Podcast Episodes

Kendall and Cooper Interview A.C.–Episode 119–December 26 2016

On episode 119 of the WRITER 2.0 Podcast, I was interviewed by Wendy Kendall and Julie Cooper of the Kendall and Cooper Talk Mysteries Podcast. They asked me about: my start and stop relationship with writing; the new podcast I want to start (but probably won’t have time to); election coverage in 2016; fake news, …

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Outlining and Historical Fiction with Libbie Hawker–Episode 118–December 19 2016

On episode 118 of the WRITER 2.0 Podcast I spoke with historical novelist Libbie Hawker. In a fun, wide-ranging interview, we discussed: her experience with her first agent and why she went indie; how to avoid getting bogged down in research; her experience publishing with Amazon imprint, Lake Union; her methods for outlining a novel, …

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Bestselling Paranormal Author Rebecca Patrick Howard–Episode 117–December 12 2016

On episode 117 of the WRITER 2.0 Podcast I spoke with Rebecca Patrick Howard, author of bestselling paranormal novels and nonfiction. We discussed: whether publishing a new book is really the best way to market an old book; why her sales “tanked” this year, and how they’ve recovered; why she burned out and how she recovered; …

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Talking Romance and Star Wars with Emma Scott–Episode 116–December 5 2016

On episode 116 of the WRITER 2.0 Podcast I spoke with prolific romance author Emma Scott. We talked about: the new Star Wars movie, Rogue One; romance story structure and how it compares with other genres; the hardest scene she ever had to write; her advice for writers just starting out; the pros and cons …

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Talking Historical Fiction with J.L. Oakley–Episode 114–December 2 2016

On episode 114 of the podcast I spoke with J.L. Oakley about: pen names; living in Hawaii; historical fiction; her award-winning World War II novel, The Jossing Affair. About our guest: Award-winning author J.L. Oakley writes historical fiction that spans the mid-19th century to WW II with characters standing up for something in their own …

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Books and TV with Drew Chapman–Episode 113–September 23 2016

On episode 113 I spoke to screenwriter, director, and novelist Andrew (Drew) Chapman. We talked: marketing budgets for books vs. marketing budgets for TV; his novel, THE KING OF FEAR; the best book-marketing advice he ever got; the biggest issues he hears from his circle of writer friends; traditional vs. self-publishing; whether you should write …

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Sci-fi and Self-Publishing with James R. Wells–Episode 112–August 2 2016

On episode 112 of the WRITER 2.0 Podcast I spoke with award-winning sci-fi author James R. Wells. We discussed: what “caving” is and how to get started; his path to publication; his debut novel, THE GREAT SYMMETRY; pros and cons of traditional and self-publishing; creating a cover for a self-published book; what we liked about …

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Building a Massive Niche Following with R.K. Slade–Episode 110–June 24 2016

On episode 110 of the WRITER 2.0 I spoke with R.K. Slade, whose debut novel just hit #1 on Amazon’s New Release list in Teen & Young Adult Music Fiction. We discussed: how he developed a massive online community around marching bands; whether marching band is a sport; why and how he creates memes; how often he posts …

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