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1001 LA Nights

Author: L. A. Rivers

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LA Rivers brings stories to life reading the works of authors at all stages in their careers. Grab your favorite beverage, kick back and enjoy story-time for grownups.
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47 Episodes
LA Rivers interviews author Fallacious Fiction of the Twitter #writingcommunity and reads part 1 of Charles Dickens, A Christmas Carol from Project Gutenberg’s library.
1001 LA Nights (Trailer)

1001 LA Nights (Trailer)


LA Rivers interviews author, podcaster and marketing expert, Ryan P Freeman of about his upcoming book helping first time authors “get things right the first time.” Rivers reads from two Project Gutenberg editions of Edgar Allen Poe. Get comfy, cozy and prepare to hide under the covers.
LA Rivers is back from Bioneers and once again thinking about how writers have a responsibility for crafting solutions to world problems. She reads an excerpt next novel a metaphysical thriller called “Living by Luna”
LA Rivers talks about the writer’s secret weapon, observation, interviews about how he ended up an erotic fiction author & why he moved to urban fantasy. Http:// and Rivers reads the end of Bully Proof yarn where young Mason makes some life determining decisions.
L.A. Rivers bows to Beta Reader, EJ Dawson’s demands for one more story, plus reads said story “Made with Love” a slightly gritty Granny Tale. Lad lit legend, Adam Eccles joins LA Rivers as this week’s guest discussing rom-com from the lad side of romance. You can find Adam on and find his books on Amazon.
LA Rivers talks about the importance of taking your shot. Why it’s important to respond to calls for interviews and submissions. She reads from her upcoming book “The Double Bubble Conjecture: A collection of extraordinary everyday events” and finishes up with chatting character development. For info about her passion project mentioned on the show go to
Compelling Stories

Compelling Stories


LA Rivers discusses storytelling, love, passion and music with her special guests Heston & Connie Cleveland. Plus Rivers reads a snippet of 1001 LA Nights’ favorite guests, Richard T Ryan’s Merchant of Menace now available on amazon. You can read more on Rivers personal blog here:
Exciting News

Exciting News


LA Rivers shares all kinds of good news from books to Ph D candidacy to a dream come true. Plus she reads from Bully Proof Yarn - Patrons get the full story at
Rivers chats about culture, stories and being on a movie set, then brings on her special guest J. Nathanial Corres. You can find J. Nathanial Corres work at and follow him on
Interview with a dark lord

Interview with a dark lord


L. A. Rivers is back for season 2! She talks about surviving falling off the Internet and interviews (Jeff Mach) about his fantastic tome now on audible - There and NEVER, EVER Back Again by Jeff Mach, narrated by Jordan get it here: - The cold reading is a snippet of a surreal short story, Plucky by L A Rivers.
@MaugerDStaunton & LA Rivers talk writing and writers - Mauger is a coach & consultant for writers.
Ep 42 Ric Ryan

Ep 42 Ric Ryan


Happy Mother’s Day • Anchor • Richard Ryan Author & Editor • My babies by LA Rivers • Promoting your books for extra content go to
Ep 41 Agent Nicole Bezanson

Ep 41 Agent Nicole Bezanson


LA Rivers interviews literary agent, Nicole Beazonson Of Metamorphosis Literary Agency about what writers need to know about agents as we gear up for Pitmad in June. You can find Nicole at Http:// , Http:// , Http:// & on Twitter . LA reads from her current short story in program featuring as Dru a twenty something artist stuck in a small town.
In this episode LA Rivers interviews author Dawn Hosmer, @dawnhosmer7 of the Twitter Writing Community about her publishing journey and why her second book is the first published work. You can find Dawn at - This week LA Rivers reads from her short story, “Ties That Bind.”
You can find Shervin Hojat at - Symphony of My Heart is available on Amazon, Kindle and Audible.
Ryan P. Freeman is LA Rivers guest, Freeman is a multitalented writer, audio producer and PR specialist. They talk fantasy, Mark Twain, and the need to nurture contemporary talent. Find Freeman’s work at - Today’s story is by LA Rivers, “For the love of Mother” is a mother’s eye view of the pressures mothers face in a post Freudian world.
LA Rivers interviews author, EJ Dawson about her love of books, writing and being possessed by the story she wrote in 25 days. Rivers reads 2 sample chapters from the afore mentioned book Behind the Veil. You can find EJ on and at For more info about this podcast go to
LA Rivers interviews gritty realist, Chad Ard, then reads from his book, “Forever Striking A Crucified Pose”. You can find Chad on and at To submit your work to 1001 LA Nights go to
LA Rivers celebrates reaching the magic 5K followers on Twitter, interviews Eve Corso about her new release, Esteban & Marialena available now, then reads Pauline Yates’ “As The Tide Turns” published on Elena Hartwell’s blog and “We’ll See About That” by LA Rivers. In the last segment Rivers announces the winner for the character placement in one of her short stories and gives instructions on how to claim it. Listeners don’t need to be disappointed for not being selected, since Rivers has come up with a cunning plan!
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