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#123 On Being a Real Writer, with Christian White

It’s a question that bugs us all – when do we get to call ourselves a real writer? Christian White, Aussie author of thriller The Nowhere Child shares with us what it feels like to become an overnight success in the literary world. The Nowhere Child is White’s fifth novel but the first to see light of…

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#122 Writing For Your Life: An Indie Publishing Success Story with Bella Andre

Have you ever wondered how to become a bestselling Indie author? Well, here’s the secret: write and write a lot. This is from a woman who has just celebrated selling over 7 million books. Her other secret is to work really hard for a very long time. Bella Andre is the New York Times, USA Today, Publishers Weekly and Wall…

#121 When Writers Collaborate, with Kelly Hunter, Victoria Purman, Cathryn Hein & Fiona McArthur

What do you get when you combine the talents of four of Australia’s top romance authors – Kelly Hunter, Victoria Purman, Cathryn Hein and Fiona McArthur? A bestselling romance series, for a start. And an altogether fun podcast, notwithstanding the challenges of keeping track of the number of awards, novels, and accolades these ladies have…

The Art of Travel-Inspired Novel Writing, with Janice Horton

Travel fiction has a long tradition. Think Gulliver’s Travels, by Jonathon Swift, On the Road, by Jack Kerouac, and more recently, The Time Traveler’s Wife, by Audrey Niffenegger and The No. 1 Ladies Detective Agency by Alexander McCall-Smith. The list is endless. Janice Horton’s, The Backpacking Housewife, is in fine company, and although Horton is experiencing…

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Accountability, Clarity & Mindset: Success Traits For Entrepreneurs

Success comes in all shapes and sizes and it seems successful people share similar habits. A strong success mindset requires vision, strategy, focus, grit, consistency, and positive positive habits. Kim Argentsinger is a creative entrepreneur, coach and writer. It’s her job to help us get out of our own way and create a plan to…