1001 LA Nights

36 EpisodesProduced by L. A. Rivers

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.Cover art photo provided by Josh Rose on Unsplash: https://unsplash.com/@joshsrose

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Ep 43 Mauger S Staunton Writing Coach-Consultant

May 20th, 2019


@MaugerDStaunton & LA Rivers talk writing and writers - Mauger is a coach & consultant for writers.

Ep 42 Ric Ryan

May 12th, 2019


Happy Mother’s Day • Anchor • Richard Ryan Author & Editor • My babies by LA Rivers • Promoting your books for extra content go to Patreon.com/1001LANights

Ep 41 Agent Nicole Bezanson

May 5th, 2019


LA Rivers interviews literary agent, Nicole Beazonson Of Metamorphosis Literary Agency about what writers need to know about agents as we gear up for …

Ep 40 Featuring Dawn Hosmer and a Granny Annie story by LA Rivers

April 28th, 2019


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 …

Ep 39 LA Rivers interviews Shervin Hojat poet & author of Symphony of My Heart

April 22nd, 2019


You can find Shervin Hojat at http://shervin.hojat.com - Symphony of My Heart is available on Amazon, Kindle and Audible.

Ep 37 Ryan P. Freeman & a short story by LA Rivers

April 14th, 2019


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 …

Ep 36 Special Guest EJ Dawson

April 5th, 2019


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 …

Ep 35: Chad Ard Interview Plus Poems & Short Story

March 29th, 2019


LA Rivers interviews gritty realist, Chad Ard, then reads from his book, “Forever Striking A Crucified Pose”. You can find Chad on Twitter.com/ardchad_author and at chadard.com. To submit your work to 1001 LA Nights go …

Ep 34 Eve Corso Interview & Reading Pauline Yates’ “As The Tide Turns.” Celebrating 5k on Twitter

March 24th, 2019


LA Rivers celebrates reaching the magic 5K followers on Twitter, interviews Eve Corso about her new release, Esteban & Marialena available now

Ep. 33 Interview with WB Welch & Reading from Blood Drops

March 22nd, 2019


LA Rivers interviews author WB Welch about her recent collection of short horror stories in Blood Drops. Rivers reads two short stories from the …

Ep 32: Author Leo McBride and a reading from Gideon Marcus’s “Andy & Tina.”

March 15th, 2019


LA Rivers interviews @alteredinstinct (Twitter) Leo McBride, they talk short stories, literature and the craft of writing. The cold reading in this …

Episode 31: Interview w/Ric Ryan

March 8th, 2019


LA Rivers interviews author Richard Ryan acclaimed author of Sherlock Holmes Books such as The Vatican Cameos

Ep. 30 Poetry & Activism with Satwinder Isser

March 3rd, 2019


Activist, teacher & poet, Satwinder Isser joins LA Rivers to discuss diversity, cultural appropriation and spirituality. Plus Satwinder shares …

Ep 29: Galactic Journey & Aspen Knudsen

March 2nd, 2019


LA Rivers interviews GalacticJourney.org founder Gideon Marcus & reads a sample of Aspen Knudsen’s book Blood Rose, http://aspensauthorspace.wordpress.com For ad free listening & special content you can support …

Ep 28: Alisha Howard - Guest Author

February 22nd, 2019


LA Rivers interviews Chicago author Alisha Howard @alishamwrites - Twitter shout outs to @ejdawsonauthor @JourneyGalactic @AspenKnudsen - Alisha reads from her novel Awakener

Ep 27: Book Promotions (that don’t break the bank)

February 17th, 2019


LA Rivers brings you a very special episode all about promoting your work. You can discover more info as a patron on patreon.com/1001LANights and on 1001lanights.com

Ep 26: Author Spotlight- Sean Nash

February 15th, 2019


Twitter shoutouts to @KellyOhlert @GoodwoodAlpha. I interview Sean Nash and read from his novel, The Crop Duster’s Son, available on Amazon.com. You can find more on Sean’s blog https://goodwoodwrites.wordpress.com/ * …

