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The Shit No One Tells You About Writing

Bianca Marais, Carly Watters and CeCe Lyra

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This is a podcast for emerging writers who want to improve the quality of their work and learn more about the publishing industry. Your one host, Bianca Marais (the bestselling author of 'The Witches of Moonshyne Manor') interviews authors, agents, editors and just about anyone and everyone who's involved in bringing a book to market. She's joined by her cohosts, literary agents Carly Watters and CeCe Lyra from P.S. Literary Agency, who read and critique query letters as well as opening page ...
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LitCit: Antioch's Literary Citizen Podcast

Antioch MFA in Creative Writing Los Angeles

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Lit Cit explores the multi-faceted life of a writer in today’s literary community through insightful interviews with authors, editors, agents, and all of the people who help make writing happen. The podcast is produced and run by members of Antioch Los Angeles’ MFA Creative Writing program.
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Writing It!

The Center for Jewish Studies at the University of Florida

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"Writing It! The Podcast About Academics & Writing" dives deep into the world of academic writing and publishing. Join us for conversations with academics and editors as we discuss challenges, strategies, and insights from our writing lives. As we share our experiences and helpful hacks, we make the process of writing and getting published a bit more transparent and a bit less overwhelming.
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“Learn how acclaimed writers keep the ink flowing, the cursor moving, and avoid writer’s block.” Each week, host Kelton Reid chats with guests like Nobel Prize winner Abdulrazak Gurnah, on life after becoming a laureate; #1 New York Times bestselling author, Emily Henry on her past life as a YA mid-lister; Celebrated author, Walter Mosley, on his conflicted feelings after winning a National Book Award; NY Times bestselling author, Lisa Scottoline, on what she learned from literary lion Phili ...
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Book collectors and literary enthusiasts unite in first-of-it’s-kind podcast. Goldsboro Book’s Managing Director and Co-Founder, David Headley an award-winning bookseller and renowned literary agent, explores all aspects of publishing and book collecting, interviewing bestselling and upcoming authors, whilst sharing his own insights on book investing and the most inspiring reads to add to your collection.
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Hosts OutWest Shop’s Bobbi Jean Bell and Jim Bell chat LIVE with creators of the written word including authors, songwriters, and poets. Unscripted. Entertaining. Informative. Tune in to enjoy live conversation with their guests about their latest project and their creative process. Supporters of the wordsmith are included too like literary agents, publicists, publishers and more. To inquire about appearing on the broadcast: bobbijeanbell@gmail.com
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Author Sara Zarr reads between the lines of the writing life in interview episodes as well as solo minisodes, with a focus on the practical and psychological aspects of writing and publishing, the creative process, and the strange landscape where art meets commerce. Past guests include filmmaker Scott Derrickson, author Malinda Lo, and literary agent Michael Bourret.
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Ever wondered what goes into publishing a book? Jamie chats with authors, agents, editors and more, to find out what it takes for a book to go from an idea in the writer's head, all the way through to publication. Check out Jamie's other podcast, The Chosen Ones and Other Tropes. Support the podcast on Patreon.
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Listen to Confessions of a Debut Novelist, hosted by author Chloe Timms, to hear from new and up-and-coming writers about their debut novel. We talk writing journeys, tips and advice and what it's like to be new to the world of publishing. Each episode features a writer about to have their debut novel published, covering adult, YA and children's in a range of genres. We'll hear about rejections and setbacks, how writers signed with their agent and whether their book deal was with an indie pu ...
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Literally Literary

Reyna Muñoz, Vanessa Zuñiga, Richie Marrufo, & jorge gomez

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From BorderSenses, Papagayo, & the Humanities Collaborative at EPCC-UTEP, this podcast dissects culturally-relevant literature: novels, memoirs, poetry, comics, & short stories. We love reading & analyzing books, comparing their adaptations, & connecting their allusions. We interview authors too!. #Ad-Free #ElPaso Español: este podcast disecciona literatura culturalmente relevante: novelas, memorias, poesía, cómics, & cuentos cortos. Nos encanta leer & analizar libros, comparando sus adaptac ...
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At Crow Reads, Rayanne Haines interviews intersectional writers, publishers, agents and editors in Canada. Crow Reads is recorded on Treaty 6 territory the traditional home of the Metis, Inuit and First Nations people. Crow Reads focuses on Alberta representation and tackles questions around social movements, cultural trends, feminism, #CanLit, and inclusion / representation. And, at the end of the day, celebrates the people who are making things happen in the literary world. The podcast is ...
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Two Guys From Hollywood

