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Wayne Kelly – The Man, The Myth, The Mediocrity – Joined Up#137

SUBSCRIBE NOW ON –  iTUNES   STITCHER   SPOTIFY   OVERCAST Subscribe to the newsletter for free stuff and bonus content here. https://chtbl.com/track/73G45B/traffic.libsyn.com/secure/joinedupwriting/JoinedUp137.mp3 It’s episode 137 with . . . well, ME! This week’s guest interview has had to be re-arranged due … Continue reading

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Finish Your Book with Lizzie Enfield – Joined Up#134

SUBSCRIBE NOW ON –  iTUNES   STITCHER   SPOTIFY   OVERCAST Subscribe to the newsletter for free stuff and bonus content here. https://chtbl.com/track/73G45B/traffic.libsyn.com/secure/joinedupwriting/JoinedUp134.mp3 It’s episode 134 with Lizzie Enfield, journalist, novelist and writer of the excellent new non-fiction title – ‘Finish Your … Continue reading

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KEEP WRITING UNTIL IT’S GOOD with Christopher Fowler – Joined Up#133

SUBSCRIBE NOW ON –  iTUNES   STITCHER   SPOTIFY   OVERCAST Subscribe to the newsletter for free stuff and bonus content here. https://chtbl.com/track/73G45B/traffic.libsyn.com/secure/joinedupwriting/JoinedUp133.mp3 It’s episode 133 with Christopher Fowler, author of the long-running Bryant and May Mystery series as well as loads … Continue reading

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Refuse To Go Away with Matt Wallace – Joined Up#131

SUBSCRIBE NOW ON –  iTUNES   STITCHER   SPOTIFY   OVERCAST Subscribe to the newsletter for free stuff and bonus content here. https://chtbl.com/track/73G45B/traffic.libsyn.com/secure/joinedupwriting/JoinedUp131.mp3 It’s episode 131 with Matt Wallace, joining us as part of his Savage Rebellion virtual tour. He’s written everything … 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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Make Mistakes and Have Fun! – Julian Dutton – Joined Up#124

SUBSCRIBE NOW ON –  iTUNES   STITCHER   SPOTIFY   OVERCAST Subscribe to the newsletter for free stuff and bonus content here. http://traffic.libsyn.com/joinedupwriting/JoinedUp124.mp3 It’s episode 124 with comedy writer, actor and impressionist, Julian Dutton. Julian has written for TV, Radio and the … Continue reading

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Be Willing To Improve with Steve Cavanagh – Joined Up#122

SUBSCRIBE NOW ON –  iTUNES   STITCHER   SPOTIFY   OVERCAST Subscribe to the newsletter for free stuff and bonus content here. http://traffic.libsyn.com/joinedupwriting/JoinedUp122.mp3 It’s episode 122 with Steve Cavanagh, author of the superbly twisty Eddie Flynn series of books – like Thirteen, … Continue reading

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Tell Yourself “I’m a writer!” with Rod Duncan – Joined Up#120

SUBSCRIBE NOW ON –  iTUNES   STITCHER   SPOTIFY   OVERCAST Subscribe to the newsletter for free stuff and bonus content here. http://traffic.libsyn.com/joinedupwriting/JoinedUp120.mp3 It’s episode 120 with Rod Duncan. Rod is a multi-genre writer, from contemporary crime to fantasy and his amazing … Continue reading

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Get The Thing Done – Clare Empson, Joined Up Writing Episode 112

SUBSCRIBE NOW ON –  iTUNES   STITCHER   SPOTIFY   OVERCAST Subscribe to the newsletter for free stuff and bonus content here. http://traffic.libsyn.com/joinedupwriting/JoinedUp112.mp3 It’s episode 112 with debut mystery thriller writer, Clare Empson. Clare’s journey to publication is fascinating and we talked … Continue reading

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Nail Your Novel with Roz Morris – Joined Up Writing #106

SUBSCRIBE NOW ON-  iTUNES   STITCHER   SPOTIFY   OVERCAST Subscribe to the newsletter for free stuff and bonus content here. It’s episode 106 with Roz Morris – author, ghost writer and creator of the brilliant ‘Nail Your Novel’ series of books. … 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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Plotting with Dominoes – Lillian Li – Joined Up#99

http://traffic.libsyn.com/joinedupwriting/JoinedUp99.mp3 It’s episode 99 and an interview with debut novelist, Lillian Li. Her book, Number One Chinese Restaurant is already picking up loads of critical buzz and she has a really interesting personal story behind her journey to publication as … 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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NaNoWriMo – Getting over the finish line

This is part 4 of our special NaNoWriMo blog series. National Novel Writing Month takes place every November and, if you missed it, you can find more information in the first part of the series or take a look at … 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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Emma Viskic – Find Your Rhythm – Joined Up#86

http://traffic.libsyn.com/joinedupwriting/JoinedUp86.mp3 It’s episode 86 with Emma Viskic, Australian author of the excellent Caleb Zelic series of novels – the latest being And Fire Came Down. Emma is a classically trained clarinettist, and author of the critically acclaimed Caleb Zelic series, RESURRECTION BAY … Continue reading

