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The Writing Community Chat Show is focused on helping authors grow and develop as well as give them the spotlight to explain their story and work. We connect indie authors with those who have been doing it professionally for decades. We try to give the best insight into the careers of professionals and hopefully that can give you the perfect tip to reach your own goals. This is done with two main shows a week. Plus, we have now introduced The WCCS Panel Show! Two teams of 3 pitted against each other in a battle of whits and impressions!

The Writing Community Chat Show is focused on helping authors grow and develop as well as give them the spotlight to explain their story and work. We connect indie authors with those who have been doing it professionally for decades. We try to give the best insight into the careers of professionals and hopefully that can give you the perfect tip to reach your own goals. This is done with two main shows a week. Plus, we have now introduced The WCCS Panel Show! Two teams of 3 pitted against each other in a battle of whits and impressions!

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United Kingdom

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The Writing Community Chat Show is focused on helping authors grow and develop as well as give them the spotlight to explain their story and work. We connect indie authors with those who have been doing it professionally for decades. We try to give the best insight into the careers of professionals and hopefully that can give you the perfect tip to reach your own goals. This is done with two main shows a week. Plus, we have now introduced The WCCS Panel Show! Two teams of 3 pitted against each other in a battle of whits and impressions!

Language:

English


Episodes

BELINDA KIRK, explorer, author & speaker on The WCCS

9/28/2021
"In 2009 I set out to start an adventure revolution. I’m still working on it but now an idea has become a movement and its changing the world" — BelindaKirk Belinda has spent 24 years leading groups into the wilderness all over the world. These include numerous personal #expeditions, youth development expeditions, biological research missions and remote filming trips for the BBC. Today she is a motivational Speaker, Fellow of the Royal Geographical Society and Campaigner encouraging...

Duration:01:03:14

14 year old Author, Speaker, and Podcaster Kristina Naydonova!

9/21/2021
In this interview you can see the knowledge, intelligence and passion shine through a very bright young lady. I am sure that her future is just as bright as she is. He commitment and professionalism are clear as was her knowledge of the book world and writing itself. Look out world, Kristina is coming! Kristina Naydonova was born in Washington D.C. Ever since she was young, she has derived great interest from reading and writing. At the age of eight, she put her hobbies to the test and...

Duration:00:49:51

New York Times bestselling Soman Chainani. Author of The School of Good & Evil & Beasts and Beauty.

9/17/2021
New York Times bestselling author Soman Chainani is joining Chris for a classic WCCS chat! We will be finding out Somans road to writing, his current WIP, including BEASTS AND BEAUTY, and will be looking at his future projects. Join us LIVE and you too can get your questions in. BEASTS AND BEAUTY: Twelve tales, twelve dangerous tales of mystery, magic, and rebellious hearts. Each twists like a spindle to reveal truths full of warning and triumph, truths that free hearts long kept tame,...

Duration:01:01:27

Next of Kin, KIA ABDULLAH on The WCCS!

9/15/2021
I am joined by the wonderful and compassionate Kia Abdullah. She is a travel writer and the author of Take It Back, Truth Be Told and now NEXT OF KIN. Next Of Kin is described as a gripping courtroom drama, perfect for fans of Fifty Fifty and My Sister’s Keeper. Her novel Take It Back was named one of the best thrillers of the year by The Guardian and Telegraph and was selected for an industry-first audio serialisation by HarperCollins and The Pigeonhole. The follow-up, Truth Be Told, has...

Duration:01:05:34

Risk Of Harm, LUCIE WHITEHOUSE on The WCCS!

9/10/2021
Lucie Whitehouse is the author of The House at Midnight. The Bed I Made & Before We Met & most recently Risk of Harm! Lucie was born in Gloucestershire, England, in 1975. She read Classics at Oxford University and worked in publishing while writing her own first novel She now lives in Brooklyn, New York, with her husband and daughter. RISK OF HARM is being called the most gripping British crime thriller of 2021. Robin Lyons is back in her hometown of Birmingham and now a DCI with Force...

