The Frog No More ft. Charlie Gray

gAy A: The Queer Sober Hero Show

Feb 29 2024 • 36 mins

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Steve welcomes back friend of the podcast and best selling quit-lit author, Charlie Gray, to discuss how creating, publishing, and marketing his "Charlie and The Frog" trilogy impacted his sobriety.

Topics discussed include:

  • What are you grateful for today?
  • Charlie's "zany" journey to sobriety.
  • Picking up the pen the first time
  • Turning a book into a trilogy
  • How the creative process changed Charlie's life.
  • How the publishing and marketing process impacted him.
  • What would a “Lost Chapter” to one of the books look like?
  • How has life changed since the trilogy?
  • Turning addictions and struggles into metaphor with The Phantom Maverick.
  • What’s to come on Charlie's Heroes Journey

A huge thank you to Charlie Gray for sharing his journey and insights with us today. You can find his books, including "At Least I’m Not The Frog," "The Frog’s Bottle," "The Frog No More," and his latest release, "The Phantom Maverick," wherever books are sold, including here:

At Least I'm Not The Frog:
The Frog's Bottle:
The Frog No More:
The Phantom Maverick:

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