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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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EP206: Caimh McDonnell – Too Funny, Too Irish

That’s the feedback that Caimh got for his first novel. Over a hundred thousand book sales later, he’s writing in a tone and genre that defies all conventional publishing wisdom. Caimh talks to us about his career, from stand-up comedy to studying writing and moving from rejection to self-publishing success. Here’s Caimh’s blog post that inspired […]

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EP165: Peter May – Story In His Blood

Peter May is the multi-award-winning and bestselling author of the Lewis series and he takes us through his incredible career, including his years in television and how that influenced his novel writing. To support the show, check out bestsellerexperiment.com/support Our novel Back To Reality is out now bestsellerexperiment.com/backtoreality PODCAST In This Episode You Will Discover […]

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EP159: January LIVE SHOW highlights – Strategies for selling your books

On this month’s live show for our Patreon Chart Topper supporters we talked about the kind of strategies you can use to sell more books, set achievable goals and work more effectively. To support the show, check out bestsellerexperiment.com/supportOur novel Back To Reality is out now bestsellerexperiment.com/backtoreality PODCAST In This Episode You Will Discover Tips […]

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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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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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