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EP11: Writing a Bestseller | The Story So Far

Mark Stay (l) & Mark Desvaux (r)

The two Marks bring you up to date on the trials and tribulations their nascent bestseller, the processes that they’re going through, and how two writers can work together without driving each other bonkers. PODCAST Thanks for listening and joining us. Have some feedback you’d like to share? Leave a note in the comment section below. SPREAD THE […]

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EP10: Robin Stevens | NaNoWriMo Success Story

Robin is the author of the Murder Most Unladylike Mysteries books, a middle grade series following schoolgirl detectives Daisy Wells and Hazel Wong in a 1930s English boarding school, but Robin started out on her bestselling adventure with NaNoWriMo. PODCAST Click to Tweet: “Write the book you would most like to read,” Robin Stevens @bestsellerxp […]

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EP08: NaNoWriMo & The Muddy Middle | Grant Faulkner

We are delighted to welcome NaNoWriMo’s Grant Faulkner back to the podcast in mid-November, where we discuss strategies for coping with the ‘muddy middle’. Those second-act blues where a storyteller can get completely lost or overwhelmed. ABOUT GRANT: Grant Faulkner is the Executive Director of National Novel Writing Month – aka NaNoWriMo, co-founder of the […]

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EP07: Michael Connelly | 60 Million Thriller Books

Michael Connelly is one of the most successful crime authors in the world with over 60m book sales. Having just released his new Harry Bosch thriller, he shares secrets about developing characters & writing book series – in the back of a London cab! LISTEN TO THE PODCAST   Click to Tweet: “Be relentless. Write every day.”  @bestsellerxp […]

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EP05: NaNoWriMo | How to Write 50,000 Words in Month | Grant Faulkner

Every November hundreds of thousands of writers start their annual challenge of writing 50,000 words in one month. It’s called NaNoWriMomo (National Novel Writing Month). We get to speak with executive Director Grant Faulkner in the hectic run-up to NaNoWriMo, who shares his tips for both first-timers and veterans who make up the world’s most incredible writing community and […]

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EP04: Joanne Harris | Chocolat & Sheds

Best known for her novel Chocolat, which sold well over a million copies and was made into a movie starring Johnny Depp and Juliette Binoche, Joanne has written over twenty books, including Runemarks and Gospel of Loki, which were based on Norse legend. We spoke with her about writing, aspiration and sheds. The Podcast Click […]

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