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EP93: Alex T. Smith

In the latest 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 Alex T Smith… and Mr. D makes a big declaration! To hear more of this episode in our deep dive, check out patreon.com/bestsellerexperiment Our novel Back To Reality […]

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EP84: Cass Green

We speak to Cass Green, Sunday Times bestselling author of The Woman Next Door and In a Cottage In a Wood who told us how a quick swim led to a change in direction for her career… To hear more of this episode in our deep dive, check out patreon.com/bestsellerexperiment Our novel Back To Reality […]

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EP24: Liz Fenwick & The Crows Of Doubt

Is there such a thing as a positive rejection? This week we chat with award-winning author, Liz Fenwick about the importance of persistency on the journey to being published, why your book’s location matters, the world of literary consultancies and how to silence your inner critic.   PODCAST EPISODE HIGHLIGHTS In this episode you will […]

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EP08: NaNoWriMo & The Muddy Middle | Grant Faulkner

We are delighted to welcome NaNoWriMo’s Grant Faulkner back to the podcast in mid-November, where we discuss strategies for coping with the ‘muddy middle’. Those second-act blues where a storyteller can get completely lost or overwhelmed. ABOUT GRANT: Grant Faulkner is the Executive Director of National Novel Writing Month – aka NaNoWriMo, co-founder of the […]

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EP05: NaNoWriMo | How to Write 50,000 Words in Month | Grant Faulkner

Every November hundreds of thousands of writers start their annual challenge of writing 50,000 words in one month. It’s called NaNoWriMomo (National Novel Writing Month). We get to speak with executive Director Grant Faulkner in the hectic run-up to NaNoWriMo, who shares his tips for both first-timers and veterans who make up the world’s most incredible writing community and […]

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