Write or Die is a podcast that aims to share the real stories about what it takes to become an author – the gritty, infuriating, pull your hair out because it’s been years – stories of writers who didn’t give up despite it all, and are now living out their dream. It’s hosted by authors Claribel Ortega  & Kat Cho and releases every Monday.

Write or Die Team


Creator and host Claribel Ortega

Claribel A. Ortega is a former reporter who writes YA & MG fantasy inspired by her Dominican heritage. When she’s not busy turning her obsession with eighties pop culture, magic and video games into books, she’s recording episodes of her podcast, Write or Die or making GIFS for her small graphic design business, GIFGRRL.

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Co-host Kat Cho

Kat Cho used to hide books under the bathroom sink and then sneak in there to read after bedtime. Her parents pretended not to know. This helped when she decided to write a dinosaur time-travel novel at the tender age of nine. Sadly, that book was not published. She currently lives and works in NYC. Kat’s YA contemporary fantasy debut, WICKED FOX, is out now with Putnam/Penguin and the sequel, VICIOUS SPIRITS, is out 8/18/2020.

Follow Kat online: Twitter | Instagram | Youtube

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