Ep 25: Author spotlight

February 8th, 2019


LA Rivers gives shoutouts to the Twitter #writingcommunity @evecorsobooks, @ColdHeart_Prj @JNathanialC56 @Shimaira - Then interviews Australian …

Ep 24 - The Heron

February 5th, 2019


LA Rivers gives shoutouts to @GatekeeperDark & @AspenKnudsen of the Writing Community on Twitter and announces her special guest for the Friday episode- Feb 8, 2019. After some blah-blah-blah about you becoming a …

Ep 23 A little romance

February 1st, 2019


LA Rivers reads Clyde Andrew’s romantic comedy “Enough Blue Sky To Mend A Pair Of Sailors Trousers” - In this sweet comic romance Dave discovers that …

Ep 22: Faerytale Revised

January 28th, 2019


LA Rivers procrastinating by podcasting reads from her Faerytale for Grownups. Rivers also gives authors and writers some valuable information about marketing their book(s) in the last segment.

Ep 21: Celebrating Writers

January 27th, 2019


LA Rivers sings the praises of the Twitter writing community and reads aloud from A Love Most Robotic by Silas Vale available for preorder on Amazon. You can find us at http://1001lanights.com

Ep 20: Reading from the Twitterverse

January 25th, 2019


Host LA Rivers reads from Professor Algernon Whitlock’s Exotic and Fabulous Grand Tour of the Underworld by Leo McBride from the Anthology “Tales …

Ep 19 - Women’s March Day

January 20th, 2019


LA Rivers reads from her essay: Why Rage Isn’t Enough For Women.

EP 18: Very Short Stories

January 19th, 2019


LA Rivers documents her audiobook reading journey, which has resulted in having to read tweets from #vss365 on Twitter. Plus she gives shout outs to …

Ep: 17 - Empowering Poems From a Crazy Year

January 13th, 2019


LA Rivers is reading sarcastic poems in this episode and having a discussion about reading/writing erotica. Big shout out to the #writingcommunity on Twitter. Love to hear your thoughts, reach out on Twitter. @Nights_LA

A Faerytale for Grownups

January 10th, 2019


Super fun episode! Reading from a new story in progress “An Impish Wish.” Also talking about audiobooks, getting and receiving feedback and Align Network International. ANI is a support network for creatives to give and …

Ep. 13: A love of books

January 1st, 2019


New Year 2019 • Walking Shoes • Short story reading: A Cave Full Of Treasure • Walking Shoes • Writing stories with friends • West follow me on …

Ep 12: This Rose Shall Not Wither

December 23rd, 2018


She was the ultimate goth punk gorgeous bitch. Wild child underground legend in San Francisco’s beyond alternative scene in the 90’s. Here is my …

EP 11: They Called Me Fearless

December 17th, 2018


Anchor • By Line in Literary Review • Walking Shoes • They Called Me Fearless • Walking Shoes • Way Shower • West. Follow LA Rivers at …

EP 10: New First Chapter

November 28th, 2018


1001 LA Nights is the weaving of two incredible tales experienced almost twenty years apart. In this episode LA Rivers shares the beginning of the …

Ep 7: Rootbeer and phone sex

November 8th, 2018


L A Rivers reads another vignette from 1001 LA Nights. Middle aged mom learns how to sext on a muggy August LA Night.

Ep 5: Simple pleasures

November 3rd, 2018


On Day 2 of NaNoWriMo we’re reading the last vignette from the beginning of 1001 LA Nights. In this podcast luxuriating in the little things like a …

Ep 4: NaNoWriMo Plans

October 31st, 2018


Almost 20 years after I left my first marriage broken-hearted, I found myself leaving my second wanting to live again. So begins 1001 LA Nights, the true story of one woman’s quest to love and live life. Will be writing …

Ep 2: Intoxicating Oxygen

October 27th, 2018


Laurie reads another vignette. The unfolding of self as she wound her way down HWY 101 into the redwoods. To get access to the full short stories in …

Ep 1: So it begins

October 25th, 2018


Author L.A. Rivers talks about the sensual nature of life * 1001 LA Nights into reading * A Gen X redemption. Find L.A. Rivers on Patreon at http://patreon.com/1001LANights. Instagram @1001LANights

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