Joey Santos & Alan Nevins

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They're back! The Two Guys From Hollywood podcast returns for Season Two. A weekly podcast from Hollywood literary agent Alan Nevins and his co-host Joey Santos, a columnist and celebrity chef. Continuing with their unique brand of humor for this grab-bag pop culture podcast, this duo has cultivated a friendship over 30 years that has culminated in a banter that has entertained their large circle of friends and is now captured in this podcast for a broader audience. Beyond their own experien ...
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A monthly conversation about books and ideas on NTS Radio hosted by friends Carrie Plitt, a literary agent, and Octavia Bright, a writer and academic. Each show features an author interview, book recommendations, lively discussion and a little music too, all built around a related theme - anything from the novella to race to masculinity. Listen live on NTS Radio www.nts.live
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THE BIBLIO FILE is a podcast about "the book," and an inquiry into the wider world of book culture. Hosted by Nigel Beale it features wide ranging, long-form conversations with authors, poets, book publishers, booksellers, book editors, book collectors, book makers, book scholars, book critics, book designers, book publicists, literary agents and many others inside the book trade and out - from writer to reader.
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Writers With Wrinkles

Beth McMullen and Lisa Schmid

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Authors Beth McMullen and Lisa Schmid iron out the wrinkles in writing, publishing, and everything in between . . . One podcast at a time. Writers With Wrinkles is the go-to podcast for aspiring authors, and those in the trenches, who want to successfully publish a novel...or ten! Join us each week as we dive deep into writing and the publishing industry, providing expert interviews, insightful discussions, and practical tips. With our engaging and informative format, you'll get the guidance ...
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Literary Speaking

Crystal-Lee Quibell

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Literary Speaking connects writers with the publishing industry by featuring conversations with best selling authors, literary agents, publishers and publicity firms. How do I establish a writing practice? Find an agent? Get published? Build a platform? Discover tips and tricks to build your writing practice and release your story out into the world. Join me as I interview expert guests as they share their experiences as published authors and industry professionals to inspire and infuse your ...
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Sir Herbert Sneakies & pals like DJ Lady Twizzelton makes story time fun! 🤸‍♀️ 🛴 🎡 "Are you ready to laugh out loud with your kids?" Twizzelton shares her favorite childhood stories and some brand new cool ones. Kids are head over heels in love with her fantastic readings with sizzle and pop! Sponsor a show ;)🎠 $$ https://www.paypal.com/paypalme2/anonymouscontent 😻We appreciate your generous donations. $$ 💝 $🥰$💖 $$Paypal friends and family send to: petcarebuddies@gmail.comListen to go on fan ...
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Comedy and Sci-Fi writer Phillip Carter sometimes invites guests to his weekly outbursts of philosophy and weirdness. Tune in to meet bestselling authors, TV producers, actresses, alien abductees, professional psychics, some more time travellers, painters, literary agents, time travellers, and scientists. The goal? To make you laugh, and hopefully to teach you something new and weird along the way.
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Coming Home Well

