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I Have To Write – Jackie Kabler – Joined Up Writing Episode 128

SUBSCRIBE NOW ON –  iTUNES   STITCHER   SPOTIFY   OVERCAST Subscribe to the newsletter for free stuff and bonus content here. WATCH MY NEW SHORT FILM FREE ON YOUTUBE HERE https://traffic.libsyn.com/secure/joinedupwriting/JoinedUp128.mp3 It’s episode 128 with Jackie Kabler returning to talk about … Continue reading

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World Building with Maram Taibah – Joined Up#127

SUBSCRIBE NOW ON –  iTUNES   STITCHER   SPOTIFY   OVERCAST Subscribe to the newsletter for free stuff and bonus content here. https://traffic.libsyn.com/secure/joinedupwriting/JoinedUp127.mp3 It’s episode 127 with Maram Taibah. Maram writes fantasy and has lots to say about world-building and trusting your … Continue reading

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Laura Zigman – Trust Your Instincts – Joined Up 126

SUBSCRIBE NOW ON –  iTUNES   STITCHER   SPOTIFY   OVERCAST Subscribe to the newsletter for free stuff and bonus content here. http://traffic.libsyn.com/joinedupwriting/JoinedUp126.mp3 It’s episode 126 with Laura Zigman author of new tragi-comic novel ‘Separation Anxiety’. Laura is funny, warm and insightful … Continue reading

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Jessica Anthony – How’s The Writing? – Joined Up#125

SUBSCRIBE NOW ON –  iTUNES   STITCHER   SPOTIFY   OVERCAST Subscribe to the newsletter for free stuff and bonus content here. http://traffic.libsyn.com/joinedupwriting/JoinedUp125.mp3 Episode 125 brings us American novelist, Jessica Anthony talking about her fast-paced biting satire book – Enter The Aardvark. … Continue reading

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A Twenty Year Overnight Success Story – Rosanna Amaka – Joined Up#119

http://traffic.libsyn.com/joinedupwriting/JoinedUp119.mp3 It’s episode 119 with Rosanna Amaka, telling us about her highly original debut novel The Book Of Echoes and her fascinating journey into writing and eventual publication. Rosanna has lots to say about perseverance and telling a story that’s … Continue reading

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Espionage Writer, Merle Nygate – Joined Up#97

http://traffic.libsyn.com/joinedupwriting/JoinedUp97.mp3 It’s episode 97 with Merle Nygate, TV screenwriter turned novelist, talking about her debut espionage novel – The Righteous Spy. Merle has lots to say about research, structure and the most common error of first-time novelists. Merle Nygate is … Continue reading

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Lie To Yourself – The Worried Writer, Sarah Painter – JoinedUp#94

http://traffic.libsyn.com/joinedupwriting/JoinedUp94.mp3 It’s episode 94 – our last one of the year and a proper Christmas Cracker with the lovely, talented and inspirational ‘Worried Writer’ herself, Sarah Painter. It’s been a couple of years since Sarah last visited the show and … Continue reading

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Editing Tips from Professional Editor, Liam J Cross – JoinedUp#93

http://traffic.libsyn.com/joinedupwriting/JoinedUp93.mp3 It’s episode 93 with professional editor, Liam J Cross. I’ve had many of you asking me to do more stuff on the nuts and bolts of editing and I’ll think you’ll find loads of useful advice in the interesting … Continue reading

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Give Yourself Permission to Fail – Julia Kite – Joined Up#92

http://traffic.libsyn.com/joinedupwriting/JoinedUp92.mp3 Episode 92 brings an author interview with New York-based literary fiction writer, Julia Kite talking about her debut novel, why she loves writing and how her day job feeds into the worlds she creates. Julia describes herself as a … Continue reading

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Telling The Stories of People Like Us – Melanie McGrath – JoinedUp#90

http://traffic.libsyn.com/joinedupwriting/JoinedUp90.mp3 It’s episode 90 with friend of the show, Melanie McGrath who writes both fiction and non-fiction and today we focus on the latter with Mel giving a fascinating insight into her process and why she’s so passionate about telling … Continue reading

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Icelandic Noir with Quentin Bates – JoinedUp#87

http://traffic.libsyn.com/joinedupwriting/JoinedUp87.mp3 Episode 87 brings us a chat with Quentin Bates, creator of the atmospheric Icelandic crime series centered around his heroine Officer Gunnhildur. Quentin’s got an interesting story to tell about how he came to writing and how he found … Continue reading

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Write Like No One Is Watching with Tosca Lee – Joined Up#84

http://traffic.libsyn.com/joinedupwriting/JoinedUp84a.mp3 It’s episode 84 with American author, Tosca Lee who writes Historical Fiction and Supernatural Thrillers, sometimes blending the two. I loved hearing about her road to publication and her love of writing. Tosca Lee is an award-winning, New York … Continue reading

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Only Killers and Thieves Author Paul Howarth – Joined Up#79

http://traffic.libsyn.com/joinedupwriting/JoinedUp79.mp3 It’s episode 79 with debut novelist, Paul Howarth talking about his book Only Killers and Thieves set in the Australian outback towards the end of the 19th century. Paul’s got loads to say about his writing journey, the power … Continue reading

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CJ Tudor on Chalk Man, Writing and Not Giving Up – Joined Up#77

http://traffic.libsyn.com/joinedupwriting/JoinedUp77.mp3 CJ Tudor, author of stunning debut novel, The Chalk Man – a book that’s even garnered praise from Stephen King – joins us for Episode 77. It was lovely to chat to Caroline and inspiring to hear how her … Continue reading

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William Shaw Interview – Joined Up#63

http://traffic.libsyn.com/joinedupwriting/JoinedUp63.mp3 It’s episode 63 and today I’m bringing you a brilliant conversation I had with William Shaw, author of the excellent Breen and Tozer series of novels set in late 60’s London, not to mention a bunch of other contemporary … Continue reading

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Cop turned Writer, Matt Johnson – Joined Up#62

http://traffic.libsyn.com/joinedupwriting/JoinedUp62.mp3 Episode 62 brings us a fascinating chat with ex soldier, ex policeman and now writer, Matt Johnson. We also have a return of Book Blogger’s Corner with a review from Victoria Goldman. In the late 70’s, Matt served as … Continue reading

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Book Bloggers Needed! – UPDATED

If this is your first time here, Joined Up Writing is a regular free podcast featuring long-form interviews with writers plus loads of writing tips and advice. We’ve been established since 2015 and you can find our archive here. We’re … Continue reading

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