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EP39: Million-Selling Children Books | Karen Ball

A children’s fiction special. We talk with Karen Ball who has published some of the bestselling children’s series of the last twenty years, including the Beast Quest which has sold over 11m copies. Recently featured as a 2017 Rising Star in the Bookseller, Karen is the former Little, Brown for Young Readers publisher. She is now […]

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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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EP23: The Plot Thickens

Licking the wounds from their encounter with Ben Aaronovitch last week about the progress of their novel, the two Marks regroup, look at where they’ve gone wrong, and wonder if they can go on…   PODCAST EPISODE HIGHLIGHTS In this episode you will discover… Why taking a break from your main project might be a […]

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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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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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