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Charlotte Readers Podcast with Sarah Archer and Landis Wade

May 23, 2023 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm EDT

Charlotte Writers Podcast

In this presentation, we will explore resources and services that local writing groups can offer
metaphor.ink writers – as well as converse with two award-winning authors! We will speak with
Sarah Archer and Landis Wade, hosts of the Charlotte Readers Podcast. They have produced
over 300 podcast episodes that “enable authors to give voice to their written words” through
interviews, craft and marketing discussions, and book recommendations. They have also just
published the first of eight books in The Write Quotes series, which, through quotes from 500
author podcast interviews, provides practical advice, inspiration, and entertaining anecdotes to
help authors craft compelling characters, choose a publishing path, and persevere through

The Charlotte Readers Podcast’s Linktree provides quick access to podcast episodes, books, and
other offerings. Its website also links viewers to supporting organizations, such as the Charlotte
Writers Club, a 100-year-old association that provides speaker nights, critique groups, contests,
workshops, and open mics for its members, and the NC Writers Network, which connects,
promotes and serves writers in the state of North Carolina.

Sarah Archer’s debut novel, The Plus One, was published by Putnam in the US, internationally in
the UK, Germany, and Japan, and is in development for television. As a screenwriter, Sarah has
developed material for MTV Entertainment, Snapchat, and Comedy Central. She is a Black List
Screenwriting Lab fellow who has placed in competitions including the Motion Picture
Academy’s Nicholl Fellowship and the Tracking Board’s Launch Pad. Her short stories and
poetry have been published in numerous literary magazines, and she has spoken and taught
writing to groups in several states and countries.

Landis Wade writes light-hearted legal thrillers and mysteries. He is a recovering trial lawyer
who founded the Charlotte Readers Podcast after 35 years of law practice. His third book—The
Christmas Redemption—won the Holiday category of the 12th Annual National Indie Excellence
Awards and his recent novel – Deadly Declarations – has won more than six awards, including
Winner in the 2022 American Fiction Awards in the Cozy Mystery category. His short work has
been featured in Writersdigest.com, The Charlotte Observer, Flying South, and in several
anthologies, and his short story, The Deliberation, won the 2016 North Carolina Bar short story
contest. He is a past board member of the Charlotte Writers Club.


May 23, 2023
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm EDT
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