I got the chance to speak with Dyrek a few weeks back, but the interview took a different form than most — I had sent her the questions beforehand, and we kind of went off those more than we typically do. As a result, it sounds a bit scripted. It’s not — and it’s still interesting. In the first 45 seconds or so, you’ll learn about dozens of jobs she’s held during her life.
If you’re interested in one of her main characters, Hiledgard of Bingen, you can find more information here.
Dyrek does a cool thing with her writings: book trailers, as opposed to, you know, book jacket praise or something. Here’s an example:
Here’s Dyrek on The Balancing Act, a popular morning show on the Lifetime Network: