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EP136: John McGhie – Writing Living History

John McGhie has been an investigative journalist for the BBC and Channel 4 News and was the Observer’s political correspondent, and his debut novel White Highlands looks at the Mau Mau and a dark period in history.   To support the show, check out bestsellerexperiment.com/support Our novel Back To Reality is out now bestsellerexperiment.com/backtoreality PODCAST […]

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EP119: Crowdfunding tips with Jimmy Leach

Crowdfunding is an increasingly common and way for authors to make their project come to life. But how to do this if you’re queasy about asking for money? Jimmy is the Head of Crowdfunding at Unbound Books and he talked us through to dos and don’ts of raising money for creative projects.   To support […]

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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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EP99: Cavan Scott

We speak to Cavan Scott, an extraordinary writer who writes on licence, meaning that he is hired to write for licenced intellectual properties such as Star Wars and Doctor Who. If you’ve ever written fan fiction and dream of writing for a big franchise then you’ll find plenty of inspiration in this week’s episode. To […]

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EP92: The Gingerbread Shortlist

  A special episode where Mr. Stay catches up with Sam Eades on the Gingerbread writing competition launched in episode 50, and speaks to the shortlisted authors, and we discover what it was about their writing that got them shortlisted… To hear more of this episode in our deep dive, check out patreon.com/bestsellerexperiment Our novel […]

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EP88: Unbound and The End of Magic

Mr. Stay has a new book coming! And it’s being published by Unbound Books who use a crowdfunding model. We discuss how it all works and how you, dear listener, can get involved at https://unbound.com/books/end-of-magic/   To hear more of this episode in our deep dive, check out patreon.com/bestsellerexperiment Our novel Back To Reality is […]

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EP86: Catriona Innes

We speak to the completely charming Catriona Innes, Senior Editor of Cosmopolitan, the UK’s best selling glossy magazine. Working on the features desk she writes, edits and commissions the long reads, fitness and career sections of Cosmopolitan, as well as heading up the books content. She’s currently working on Hearst’s inaugural books prize, Big Book, […]

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EP71: MR Carey

Mike Carey writes comics, novels and screenplays like Hellblazer, Lucifer, X-Men, the Felix Castor novels, and The Girl With All the Gifts. He’s also written novels with his wife Linda and daughter Louise. Linda joined Mike for this amazing chat about story writing in all its forms. To hear more of this episode in our […]

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EP64: Bestseller Launch Day (Part 2)

It’s High Noon as the two Marks recall the second part of their launch day event for their novel Back to Reality. Check out bestsellerexperiment.com/backtoreality   PODCAST   Back to Reality – Out Now [BUY] Find out more at http://bestsellerexperiment.com/backtoreality   Thanks for listening and joining us. Have some feedback you’d like to share? Leave a note in the […]

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