Alechia Dow first came across the radar here in the Jam Bunker because of her tweets about delicious baked goods she made for her family. But, Brad soon realized there was more to this former pastry chef than just cookie tweets. She's also the author of the YA science fiction book, The Sound of Stars, a story about "a girl who risks her life for books and an alien who loves pop music" working together to save the world. So, join Brad and Alechia as they talk Black Lives Matter, science fiction, reading, baked good, and the importance of giving good presentations! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Episode Description: This week, Claribel and Kat talk about who to follow on social media to learn more about the industry and writing as well as how to discuss authentic representation with your writer friends or as a sensitivity reader. Then they interview debut sci-fi author Alechia Dow on what it was like writing her […]
Like an extraterrestrial attack, Coronavirus has overrun and uprooted our lives. We start our discussion with a brief chat about ways to overcome Coronavirus induces anxiety. Then, it's time to get into some delicious YA literature: Ilori, highly-intelligent and resourceful aliens from a distant planet, have invaded earth. In New York City, under the threat of death, one beautiful teenage girl runs a secret library. Her mission is to help her community escape the terror around them with stories that remind them of the past and inspire them to continue living despite the present. One day, she notices a book missing from her hidden collection. It has her name inside and could expose her to the aliens. Who took it? The answer leads to a road trip that could save the world. The girl's name is Janelle Baker. The book is The Sound of Stars. Let's get LIT! Find Alexis and Kari online: Instagram — www.instagram.com/litsocietypod/; Twitter — twitter.com/litsocietypod; Facebook — www.facebook.com/LitSocietyPod/; and our website www.LitSocietyPod.com. Get in on the conversation by using #booksanddrama.
Chat all things fat with THE SOUND OF STARS author Alechia Dow
Fat Like Me
Alechia and I discuss the subtleties of writing plus sized characters, food magic, should classics stay in the past, maintaining your passion for reading, getting intersectional plus size stories on the shelves and more!Support the show (https://www.patreon.com/FatLikeMe)
2.7 Stars, Books and Sweet Treats with Alechia Dow
The Write Type
Show notes: In this episode, I talk with Alechia Dow, author of The Sound of Stars. We talk about everything from representation in publishing to her publishing journey to her love of baking. You can follow Alechia on Twitter and Instagram or visit her websiteYou can pre-order Alechia’s debut novel The Sound of Stars hereThank you for listening!
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