Duration:01:22:52

In The Heart Of The Void. TANWEER DAR on The WCCS!

9/8/2021
TANWEER DAR! Author. Artist. Poet. He writes mostly Cyberpunk. He studied Ancient & Medieval History at university and is a qualified teacher. He has written 9 works across multiple genres. Including fantasy, poetry, non fiction and children's books. Including novellas, novellas and short stories. His latest book is called In the Heart of the Void and was released in July 2021. IN THE HEART OF THE VOID: The crew of an interstellar cargo ship on a routine mission find themselves stranded...

Duration:01:04:28

A Teacher's Life with RYAN WILSON!

9/3/2021
RYAN WILSON spent a decade teaching English after attending university and then completed a post-graduate teaching qualification. He taught in schools in Essex and London and made it to assistant headteacher. He then studied for a master's in Broadcast Journalism. He worked on Good Morning Britain and ITV News and spent the night in a leisure center in Wakefield for ITV on election night in 2017. One of his more bizarre experiences was working undercover for Deliveroo, wearing a hidden...

Duration:01:03:42

This is how we are human. LOUISE BEECH on The WCCS!

9/1/2021
Louise Beech released her first book in 2015 and since then has released 6 more! Number 7 is called THIS IS HOW WE ARE HUMAN. When the mother of an autistic young man hires a call girl to make him happy, three lives collide in unexpected and moving ways … changing everything. A devastatingly beautiful, rich and thought-provoking novel that will warm and break your heart… We were lucky enough to meet an interview Louise at the Harrogate crime writers festival and her very humorous video...

Duration:01:11:08

TM LOGAN on The Writing Community Chat Show!

8/27/2021
I was joined by the best selling TM LOGAN! The author who has sold over 1 MILLION BOOKS! What an incredible achievement. His books are published in 21 countries around the world including France, Italy, Spain, Portugal, Poland, the USA, South Korea, Germany, Hungary, Serbia, Romania, Greece and the Netherlands. He was also a national newspaper journalist before turning to novel-writing full time. This episode has plenty of writing tips and stories you will enjoy. Tim's latest book is...

Duration:01:06:22

Queen of Horror JULIE KUSMA on The WCCS!

8/26/2021
Horror author Julie L. Kusma joins The Writing Community Chat show for the start of season 7! How time fly's! Julie is a speculative fiction author, and pens paranormal, supernatural, and horror short stories on her website, epistolary style pieces for a collaborative website https://thedearjletters.wordpress.com, and records several of her stories as audios short available on her YouTube channel. We even get the first play exclusive from Julies brand new audio short horror story...

Duration:01:06:25

PS04! Team Wasconor Vs Cyber Squad.

8/13/2021
The panel show is back, by popular demand! This is the final show of season 6 and it will no doubt go out with a bang... and beer! Indie authors Conor Bredin and Anna Mocikat will face off as team captains..... wait, wait.... no they wont! It has become team #Wasconor. Team Was conor is now captained by the awesome Marcus Ako and supported by Halo Scott and Anya Pavell! Cyber Squad is captained by Anna Mocikat and supported by Chelsea Callahan and AC Merkel! They will need to provide a...

Duration:01:11:58

Mark Billingham & The Rabbit Hole, on The WCCS!

8/11/2021
Rabbit Hole: The new masterpiece from the Sunday Times number one bestseller. The last interview of season 6 lands on Mark Billingham. We were luckily enough to be in his presence at The Harrogate Crime Writers Festival. Unfortunately, for me, I was blissfully aware that I was stood 2 foot away from him near the bar and was too busy chatting! Well now I have my chance. I will have the time to dig into Marks writing career and his inspirations. You can join us LIVE on YouTube and you too can...

Duration:01:03:30

Alice Hunter & The Serial Killer's Wife on The WCCS!

8/6/2021
We are joined by psychological thriller and crime writer ALICE HUNTER! Her book at the time of writing this is 10 weeks young with over 4,700 ratings! She's also made the Official UK Top 50 print chart, #1 #AppleBooks, #1 Kobo and #5 #Amazon. This alone is worth asking her about! How does someone get there and how do they feel when they do? This episode will be very insightful and interesting for all of us wanting to have publishing success. It is 17th in the OVERALL chart position on...

