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EP150: Joanna Nadin – The Queen of Bloody Everything

Joanna Nadin has written over 70 award-winning books for children and adults and recently inspired Mr. Stay to completely re-write his middle-grade children’s book. She shares a flood of amazing writing tips with us and tells us why she loves to make readers cry. To support the show, check out bestsellerexperiment.com/support Our novel Back To […]

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EP149: Halloween Special with Ramsey Campbell

Ramsey Campbell is a legend of horror fiction who has been terrifying readers for over six decades, so who better to headline our Halloween special? He reveals the book that was too grim to publish, how working in a bookstore inspired a story, and the changes he has seen in the genre through his incredible […]

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EP148: RJ Barker and Explosions of Joy

RJ Barker combines the page-turning thrills of a whodunnit crime thriller and the world-building of fantasy in his Wounded Kingdom series, the first of which was written in just six weeks! RJ tells us why he gets explosions of joy while writing, and this is the only episode of the podcast to cover the important […]

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EP147: Defying the Odds with Sherrilyn Kenyon

Sherrilyn Kenyon’s first book was published when she was still in college, since then she has had more than 80 novels on the New York Times list, and more than 70 million books in print. We talk to Sherrilyn about her rise from childhood poverty to eBook pioneer and a bestselling phenomenon. To support the […]

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143: Rowan Coleman’s Impossible Summer

We speak to bestselling author Rowan Coleman about why she heckled Mr. Stay at the RNA conference, how to make readers cry, how copy editors can save your life, how a chance encounter at a supermarket checkout led to a hit novel, we play backlist bingo and Rowan’s teenage daughter makes a cameo, and more! […]

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142: YALC special with Dhonielle Clayton

Mr. Stay reports from YALC, the Young Adult Literature Convention in London and speaks to author Dhonielle Clayton about her book The Belles and how it all started with a conversation overheard in a shopping mall, and how every kid can be the hero of their own story. To support the show, check out bestsellerexperiment.com/support […]

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141: The Two Marks – Mark Desvaux (Mr D) Returns

In this special episode we welcome back Mark Desvaux (Mr. D) to the show. To support the show, check out bestsellerexperiment.com/support Our novel Back To Reality is out now bestsellerexperiment.com/backtoreality PODCAST Support us on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/bestsellerexperiment   BUY Back to Reality – the novel from the Podcast Find out more at https://bestsellerexperiment.com/backtoreality   Thanks for listening […]

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140: The Conventions & Comic Cons Survival Guide

  In these highlights from our YouTube Live show with Gollancz’s Marcus Gipps and Stevie Finnegan we look into the world of conventions, comic cons and other bookish events. AND we have some exclusive news about GollanczFest!   To support the show, check out bestsellerexperiment.com/support Our novel Back To Reality is out now bestsellerexperiment.com/backtoreality PODCAST […]

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