Michael Campling's Author Podcast

Michael Campling's Author Podcast


Latest Episodes

A Chat with the Author Michael Campling – 17 November 2021
November 17, 2021

I made a recording at home this week, and I’m asking lots of questions! Feedback from listeners is very useful, so please let me know what you’d like to hear and/or see in these podcast episodes. I ca

A Chat with the Author Michael Campling – 9 November 2021
November 09, 2021

Chatting about the upcoming Devonshire Mystery as I walk over the hills. If you have a question for me, please pop it in a comment or drop me a line and let me know. I’ll answer it as best as I can. Y

A Chat with the Author Michael Campling – 3 November 2021
November 03, 2021

This chat was recorded in my writing room at home as I’ve pulled a muscle in my leg, and it’s hard to record while limping along the lanes. I’m answering a question that was kindly suggested by a read

A Chat with the Author Michael Campling – 20 October 2021
October 20, 2021

A chat as I march over the Devonshire hills with our Labrador, Lottie. Today, I let you know about an upcoming audiobook in the Devonshire Mysteries series. I also share an insight into my writing pro

A Chat with the Author Michael Campling – 12 October 2021
October 12, 2021

In this chat, I discuss the fact that my work is spread across several genres. I also mention reviews, and I hope I don’t sound too sniffy. Of course, people are perfectly entitled to express their op

A Chat with the Author Michael Campling – 5 October 2021
October 05, 2021

Getting back into the groove of writing, and once more able to march over the Devonshire hills in the sunshine. In this chat, I talk about using authentic dialogue in my writing. I hope you find it in

A Chat with the Author Michael Campling – 28 September 2021 – Indoors and talking about developing ideas
September 28, 2021

After a holiday in sunny Dorset, it’s good to be back in Devon, despite the weather. Once again, I’m inside for this chat because it’s raining. I chat about the way I work and where ideas come from, a

A Chat with the Author Michael Campling – 10 September 2021 – Indoors and thinking about pacing
September 10, 2021

Beaten by the unpredictable weather, I’m inside for this chat. There’s no Lottie panting alongside me, and no pesky wind either. I talk a bit about the pacing of my work in progress, i.e. keeping the

A Chat with the Author Michael Campling – 31 August 2021 – on making an audiobook
September 03, 2021

In response to a question from a site member (thanks, NC), I’m chatting about the way that the audiobook of A Study in Stone came to be made. I hope you find it interesting, and if you’d like your que

A Chat with the Author Michael Campling – 24 August 2021
August 24, 2021

In today’s chat, I talk a little about the importance of characters in my writing, and about the principle I have of keeping my work ‘in the moment’. And, arguably more importantly, Lottie looks for t