Workshop Episode 3 (Guest Host: Gail Carriger)


The Roundtable Podcast, Workshop Episode 3, with Gail Carriger and Laura HowardNew York Times Best-Selling author Gail Carriger generously makes time in her busy schedule of book releases, tours, and numerous (and intriguing) projects to join Brion and Dave on this third workshop episode. Laura Howard steps up as our Guest Writer sharing a tale of Faerie betrayal and intrigue.  Topics discussed include passive characters, the proper use of world building, and how to end a book. (And don’t miss Gail’s Showcase Episode)

PROMO: New Fiction Writers –

Workshop Episode 3 (Guest Host: Gail Carriger)

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As astonishing as it may seem, you can check out this episode on iTunes, too!


by Gail:

Timeless – Just released, the 5th and final novel of the Parasol Protectorate (View)

Soulless Manga (Story Illustration by Rem) – The Manga Version of the first Parasol Protectorate novel (View)

The Finishing School Series – Announcement , Cover Art , On Goodreads

Other References…

Perilous Guard by Elizabeth Marie Pope (View)

Wicked Lovely series by Melissa Marr (View)

Scorpio Races by Maggie Stiefvater (View)



About Author

Dave Robison has indulged in creative pursuits his entire life. His CV includes writing Curious George fan-fiction at the age of eight, improv theater at age ten, playing trumpet at age twelve, as well as a theater degree, creating magazine cover art, writing audio scripts, designing websites, creating board games, hosting mythological roundtables and generally savoring the sweet drought of expression in all its forms. His years of exploration give him a unique, informed, and eloquent perspective on the art of storytelling.


  1. Laura Howard on

    Thanks to all three of you! I loved this experience, and would encourage any aspiring author to come
    on your show 🙂

    • Dave Robison on

      Thank YOU, Laura! This podcast doesn’t happen without adventurous writers sharing their ideas. We’re delighted that we could help provide an opportunity to explore new perspectives.

      (Remember your promise… when you publish it, you gotta let us know! :D)