Tag Archives for " Editors "

EP99: Cavan Scott

We speak to Cavan Scott, an extraordinary writer who writes on licence, meaning that he is hired to write for licenced intellectual properties such as Star Wars and Doctor Who. If you’ve ever written fan fiction and dream of writing for a big franchise then you’ll find plenty of inspiration in this week’s episode. To […]

Continue reading

EP97: Roz Morris

We speak to Roz Morris, a writer whose books have sold over 4 million copies, but until recently you won’t have seen her name on the covers because she is a ghost writer. Roz has written for members of the SAS, rockstar bodyguards, children’s fantasy authors and more. To hear more and support the show, […]

Continue reading

EP92: The Gingerbread Shortlist

  A special episode where Mr. Stay catches up with Sam Eades on the Gingerbread writing competition launched in episode 50, and speaks to the shortlisted authors, and we discover what it was about their writing that got them shortlisted… To hear more of this episode in our deep dive, check out patreon.com/bestsellerexperiment Our novel […]

Continue reading

EP88: Unbound and The End of Magic

Mr. Stay has a new book coming! And it’s being published by Unbound Books who use a crowdfunding model. We discuss how it all works and how you, dear listener, can get involved at https://unbound.com/books/end-of-magic/   To hear more of this episode in our deep dive, check out patreon.com/bestsellerexperiment Our novel Back To Reality is […]

Continue reading

EP81: Live Show Q&A with the two Marks

Behold, the highlights of this month’s YouTube Live show for our Patreon supporters. To hear more of this episode in our deep dive, check out patreon.com/bestsellerexperiment Our novel Back To Reality is out now bestsellerexperiment.com/backtoreality   PODCAST In this episode you will discover… How long your should project be. How to tell if it’s a […]

Continue reading

EP79: Liz Pichon

In the first of an occasional series of reports from the Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators conference, we speak to bestselling children’s author and illustrator Liz Pichon about the secrets of the success of her multi-million copy Tom Gates books… To hear more of this episode in our deep dive, check out patreon.com/bestsellerexperiment […]

Continue reading

EP70: Listeners’ Question Time

The Two Marks answer your questions in this recording of our first Patreon subscribers’ live show. To hear more of this episode in our deep dive, check out patreon.com/bestsellerexperiment Our novel Back To Reality is out now bestsellerexperiment.com/backtoreality   PODCAST In this episode you will discover… Mailing list and blog tips How Kindle Unlimited Page […]

Continue reading

EP60: Two Days to Go! Favourite Pod Moments

In the sixth of our daily mini-episodes in the run-up to publication of Back to Reality, The Two Marks look back at some of their favourite moments over the last year of the podcast. Check out bestsellerexperiment.com/backtoreality   PODCAST   Back to Reality – Out Mon 16th October Find out more at https://bestsellerexperiment.com/backtoreality   Thanks for […]

Continue reading

EP51: The Impossible Choices Of Samantha King

Samantha King is a bestselling debut novelist, and her book The Choice taps into parental fears. Sam has also worked in publishing and has a unique perspective on the process of writing, editing, publishing and promoting a bestseller… PODCAST In this episode you will discover… How you can discover your story’s true intent through rewrites […]

Continue reading

EP50: Gingerbread

A very special episode with an amazing opportunity for writers.   PODCAST Competition Link: https://gingerbread.org.uk/content/2454/One-in-four-new-writer-competition   In this episode you will discover… How sharing your story can change social stigma Tips on finding time to write How to find the courage to tell your own story And tips from editor Sam Eades on writing second drafts […]

Continue reading