@bookreality.com

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Series 3 Episodes



Publish date

Trish Dulka

On the eve of this year’s Kentucky Derby, join Trish Dulka and her editor, Alix Kwan as they celebrate the 1-year anniversary of the release of Trish’s novel, Chances Are. Learn how being a horse (and boy) focussed teenager provided the core ideas that would eventually grow into a novel and why Trish decided to finally publish using the Independent author pathway.

3rd May 2024

MaryAnn Katterjohn

When MaryAnn Katterjohn brought a terribly misbehaved Beagle home, little did she know it would pave the way for a children’s illustrated book called ‘Oh Stella’, and the royalties being donated to charity. Join MaryAnn in conversation with editor, Alix Kwan talking about a whole range of things including grandchildren, the Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators, the indie publishing method, how she thinks she could have made 7th graders love Shakespeare and why it is ALWAYS important to stop and smell the flowers (and puppy breath) !!

26 April 2024

Filipa Bellette PhD

Filly Bellette PhD in conversation with Book Reality editor, Alix Kwan looking at the business behind Filly’s new book, ‘Ending Body Burnout’, how it came about and how Filly managed the process of writing a book, whilst running a business and being a busy wife and mother.

19 April 2024

Rita McInnes

Rita McInnes joins Ian Hooper to discuss the amazing landscape and the dark traumas that inspired her incredibly beautiful new novel, ‘Wake the Dust’ and how the setback of not being permitted to use copyrighted poetry, spawned a whole new volume of original work and a character that has come into her own!

12 April 2024

Angela Cairns

Join author, Angela Cairns in conversation with poet, Anja Mujic about the processes and ideas that have resulted in her fiction novel ‘A Song for Kitty’, how it reflects the amazing women within a turbulent time period of history, how the facts and the fiction are so closely interwoven and how it has inspired ideas for subsequent books in the series.

5th April 2024

Kristine Fitzgerald

Join author, Kristine Fitzgerald in conversation with poet, Anja Mujic about the inspiration behind the newly released, Harrie Taylor Mysteries, Kristine’s other books and a shared love of travelling…

25 November 2023

Kerry Freeman

Join special guest, author Kerry Freeman in conversation about her debut novel Sedona, just in time for its release on the 15th November 2023… as well as  chatting about writing styles, inspirations for stories, hiking, bourbon and jazz!

14 November 2023

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