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EP109: Win Kelly Charles – The Curiosity Killed The Cat Kid

Win Kelly Charles is a bestselling indie author who has publicly declared that she’s stepping away from Facebook after the Cambridge Analytica scandal. We talked about Win’s decision, how it affects her reach as an author, and her inspirational writing journey as someone born with cerebral palsy. To support the show, check out bestsellerexperiment.com/support Our […]

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EP108 Teaser: Short Stories

Writing short stories is hard! Cramming great character and story into just a few thousand words is a skill few writers master, but here are some tips to help you get started… Hear more at http://bestsellerexperiment.com/support PODCAST BUY Back to Reality – the novel from the Podcast Find out more at http://bestsellerexperiment.com/backtoreality   Thanks for listening […]

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EP107: Isabel Ashdown’s Secrets and Lies

Isabel Ashdown is the author of bestselling thrillers Little Sister and Beautiful Liars. She walked away from a successful career to focus on her writing and it all stepped up a gear when she entered a competition in a newspaper… To support the show, check out bestsellerexperiment.com/support Our novel Back To Reality is out now […]

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EP106 Teaser: Cliches and Tropes

CLICHES AND TROPES – how to identify cliches in your writing and tropes in your storytelling, and strategies for making your work stronger. Hear more at http://bestsellerexperiment.com/support PODCAST BUY Back to Reality – the novel from the Podcast Find out more at http://bestsellerexperiment.com/backtoreality   Thanks for listening and joining us. Have some feedback you’d like to share? Leave a […]

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EP105: Ed McDonald, Dear Debut Authors

Ed McDonald broke onto the fantasy scene with his incredible debut Blackwing in 2017 and has had an amazing year. He’s living the dream! Then a few weeks ago he wrote a very honest blog titled ‘Dear Debut Authors of 2018’ in which he asked the question, “What next?” To support the show, check out […]

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EP104 Teaser: Production Part 2 with Paul Hussey

In this week’s Deep Dive Mark Stay is joined by Paul Hussey and they take a deep dive into the production of your publication. Hear more at http://bestsellerexperiment.com/support PODCAST BUY Back to Reality – the novel from the Podcast 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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EP102 Teaser: Production Part 1 with Andy Bowden

In this week’s Deep Dive Mark Stay is joined by Andy Bowden and they take a deep dive into the production of your publication. Hear more at http://bestsellerexperiment.com/support PODCAST BUY Back to Reality – the novel from the Podcast 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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EP101: Live Show with Emad Akhtar

Editor Emad Akhtar has worked with authors like Michael Connelly, Ian Rankin and Justin Cronin and was kind enough to join our live show and answer our listeners’ questions! To support the show, check out bestsellerexperiment.com/support Our novel Back To Reality is out now bestsellerexperiment.com/backtoreality   PODCAST In this episode you will discover… Common pacing […]

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EP100 Teaser: Elements of a Chapter

This week’s Deep Dive is short n sweet and crammed with tips on making your chapters work as hard as possible. We’ll look at the purpose of the chapter, how it fits into the larger story, and what tools you can use when editing to ensure that your chapter earns its place in the story. […]

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