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Emily Hornburg on Debuting in the Pandemic, & Representation of Disabilities in Fiction

Emily Hornburg on Debuting in the Pandemic, & Representation of Disabilities in Fiction

July 19, 2021

Today's guest is E.E. Hornburg, author of the Cursed Queens series. Emily joined me to talk about her long journey to publication, only to debut in the pandemic. We also talk about the representation of disability in fiction, as well as religious representation. Also covered - the importance of local support, and how hitting the pavement really helps. 

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Fauzia Burke on Building Your Online Platform & the Author as the Product

Fauzia Burke on Building Your Online Platform & the Author as the Product

March 1, 2021

Fauzia Burke of FSB Associates joined me to talk about how to build an online platform, the author as the product, social media, SEO, newsletters, building an author website, and the importance of fresh content.

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Natalie D. Richards: The Complexities of Author Branding

Natalie D. Richards: The Complexities of Author Branding

June 11, 2018

Today’s guest is Natalie Richards author of the page turning thrillers SIX MONTHS LATER, ONE WAS LOST and WE ALL FALL DOWN. Nataile joins host Mindy McGinnis to talk about landing an agent, the value of being active in writer’s organizations, and the complexities of author branding. 

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Your Destination Is On the Left by Lauren Spieller

As I By Descended by Robin Talley

Beth Revis: A Decade of Publishing Rejection

Beth Revis: A Decade of Publishing Rejection

May 7, 2018

Today’s guest is Beth Revis author of New York Times bestselling ACROSS THE UNIVERSE trilogy, as well as THE BODY ELECTRIC, THE WORLD WITHOUT YOU and The Paper Hearts series for writers. Beth joins host Mindy McGinnis to talk about writing ten books before hitting it big with the eleventh one, receiving nothing but rejections for a decade… and how that made her a better writer.

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A VOID THE SIZE OF THE WORLD by Rachele Alpine

DOLL HEARTS by Colleen Clayton

October & November Roundup Plus 6 Tips For Table Selling

October & November Roundup Plus 6 Tips For Table Selling

November 27, 2017

Host Mindy McGinnis recaps the guests and topics for the months of October and November, plus shares six tips on how to successfully hand-sell your book.

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Medici's Daughter by Sophie Perinot

Geoffrey Girard: Learning Craft Through Short Stories

Geoffrey Girard: Learning Craft Through Short Stories

November 6, 2017

Today's guest is Geoffrey Girard, Bram Stoker nominee and author of CAIN'S BLOOD, PROJECT CAIN, TRUTHERS, and MARY ROSE. Geoff joins Mindy to talk about how losing an agent doesn't end a career, learning craft through writing shorts, how small indie pubs can teach you a lot, and the art of table selling.

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THE VIOLINIST OF VENICE by Alyssa Palombo

VIAL THINGS by Leah Clifford

May Roundup & Why The Little Things Matter

May Roundup & Why The Little Things Matter

May 29, 2017

Welcome to the May roundup epsisode, host Mindy McGinnis recaps the month in guests and topics, as well as shares how you never know what results may come from a small signing.

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