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Episode 46: Jon Cronshaw

Episode 46, release date Monday 16th January, 2017 Jon Cronshaw is an author and the host of the Short Science Fiction Review podcast. He is a former newspaper reporter and feature writer. Jon plans to release three post-apocalyptic thrillers in rapid succession in early 2017. To get properly warmed up for this feat, he’s been…

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Paul’s Podcast Diary (Saturday 14th January 2017)

Welcome to Paul’s Podcast Diary for Saturday 14th January 2017 This diary charts my self-publishing journey – the ups the downs, the successes and the failures. Everything goes into this diary, week-by-week, but you’ll also find it a source of great tips, resources, tools, podcast recommendations and so on. If I ever miss something out, or you’d…

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Episode 45: Adam Nicholls

Adam Nicholls is an indie crime writer with a writing tally of 15 books written over and 18 month period. He has created the Evie Black and Mason Black series as well as the Salinger trilogy. He’s just in the process of moving over to a new genre, writing under the name A.C. Nicholls. Adam shares…

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Paul’s Podcast Diary (Saturday 7th January, 2017)

Welcome to Paul’s Podcast Diary for Saturday 7th January, 2017. This diary charts my self-publishing journey – the ups the downs, the successes and the failures. Everything goes into this diary, week-by-week, but you’ll also find it a source of great tips, resources, tools, podcast recommendations and so on. If I ever miss something out, or…

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Episode 44: Clare Lydon

Clare Lydon is a London-based writer of contemporary lesbian romance and the host of the Lesbian Bookclub Podcast. She’s a No.1 best-seller on lesbian fiction charts around the globe. Clare  has five full-length novels to her name, as well as writing the All I Want series. Clare’s books deal with the lives & loves of modern…

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Paul’s Podcast Diary 2016 Review

Welcome to Paul’s Podcast Diary for Saturday 31st December, 2016. This diary charts my self-publishing journey – the ups the downs, the successes and the failures. Everything goes into this diary, week-by-week, but you’ll also find it a source of great tips, resources, tools, podcast recommendations and so on. If I ever miss something out, or…

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Episode 43: Chris Longmuir

Chris Longmuir is an award winning crime writer. She is best known for her Dundee Crime Series, featuring DS Bill Murphy. Night Watcher, the first book in the series, won the SAW (Scottish Association of Writers) Pitlochry Award, and the sequel, Dead Wood, won the Dundee International Book Prize, as well as the Pitlochry Award. Chris…

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Episode 42: Dina Santorelli

Dina Santorelli is a writer editor, author and blogger. She is the author of the award-winning debut novel, Baby Grand, a top-rated mystery/thriller and best-selling organised crime thriller on Amazon Kindle. Having edited more than a thousand articles over the years, Dina has developed a keen and confident eye when it comes to polishing writers’…

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Episode 41: Melissa Addey

Melissa Addey writes historical novels and non-fiction books. The first novel, which was set in China, The Fragrant Concubine, was longlisted for both the Mslexia Novel Competition and the Historical Novel Society Indie Award. It landed Melissa an agent at Coombs Moylett & Maclean Literary Agency. She also writes non-fiction books, the first being 100…

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Episode 40: Harry Bingham

Harry Bingham is the author of the Fiona Griffiths series of crime novels. The series is set in Cardiff and features a heroine described by the Sunday Times as ‘The most startling protagonist in modern crime fiction … brutal, freakish and totally original.’ Harry also created the Writers’ Workshop in 2005 by spending an initial £800…

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Episode 39: Andrew Bromley

If you want to get your books ordered by traditional bookshops and libraries, then you need an alternative solution to publishing via Amazon’s Createspace. It’s all to do with the ISBN numbers and the distribution channels, and it’s a topic that confuses and trips up new indie authors time after time. Put simply, you need…

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Episode 38: Kerry Fisher

Kerry Fisher spent half her life talking about writing a novel, then several years at Candis magazine reviewing other people’s. It wasn’t until she took some online courses with the UCLA (University of California) that the dream started to morph into reality, culminating in the self-publishing of The Class Ceiling. The Avon imprint of HarperCollins…

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Episode 37: David Gaughran

David Gaughran is an Irish writer who spends most of his time travelling the world, collecting stories. He is the author of the Latin American historical adventures Mercenary and A Storm Hits Valparaiso. David also wrote the short stories If You Go Into The Woods and Transfection, and the popular writers’ guides Let’s Get Digital and…

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Episode 36: Ginny Carter

Ginny Carter is a business book ghostwriter and book writing coach – she’s known as The Author Maker®. She’s on a mission to transform established speakers, coaches and consultants from everyday experts into respected thought leaders and in-demand speakers, through the publication that grows their reputation and expands their business. Prior to becoming a writer,…

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Episode 35: Rachel Amphlett

Rachel Amphlett is the bestselling author of the Dan Taylor thriller series, as well as a number of standalone crime thrillers. Originally from the UK and currently based in Brisbane, Australia, her novels appeal to a worldwide audience, and have been compared to Robert Ludlum, Lee Child, and Michael Crichton. With plotlines ripped straight out…

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Episode 34: Celina Grace

Celina Grace a full time indie author, Top 100 UK Amazon bestseller & host of the Indie Author School. She is UK-based and wrote her first book – The Blue Ruby – at age 7. Celina experimented with screenplays, scripts and short stories and then had a very long and frustrating journey trying to get traditionally published.…

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Episode 33: Joanne Phillips

Joanne Phillips is the author of the romantic comedies Can’t Live Without, The Family Trap, and Cupid’s Way. She also created the Flora Lively series of contemporary mysteries. Can’t Live Without was an Amazon top 20 bestseller in 2012 and her books regularly appear in category bestseller lists. Before becoming a writer, Joanne had jobs…

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Episode 32: Edward Trayer

Edward Trayer writes fiction books for children under the pen-name Billy Bob Buttons. He is the author of sixteen books to date and is published by The Wishing Shelf Press. In 2011, his book Felicity Brady and the Wizard’s Bookshop was long-listed for the International Rubery Book Award, and Tor Assassin Hunter was a runner up…

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Episode 31: Ali Luke

Ali Luke writes blog posts, non-fiction e-books, and fiction. Ali works with authors too and her website – Aliventures – covers the art, craft, and business of writing (both fiction and non-fiction). She has written for several popular blogs like Copyblogger, The Write Life, Write to Done, The Creative Penn, ProBlogger and Daily Blog Tips…

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Episode 30: Ian Sutherland

Ian Sutherland is the crime fiction author of the Brody Taylor Thriller Series, novels that expose the darker side of the online world to dramatic and suspenseful effect. Exploiting knowledge gained from his career in the IT industry, Ian’s thrillers caution readers on how dangerous the internet can be for the unwary. Ian also takes advantage…

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