Preview Mode Links will not work in preview mode

In the KNOW!

In January of 2015, after selling all her possessions, Dr. Diann Schindler left St. Petersburg, Florida, on a solo journey to travel the world.  Five continents, over 45 countries and 4 later, she's still going strong!

Meanwhile, she published her debut novel, "Just A Girl"< ) which ranked 6th best coming-of-age fiction in 2017 by Amazon.

Two months later, Schindler published "The Essential Guide to a Life of Travel: the ABC's of International Travel."  

She continues to travel, photographing and chronicling her experiences through her website, DiannAbroad, blogs and podcasts...following her passion to learn and to grow.

Diann's podcasts are fun, information and lively, focusing on her travels; personal experiences, challenges and reflections; travel tips; wannabe love stories; writing tips and thoughts; and intriguing wonders she often faces.

Her podcasts play on iTunes, Google Play, Stitcher, YouTube, and more!   

You can reach her through her website, DiannAbroad, or at  She would love to hear from you! 

And, be sure to SUBSCRIBE by clicking the RSS feed icon  at the bottom of the episode page.

Please COMMENT, just below each episode. Much appreciated.

Thank you so much.  



Jan 3, 2020

Diann Schindler interviews awarding winning author Paula Stone Tucker: "Surviving: A Kent State Memoir."

Paula Stone Tucker was 30 yards in front of the National Guard when they fired into a crowd of students on May 4, 1970 at Kent State University. A retired clinical psychologist, she worked with families, couples, ...

Dec 31, 2019

Diann shares her thriller novel writing experiences with her first draft, describing the thriller genre and three narrative devices: the MacGuffin, Red Herring and Cuttlefish.

She refers to the Story Grid. Use the Story Grid and write a successful novel.

Interested in an interview on "In the Know!"?  Please complete the...

Nov 21, 2019

Robert K. Goddard grew up in Georgia and after 4 years in the U.S. Air Force, he earned degrees from Georgia State University and Georgia College.  In 2012, he retired from a career in the long-term care industry, and is now pursuing a writing career. 

In addition to 3 novel manuscripts, Bob has also written 2...

Oct 30, 2019

Diann Schindler is back in Amelia Island, Florida.  Why?  She reveals she contracted a yet-to-be diagnosed illness while in Thailand and needed to return to begin to heal.

Listen as Diann talks about this strange illness, her road to recovery, her exciting new goals, and a special partnership with Dr. J., Ph.D., retired...

Jan 7, 2019

In this "In the KNOW!!" podcast show episode, I have the honor of interviewing Dr. J., Ph.D. and former sex therapist turned erotica writer.  We discuss how she came to choose sex therapy as a career, her teaching techniques, her philosophy and approach to writing sex-positive sex scenes, as well as her leadership...