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April Roundup & How Authors Get Paid

April Roundup & How Authors Get Paid

April 30, 2018

A roundup of the guests and topics for the month of April, and a breakdown of how traditionally published authors get paid.

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THE TRAIL RULES by Melanie Hooyenga

BOOMERANG by Helene Dunbar

Amy Trueblood: Selling A Book Without An Agent

Amy Trueblood: Selling A Book Without An Agent

April 23, 2018

Today’s guest is Amy Trueblood author of NOTHING BUT SKY which released from Flux Books earlier this year. Amy joins host Mindy McGinnis to talk about selling her book without an agent, the importance of maintaining writerly friendships – even when jealousy wants to come between you, and balancing the demands of research versus forging forward with your story when writing historical fiction.

 

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THE TRAIL RULES by Melanie Hooyenga 

THE EARTH BLEEDS RED by Jackson Baer 

JR Johansson: Writing Thrillers

JR Johansson: Writing Thrillers

April 16, 2018

Today’s guest is JR Johansson author of the Night Walkers trilogy as well as CUT ME FREE and THE ROW. J.R. Johansson's books have been published in a dozen languages and more than twenty countries worldwide. She has a B.S. degree in public relations and a background in marketing. She joins host Mindy McGinnis to talk about the process of landing her agent, how writing thrillers came to be her brand, as well as the pros and cons of writing a series versus writing stand alones.

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BOOMERANG by Helene Dunbar

A VOID THE SIZE OF THE WORLD by Rachele Alpine

Jenny Martin: Write to Write, Not To Publish

Jenny Martin: Write to Write, Not To Publish

April 9, 2018

Today’s guest is Jenny Martin author of the Sci Fi YA Novels TRACKED and MARKED. Jenny joins host Mindy McGinnis today to talk about the importance of critique partners – how to find them, how to treat them, and how to keep them, as well as writing for the sake of writing, instead of for the sake of being published. 

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KISS ME KILL YOU by Larissa C. Hardesty

SOMEDAY, SOMEWHERE by Lindsay Champion

Randy Ribay: Writing Concisely

Randy Ribay: Writing Concisely

April 2, 2018

Today’s guest is Randy Ribay author of AN INFINITE NUMBER OF PARALLEL UNIVERSES and AFTER THE SHOT DROPS. Randy joins host Mindy McGinnis to talk about the importance of having an agent in order to negotiate the best possible contract, the power of writing concisely and how to make time to write while holding a day job

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BOOMERANG by Helene Dunbar

SOMEDAY, SOMEWHERE by Lindsay Champion

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