Category Archives for "Podcast"

EP408: Deep Dive — ADHD and Writers with Kim Raine

Kim Raine is a High-Performance ADHD Coach, and the founder of ADHD Brains In Business, and she’s the author of the Amazon bestseller Square Pegs: A book of Self-discovery for women with ADHD. Kim answers our listener questions on Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder and how it affects creatives and offers strategies on how to work […]

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EP407: CL Taylor — “Trust Your Gut”

We welcome Sunday Times bestselling author CL Taylor back to the podcast with her new novel The Guilty Couple. In an interview packed with amazing advice, she takes us step-by-step through her creative process, from first idea to finished novel. And in the extended version for Patreons and Academates, the two Marks discuss wants, needs […]

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EP405: Deep Dive — TikTok with Suzie Edge

Suzie Edge has nearly 250,000 followers on TikTok with nearly 5.5m likes. Suzie tells us what she’s discovered in using the app over three years and how it’s been driving pre-orders for her new book Mortal Monarchs. We discuss what kinds of content attracts followers, and why authors are perfect for TikTok because we tell […]

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EP403: Luan Goldie — “There’s Always Time”

Luan Goldie won the Costa Short Story Prize in 2017, and her debut novel Nightingale Point was longlisted for the Women’s Prize for Fiction. Her latest novel, These Streets, touches on issues of homelessness, mental health, and single parent families, and is full of warmth, wit and life. Luan tells us how she’s balanced working […]

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EP400: Our Listeners’ Challenges and Triumphs

What better way to celebrate our 400th episode than by speaking to some of our longtime listeners and members of the Bestseller Academy who have faced their greatest writing challenges and come through the other side: Denise McGahan tells us about making the decision to commit to writing and how it changed everything. Naomi Floyd […]

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EP399: Elissa Soave — “My Story is Worth Telling”

Elissa Soave is the winner of the inaugural Primadonna Prize, an accolade awarded to unpublished and unrepresented writers. Ginger and Me is her debut novel, a part-coming of age and part-mystery novel featuring vivid characters. Elissa reveals how her writing career started with just 500 words and the realisation that her story was worth telling. WE […]

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