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Amy Trueblood: Selling A Book Without An Agent

Today’s guest is Amy Trueblood author of NOTHING BUT SKY which released from Flux Books earlier this year. Amy joins host Mindy McGinnis to talk about selling her book without an agent, the importance of maintaining writerly friendships – even when jealo…

JR Johansson: Writing Thrillers

Today’s guest is JR Johansson author of the Night Walkers trilogy as well as CUT ME FREE and THE ROW. J.R. Johansson’s books have been published in a dozen languages and more than twenty countries worldwide. She has a B.S. degree in public relations and …

Jenny Martin: Write to Write, Not To Publish

Today’s guest is Jenny Martin author of the Sci Fi YA Novels TRACKED and MARKED. Jenny joins host Mindy McGinnis today to talk about the importance of critique partners – how to find them, how to treat them, and how to keep them, as well as writing for t…

Randy Ribay: Writing Concisely

Today’s guest is Randy Ribay author of AN INFINITE NUMBER OF PARALLEL UNIVERSES and AFTER THE SHOT DROPS. Randy joins host Mindy McGinnis to talk about the importance of having an agent in order to negotiate the best possible contract, the power of writi…

Call For Submissions! Betty Bites Back: Horror Stories for Young Feminists

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March Roundup & Taking the Guilt Out of Writing

The March roundup episode features a quick review of guests and topics this month, as well as some advice on how to take the guilt out of writing.
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The Pros of Cons by Alison Cherry, Lindsay Ribar & Michelle Schusterma…

Liesl Shurtliff: Writing As A Job, Not A Hobby

Today’s guest is Liesl Shurtliff, New York Times Bestselling author of middle novels Rump, Jack, Red and Grump, and the upcoming Mona Lisa Key, first in the Time Castaways trilogy. Liesl joins host Mindy McGinnis to talk about being somewhat unaware of t…

Alison Cherry, Lindsay Ribar & Michelle Schusterman: Working As Co-Authors

Co-authors Alison Cherry, Lindsay Ribar and Michelle Schusterman join host Mindy McGinnis to talk about the inspiration for their upcoming release, THE PROS OF CONS.
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Tricia Springstubb: Writing Chapter Books

Today’s guest is Tricia Springstubb, author of picture books, chapter books and novels for middle grade readers. She joins host Mindy McGinnis to talk about the transition of changing from being a lover of stories to a writer of them, and why she writes …

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