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Episode 173 – “The Business of Writing”

May 29, 2015

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Special guest: Robin Sullivan

The business of books


Robin Sullivan joins us this week to discuss how she took her husbands books from self publish to traditional publish in a way that has made Michael Sullivan one of today’s most popular authors. This is a must listen episode that explores how to deal with publishers and their contracts. It is important to pay close attention to the wording!


Michael’s contact pages:  Goodreads | Amazon | Wikipedia | Riyria Website | First Empire Website | Hollow World Website | Twitter | Author Facebook | Riyria Facebook | First Empire Facebook

Here’s some information on Michael’s books:

Episode 172- The Intuitive Writing Project

May 17, 2015

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Our guest is Elizabeth Perlman, founder of The Intuitive Writing Project.

The Intuitive Writer Project is designed for girls between 14 and 19. Through the transformative process of writing their stories and having their voices heard, we help young women to better access, trust, and rely upon their own intuitive wisdom. This cultivates self-knowledge, self-esteem, emotional intelligence, critical thinking skills, creative problem-solving skills, and a sense of personal leadership—the courage to plot their own course and make new things possible. By graduation, each girl emerges with not only an exceptional writing portfolio but also a greater awareness of who she is, what she stands for, and what she wants to create in life, both for herself and the world.

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Episode 171 – “Don’t Write Like We Talk!”

May 8, 2015

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Don’t Write Like We Talk

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Stuff we’ve learned over the last three rough draft years.

Mary Radu –Live Smart after 50

It is good to collaborate with a group on a book project – this can lift up the all the other authors. Make sure you include an author who already has a following and some clout.

From Nina Amir author of How to Blog your Book and The Author Training Manual

Many people think it’s easy to become an author. It’s true that today almost any writer can change his or her status from aspiring to published author. More ways exit to self-publish a book than ever before. And it’s still possible, albeit harder, to become an author by traditionally publishing a book.Read More

Episode 170 – “Constructing With Luke Matthews”

April 28, 2015

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Special Guest: Luke Matthews

An unabashed geek, Luke is a fervent reader, cinephile, gamer, and comic book fan, and he has been an avid poker player since his early twenties. A life filled with so many hobbies doesn’t lend itself to easy devotion to a craft, but when the beginnings of CONSTRUCT found the page, those words pulled him inexorably toward writing, now the primary passion in his life.

Luke lives in the Pacific Northwest with his wife, three cats, and a rambunctious German wirehaired pointer. You can find more of his words on his blog at geekelite.geekerific.com, or listen to him babble on about comic books on the Trade Secrets Podcast at Geekerific.com.

CONSTRUCT is his debut novel.
  The essence of every construct resides in their core. ARead More

Episode 169 – “Let’s All Go To France!”

April 19, 2015

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 The Newbie Writers’ Podcast

Special Guest: Beth Barany

Frenchest thing I could find on Google

This week we have Beth Barany on to talk about her writers retreat… in FRANCE! The talk quickly divulged into talk of chocolate so no complaints here!

How to set one up, what to do once you are there.


What we have in store for you

Four Half-Day Workshops, all the curriculum included
— Plenty of writing time
— Guided Trips to the City of Lights
— Fun & Time for Creative Writing
— Work on Your Novel
— Be True to Yourself, Your Process and Be in the World!

Workshop: Module 1 on Preparing Your Novel: Story Premise & Synopsis
Lunch at local restaurant three-course meal, including coffee or tea and water. Guide meets group at lunch and providesRead More