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EP292: Rowan Coleman — Writing is Well Hard

We welcome bestselling author Rowan Coleman back to the podcast, but this time she’s wearing a Brontë bonnet. Writing as Bella Ellis she is two books into the Brontë Mysteries, which imagines the famous sisters as mystery-solving sleuths. Rowan takes us through her process of research and strategies for writing around history and real people. […]

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EP291: Sally Gardner – Writing in Colour

Sally Gardner is an award-winning novelist who has sold more than 2.5 million books worldwide. The Snow Song is her third adult novel is about a woman who loses her voice as the snow falls. With themes of isolation it feels more relevant than ever. Sally is huge fun and takes us through her incredible […]

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EP289: Four More Years! Live Show

We celebrate four years of the podcast with a live show where our Patrons and Academy members ask us anything and everything. The Two Marks reveal how the podcast started, who they would cast in the movie of Back to Reality, how the podcast has changed them, their favourite writing tips, what they’re proudest of […]

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EP287: Charles Stross — Don’t Wait. Write!

Charles Stross is the multi-award winning author of bestselling series of space opera, alt-history and more. With his new novel Dead Lies Dreaming he jumps back into his Laundry Files universe, and he gives us some incredible tips on writing successful long-running series and how to grow your reader base. And the Two Marks look […]

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Rerun EP017: Million-Selling Indie Secrets | Shannon Mayer Returns

In this week’s episode from the BXP Archives… The second part of our interview with bestselling Indie author Shannon Mayer who recently hit #2 in the main Amazon.com charts outselling Stephen King and other greats. We talk about her new deal with Amazon, ‘hybrid’ authors, the importance of an author’s intent, being business-like and collaboration. […]

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Rerun EP016: How Do I Get An Agent? | Federica Leonardis & Sonya Lalli

In this week’s episode from the BXP Archives… ‘How do I get a literary agent?’ is one of the most common questions asked by new writers, so we asked Federica Leonardis, founder of Martin Leonardis Literary Management, and her debut novelist Sonya Lalli. PODCAST Links… Sign up to the BXP2020 Challenge here: https://bestsellerexperiment.com/bxp2020/ Get 20% […]

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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! […]

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