Tart Words Podcast

Writers read. Readers bake. Bakers write.

Tart Words Podcast is for readers who want to hear their favorite authors talk about writing, their latest book, and where they get their ideas; for writers who want to hear Linda Hengerer and Suzanne Fox talk about the nuts and bolts of writing - and their favorite authors; and for bakers who want quick and easy recipes.

Recent Episodes

Books Reading Writing Tart Words

Diane A.S. Stuckart

May 9, 2021

In this episode, Linda Hengerer talks with Diane A.S. Stuckart, writing as Anna Gerard. Her 17th no…

Books Reading Writing Tart Words

Mia P. Manansala

May 2, 2021

In this episode, Linda Hengerer talks with Mia P. Manansala about her debut novel, ARSENIC and ADOB…

Tart Bites: EBB Spread

April 28, 2021

A savory spread perfect for a snack when sweet won't do.

Books Writing Tart Thoughts

Mary Stewart's Airs Above the Ground

April 28, 2021

In this episode of Tart Words, Suzanne Fox and Linda Hengerer are discussing Mary Stewart’s book Ai…

Guest: Suzanne Fox
Books Reading Writing Tart Words

Carrie Stuart Parks

April 24, 2021

Linda Hengerer talks with Carrie Stuart Parks about her latest book, Relative Silence, forensic and…

Food Tart Bites

Tart Bites: Cream Cheese & Olives

April 24, 2021

Cream Cheese & Olives is a fast and easy, two-ingredient dish, suitable for snacking or a light lun…

About the Host

Linda Gordon Hengerer


Linda Hengerer is the author of the Beach Tea Shop mystery series and several non-fiction books; with Joanna Campbell Slan, Linda co-edited seven editions of the Happy Homicides cozy mystery anthology series. A New Jersey native transplanted to Florida, she is a member of Sisters in Crime-Florida Treasure Coast Chapter. A long-time baker, she enjoys creating new recipes that don’t take forever to make.