Veteran Community

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Coming Home Well Directory is a combination of podcasts geared toward educating, supporting and advocating for our veterans and veteran caregiver community.Coming Home Well hosted by Dr. Tyler Pieron is a deep dive into the resources available for veterans and their families that assist with healing the trauma of war. On occasion Tyler is joined by historians as they revisit significant events within our military history to ensure our heroes are not forgotten. Straight To The Point hosted by ...
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Join RO literary agents Sandra O'Donnell and Laura Rothschild as we dish on the crazy world of publishing and share an insider's view on how to get an agent, what it takes to stand out in a query pile and what we're reading, and eating, on any given day.
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LABYRINTH is a social conversation podcast, art & literary platform that discusses life, the woman, society, and the determinants of mental health & illness via various mediums. labyrinth uses various mediums such as parables, non-fiction in it's naked form and conversations with experts in relevant fields, arts & literature, victims and free agents to discuss the mazes, spirals and myriads associated with life, de-stigmatise by creating awareness, provide practical solutions and coping mech ...
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Dr. Chip Bennett reveals some of the amazing hidden themes of the Bible. We say “hidden” because most people today don’t know about them. But the early church fathers, taking cues from Jesus and Paul, discovered that the scriptures are an integrated tapestry that has common themes spread throughout. Not only will you look at the Bible differently, but you’ll also see another reason why the Bible— written by about 40 authors over 1,500 years— must have a Divine Mind behind it.
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Sarah's Bookshelves Live

Sarah Dickinson | Sarah's Bookshelves

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Sarah’s Bookshelves Live is a weekly show featuring real talk about books and book recommendations from a featured guest. Each week, Sarah of the blog Sarah’s Bookshelves will talk with her guest about: - 2 OLD BOOKS THEY LOVE - 2 NEW BOOKS THEY LOVE - 1 BOOK THEY DON’T LOVE - AND 1 NEW RELEASE THEY’RE EXCITED ABOUT I’m getting real about all things books and serving you up a bit of snark on the side.
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The Book Dude

Francois Keyser

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Author Francois Keyser shares his author experience and journey with listeners and offers advice and guidance with regard to publishing and writing.Francois also reads extracts from his books and interviews authors about their books and writing experience.He also reviews books on his podcast. If you would like to join Francois on his podcast to be interviewed or share information about publishing, contact him with your request at fkeyser1@gmail.com
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Writing Fiction

Fiction writing tips & tricks

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The editors of the Book Worms Horror Zine, James DeFeo and Regina Saint Claire, offer tips on writing fiction. So join Regina in her haunted library and James in his Office of Demonology to learn the art of storytelling. jamesippoliti.substack.com
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“Seated At The Writer’s Table” is meant for anybody who geeks out over writing. If you find yourself over-analyzing a plot-line or discussing the details of a character’s dialogue than this show is for you. Host Phil Giangrande interviews writers of all genres, as well as industry professionals such as literary agents, publishers and script doctors. Phil uncovers powerful techniques to master both the craft and business of becoming a professional writer. Sit back relax and take Your Seat at ...
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The Am Writing Fantasy Podcast

Am Writing Fantasy Productions

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In today’s publishing landscape, you can reach fans all over the world. Query letters are a thing of the past. You don’t even need a literary agent. There is nothing standing in the way of making a living from writing. Join the two bestselling fantasy authors, Autumn and Jesper, every Monday, as they explore the writing craft, provides tips on publishing, and insights on how to market your books.
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Beyond the Pen

Maccabee and Chelsea

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In essence, Beyond the Pen is your gateway to the fascinating world hidden within the pages of an author's book. Think of it as a deep dive into the intricate tapestry of literary works, where we unravel the profound themes and complicated messages interwoven within the text. Our podcast is a literary journey that leads you through the imaginative minds of some of today's most captivating yet undiscovered authors. Every week, we're joined by a new guest for an intimate one-on-one interview, ...
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The Write Approach

J. W. Judge, Barbara Hinske

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The Write Approach is a podcast for writers to learn more about the craft and business of writing. It is hosted by USA Today bestselling author Barbara Hinske and J. W. Judge. Hinske has written more than twenty women's fiction and mystery novels, including The Christmas Club which became a Hallmark movie. Judge has authored five novels, including the trilogy The Zauberi Chronicles, and the non-fiction book, Write Your Novel One Day at a Time. You can find out more about the hosts and this p ...
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Will Dean - Forest Author

