Dave
Author Archives: Dave

Rerun EP015: Mark Huckerby & Nick Ostler | Peter Rabbit vs Werewolves

In this week’s episode from the BXP Archives… Emmy winners and BAFTA-nominated, Huckerby & Ostler are one of the most successful TV writing partnerships around, and with their new novel, Defender Of The Realm, they’ve created a fantastic children’s adventure series. PODCAST Links… Sign up to the BXP2020 Challenge here: https://bestsellerexperiment.com/bxp2020/ Get 20% off PROWRITING AID here! […]

Continue reading

Rerun EP013: Michelle Paver | Research To The Extreme

In this week’s episode from the BXP Archives… How do you research your books? Michelle Paver has written eighteen novels, including the bestselling Chronicles Of Ancient Darkness. She’s encountered killer whales, wolves, polar bears and a runaway Yak, all in the name of research. PODCAST Links… Sign up to the BXP2020 Challenge here: https://bestsellerexperiment.com/bxp2020/ Get […]

Continue reading

EP280: Six Accountability Tips for Writers

Writing can be a solitary occupation, but it doesn’t have to be that way. The Two Marks discuss how accountability has helped them in their writing and offer six tips to help you focus on your writing, become more productive, and finish that book. PODCAST Here are some of the links we talked about in […]

Continue reading

EP279: Sadie Jones — Writing is a Marathon

Sadie’s Jones’ debut novel The Outcast was a smash hit, selling over half a million copies, but Sophie’s road to publication was a long one with over 15 years of rejection. Sadie tells us what she discovered about her writing in those years and the important lessons she learned, including what kept her writing and […]

Continue reading

Rerun EP011: Writing a Bestseller | The Story So Far

In this week’s episode from the BXP Archives… 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 Links… Sign up to the BXP2020 Challenge here: https://bestsellerexperiment.com/bxp2020/ Get 20% off […]

Continue reading

EP278: James Swallow — Fuelled by Rage

James Swallow is the internationally bestselling author of the Marc Dane thrillers, and he takes us through his remarkable career, which takes in Star Trek, Star Wars, Doctor Who and a BAFTA nomination. His passion for working in tie-in fiction and his own original work is infectious, and he tells why always pushing himself out […]

Continue reading