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After the First Draft: An Interview with Ally Machate

EPISODE 228I Today’s guest is Ally Machate, professional editor, expert publishing consultant, and founder of The Writer’s Ally. Ally shares the steps on what to do after you finish the first draft. First — put it away! Don’t look at it for at least a week. Then you can come back to it with fresh…

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…

Rom-Coms and Christmas Stories: An Interview with Teri Wilson

EPISODE 221I Our guest today is award-winning author Teri Wilson, whose latest book, Christmas Charms, came out last month with Hallmark Publishing. After sharing her story of how she started, Teri jumps into all things writing. We talk about how she came up with many of her ideas, the pros and cons of writing first…

Writing with Deeper Meaning: An Interview with Davis Bunn

EPISODE 220I Today’s guest is award-winning and bestselling author, Davis Bunn. His newest book, Burden of Proof, just released this week and it is awesome! Davis talks to us today about a lot of things – how his career has evolved over the years, how his two writing names (Davis Bunn and Thomas Locke) may…