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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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EP111: Live Show with Ben Willis

Another special YouTube Live episode featuring Orion editor Ben Willis with contributions from our wonderful Patreon supporters! Ben worked in book publicity for Transworld and Headline before joining Orion, where he now works as a commissioning editor for Orion Fiction. If you want to get involved with our live shows, become a chart topper patron […]

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EP107: Isabel Ashdown’s Secrets and Lies

Isabel Ashdown is the author of bestselling thrillers Little Sister and Beautiful Liars. She walked away from a successful career to focus on her writing and it all stepped up a gear when she entered a competition in a newspaper… To support the show, check out bestsellerexperiment.com/support Our novel Back To Reality is out now […]

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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, […]

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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 […]

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EP67: Season 2 – Publicity Secrets Revealed

On the day the Two Marks land a big feature in Publisher’s Weekly, they talk with top publicists Elaine Egan, Lauren Woosey and Virginia Woolstencroft about interview tips, creating a buzz around your book, how to recognise the hook of a good publicity story, what makes a great pitch, and we discover the dos and […]

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EP56: Six Days to Go! Getting Quotes for Your Book

​How do you get pull quotes from other authors for your book? Find out in the second of our daily mini-episodes in the run-up to the release of Back to Reality – bestsellerexperiment.com/backtoreality   PODCAST   Back to Reality – Out Mon 16th October Find out more at https://bestsellerexperiment.com/backtoreality   Thanks for listening and joining us. Have […]

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EP52: Four Weeks To Go!

Holy cow! Only four weeks till publication? Already?? What do we do? How did it come round so soon? Yes, the two Marks discuss their impending deadline and their pre-publication marketing strategy with their usual calm, professional manner… and they finally reveal the title of their novel!   PODCAST In this episode you will discover… […]

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