Episode 16: Info for All with Library Assistant Chris Curran

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You would be hard pressed to find any contingent of the book world that has purer or more noble intentions than librarians. The job combines providing and filtering information to the public with a dash of social service. We talk with library assistant Chris Curran about daily life in the public library, what it’s like … Read moreEpisode 16: Info for All with Library Assistant Chris Curran

Interview with Joe Biel, Founder and Manager of Microcosm Publishing

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Today Emily interviews Joe Biel, Founder and Manager of Microcosm Publishing We’ve talked to ghostwriters, publishers, self-published authors, editors, project managers, print managers, and this time we’re talking with someone who’s done all the above for quite a while. Joe Biel founded Microcosm Publishing when he was just a teenager, hauling zines in milk crates … Read moreInterview with Joe Biel, Founder and Manager of Microcosm Publishing

Episode 14: Brian Palmer Talks Writing Urban Fantasy and Wrangling Ghostwriters

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CONTENT WARNING: NOT SAFE FOR WORK (NSFW) It’s a pretty raucous and raunchy episode where Emily and guest host Brianne Marie Robinson interview guest Brian Palmer about writing urban fantasy and romance, managing a team of ghostwriters, maintaining a high word count, and various other business-related topics. The thing is, when you have two seasoned … Read moreEpisode 14: Brian Palmer Talks Writing Urban Fantasy and Wrangling Ghostwriters

Interview with Charlee Hoffman: New York Literary Agencies and Ghostwriting Bestsellers

Charlee Hoffman is a USA Today bestselling ghostwriter of more than 25 books. After working in traditional publishing for five years, she recently moved from New York to Montana, and is loving the change of pace. She is a full-time writer, and there’s rarely a time where she doesn’t have either a cup of tea … Read moreInterview with Charlee Hoffman: New York Literary Agencies and Ghostwriting Bestsellers

Episode 12: Interview with Developmental Editor Emily Han of Lyrical Editing

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It’s New Year, New You time! And we’re ringing in 2019 by interviewing seasoned Mind-Body-Spirit editor Emily Han, proprietor of Lyrical Editing. She gives us insight into the world of a freelance developmental editor—how she manages her time, navigates relationships with authors, and how she brings her own spiritual journey to the work she does. … Read moreEpisode 12: Interview with Developmental Editor Emily Han of Lyrical Editing

Episode 11: Independent Author and Publisher Brian W. Parker of Believe in Wonder Publishing

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It’s the holiday season—so whoop-dee-doo! We’ve got a wholesome interview! And some magical gift ideas for you! (Can you tell Corinne’s not writing this?) After years of letting his storytelling dreams lie dormant, Brian Parker and his wife Josie started their own children’s book publishing company, Believe in Wonder Publishing. The couple focuses on writing and … Read moreEpisode 11: Independent Author and Publisher Brian W. Parker of Believe in Wonder Publishing

Corinne Yells at Cloud #2: Influencers? Pffft…

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Influencers. They are the homecoming queens—and kings—of social media, strutting around like they own the place in an effort to convince you that you can’t live without a certain eyeliner or a certain energy drink or even a certain book. I can’t remember when being an influencer became an actual job title, but I can … Read moreCorinne Yells at Cloud #2: Influencers? Pffft…

Episode 10.5: Corinne Reads Again!

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We were full of pie and potatoes, so this week’s episode just a little banter on the books we’re reading. Yes, you heard that right—WE. At last, Corinne is reading again! The 33 1/3 book series from Bloomsbury—find your favorite album! You’d better believe that Celine Dion is f**king amazing Corinne’s new book-squeeze A not-very-spoilery … Read moreEpisode 10.5: Corinne Reads Again!

Episode 10: Interview with Publishing Consultant and Book Publicist Mary Bisbee-Beek

Emily and Corinne interview publishing consultant and book publicist Mary Bisbee-Beek about her eclectic career working in the Bay Area and beyond. She tells us about the trifecta that makes for the perfect publicity campaign and some of her most cherished projects. Emily and Corinne also discuss a recent Buzzfeed piece about the self-help bestseller … Read moreEpisode 10: Interview with Publishing Consultant and Book Publicist Mary Bisbee-Beek