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Beyond the Words Episode 41: Life After Publishing, with Mirren Hogan

5/20/2018
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Join Holly and her guest as they celebrate the contract and face the daunting prospect of life after publishing - where the work has only just begun! Includes a review of "Crimson Fire" by Mirren Hogan at the end. To purchase a copy of Crimson Fire, click here: https://www.amazon.com/dp/B0716MVQ3F

Duration:00:17:18

Beyond the Words Episode 40: Writing to Feedback, with Jason Franks

5/13/2018
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Join Holly as she and her guest discuss the merits of building your next book on the mistakes of the past. Includes a review of "Faerie Apocolypse" by Jason Franks at the end. To purchase a copy of Faerie Apocalypse, click here: https://www.amazon.com/Faerie-Apocalypse-Jason-Franks-ebook/dp/B0789FGYFM/

Duration:00:28:54

Beyond the Words Episode 39: Bad Reviews, with Laurie Forest

5/6/2018
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Join Holly and her guest as they examine a case of mistaken reviews, and discuss coping with bad reviews. Includes a review of "The Black Witch", by Laurie Forest at the end. To purchase a copy of The Black Witch, click here: https://www.amazon.com/Black-Witch-Chronicles-ebook/dp/B06VST8NHX

Duration:00:17:34

Beyond the Words Episode 38: Book Review, with B. Lynn Goodwin

4/29/2018
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Join Holly as she discusses one of the two most important marketing tools in an author's box: getting reviews for your book. Includes a review of "Never Too Late" by B. Lynn Goodwin at the end. To purchase a copy of Never Too Late, click here (don't forget to review!): https://www.amazon.com/dp/B077ZK468Y

Duration:00:27:41

Beyond the Words Episode 37: Amazon and Other Self-Publishing Tools, with Kevin Tumlinson

4/22/2018
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Join Holly as she goes over the pros and cons of the internet's leading book publishing platforms. Includes a review of "The Coelho Medallion" by Kevin Tumlinson at the end. To purchase a copy of The Coelho Medallion, click here: https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B01FEMX6PO/

Duration:00:30:07

Beyond the Words Episode 36: Covers and Blurbs

4/8/2018
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Join Holly as she gives a rundown on what to do, and what not to do, when it comes to creating your cover and blurb. Includes a review of "Scarab: Falling Through Time" by Helen Allan, at the end. To purchase a copy of Scarab, click here: https://www.amazon.com/dp/B07967LQXY

Duration:00:19:25

Beyond the Words Episode 35: Self-publishing - Is It Worth It?, with Jodie Pierce

4/1/2018
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Join Holly and her guest as they talk the pros and cons of self-publishing your baby. Time, money and patience all play a part! Includes a review of "Vampire in Brazil", by Jodie Pierce, at the end. To purchase a copy of Vampire in Brazil, click here: https://www.amazon.com/dp/B018PCOLJU

Duration:00:22:35

Beyond the Words Episode 34: Dealing with Rejection, with Clare Rhoden

3/25/2018
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The submissions responses are beginning to return - Help! Join Holly and her guest as they talk rejection and the best strategies to get back in the saddle. Includes a review of "The Pale" by Clare Rhoden at the end. To purchase a copy of The Pale, click here: https://www.amazon.com/dp/B077T3G34B

Duration:00:17:43

Beyond the Words Episode 33: Query Letter, Cover Letter, Synopsis, Sample

3/18/2018
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We're on the path to publishing! Join Holly as she runs through how to construct the 4 main parts to a publishing submission: Query letter, cover letter, synopsis, sample! To purchase The Wonder Down Under, by by Nina Brochmann and Ellen Stokken Dahl (translated by Lucy Moffatt), click here: https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B06Y1YN75P

Duration:00:19:02

Beyond the Words Episode 32: Beginning the Search

3/11/2018
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Join Holly as she explores the first step in publishing: working out what publishing route to follow and finding the best publishers for you. Includes a review of "Dustrunner" by Dean F Wilson at the end. You can purchase a copy of Dustrunner here: https://www.amazon.com/dp/1909356220