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Breaking Through in Crime with Niki McKay – Joined Up#81

http://traffic.libsyn.com/joinedupwriting/JoinedUp81.mp3 It’s episode 81 with crime writer, Niki Mackay talking about her debut novel, pitching agents, her writing process and more. Niki is a writer and a bookworm. She studied Performing Arts at the BRIT School before eventually doing a … 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 – Perseverance, Rejection, Editing with Dave Olner – Joined Up Epilogue#78

http://traffic.libsyn.com/joinedupwriting/JoinedUp78Epi.mp3 Yes, it’s the Epilogue, our bonus snack-size episodes, containing an extra question or topic not covered in the original interview. This week Dave Olner returns to talk a bit more about perseverance and rejection and to give more insight … Continue reading

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The Long Road To Publication – Dave Olner – Joined Up#78

http://traffic.libsyn.com/joinedupwriting/JoinedUp78.mp3 It’s episode 78 with Dave Olner, author of funny twisted romance The Baggage Carousel. Dave’s got lots to say about the benefits of taking several years to polish a novel, the dreaded synopsis and why it pays to practice … 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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Writing Through Adversity – Rebecca Bradley – Joined Up#76

http://traffic.libsyn.com/joinedupwriting/JoinedUp76.mp3 It’s episode 76 with Rebecca Bradley talking about her excellent police procedurals, her background as a police officer and how she manages to write through physical adversity and chronic pain. There’ll also be time for another trip to Book … 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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Sam Carrington – Psychological Thriller Writer – Joined Up#73

http://traffic.libsyn.com/joinedupwriting/JoinedUp73.mp3 It’s episode 73 – with Psychological Thriller writer, Sam Carrington. We’ve also got another review in Book Blogger’s Corner from one of our regular reviewers, BiblioManiac, AKA Katherine Sunderland. Sam lives in Devon with her husband and three children. … 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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Richard Rippon on Writing Serial Killers – Joined UP#71

http://traffic.libsyn.com/joinedupwriting/JoinedUpEp71.mp3 It’s episode 71 – with Thriller writer, Richard Rippon. We’ve got another review in Book Blogger’s Corner from one of our regular bloggers, BiblioManiac, Katherine Sunderland. We’ve also got a new occasional feature I’m trying called ‘Listener Spotlight’ where … Continue reading

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BONUS – Marnie Riches on Self-Doubt – The Epilogue#70

http://traffic.libsyn.com/joinedupwriting/JoinedUp70Epi.mp3 Welcome to The Epilogue, our quick listen in-betweeny episodes featuring an extra question or topic not covered in our main guest interviews. This week it’s Marnie Riches, and if you haven’t listened to her full interview I highly recommend … Continue reading

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Marnie Riches on Mancunian Noir and Gritty Thrillers – Joined Up#70

http://traffic.libsyn.com/joinedupwriting/JoinedUpEp70.mp3 It’s episode 70 that brings you a fascinating chat with gritty Thriller writer, Marnie Riches talking about her own unique writing journey and the background to her George McKenzie and Manchester Gangland books. We’ve also got another review in … Continue reading

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Sherlock Holmes with Bonnie Macbird – Joined Up#68

http://traffic.libsyn.com/joinedupwriting/JoinedUp68a.mp3 It’s episode 68 and the first of 2018, starting the year with a cracking interview with Bonnie MacBird, who writes new Sherlock Holmes novels. Bonnie has years of experience as a Hollywood writer and has loads to say about … Continue reading

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BONUS! Thriller Writer Kate Medina – Joined Up Epilogue#66

http://traffic.libsyn.com/joinedupwriting/JoinedUp66Epi.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 the turn of Thriller writer, Kate Medina. If you missed it, you can … Continue reading

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Kate Medina Thriller Writer – Joined Up #66

http://traffic.libsyn.com/joinedupwriting/JoinedUp66.mp3 It’s episode 66 – with Thriller writer, Kate Medina joining us for today’s interview. Kate is a fascinating guest and had loads to say about why and how she writes, her characters, inspiration and her journey to publication. We’ve … 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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Indie Author Rachel Amphlett – Joined Up #64

http://traffic.libsyn.com/joinedupwriting/JoinedUp64.mp3 It’s episode 64 and we have an inspiring conversation with Rachel Amphlett, Indie Author of the Dan Taylor Espionage series, The Kay Hunter crime series and other standalone projects too. Her output and work ethic is amazing and she … 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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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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Aimee Brown on ChickLit – Joined Up #60

http://traffic.libsyn.com/joinedupwriting/JoinedUp60.mp3 It’s episode 60 and today we’ve got an interview with debut novelist, Aimee Brown – giving her perspective on being a first time author, writing ChickLit and how she spent years learning the ropes as a book blogger. Aimee … Continue reading

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BONUS – Simon Toyne on Writing A Series of Novels

http://traffic.libsyn.com/joinedupwriting/JoinedUp59Epilog.mp3 The Epilogue is our new extra ‘quick-hit’ of chat, featuring a bonus question not included in our main guest interviews. In this extra bonus conversation, last week’s guest Simon Toyne gives the lowdown on what it takes to write … 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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