Author Archives: Dave

EP219: Getting an Agent with Juliet Mushens

In a companion episode to this week’s interview with Gray Williams, we speak to his agent Juliet Mushens about the role of an agent and the best way to select and approach them and what they can do for your career as a writer. PODCAST Hear more at https://bestsellerexperiment.com/support BUY Back to Reality – the […]

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EP217: Literary Festivals with Victoria Falconer

Victoria Falconer has been running the highly successful WhitLit Festival since 2014 and she takes us through what’s involved in organising a festival and how authors can get involved. PODCAST Hear more at https://bestsellerexperiment.com/support BUY Back to Reality – the novel from the Podcast Find out more at https://bestsellerexperiment.com/backtoreality Thanks for listening and joining us. Have some […]

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EP216: REPLAY Ep 019 Joe Hill

Joe is the bestselling author of Heart-Shaped Box, Horns, NOS4A2, Locke & Key and most recently the New York Times #1 epic blockbuster The Fireman. Joe, son of Stephen King, is powerhouse storyteller from an incredible family of writers. He is also an endless well of writing advice, so be ready to take notes… lots […]

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EP215: Tutoring and Mentoring with Alison May

Alison May is an award-winning author, an adult education tutor, a member of the Society of Authors and she has worked with authors that have gone on to be published by Harpercollins, Bookouture and Head of Zeus. She gives us advice on picking the right creative writing courses, what to look for in a tutor, […]

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EP214: REPLAY Ep 003 Million-Selling Indie Author | Shannon Mayer

From farrier to million-selling indie author, USA Today bestseller, and writing machine, Shannon bestows wisdom, inspiration, and a quote that we want on t-shirts and bumper stickers. PODCAST Click to Tweet: @TheShannonMayer Your muse is your bitch! You have to make it work for you #amwriting @bestsellerxp Thanks for listening and joining us. Have some feedback […]

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EP212: Catherine Kirwan – Darkest Debut

Catherine Kirwan’s debut novel The Darkest Truth is one of the most critically acclaimed debuts of the year. Catherine tells us how she went from feeling foolish about even trying to write, to being snapped up by one of the biggest agents in the business. PODCAST In This Episode You Will Discover… How to use […]

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EP211: An Indie Author Journey With Mike Morris

Following on from our episode with Mike Shackle, we talk about his indie pen name Mike Morris in this fascinating and entertaining Deep Dive into how to start out as an indie author and the key differences between the traditional world and self-publishing. PODCAST BUY Back to Reality – the novel from the Podcast Find […]

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