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…

How to Find the Right Coach: An Interview with Ann Kroeker

EPISODE 249I Today’s guest is Ann Kroeker, writing coach, author, speaker and podcaster. Together we explore what it means to work with a writing coach. How do you know if you need a writing coach and, more importantly, how do you know if you’re ready? We discuss all the types of people you might work…

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…

How to Write a Spy Novel: An Interview with James R Hannibal

EPISODE 246I Today’s guest is former stealth pilot and award-winning novelist, James R Hannibal. His latest novel, The Paris Betrayal, is a spy left out in the cold story so we decided to talk about exactly how to write a spy novel! You’ll have a great time listening to James explain how to create a…