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At The Page One Podcast, we talk to writers of all descriptions (authors, screenwriters, comic writers and more) about their writing process and how they craft their next great works.We also explore their career, including how their first big break happened, and discuss the ups and downs along the way. We learn something new every episode, and we hope you do as well. The Page One Podcast is brought to you by Write Gear, creators of Page One - the Writer's Notebook. Pre-order yours now: https://bit.ly/2ZRuOXP

At The Page One Podcast, we talk to writers of all descriptions (authors, screenwriters, comic writers and more) about their writing process and how they craft their next great works.We also explore their career, including how their first big break happened, and discuss the ups and downs along the way. We learn something new every episode, and we hope you do as well. The Page One Podcast is brought to you by Write Gear, creators of Page One - the Writer's Notebook. Pre-order yours now: https://bit.ly/2ZRuOXP
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At The Page One Podcast, we talk to writers of all descriptions (authors, screenwriters, comic writers and more) about their writing process and how they craft their next great works.We also explore their career, including how their first big break happened, and discuss the ups and downs along the way. We learn something new every episode, and we hope you do as well. The Page One Podcast is brought to you by Write Gear, creators of Page One - the Writer's Notebook. Pre-order yours now: https://bit.ly/2ZRuOXP

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Episodes

Ep. 10 - Peter James

6/11/2019
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Peter James is a UK No. 1 bestselling author, best known for writing crime and thriller novels, and the creator of the much-loved Detective Superintendent Roy Grace. He has sold over 19 million copies to date, and has been translated into 37 languages. His latest book in the Roy Grace series, Dead at First Sight, went straight in at No. 1. We had a great chat with Peter about his career and how a start in TV led to him becoming a published author. We also learn about his his collaboration...

Duration:00:54:53

Ep. 9 - Tim Lebbon

5/24/2019
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Tim Lebbon is a New York Times-bestselling horror, thriller, sci-fi and fantasy writer. He has written over 30 novels, including several in collaboration with Christopher Golden, as well as dozens of novellas and many short stories. One of his books, The Silence, was recently adapted as a Netflix movie. We had a great chat with Tim, learning how he managed to escape the world of work to become a full-time writer, what it's like writing novelisations and tie-ins to well-known franchises, and...

Duration:01:13:30

Ep. 8 - Mark Billingham

5/17/2019
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One of the UK's most acclaimed and successful crime novelists, Mark Billingham has seen each of his novels feature in the top ten of The Sunday Times bestseller list. Sales of his novels featuring London-based detective Tom Thorne have topped over 4.5 million in over 25 countries, and he is the first author to win the Theakstons Old Peculier Award for Crime Novel Of The Year twice, for his novels Lazybones and Death Message. His latest novel, Their Little Secret, is just out in...

Duration:00:45:16

Ep. 7 - Helen Fitzgerald

5/3/2019
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Helen Fitzgerald is the author of books including The Cry, recently adapted to acclaim on the BBC, and Worst Case Scenario, her latest novel featuring a darkly comic tale involving criminal social justice, murder and the #metoo movement! We had a great time chatting to Helen, hearing about her writing process, and how the adaptation of The Cry came to be. We also chat about Worst Case Scenario (out in paperback on May 16) and how you balance telling a serious story about abuse with dark...

Duration:00:47:54

Ep. 6 - M R Carey

4/26/2019
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Mike Carey is a writer of many talents! His work on comics like Lucifer, Hellblazer, X-Men and The Unwritten is legendary, and he has also received acclaim for his novels, such as The Girl With All The Gifts, Fellside and Someone Like Me. He is also a screenwriter, having written the screenplay for The Girl With All The Gifts. We had a really fun chat with Mike, learning about how he broke into comics and the differences between writing for comics, novels and film. We hear about how writing...

Duration:01:05:44

Ep. 5 - Ed James

4/19/2019
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Ed James is the prolific author of many crime novels, including the DS Scott Cullen Mysteries and the DI Fenchurch series. His latest book, Kill the Messenger, is the sixth entry in the Fenchurch series. We had a great chat with Ed about how he manages to write four (yes, four!) books a year, including the in-depth planning that goes into each novel, and also discuss how he made a success of self-publishing and moved into the "conventional" publishing world. We also discuss the narrative...

Duration:01:21:04

Ep. 4 - Adrian J Walker

4/12/2019
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Adrian J Walker is the author of speculative fiction novels, including the highly (and deservedly!) praised The End of the World Running Club, which featured on the Radio 2 Book Club. Adrian has just announced the sequel, The End of the World Survivors Club, will be out later this year! We had a great time chatting to Adrian, learning about his path from self-published author to appearing on Radio 2 with Simon Mayo to discuss The End of the World Running Club, and what it feels like when...

Duration:00:51:49

Ep. 3 - Sergio Casci

4/5/2019
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Sergio Casci is a screenwriter whose credits include American Cousins (2003), which saw him nominated for BAFTA Best Newcomer, The Caller (2011) and The Lodge (2019), which has been getting rave reviews at Sundance and other film festivals. His diverse portfolio also includes writing for Scottish soap opera (or "continuing series", as Sergio tells us) River City and children's TV programme, Katie Morag. Our fun chat with Sergio includes discussing how he got started in screenwriting, what...

Duration:01:04:31

Ep. 2 - Roz Watkins

3/27/2019
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Shortlisted for the Crime Writers’ Association’s Debut Dagger Award, Roz Watkins is the author of the DI Meg Dalton series of novels, The Devil’s Dice, and the about-to-be released Dead Man’s Daughter. In this week's podcast, we chat about what led Roz to give up her career as a patent attorney and turn to writing fiction, how her previous career helped her pen her first novel, explore the themes of The Devil’s Dice, and discuss who might play DI Meg Dalton in any TV adaptation (hint - it's...

Duration:00:54:51

Ep.1 - G J Moffat

3/19/2019
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Welcome to the very first episode of The Page One Podcast! Each episode we talk to writers of all kinds (authors, screenwriters, comics writers and more) to learn about how they go about creating their stories. Each new episode is a deep dive into that guest's writing history, including how they broke into the industry and what their writing process is. We also explore their work, and try and eke out any exciting forthcoming tales! This week we talk to Gary Moffat. Gary is the author of...

Duration:00:59:16