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Writing in France & How You Can, Too…

Janice Horton recounts her adventures in the idyllic French countryside… France is an evocative location in anyone’s book. The country immediately conjures an image of romance in the mind of the traveller. If that traveller also happens to be a writer of romantic adventure novels, then surely there is no better place to hunker down…

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#150 Career Strategies For Indie Authors, with Adam Croft

Adam Croft is an Indie author and a counterpoint to anyone who says you can’t make a living through Indie publishing. He’s sold more than 1.5 million books and once bumped J.K. Rowling off the USA Today bestseller list. His ‘Knight and Culverhouse’ thrillers have sold more than 250,000 copies worldwide, and his Kempston Hardwick…

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#149 Asking Big Questions: Writing The Landscape Novel, with Karen Viggers

Karen Viggers is the award winning, internationally bestselling author of four novels, including her new release, The Orchardist’s Daughter. She writes contemporary realist fiction set in Australian landscapes, and her work explores connection with the bush, grief and loss, healing in nature, death, family, marriage and friendship. During our conversation, we discuss the following: the…

#148 From Traditionally Published To Indie: A Success Story, with Keri Arthur

I’ve always trusted myself. I’ve always written what I want to write and gone in the direction I want to. I’ve never actually had much input from the publishers that way. So that really hasn’t changed. I’m still using the same beta writer that I always have. I’m still with my same crit. group so…