Building Book Buzz: An Interview with Jody Hedlund

EPISODE 250I Welcome to the 250th episode of the show! Today’s guest is Jody Hedlund, author of the new Come Back to Me, a time crossing historical romance. Jody tells us a little about her new series and then jumps into how she creates buzz for her books. Her ideas will work for both traditionally…

Are You Ready for a Literary Agent: An Interview with Cynthia Ruchti

EPISODE 247I Today’s guest is literary agent Cynthia Ruchti of Books & Such Literary Management. You may remember Cynthia from Episode 240 when she spoke to us about writing with deep emotion. Cynthia gives us a great bird’s eye view of what agents do and don’t do, how that will differ among agencies, and things…

An Agent’s Perspective: An Interview with Julie Gwinn

EPISODE 227I Today’s guest is agent Julie Gwinn from The Seymour Agency. With a decade in publishing and another two in marketing, she has a great perspective on what moves an author’s career forward. Julie gives us lots of great advice about how to get from the end of a first draft to a published…