Duration:00:17:28

Beyond the Words Episode 3: I've Written a Book... Now What?, with Carly Marino

3/4/2018
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Join Holly and her guest as they talk about the publishing industry, and the decisions you have to make regarding where to go now you have a manuscript. Includes a review of "Fallen to Grace" by A.J. Flowers at the end. For a copy of Fallen to Grace, click here: https://www.amazon.com/dp/B01LXM5NZ7

Duration:00:24:16

Beyond the Words Episode C: Relating to your Editor, with Nikki Andrews

2/25/2018
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Join Holly and her guest as they head off in one of the last diversions before we begin Chapter 5. They'll talk about editing, creating, and what to do - and not do - when talking to your editor. Includes of a review of "Framed" by Nikki Andrews at the end. To purchase a copy of Framed, click here: https://www.amazon.com/dp/B015JWZHWY

Duration:00:21:41

Beyond the Word Episode B: Spin-offs, with L. L. Hunter

1/31/2018
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On this small deviation from the normal path of things, follow Holly and her guest L.L. Hunter as they talk the craft of a spin-off. Includes a review of "The Chronicles of Fire and Ice" by L.L. Hunter at the end. To purchase a copy of The Chronicles of Fire and Ice, click here: https://www.amazon.com/dp/B00KYAZKU6

Duration:00:11:20

Beyond the Words Episode 28: Worldbuilding

1/24/2018
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Join Holly as she discusses the many routes to world building, and decide the best way for you. includes a review of Confronting the Demon by Ciara Ballintyne at the end. To purchase a copy of Confronting the Demon, click here: https://www.amazon.com/dp/B00FF8NY3C

Duration:00:07:57

Beyond the Words Episode 26: Finding Those Pesky Mistakes, with Carolyn Denman

11/16/2017
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Join Holly this week as she talks to her guest Carolyn Denman about finding the mistakes in your writing, and how best to combat them. Includes a review of the upcoming book "A Black Seraphim" by Stephanie O'Hanlon at the end.

Duration:00:25:03

Beyond the Words Episode 25: The Rewrite

11/1/2017
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Join us this week as Holly discusses how to figure out when to rewrite, and how to make the most of it.

Duration:00:07:29

Beyond the Words Episode A: Transitioning from Writing Fiction to Non-Fiction, with Maren Robison

10/19/2017
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This week, we're going to take a small deviation from our normal schedule, and close Chapter 3 with a shirt, small topic that will give you food for thought. This is a topic that you may want to consider at a later date, once you've completed all your research – after all, if you have enough research that it fills a book, why not write one? This week's guest is Maren Robison. VIsit Maren's blog here: http://paradoxtalk.com/

Duration:00:11:13

Beyond the Words Episode 24: Finding the Ending to your Series

10/14/2017
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This week, we take a quick look back, and finish the thoughts introduced in Episode 19, approaching from the other end: How do you end your series? Includes a review of "The Night and the Land" by Matt Spence at the end

Duration:00:07:43

Beyond the Words Episode 23: Excessive Exposition and Infodumping

10/6/2017
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In this episode, we discuss the importance of Descriptive balance, and avoiding the dreaded Infodumping/Exposition traps. Includes a review of "Gifts, Glitches and Falling Stars" by Kendall Bistretzan at the end. Gifts, Glitches and Falling Stars available soon from Eternal Press.

Duration:00:08:14

Beyond the Words Episode 22: Dialogue and Dialogue Tags

9/29/2017
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Join Holly this week as she discusses the correct use of dialogue and the tags that follow. He said, she said, indeed! Includes a review of "The Slow Regard of Silent Things" by Patrick Rothfuss at the end. For a copy of The Slow Regard of Silent Things, click here: https://www.amazon.com/Regard-Silent-Things-Kingkiller-Chronicle/dp/0756411327

Duration:00:09:28

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