Duration:01:06:07

Nadine Matheson, The Jigsaw Man on The WCCS!

8/4/2021
Nadine Matheson joins us on the show to talk about her book The Jigsaw Man, writing and probably our warp speed interview from the Harrogate Crime Writers Festival! We had a great laugh at the Harrogate fest and we expect a similar vibe in this interview. Nadine is a crime writer from the UK and has no doubt lent on her experience as a criminal solicitor. In 2016, she won the City University Crime Writing Competition and completed the Creative Writing (Crime/Thriller Novels) MA at City...

Duration:01:01:46

Update - Harrogate Vlog 2021 this Friday!

7/29/2021
Hello! We apologies for out Podcast absence. We have been away "Networking" at the Harrogate Crime Writers Festival! There is a special vlog hitting our YouTube channel tomorrow the 29th of July 2021 at 8pm UK time. It is a premier video, meaning that we can all watch it together and comment about it together too. Please join in and have some Friday fun. You even get to see Right Chris in the shower! FOLLOW US ► Our website - https://www.thewritingcommunitychatshow.com ► Universal link...

Duration:00:02:24

PS03! TEAM HARROGATE Vs The WCCS panel show special!

7/21/2021
WHAT! The Harrogate festival is upon us! The Chris's are heading to the Harrogate Crime Writers Festival! And to celebrate we are hosting a panel show special! Just two days before we pack our bags and get on the road, we are going to face a team made up of authors attending the event. Author Will Carver will captain the team. He will bring two fellow authors to battle Team WCCS. Team WCCS will be captained by Right Chris Hooley and members of the community. Can The WCCS and the Writing...

Duration:01:12:14

PSO2 - The Qi Vs The WCCS panel show!

7/16/2021
THE PANEL SHOW IS BACK! After the success of PSO1 we had to bring this format back! After the destruction of Team Dale, we will be faced by another team that will try and take us down! The Qi team is made up for the members of Qi - Queer indie group. They are a group of self published authors that really support others in the LGBTQ community AND its allies. They have created a fantastic website and even hosted their own awards ceremony! Do you think you have a team brave enough? funny...

Duration:01:20:40

ELLEN ALPSTEN: The Tsarina's Daughter on The WCCS!

7/6/2021
Ellen's book, The Tsarina's Daughter has been highly praised: "Astonishing...the ultimate Cinderella story [that] makes Game of Thrones look like a nursery rhyme." --Daisy Goodwin, bestselling author of The Fortune Hunter The Blurb: When they took everything from her, they didn't count on her fighting to get it back... Born into the House of Romanov to the all-powerful Peter the Great and Catherine I, beautiful Tsarevna Elizabeth is the world's loveliest Princess and the envy of the...

Duration:01:01:00

PS01 - THE FIRST EVER WCCS PANEL SHOW! Vs Team Dale!

7/2/2021
This is our first ever The WCCS Panel Show! We will be battling with team Self Publishing with Dale. Dale and his two team mates will be testing their knowledge against one of The WCCS hosts and their two teammates, made from members of the writing community! This promises to be lots of fun and you can make the difference. There are 5 rounds revolving around the world of writing, books, TV, film and characters. Be sure to join us live and get involved when prompted! Interested in appearing...

Duration:01:17:03

Antti Tuomainen & the RABBIT FACTOR, on THE WCCS!

6/30/2021
An insurance mathematician’s carefully ordered life is turned on its head when he unexpectedly loses his job and inherits an adventure park … with a whole host of problems. A quirky, tense and warmly funny thriller from award-winning Finnish author Antti Tuomainen. Antti Tuomainen was an award-winning copywriter when he made his literary debut in 2007 as a suspense author. The critically acclaimed My Brother’s Keeper was published two years later. In 2011, Tuomainen’s third novel, The...

Duration:01:04:28