Ladey Adey Show


Writing Books with Kris Cavanaugh Castro - Author and Coach

Ladey interviews Author and Coach Kris Cavanaugh Castro from Shift Inc about:

  • the process of writing
  • how to stop procrastination
  • value of being an author and much more.

Kris has an amazing ability to pull her clients through difficult changes to remain on top of their game and produce more consistent results - at home and at work.  

She and Ladey share their love of working with people who have a dream of writing a book and how to overcome some common Author problems.

More Episodes


I don't talk to dead bodies, with former forensic psychiatrist Dr. Rhona Morrison

Season 2022, Ep. 9
In this episode, Ladey Adey interviews Rhona Morrison about her book - I don't talk to dead bodies - The Curious Encounters of a Forensic Psychiatrist.Doctor Rhona Morrison is a retired consultant forensic psychiatrist from Scotland. Rhona spent more than 30 years working in the NHS with mentally disordered offenders. She was affectionately named ‘Dr. M’ by her clinical team, and it stuck.Following retirement in 2018, at age 55, she returned to her passion for art and built her studio, where she creates beautiful watercolor paintings and pen and ink pointillism drawings.In addition to her passion for art, Dr. Rhona has recently completed writing her memoir, "I don’t talk to dead bodies... the curious encounters of a forensic psychiatrist". It is due for publication in the summer of 2022.During this episode, Dr. Rhona shares insights into the making of a forensic psychiatrist and some of the bizarre, hilarious, and heart-warming encounters along the way. She is passionate about de-stigmatisation of mental illness and invites us to meet the human beings behind the headlines who have learned to live with their illness.Rhona confesses to being a reluctant academic but her favourite quote is "I came, I saw, I conquered" - Julius Caesar". Rhona wrote this in all of my medical textbooks after she passed her exams.Rhona's tip for writing: Write with honesty and integrity and people will engage with you.Useful linksGuest: Dr. Rhona MorrisonWebsite: link: Adey: Academy: Galbraith - Podcast VA:

Jerry Strayve Jr. talks Broken Promises and co-writing with whistle-blower Marine Corps Ted Blickwedel

Season 2022, Ep. 8
In this episode, Ladey Adey interviews Jerry Strayve Jr.Jerry talks us through his life, born to a military family, attending nine schools before entering college.Following service in the United States Marine Corps, he raised a family while working as a financial representative and serial entrepreneur.Whilst raising his young children Jerry discovered his love for spinning a spontaneous tale.It wasn't long before his love for history and stories combined and he jumped into writing.Jerry started with fiction, works include the first two books in a four-book series, Broxton's Century. Book three in the series will be published in February 2023.During this podcast predominantly hear about the book Broken Promises.40 years previously Jerry had served with Ted Blickwedel when they were both young lieutenants in the Marine Corps.When their paths crossed again, they combined their knowledge and experiences to write the book Broken Promises, "Witness the Heroic yet devastating crusade by WHISTLEBLOWER, combat veteran and retired Marine Corps LtCol Ted Blickwedel"Tips for Writers and ReadersWrite your passion and to your market.Read for pleasure interspersed with the genre to which you are writing.Jerry's favourite quote"The farther backward you can look, the farther forward you are likely to see." Winston ChurchillUseful linksGuest: Jerry Strayve JrWebsite: link: Adey: Academy: Galbraith - Podcast VA: