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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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You Only Get Better By Doing It – Jonathan Digby – Joined Up#121

SUBSCRIBE NOW ON –  iTUNES   STITCHER   SPOTIFY   OVERCAST Subscribe to the newsletter for free stuff and bonus content here. http://traffic.libsyn.com/joinedupwriting/JoinedUp121.mp3 It’s episode 121 with Jonathan Digby, an actor, musician, screenwriter and author of the historical mystery novel – A … Continue reading

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A Hunger For Writing with Victoria Selman – Joined Up#104

SUBSCRIBE NOW ON-  iTUNES   STITCHER   SPOTIFY   OVERCAST Subscribe to the newsletter for free stuff and bonus content here. http://traffic.libsyn.com/joinedupwriting/JoinedUp104.mp3 It’s episode 104 with new crime writer, Victoria Selman. Victoria has created a new series of books featuring her ex-special … Continue reading

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Creative Focus with Jessica Abel – Joined Up#103

SUBSCRIBE NOW ON-  iTUNES   STITCHER   SPOTIFY   OVERCAST Subscribe to the newsletter for free stuff and bonus content here. http://traffic.libsyn.com/joinedupwriting/JoinedUp103.mp3 It’s episode 103 bringing you an interview with Jessica Abel, writer, creative professional, tutor, cartoonist and author of the brilliant … Continue reading

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Dystopian Thrills with Hanna Jameson – Joined Up#98

http://traffic.libsyn.com/joinedupwriting/JoinedUp98.mp3 Episode 98 features an interview with Hanna Jameson, author of the excellent dystopian thriller, The Last. Hanna and I talked about everything from her approach to writing, why she loves first person POV and why she thinks it’s best … 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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NaNoWriMo Tips and Scrivener with Anne Rainbow – JoinedUp#88

http://traffic.libsyn.com/joinedupwriting/JoinedUp88.mp3 The first of this year’s special NaNoWriMo shows, episode 88 brings us Red Pen Editing and ScrivenerVirgin guru, Anne Rainbow giving us her tips on how Scrivener – an amazing, inexpensive bit of software – can turbocharge your Nanowrimo … Continue reading

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BONUS – Creative Obsession & Script Revolution with CJ Walley- Epilogue#82

http://traffic.libsyn.com/joinedupwriting/JoinedUp82Epi.mp3 It’s the Epilogue, a quick listen in between episode with an extra bonus question or topic not covered in the original interview. This week I talk to CJ Walley about his excellent free online resource – Script Revolution and … Continue reading

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BONUS – Getting Your Book Into The World with Niki Mackay – Epilogue#81

http://traffic.libsyn.com/joinedupwriting/JoinedUp81Epi.mp3 It’s the Epilogue, a quick listen in between episode with an extra bonus question or topic not covered in the original interview. This week I talk to Niki Mackay about the dreaded synopsis and she ends up quizzing me … Continue reading

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BONUS – How I Edit – Paul Howarth Epilogue#79

http://traffic.libsyn.com/joinedupwriting/JoinedUp79Epi.mp3 Welcome to The Epilogue, our bonus snack-size episodes, containing an extra question or topic not covered in the original interview. This week Paul Howarth returns to talk us through his editing process. If you missed it, you can find … 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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BONUS – Why I Love Stephen King with CJ Tudor – Epilogue#77

http://traffic.libsyn.com/joinedupwriting/JoinedUp77Epilog.mp3 It’s The Epilogue – number 77 –  in our quick listen in-betweeny episodes featuring an extra question or topic not covered in our main guest interviews. This week it’s CJ Tudor talking about her recent online brush with literary … 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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BONUS – Writing Credible Police Fiction with Rebecca Bradley – Epilogue#76

http://traffic.libsyn.com/joinedupwriting/JoinedUpEpi76.mp3 It’s The Epilogue – number 76 –  in our quick listen in-betweeny episodes featuring an extra question or topic not covered in our main guest interviews. This week it’s Rebecca Bradley talking about how to write credible police procedurals … Continue reading

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BONUS – Tips On Submitting Your Work – Obliterati Press – The Epilogue#75

http://traffic.libsyn.com/joinedupwriting/JoinedUp75epi.mp3 It’s The Epilogue – number 75 –  in our quick listen in-betweeny episodes featuring an extra question or topic not covered in our main guest interviews. This week it’s Nathan O’Hagan and MW Leeming from Obliterati Press with their … Continue reading

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Hydra Writer Matt Wesolowski – Joined UP#74

http://traffic.libsyn.com/joinedupwriting/JoinedUpEp74.mp3 Episode 74 brings us Matt Wesolowski talking about his latest book, Hydra – a creepy Crime-Horror crossover based around a fictional podcast. There’ll also be time for another trip to Book Blogger’s Corner with show regular, Katherine Sunderland reviewing … Continue reading

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Unbound Crowdfunding with Debut Novelist Claire Handscombe

http://traffic.libsyn.com/joinedupwriting/JoinedUp72.mp3 It’s episode 72 and today I’m talking to debut novelist, podcaster and crowd funder extraordinaire, Claire Handscombe. I’ve also got a new review from one of our dynamic duo of book bloggers, Victoria Goldman in Book Blogger’s Corner. Claire … Continue reading

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BONUS! Author Marketing with Tony Schumacher – Epilogue#69

http://traffic.libsyn.com/joinedupwriting/JoinedUpEp69Epi.mp3 Yes, it’s the Epilogue, our bonus inbetween episodes, little quick listens containing an extra question or topic not covered in the original interview. This week it’s a follow up with AltHistory writer, Tony Schumacher talking about why authors need … Continue reading

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Tony Schumacher – Funny & Inspiring Writer – Joined Up Writing#69

http://traffic.libsyn.com/joinedupwriting/JoinedUpEp69.mp3 it’s episode 69 with guest Tony Schumacher. Tony writes the John Rossett Alternate History series set in a 1940’s where England lost the second world war. Aside from being a fantastic writer, Tony is a funny and inspiring bloke … Continue reading

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Claire Fuller Interview – Joined Up #67

http://traffic.libsyn.com/joinedupwriting/JoinedUp67.mp3 It’s episode 67 bringing you a fascinating chat with literary writer, Claire Fuller. Claire has loads to say about her journey to publication, her book and how she goes about writing and editing her novels. Claire is a writer … Continue reading

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Joanna Penn on Healthy Writing – The Epilogue#65

http://traffic.libsyn.com/joinedupwriting/JoinedUp65Epi.mp3 The Epilogue – our extra ‘quick-hit’ of chat, featuring a bonus question not included in our main guest interviews.You can find Joanna’s full interview here. Joanna is an Award-nominated, New York Times and USA Today bestselling thriller author, as … Continue reading

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BONUS – Rachel Amphlett – Epilogue#64

http://traffic.libsyn.com/joinedupwriting/JoinedUp64Epi.mp3 The Epilogue – our extra ‘quick-hit’ of chat, featuring a bonus question not included in our main guest interviews.You can find Rachel’s main interview here. Today, I chat to Rachel about one of her side projects on storytelling platform, … Continue reading

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BONUS – William Shaw – Get Writing! Epilogue#63

http://traffic.libsyn.com/joinedupwriting/JoinedUp63Epilog.mp3 The Epilogue – our extra ‘quick-hit’ of chat, featuring a bonus question not included in our main guest interviews. Today it’s Breen and Tozer author, William Shaw. Check out William’s full interview here. Before becoming a crime writer, William … 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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Emotion Thesaurus Author Angela Ackerman – Joined Up#58

http://traffic.libsyn.com/joinedupwriting/JoinedUp58.mp3 It’s episode 58 and today’s chat is with Angela Ackerman – co-author of the brilliant writing reference book “The Emotion Thesaurus” and the whole Thesaurus series covering everything from Setting to Texture in your fiction. I had a great … Continue reading

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Nathan O’Hagan Returns – Joined Up #57

http://traffic.libsyn.com/joinedupwriting/JoinedUp57amend.mp3 Leah is going to be taking a bit of a break from co-hosting duties for a while, but I would encourage you to go and check out her Smut With Brains series over on YouTube. Meanwhile,  it’s episode 57 … Continue reading

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Writing can be lonely! TMT#31

http://traffic.libsyn.com/joinedupwriting/JoinedUpTMTEp31.mp3 In the second of a new TMT mini-series, Leah looks at the solitary nature of Writing and what you can do to stave off some of the feelings of loneliness and detachment that can set in after long bouts … Continue reading

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Writing Sane & Healthy – TMT#30

http://traffic.libsyn.com/joinedupwriting/JoinedUpTMTEp30.mp3 In the first of a new Two Minute Tip mini-series, Leah looks at the role of mental and physical health in your writing life and gives an introduction in to upcoming episodes. This series was inspired by the reaction … Continue reading

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Self Publishing – Formatting an E-Book – TMT#28

http://traffic.libsyn.com/joinedupwriting/JoinedUpTMTEp28.mp3 How to format your e-book is the subject of today’s TMT – Two Minute Tip. Leah gives you the low down on how to use the right tools to format the electronic version of your book. Leah has been … Continue reading

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Self Publishing Tips – CreateSpace – TMT#26

http://traffic.libsyn.com/joinedupwriting/JoinedUpTMTEp26.mp3 CreateSpace provides free tools to help you self-publish and distribute your books, and is also the subject of today’s TMT – Two Minute Tip. Leah tells you what it is and how to get started with this powerful tool … Continue reading

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Self-Publishing for Beginners – Smashwords – TMT#25

http://traffic.libsyn.com/joinedupwriting/JoinedUpTMTEp25.mp3 In the second of a short TMT series on Self-Publishing, today’s Two Minute Tip looks at Smashwords – a useful tool that makes it easy to publish your work across multiple platforms. Leah explains what it is and gives … Continue reading

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Joined Up Writing – Episode 9 – Writing Competions

http://traffic.libsyn.com/joinedupwriting/JoinedUpEp9.mp3 This week’s episode has Leah and Wayne chatting about Writing Competitions. Why enter them? Where can you find them? And what should you bear in mind before you start sending your pieces out in to the world? We give … Continue reading

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Joined Up Writing – Episode 8 – Vampires and Horror with Daniel Ribot

http://traffic.libsyn.com/joinedupwriting/JoinedUpEp8.mp3 In our first ‘in-person’ recording of the show (we usually record via Google Hangouts) we were lucky enough to be joined in the studio by writer, Daniel Ribot – author of Stalin-era vampire adventure ‘Vampsov 1938:A Spectre Haunting Europe’. … Continue reading

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Joined Up Writing Podcast Episode 7 – Genre Writing – Interview with Film Maker

http://traffic.libsyn.com/joinedupwriting/JoinedUpEp7.mp3 This show talks about genre writing. Why do certain genres get a bad rep from critics and the wider public? Featuring an interview with Marc Hamill, writer and director of British Grindhouse film, The Wrong Floor. It’s Marc’s debut … Continue reading

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