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.

S2: Episode 4 – Destination: The World Series w/ Kate Elliott

Welcome back to Deadline City! March 2020 is going to be dedicated to world-building and we’re kicking off the month with brilliant SFF author, Kate Elliott. Kate has authored so many epic series in adult and YA including Court of Fives and Spiritwalkers. Early in the year, we had the absolute pleasure of sitting down with her to dig into how we create the worlds of our novels. When it comes to worldbuilding, we have so much to unpack. Rather than try to fit everything in one episode, we’re going to split up the many subjects and give you a month-long masterclass on how we, and our guests, build fantasy worlds. Especially while counting down the days to make our deadlines. Here we kick off with Kate’s convo!

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