Posts Tagged ‘Choosing an Idea’

110I – Hallmark Publishing Needs Sweet Stories: An Interview with Stacey Donovan

Episode 110I Hallmark Publishing Needs Sweet Stories

Editor Stacey Donovan joins us today to tell us about Hallmark Publishing! I’ve been talking about this new publisher of sweet romances and cozy mysteries for months now. Stacey talks about pitching the idea to the Hallmark CEO, getting the first books written as novelizations of existing Hallmark movies, and then her own romance novel…

093I – Victorian England Comes Alive: An Interview with Joanna Davidson Politano

Episode 093I Victorian England Comes Alive

Today’s guest is historical romance writer, Joanna Davidson Politano! But don’t be fooled, Joanna’s books have more of a Gothic, almost literary, flavor. If you like Victoria Holt, for example, you may well love Joanna’s books. We chatted about her latest book, the beautifully written and very fun (adventure and mystery as well as romance)…

062I – Screenwriting Tips From the Experts: An Interview with Lee and Janet Scott Batchler

Episode 062I Screenwriting Tips From the Experts

Lee Batchler and Janet Scott Batchler are the writers of POMPEII, SMOKE AND MIRRORS, and BATMAN FOREVER, among many other projects. They have recently moved into producing, with Executive Producer credits on a movie to be released in 2018. In addition, Janet is a writing professor at the University of Southern California’s School of Cinematic…

038I – Writing a Kindle World Mini-Series: An Interview with Linda Carroll-Bradd

Episode 038I Writing a Kindle World Mini-Series

Linda Carroll-Bradd writes heartwarming contemporary and historical romances with a touch of humor. She is the author of the Entertainers of the West mini-series within Debra Holland’s Montana Sky Kindle World. Linda talks with us about what it’s like to write in someone else’s world, and how she created her mini-series within the Montana Sky…

035I – Writing in a Kindle World: An Interview with Debra Holland

Episode 035I Writing in a Kindle World

Debra Holland is the creator and original author of the Montana Sky series of books, which became a Kindle World on Amazon. That means other authors can choose to write in the fictional world she created. Debra explains how Kindle Worlds work, and how they are different from each other in terms of how the…