WILL DEAN FOREST AUTHOR

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Hello! My name is Will Dean and I’m a full-time author living in a remote Swedish forest. In this podcast I share my experiences and thoughts on how to write a novel, how to find a literary agent, to get published, how to become a bestseller. Also: some chat about forest life. Thanks for listening!
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The Writing Gym podcast is a writer's go-to source for quality information about how to finish, publish, and market writing in all genres. Not only does it give you the implementable steps you need, it's fun. No snorefest here. You'll laugh at the Quirk O' the week and enjoy hard-hitting advice from top agents, best-selling authors, and publishers. Visit iTunes or www.writing-gym.com/podcast to hear these guests and more: --Top NYC literary agent Eric Reuben. He's represented dozens of best- ...
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Publishing Insight

Flavia Marcocci

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An interview podcast about working in publishing, featuring professionals across a wide array of roles, in both junior and senior positions, from independent and corporate publishers, in academic and trade, as well as literary agents and founders of innovative start-ups. They tell us about their career path, the latest trends in the book industry, and they give advice for jobseekers and book recommendations for all of us book lovers. Cover portrait by Ellie Beadle. Website: www.publishing-in ...
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The Published Author Podcast will teach you how to write a book so that you can grow your business. Entrepreneur, author, and speaker Josh Steimle reveals how entrepreneurs can create exciting opportunities by writing a book and creating a thought leadership system. Enjoy interviews with authors and book publishing professionals, including literary agents, editors, ghostwriters, cover designers, publishers, PR experts, and marketers. Josh Steimle is founder and CEO of the 7 Systems of Influe ...
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Jay Sherer wants to learn everything about storytelling. He interviews screenwriters, novelists, directors, literary agents, producers, and anyone else who knows about the business of storytelling. Plus he studies screenwriting, prose, writing, and the business models driving film, television, and novels. Learn along side Jay about How Stories Work--not just how to write them, but also how to sell them and get them made. Join the network of storytellers trying to improve, grow, and make valu ...
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Worlds of Adventure

