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EP62: PUBLICATION DAY! Back to Reality is Out Now! - The Bestseller Experiment

10/16/2017
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It’s Launch Day! After a year of podcasting and writing our book, Back to Reality is finally available to buy on Kindle for a special launch day price. Buy your copy at bestsellerexperiment.com/backtoreality PODCAST Back to Reality – Out Mon 16th October Find out more at http://bestsellerexperiment.com/backtoreality Thanks for listening and joining us. Have […] The post EP62: PUBLICATION DAY! Back to Reality is Out Now! appeared first on The Bestseller Experiment.

Duration: 00:07:06


EP61: One Day to Go! Back to Reality Book Reading - The Bestseller Experiment

10/15/2017
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In the seventh of our daily mini-episodes in the run-up to publication we thought you might like a little taster of an early scene from our novel Back to Reality, out Monday 16th October 2017! Check out bestsellerexperiment.com/backtoreality PODCAST Back to Reality – Out Mon 16th October Find out more at http://bestsellerexperiment.com/backtoreality Thanks […] The post EP61: One Day to Go! Back to Reality Book Reading appeared first on The Bestseller Experiment.

Duration: 00:14:30


EP60: Two Days to Go! Favourite Pod Moments - The Bestseller Experiment

10/14/2017
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In the sixth of our daily mini-episodes in the run-up to publication of Back to Reality, The Two Marks look back at some of their favourite moments over the last year of the podcast. Check out bestsellerexperiment.com/backtoreality PODCAST Back to Reality – Out Mon 16th October Find out more at http://bestsellerexperiment.com/backtoreality Thanks for […] The post EP60: Two Days to Go! Favourite Pod Moments appeared first on The Bestseller Experiment.

Duration: 00:14:22


EP59: Three Days to Go! Social Media - The Bestseller Experiment

10/13/2017
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How do you harness the power of social media in your book launch? Find out in the fifth mini-episode, as we prepare for the launch of our novel Back to Reality (bestsellerexperiment.com/backtoreality) PODCAST Back to Reality – Out Mon 16th October Find out more at http://bestsellerexperiment.com/backtoreality Thanks for listening and joining us. Have some […] The post EP59: Three Days to Go! Social Media appeared first on The Bestseller Experiment.

Duration: 00:10:43


EP58: Four Days to Go! Reviews & Launch Teams - The Bestseller Experiment

10/12/2017
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​In the fourth of our daily mini-episodes in the run-up to publication we look at the importance of reviews and how you get readers to spread the word. Check out bestsellerexperiment.com/backtoreality PODCAST Back to Reality – Out Mon 16th October Find out more at http://bestsellerexperiment.com/backtoreality Thanks for listening and joining us. Have some feedback […] The post EP58: Four Days to Go! Reviews & Launch Teams appeared first on The Bestseller Experiment.

Duration: 00:15:31


Episode 57 - Five days to go! Beta readers and reviews - The Bestseller Experiment

10/11/2017
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​In the third of our daily mini-episodes in the run-up to publication we look at Beta readers and reviews and how to cope with feedback. Check out bestsellerexperiment.com/backtoreality PODCAST Back to Reality – Out Mon 16th October Find out more at http://bestsellerexperiment.com/backtoreality Thanks for listening and joining us. Have some feedback you’d like to […] The post EP57: Five days to go! Beta readers and reviews appeared first on The Bestseller Experiment.

Duration: 00:10:29


EP56: Six Days to Go! Getting Quotes for Your Book - The Bestseller Experiment

10/10/2017
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​How do you get pull quotes from other authors for your book? Find out in the second of our daily mini-episodes in the run-up to the release of Back to Reality – bestsellerexperiment.com/backtoreality PODCAST Back to Reality – Out Mon 16th October Find out more at http://bestsellerexperiment.com/backtoreality Thanks for listening and joining us. Have […] The post EP56: Six Days to Go! Getting Quotes for Your Book appeared first on The Bestseller Experiment.

Duration: 00:13:26


EP55: One week to go! Blurbs and Back to Reality - The Bestseller Experiment

10/9/2017
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​Holy cow! Only seven days until we publish our novel, Back to Reality. This is the first of eight special daily mini-episodes looking at the essential aspects of launching a book. Today: we talk blurbs and preview our book. PODCAST Back to Reality – Out Mon 16th October Find out more at http://bestsellerexperiment.com/backtoreality […] The post EP55: One week to go! Back to Reality & Blurbs appeared first on The Bestseller Experiment.

Duration: 00:11:21


EP54: The Mighty Joanna Penn - The Bestseller Experiment

10/2/2017
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Only two weeks to go till the publication of our book Back To Reality, and we seek the advice of the amazing Joanna Penn, NY Times bestselling author, public speaker and podcaster… PODCAST In this episode you will discover… The value of content marketing and how to make it work for you When is […] The post EP54: The Mighty Joanna Penn appeared first on The Bestseller Experiment.

