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 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

Episode 9: Creepypasta and Writers Who Kill

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Warning! This has not only many cusses, but many bloods and guts and murder. (NSFW) Also YOU MUST SHARE WITH 10 PEOPLE OR BLOODY MARY WILL COME GET YOU THIS IS NOT A JOKE!!! What would Halloween be without spooky stories? We’ve got a good cross section of stories of real-life literary murder (courtesy of … Read moreEpisode 9: Creepypasta and Writers Who Kill

Bonus Minisode: JT Reads Stone & Fire

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At the suggestion of Marie Robinson, Emily’s husband J.T. reads aloud from the first of Ms. Robinson’s Magical Kingdoms reverse-harem romance series Stone & Fire (available now from Amazon). You’ve heard about it in Episode 4. We’ve gone on about it in the newsletter. Now you get a sneak peek of the sexy/fun content with special … Read moreBonus Minisode: JT Reads Stone & Fire

Surveying the Publishing Frontier

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Oh we’re really in business now. This episode we get down to what HPS is all about: BRINGING THE BOOK PEOPLE TOGETHER YAYA SISTERHOOD STYLE BITCHES. Or something like that. Also we called Emily’s mom on speaker phone by surprise and we couldn’t fit even half of the comic gold she was slinging. Y’all will … Read moreSurveying the Publishing Frontier

Curve Balls and Hailstorms: Brianne Marie Robinson on Self-Publishing with Amazon

Publishing books on your own has never been easier, but this accessibility comes at a price. Author and editor Brianne Marie Robinson joined Corinne and I to talk self-publishing on Amazon and all the hoop-jumping and goal-post moving that goes along with it. We dig into the nuts and bolts of the Kindle Unlimited program … Read moreCurve Balls and Hailstorms: Brianne Marie Robinson on Self-Publishing with Amazon