Jenai Marek is the author of The Dangerous Voyage of Gup the Sailor.
Gup is a young boy from a Privateer family who finds himself on his own, commanding a crew, and wondering if he'll be pirate or privateer.
Jenai and talk about her writing process and how she decided to place Gup in a fictional world. And we'll find out who the real Gup is!
We also get into the trials her family has suffered after Hurricane Harvey and how she's using it to motivate her writing. Plus shark tagging!
Under The Crossbones is a podcast all about pirate culture. Your host Phil Johnson (comedian, musician, and pirate geek) interviews the most interesting people in the pirate subculture: Actors, Authors, Historians, Musicians, Artists, Festival Founders, Clothing and Prop Designers, Treasure Hunters, Archaeologists, and more.
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