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EP341: Deep Dive — Book Launches with Patrick Walsh

PublishingPush.com help publishers and authors publish and promote their books, and Patrick runs us through the ten most common mistakes made by authors when launching their books, and he answers our listener questions on book launches. You can discover more about Publishing Push here: https://publishingpush.com   Links: THE BESTSELLER ACADEMY: bestsellerexperiment.com/academy Pre-Order Mr Stay’s new book Babes in the […]

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EP339: Deep Dive — Jennie Nash, Blueprint for a Book

Bestselling book coach Jennie Nash has inspired hundreds of novelists, and in her new book Blueprint for a Book she makes the case for writers defining the foundational elements of their story before writing. She also answers listener questions on self-editing, first drafts, second drafts, getting an agent, writing stand-alones and series, and how to […]

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EP335: Deep Dive — Copy Editing with Lisa Rogers

Lisa Rogers has been copy editor to some amazing authors including Joe Abercrombie, Terry Pratchett, Iain Banks, Tad Williams and some bloke called Mark Stay. She answers listener questions on the role of a copy editor, common mistakes made by authors, style guides, timelines, differences in style between UK and US publishers, Oxford commas, point-of-view, […]

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EP333: Deep Dive — Diversity & Inclusion with Dr Jen O’Ryan

Dr Jen O’Ryan the author of “Inclusive AF: A Field Guide for ‘Accidental’ Diversity Experts”. Designed for anyone thinking about Inclusion and Diversity. She answers our listener questions on writing diverse characters, the kinds of research and due diligence to explore when writing outside of your own experience, the changes needed in publishing for diversity to work […]

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EP326: Deep Dive — Book Launches with Sara Cox

Mark Stay is joined by Sara Cox — who helped him launch his novel The Crow Folk earlier this year — to answer listener questions on Book Launches, including… how far should you plan ahead, the different types of launches, the pre-launch essentials, post-launch best practice and much, much more. Links: Sara’s website: saranaidinecox.com Sara on […]

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EP324: Deep Dive — Writing Horror with Adam Nevill

Award-winning horror author Adam Nevill answers our listener questions on setting the mood, balancing gore and terror to find the right tone, research into the supernormal, getting into the minds of perpetrators of evil, the biggest lessons he has learned in his extraordinary career, how screenwriting has helped his novel writing, and how he’s conditioned […]

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