Have you ever thought to yourself, "I wish I could get more books read"? Then this is the conversation for you! I talk with professor, content manager, and uberreader Kenna Griffin about her tips and strategies for reading 150 books a year. We also talk about how her reading informs the writing she does as a blogger, editor, and academic.
If you’re a writer of any kind and any level of experience, I have a quick two-question survey that I’d love for you to take a couple of minutes and fill out - okiebookcast.com/survey. It would be a huge help to me as I work on some exciting things for the days ahead.
I’m so excited to introduce you to my friend Dr. Kenna Griffin. Kenna is the content director for Content Journey, an Oklahoma-based content marketing company. She also is an adjunct journalism and public relations professor. Before her work in content marketing, she was a full-time professor and college media adviser, following a career as a professional journalist. Kenna has been a writer, editor, and educator for more than two decades and is a self-proclaimed word nerd, reading 100 to 150 books a year.
You can connect with Kenna via Twitter (@profkrg), on Facebook (Real Nerds Read page), the Real Nerds Read blog, or on her website - profkrg.com.
Luke Swanson does our review this episode. Luke is a fledgling Oklahoma author with four novels under his belt. His newest book, an action satire titled Spectators of War, dropped in July. You can find out more about Luke and his work at lukeswansonauthor.com.
Luke is reviewing one of my favorite books - The Book Thief by Markus Zusak
Check out Behind the Rain: An Audio Anthology of Oklahoma Poetry
Mentioned on the show:
The Body Keeps the Score - Dr. Bessel van der Kolk
On Writing: A Memoir of the Craft - Steven King
Best of Books
Everybody Writes - Ann Handley
Platform: Get Noticed in a Noisy World - Michael Hyatt
The Stranger Beside Me - Ann Rule
False Witness - Karin Slaughter
Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine - Gail Honeyman
Music by JuliusH