• Radio Interview at The Voice FM's New Studio

    Radio Interview with Jody and Elana

    September 22, 2017 Blog

    On Monday 18th September 2017, local publisher Jody Medland and American author Elana A. Mugdan were invited to The Voice FM’s shiny new studio in Barnstaple for a radio interview about books, talent, and – perhaps most importantly – dragons.

    In the hour long interview, Elana discusses what’s new in the world of Dragon Speaker, including the forthcoming audiobook version due for release on 15th October 2017, which just so happens to be her birthday!

    Elana went …


  • Elana A. Mugdan hands out with her best friend

    Interview with Elana A. Mugdan – Dragon Speaker

    February 21, 2016 Blog

    PWM: Where did the inspiration for Dragon Speaker come from?

    ELANA: I started writing Dragon Speaker on the day I turned 14. I was a socially awkward kid, just a little too weird to fit in, and I had an existential crisis on my birthday – or at least, as existential a crisis as a teenage girl can have. “Who am I?” I wondered. “Where is my life headed? What sort of person am I going …


  • Jody working on The Moors

    Interview with Jody Medland – The Moors

    February 18, 2016 Blog, Interviews

    PWM: What made you write The Moors?

    JODY: It’s a tough question to answer because it’s one of the very first things I wrote, and why does anyone work on that first project? I was studying at the time. I adored films, but the film studies course I was on was incredibly limited and with too much theory for my liking – so I wrote The Moors as a screenplay.

    The book started as a screenplay?

    Yes, it …