Deadline City’s Podcast

Hosted ByZoraida & Dhonielle

Welcome to Deadline City: a podcast and a destination. We are two New York City-based authors who share an office and work on multiple books at a time. Between us, we have 40 books published and under contract, and we’re just getting started. If you’ve seen us on the road, you know how we cut up. We like to have fun and talk about the one thing that is always on our minds: creating books. Publishing is a big scary world to many of us, and our goal is to pull back the curtain on some of the mystery by simply talking about it. In our first season, we want to dig into subjects like YA fiction, editing, reading reviews, burnout. Most of the time, you publish a book and then you’re at a loss for what comes next. How do you navigate the industry and then still manage to write more books? That’s a journey we’re on and know that so many others are on the same road. We hope you come along for the ride.

Episode 8 – Destination: Emo Basement Feat. Mark Oshiro

This week we welcome the third unofficial member of Deadline City, author and all-around wonderful human, Mark Oshiro. Our destination is Emo Basement. This is a location that we really want to dissect. What makes readers cry? Love? Hate? What makes readers stay for the long haul? Mark Oshiro is an expert at making readers cry with his wonderful characters, and so we picked his brain. This will also give you an insight into what days are like in our office!

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