“The Breakfast Club with murder” is how Karen McManus, MA’04, describes her first novel, "One of Us is Lying." Now with four books published and more on the way, this New York Times Bestselling author has made writing her full-time career. Karen started in PR and Marketing, but realized it was never too late to make a switch. In this episode she shares how a familiar '80s song inspired her writing and gives updates on the forthcoming TV adaptation of her first book.
Sailaja Joshi – Mango and Marigold Press
Always think of Northeastern as a resource. When I graduated from Northeastern, I didn’t really think much about being an Alumna, and now I turn to Northeastern every time I have a need.” SAILAJA JOSHI, DMSB’06 Recognizing a need for diversity in children’s books, Sailaja Joshi, DMSB’06, founded Bharat Babies. Her publishing house grew to be award winning, successfully bringing stories of culture and […]
Crime thriller novels and TV shows have always been popular, but author Brian Shea, CJ’97 has literally been at the scene of the crime. After serving in the US Navy, Brian spent over 10 years in law enforcement as a detective, and now writes what he knows. What do a terrorist, human trafficker, and serial […]
Molly Beck, DMSB’09 is the founder of podcast creation site, Messy.fm, and author of Reach Out, a career advice guidebook published by McGraw-Hill. As a social media user and avid blogger turned podcaster, Molly identified a need for the “Wordpress of podcasting,” allowing users to have a one-stop-shop for recording, editing, and publishing. Before founding Messy.fm, she […]