WLPP-LP 102.9 FM, Palenville NY

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Worlds of Adventure is a weekly improv audio drama series from WLPP-LP 102.9 FM, Palenville NY, powered by DramaSystem. Host Susan Davis and a cast of four main characters create a world and a story each season, starting from a blank sheet of paper and a single sentence. Nothing is scripted or canned; the story emerges on the fly as we record it. Every Monday, we release a new half-hour full cast original audio drama episode. Each season is its own self-contained story. The story might be sc ...
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CeCe Lyra, a literary agent at P.S. Literary Agency, represents adult fiction and nonfiction. She is especially looking for clients with whom she can build fruitful, lasting relationships. CeCe believes that stories are empathy-generating machines capable of healing, connecting, and enacting true change. As a mixed-race Latinx immigrant, CeCe under…
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In Episode 61, Christopher Hoffman joins J. W. Judge and Barbara Hinske to discuss methods of researching literary agents to find those who represent authors in your genre and who you may want to query. The group also talks about the business decisions that go into query selections and whether to accept an offer of representation if one finds its w…
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Regina is off this week. James gives his thoughts on a free webinar on finding a literary agent. Mentioned in this episode: Buy Book Worms on our Etsy page Jericho Writers Free Webinar: https://event.webinarjam.com/replay/395/44ro5sq6bz5clnqbq4ow James’ Newsletter Regina’s Blog Articles on writing by James on Medium Get Regina’s book > Buy Carni Ge…
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Lucinda Halpern is a literary agent with over 15 years experience, and the founder of Lucinda Literary, based in New York. Prior to founding her agency, she worked in the Publicity division of HarperCollins, where she assisted on the media campaign for Freakonomics among other New York Times bestsellers. She later worked as a marketing consultant f…
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For Victoria Selvaggio, books have always played an important role in her life. From an early age, she could easily be found reading in a corner with stacks of books or the opposite, crafting her own. Victoria was introduced to SCBWI (The Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators). Once again, she was hooked! Like all passions, Victoria i…
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Join hosts J.D. Barker, Christine Daigle, JP Rindfleisch, and Kevin Tumlinson as they discuss the week's entertainment news, including another ballot controversy surrounding the Hugo Awards. Then, stick around as Christine chats with literary agent Lucinda Halpern! With over fifteen years of experience in corporate and agency publishing, Lucinda se…
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Happy Year of the Dragon from The Diary of a Fire-Breathing Dragon 🐲Book I The Dragon Snatcher 🐉by Sir Herbert Sneakies :) Ramona the little sister in a dragon family writes about her escapades with her big brother! Thank you for making us a top 1% global podcast! :) Support us by downloading the episodes and subscribing! YouTube @storypals * Insta…
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Bestselling author, Adelle Waldman, spoke with me about her former life as a journalist, writerly wish fulfillment, and going undercover for her latest workplace novel, Help Wanted. Adelle Waldman is a journalist and the bestselling author of The Love Affairs of Nathaniel P., which was named a best book of the year by The New Yorker, Economist, NPR…
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Episode #74 Aired February 22, 2024 AUTHOR MARTHA BURNS JOINS US!Hosts Jim and Bobbi Jean Bell chat with award-winning author Martha Burns. She returns with her new book, ACROSS THE NARROWS. Releasing February 27, what a privilege it was to read it in advance! Martha's storytelling has been called "addictive," "poignant," and "engaging." We agree! …
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On Coming Home Well, we shine a light on the incredible journeys of America’s first Black generals, Benjamin O. Davis Sr. and Jr., a father and son who helped integrate the American military and created the Tuskegee Airmen. Their stories, brought to life by Doug Melville, are a testament to perseverance and courage in the face of systemic racism an…
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Meet Desmond Child, the amazing songwriter and producer who was inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame in 2008. His hits are endless and you are sure you recognize more than a few: Kiss' "I Was Made for Lovin' You"; Joan Jett & the Blackhearts' "I Hate Myself for Loving You"; Bon Jovi's "You Give Love a Bad Name" and "Livin' on a Prayer"; Aeros…
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In this episode of Confessions of a Debut Novelist, I’m talking to Emma Hinds about her historical novel The Knowing. We discuss giving her female characters agency in a Victorian era, her brilliant tips to find an agent, how she uses fanfiction as a playground and the long and difficult submission process she went through. Confessions of a Debut N…
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In today's Books with Hooks segment, Bianca, Carly, and CeCe are joined by emerging author, Sarah. They discuss ways to make a novel sound less quiet in a query; the necessity of a hook; when it's acceptable to comp to a hugely successful novel; how to convey a longer timeline; how to share pivotal plot points in a query without spoiling the novel;…
