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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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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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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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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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EP42: The End

We’ve done it, we’ve finished our first draft! After months of writing — and that outline — we discuss what it means to reach this milestone, and what we can expect from the next draft, and we reveal more about our novel… including its working title!     PODCAST In this episode you will discover… […]

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EP33: A Deep Dive With The Two Marks

The two Marks discuss the progress of their novel so far as the deadline rapidly approaches, and Mr. Stay recalls a piece of advice he received from Julie Cohen after he finished recording his interview with her…       PODCAST In this episode you will discover… The best strategy for when you get stuck […]

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