Category Archives for "Episodes"

EP57: Five days to go! Beta readers and reviews

​In the third of our daily mini-episodes in the run-up to publication we look at Beta readers and reviews and how to cope with feedback. Check out bestsellerexperiment.com/backtoreality   PODCAST   Back to Reality – Out Mon 16th October Find out more at http://bestsellerexperiment.com/backtoreality   Thanks for listening and joining us. Have some feedback you’d like to […]

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EP56: Six Days to Go! Getting Quotes for Your Book

​How do you get pull quotes from other authors for your book? Find out in the second of our daily mini-episodes in the run-up to the release of Back to Reality – bestsellerexperiment.com/backtoreality   PODCAST   Back to Reality – Out Mon 16th October Find out more at http://bestsellerexperiment.com/backtoreality   Thanks for listening and joining us. Have […]

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EP55: One Week to Go! Back to Reality & Blurbs

​Holy cow! Only seven days until we publish our novel, Back to Reality. This is the first of eight special daily mini-episodes looking at the essential aspects of launching a book. Today: we talk blurbs and preview our book.   PODCAST   Back to Reality – Out Mon 16th October Find out more at http://bestsellerexperiment.com/backtoreality   […]

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EP54: The Mighty Joanna Penn

Only two weeks to go till the publication of our book Back To Reality, and we seek the advice of the amazing Joanna Penn, NY Times bestselling author, public speaker and podcaster…   PODCAST In this episode you will discover… The value of content marketing and how to make it work for you When is […]

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EP53: GollanczFest, Gin and a Special Guest

Only three weeks to go till publication, but we somehow found time to talk to the wonderful folk from Gollancz about GollanczFest and we find our show gatecrashed by an old friend.   PODCAST WIN 2 TICKETS TO GOLLANCZ FEST! CLICK HERE In this episode you will discover… Why you should be going to writers’ […]

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EP52: Four Weeks To Go!

Holy cow! Only four weeks till publication? Already?? What do we do? How did it come round so soon? Yes, the two Marks discuss their impending deadline and their pre-publication marketing strategy with their usual calm, professional manner… and they finally reveal the title of their novel!   PODCAST In this episode you will discover… […]

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EP51: The Impossible Choices Of Samantha King

Samantha King is a bestselling debut novelist, and her book The Choice taps into parental fears. Sam has also worked in publishing and has a unique perspective on the process of writing, editing, publishing and promoting a bestseller…   PODCAST In this episode you will discover… How you can discover your story’s true intent through […]

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EP50: Gingerbread

A very special episode with an amazing opportunity for writers.   PODCAST Competition Link: https://gingerbread.org.uk/content/2454/One-in-four-new-writer-competition   In this episode you will discover… How sharing your story can change social stigma Tips on finding time to write How to find the courage to tell your own story And tips from editor Sam Eades on writing second drafts […]

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EP49: Bookbub Mythbusting

As the two Marks gear-up for publication, it’s suddenly dawned on them that they will have to market and sell their novel! Who better to turn to for advice than the folk at Bookbub, whose newsletter can boost a book up the bestseller charts? And we also bust a few myths and misconceptions about this […]

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EP48: A Kick In The Ed

The two Marks have met with their editor. Sit in on one of their story sessions as they go through their notes, and discover the huge change that they will have to make to improve their chances of marketing a bestseller with less than two months to go!   PODCAST In this episode you will […]

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