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In Episode 162, Leigh Stein (author and journalist) joins me to jump into the world of BookTok, the bookish corner of TikTok. We talk about what early elements started this sensation, how creators and their content are different on this platform, and the main audience engaging with the app’s evolving algorithm. We also discuss the continuing gap in…
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For Episode 63, Kimberly G. Giarratano joins us to talk about writing mystery novels in a four-act structure. Giarratano gives insights into using Scrivener to set up your story templates and even gives ideas to panters/non-plotters/discovery writers about applying structure after drafting to make sure your novel has the appropriate pacing and hits…
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Join Beth McMullen and Lisa Schmid as they welcome Andrew Auseon, a talented author and video game writer. Dive into Andrew's journey across the realms of video games and kids books, exploring the creative synergy between these two worlds. Spellbinders Series: Discover the magic behind Andrew Auseon's middle-grade series, starting with Spellbinders…
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Literary fiction author and poet, Jodie Matthews drops by the podcast to chat about her folklore inspired debut novel, ‘Meet Me At the Surface’ as well as the first manuscripts that she didn’t finish, her unusual writing process and how in her ideal world she would be able to keep editing until the end of time! Listen to the extended episodes early…
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Join hosts JD Barker, Christine Daigle, Jena Brown and Kevin Tumlinson as they discuss the week's entertainment news, including Simon & Schuster being bought by a private equity firm, Open AI book lawsuits, and how a judge's ruling is impacting AI companies. Then, stick around as Christine chats with author Katherine Arden! Katherine Arden is the N…
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Laurie Wallmark is the award-winning author of picture book biographies of women in STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) as well as fiction. In our second interview, we celebrate Laurie's new picture book, Journey to the Stars: Kalpana Chawla, Astronaut, co-written with Raakhee Mirchandani, illustrated by Maitreyi Ghosh (Illustrator) ,…
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Regina and James discuss Heinlein’s fifth rule for writing. Mentioned in this episode: Next Book Worms Theme: Rock & Roll Horror Submit your short story (up to 1500 words) to: La Regina Studio, Grundy Commons, 925 Canal Street, Bristol, PA 19007 Buy Book Worms on our Etsy page SF Writer Article How To Scrivener Video Book: Atomic Habits James’ News…
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Teddy's Worst Day of School Valentine's Day!❤️ by Sir Herbert Sneakies. Teddy doesn't have a Valentine's Day pal. School sucks or will it turn around? Happy Valentine's Day everyone :) and thank you for making us a top 1% global kids podcast! ;) Check out our cool merchandise :) ⁠https://enchantedbooks.godaddysites.com/⁠ :) :) ⁠https://www.buymeaco…
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Today’s episode dives into the art of book collecting. David, who’s been collecting signed first edition books ever since he was a young teenager, explores how book collecting has evolved over the decades and shares tips and guidance for starting (or enhancing) your own collection. Plus, get a glimpse into some of David’s most cherished collectable…
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On this episode of Antioch MFA Program’s LitCit, host Jessica Chisum chats with guest Gayle Brandeis about her latest book Drawing Breath: Essays on Writing, the Body, and Loss (2023). Gayle discusses her favorite childhood authors, why writers are afraid to write about illness, what it means to write a "bonus book," and her new "novel in multivers…
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Newbery Honor-winning children’s author, Veera Hiranandani, spoke with me about her former life in publishing, why no word is ever wasted, and her anticipated middle-grade novel Amil and The After. Veera Hiranandani is an award-winning author of several books for young people, and a faculty member with the MFA in Writing for Children and Young Adul…
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As a Marine, you quickly learn that the line between chaos and discipline is razor-thin. That's a truth for my friend and fellow Vietnam War veteran, Samuel Verdeja. Samuel lays bare the road from civilian to combat Marine, revealing the raw transformation under the weight of military service and the trials of Vietnam. Our exchange takes you throug…
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Episode #73 - Aired February 15, 2024 WE MET CHARLIE AND SUSAN IN BOOK #1 - WHAT'S NEXT? Hosts Jim and Bobbi Jean Bell chat with Featured Guest - Returning Author E. Joe Brown. In this episode they chat about Joe's second book in the KELLY CAN SAGA - A COWBOY'S FORTUNE. "The cutthroat world of big oil is very different from the life of a humble cow…
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In this episode of Confessions of a Debut Novelist, I’m talking to Jennie Godfrey about her commercial novel The List of Suspicious Things. We discuss what it means to be a super lead and how it feels emotionally to know your book is primed for success but also what it's like to carry that pressure on your shoulders, how Jennie developed her charac…
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In today's Books with Hooks, Bianca, CeCe, and Carly discuss small tweaks for an overall 'fantastic' query; a good example of framing and planting curiosity seeds; starting a novel with a scene where the protagonist is waking up; being careful about word choice in a query; being mindful of when you're being vague vs specific; and the importance of …
