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EP169: Breaking The Rules – Live Show Highlights

In our latest live show – exclusive to our Patreon Chart Topper supporters – we asked which writing rules they liked to break and it led to some heated discussions! To support the show, check out bestsellerexperiment.com/support Our novel Back To Reality is out now bestsellerexperiment.com/backtoreality PODCAST Here are the “rules” we discussed… Should you […]

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EP157: A Christmas Special with Ian Rankin

A Christmas treat as we speak to bestselling author Ian Rankin who takes us through his incredible career, including tips on plotting, research, and his worst habit when writing, his favourite mistake (which he kept in the book) and he tells us his Sean Connery story… To support the show, check out bestsellerexperiment.com/support Our novel […]

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EP128: Youtube LIVE show with Ed Wilson (Mr. Stay’s agent spills the beans on money and more)

This is not the usual ‘How do you get an agent?’ show, instead we talk about money, author’s earnings, shrinking advances, publishers’ profits, and that letter from the Society of Authors to the Publishing Association (and we get sidetracked into a conversation about socks)…   To support the show, check out bestsellerexperiment.com/support Our novel Back […]

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EP122: The kids are all right! Live Show with Amber Caravéo

The highlights from our live show with Children’s Literary Agent Amber Caravéo! Amber was formerly a commissioning editor at Random House Children’s Books and Editorial Director at Orion Children’s Books and is co-founder of Skylark Literary – an agency specialising in children’s authors. Amber has worked some incredible children’s authors including Liz Kessler, Caroline Lawrence, […]

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EP105: Ed McDonald, Dear Debut Authors

Ed McDonald broke onto the fantasy scene with his incredible debut Blackwing in 2017 and has had an amazing year. He’s living the dream! Then a few weeks ago he wrote a very honest blog titled ‘Dear Debut Authors of 2018’ in which he asked the question, “What next?” To support the show, check out […]

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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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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 […]

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EP82: Jen Williams – “Even Aliens Have Issues.”

We speak to Jen Williams, writer of charismatic characters and founder of the Super Relaxed Fantasy Club. 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… Top tips for building and writing captivating characters […]

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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 […]

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