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Isabel Sterling on Changing Agents, Writer Burnout, and Avoiding Shame

Isabel Sterling on Changing Agents, Writer Burnout, and Avoiding Shame

November 28, 2022

Today's guest is Isabel Sterling, author of The Coldest Touch and host of the Author Burnout Coach Podcast. Isabel joined me today to talk about her path to publication, changing agents, writing under a pen name, how to know you're in burnout, and what to do about it.

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Kathleen Glasgow and Liz Lawson on Co-Authoring, Writing Mysteries, and Plotting vs. Pantsing

Kathleen Glasgow and Liz Lawson on Co-Authoring, Writing Mysteries, and Plotting vs. Pantsing

November 14, 2022

Today's guests are Kathleen Glasgow and Liz Lawson, co-author's of The Agatha's. Kathleen and Liz joined me today to talk about secret projects, writing for the joy of it, co-authoring, and plotting a mystery while still leaving room for flexibility.

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Lorie Langdon On The Long Haul & Hard Grind of A Writing Career

Lorie Langdon On The Long Haul & Hard Grind of A Writing Career

August 22, 2022

Today's guest is Lorie Langdon, author of the Happily Never After series from Disney. Lorie joined me today to talk about ups and downs of a career, finding non-traditional routes to income, and how social media creates the illusion of success... even when it's not true.

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MarcyKate Connolly On The Differences Between Promoting Middle Grade & Young Adult

MarcyKate Connolly On The Differences Between Promoting Middle Grade & Young Adult

May 16, 2022

Today's guest is MarcyKate Connolly, author of numerous MG and YA books. MarcyKate joined me today to talk about the importance of finding a writer's critique group, the different ways to promote middle grade versus Young adult, and the difficulties of launching four books during the pandemic.

 

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Nova McBee On Getting A Film Deal First & Having An Editorial Agent

Nova McBee On Getting A Film Deal First & Having An Editorial Agent

February 21, 2022

Today's guest is Nova McBee, author of Calculated. Nova joined me today to talk about her backwards publishing journey - from film rights, to audio, to the book deal - as well as the necessity of growing a thick skin, and why she enjoys having a heavily editorial agent.

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Tavi Taylor Black On Fame Culture & Writing At Any Age

Tavi Taylor Black On Fame Culture & Writing At Any Age

February 7, 2022

Today's guest is Tavi Taylor Black, author ofWhere Are We Tomorrow? a story of four women working backstage on a rock tour. Tavi joined me today to talk about being a woman in a male-dominated space, the toxic nature of our addiction to fame, writing at any age, and writing despite obstacles.

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Literary Agent Lucinda Halpern On Common Query Mistakes

Literary Agent Lucinda Halpern On Common Query Mistakes

December 27, 2021

Today's guest is Lucinda Halpern of Lucinda Literary, whose strong background in marketing and broad media and film relationships enable us the firm to be strategists and advocates not just for books, but for the long-term careers of their authors. Lucinda joined me to talk about common query mistakes, and marketing tips for authors.

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Kathleen Basi On Writing Music, Fiction &The Personal Sting of Rejection

Kathleen Basi On Writing Music, Fiction &The Personal Sting of Rejection

June 21, 2021

Today's guest is Kathleen Basi, author of A Song for the Road. Kathleen joined me today to talk about the similarities and differences between writing music and writing fiction, as well as the particular sting of rejection that both can carry. Also covered: fiction as a vehicle for empathy, and the querying process.

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Robert McCaw Shares the Importance of Good Editing for Self-Publishing

Robert McCaw Shares the Importance of Good Editing for Self-Publishing

December 30, 2020

Today's guest is Robert McCaw, author of the Koa Kane Hawaiian Mystery series, talks about the importance of good editing, cover design, and other elements of self-publishing correctly. Also covered- making the transition from self-published to traditional publishing. 

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Hayley Chewins Talks Writing Upper Middle Grade And How to Handle A Revise & Resubmit

Hayley Chewins Talks Writing Upper Middle Grade And How to Handle A Revise & Resubmit

October 12, 2020

Today's guest is Hayley Chewins, author of The Turnaway Girls and The Sisters of Staygarden Place. Hayley joined me to talk about writing upper middle grade, the process of enduring multiple revise and resubmit stages, and her class - 100 Ideas in 10 Days.

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