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Dr. Paul Lawrence and Tyler highlight the critical, yet often neglected, practice of veterans discussing their benefits with their loved ones. Paul sheds light on the emotional and financial chaos that can befall a family when a veteran's passing leaves them uninformed and vulnerable, emphasizing the need for open communication to prevent such a cr…
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Mr. Buttons Magical Valentine's Adventure 💓~The Secret Pal 💓~Mr. Button 🧸a cardigan sweater-wearing bear and his toy friends Mr. Benedict the toy soldier, Bugatti the Italian Bunny, ZZ the Rocking Horse, and Priscilla the Victorian doll make their boy owner Riley a big Valentine's Day card. They make cupcakes and romance about love. They each tell …
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Christopher Swann is an award-winning producer and director of documentaries, a playwright, author and editor. In our lively interview we discuss his career, his thoughts on creativity, his friendship with two legendary geniuses: author-illustrator Maurice Sendak, and composer conductor Leonard Bernstein, and the monumental films which these friend…
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Dreams don't have to be the strange things that live at the outer rim of your consciousness after you wake up in the mornings. You can use them to inspire you, to guide your writing, and to help you answer questions. Tzivia Gover joins us with practical ideas for incorporating dreams into your writing process and implementing methods that will enab…
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World Premiere The Locket by 🦊your friend Sir Herbert Sneakies 🦊 Happy ❤️Valentine's Day. ❤️A love story❤️ from a Parent to her child. A fox mother Mirabel has a sensitive son, Milo who is bullied at school by a mean boy named Tank. Milo's mom Mirabel gives him a beautiful necklace with a gold heart locket. Inside the locket is a photo of her and h…
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Louise Kennedy may not have been a name you’d heard five years ago. Since 2021, she’s had both a debut novel and a collection of short stories published. Trespasses was named a Best Book of the Year by the Washington Post and shortlisted for the Women’s Prize for Fiction. Her story collection The End of the World is a Cul De Sac came out to great a…
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You don’t have to be a parent to get something out of our conversation with Professor Laura Yares about “Writing While Parenting.” In this conversation, we speak about how to get writing done while caretaking; how to best take advantage of limited time to write; writing when the family stakes are high; time-blocking; lingering Covid trauma; finding…
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Literary speculative fiction author, Molly McGhee joins the podcast this week to talk about her debut novel 'Jonathan Abernathy You Are Kind', teaching writing at Columbia and how her previous work in editorial helped hone her writing process. (Photo by Pete Perry) Listen early and ad-free on Patreon! Support the show on Patreon, chat with Jamie an…
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Join hosts Christine Daigle, Jena Brown and Kevin Tumlinson as they discuss the week's entertainment news, including the Corporate Transparency Act, Spotify paying audio book publishers tens of millions in royalties, and Soho Press's Horror Imprint, Hell's Hundred. Then, stick around as Christine chats with author Joanna Goodman! Joanna Goodman is …
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This week we dived deep into the picture book publishing process. Whether you're at the beginning of your journey, stuck in the middle, or just looking for that extra nudge, we've covered everything you need to know to navigate this challenging yet rewarding path. Our Picture Book Journey: We share the latest on Cat's Rule and the unagented submiss…
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Regina and James discuss Heinlein’s fourth rule for writing. Mentioned in this episode: Next Book Worms Theme: Rock & Roll Horror Submit your short story (up to 1500 words) to: La Regina Studio, Grundy Commons, 925 Canal Street, Bristol, PA 19007 Buy Book Worms on our Etsy page SF Writer Article James’ Newsletter Regina’s Blog Articles on writing b…
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In this wonderfully candid conversation with children's book author Rebecca Gardyn Levington, we celebrate her new book Afikoman, Where'd You Go?: A Passover Hide-and-Seek Adventure from Rocky Pond Books (2024) and illustrated by Noa Kelner. This is her third published picture book (her previous books are Brainstorm! and Whatever Comes Tomorrow), w…
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Episode #72 - Aired February 8, 2024 Hosts Jim and Bobbi Jean Bell enjoy chatting with Featured Guest - Author, Screenwriter, Filmmaker and Film and TV Editor for True West Magazine, HENRY C. PARKE. We have a lively conversation about his newly released (February 6, 2024) book THE GREATEST WESTERNS EVER MADE AND THE PEOPLE WHO MADE THEM. If you lik…
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In this episode of Confessions of a Debut Novelist, I’m talking to Sarah Marsh about her historical novel A Sign of Her Own. We discuss how her novel was inspired by a part of history that’s not well known, putting a deaf woman at the heart of her novel and her career-changing prize success. TRANSCRIPT: download Confessions of a Debut Novelist Book…
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