Duration: 01:02:14


EP53: GollanczFest, Gin and a Special Guest - The Bestseller Experiment

9/25/2017
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Only three weeks to go till publication, but we somehow found time to talk to the wonderful folk from Gollancz about GollanczFest and we find our show gatecrashed by an old friend. PODCAST WIN 2 TICKETS TO GOLLANCZ FEST! CLICK HERE In this episode you will discover… Why you should be going to writers’ […] The post EP53: GollanczFest, Gin and a Special Guest appeared first on The Bestseller Experiment.

Duration: 00:42:58


EP52: Four Weeks To Go! - The Bestseller Experiment

9/18/2017
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Holy cow! Only four weeks till publication? Already?? What do we do? How did it come round so soon? Yes, the two Marks discuss their impending deadline and their pre-publication marketing strategy with their usual calm, professional manner… and they finally reveal the title of their novel! PODCAST In this episode you will discover… […] The post EP52: Four Weeks To Go! appeared first on The Bestseller Experiment.

Duration: 00:58:22


EP50: Gingerbread - The Bestseller Experiment

9/11/2017
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Duration: 01:04:22


EP50: Gingerbread - The Bestseller Experiment

9/1/2017
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A very special episode with an amazing opportunity for writers. Find out more here: https://gingerbread.org.uk/content/2454/One-in-four-new-writer-competition PODCAST In this episode you will discover… How sharing your story can change social stigma Tips on finding time to write How to find the courage to tell your own story And tips from editor Sam Eades on writing second […] The post EP50: Gingerbread appeared first on The Bestseller Experiment.

Duration: 00:32:45


EP49: Bookbub Mythbusting - The Bestseller Experiment

8/28/2017
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As the two Marks gear-up for publication, it’s suddenly dawned on them that they will have to market and sell their novel! Who better to turn to for advice than the folk at Bookbub, whose newsletter can boost a book up the bestseller charts? And we also bust a few myths and misconceptions about this […] The post EP49: Bookbub Mythbusting appeared first on The Bestseller Experiment.

Duration: 01:00:51


EP48: A Kick In The Ed - The Bestseller Experiment

8/21/2017
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The two Marks have met with their editor. Sit in on one of their story sessions as they go through their notes, and discover the huge change that they will have to make to improve their chances of marketing a bestseller with less than two months to go! PODCAST In this episode you will […] The post EP48: A Kick In The Ed appeared first on The Bestseller Experiment.

Duration: 00:58:52


EP47: Titles, Covers & Deadlines - The Bestseller Experiment

8/14/2017
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In the second part of this conversation between the two Marks before their book goes to their editor, they wonder if it will survive the edit, or does the experiment end here? PODCAST In this episode you will discover… Why you should try and make scenes work harder before discarding them Why giving […] The post EP47: Titles, Covers & Deadlines appeared first on The Bestseller Experiment.

Duration: 00:46:33


EP46: Research and Reconnoitring - The Bestseller Experiment

8/7/2017
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The two Marks are recording in the same room! Will universes collide? Will they reveal any more about their damn book? They talk about research, reconnoitring locations, and more in the first of a two-parter… PODCAST In this episode you will discover… Tips for speaking to experts for research The importance […] The post EP46: Research and Reconnoitring appeared first on The Bestseller Experiment.

Duration: 00:47:03


EP45: Katherine May - Creative Writing Cocktails - The Bestseller Experiment

7/31/2017
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Katherine May is an award-winning writer, blogger and the programme director of creative writing at Canterbury, Christ Church University. She is an extraordinary talent, makes a mean gin cocktail, and has an incredible series of books coming in the next year… PODCAST In this episode you will discover… The pros and […] The post EP45: Katherine May – Creative Writing Cocktails appeared first on The Bestseller Experiment.

Duration: 00:50:05


EP44: Jennifer Niven - The Bestseller Experiment

7/24/2017
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Jennifer Niven is a phenomenally successful YA novelist. All The Bright Places was a Goodreads Choice Award winner and is now being adapted for film starring Elle Fanning. We spoke to Jennifer not long after her tour of Australia and New Zealand… PODCAST In this episode you will discover… How bravery and honesty […] The post EP44: Jennifer Niven appeared first on The Bestseller Experiment.

Duration: 00:53:58


EP43: Martina Cole - Dangerous Lady - The Bestseller Experiment

7/17/2017
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Martina Cole is the undisputed queen of British crime fiction. She’s sold over 14 million books and her novels regularly top the Sunday Times bestsellers. She’s come a long way from being told ‘Women don’t write these kinds of books.’ We were delighted to speak on the eve of publication of her new paperback Betrayal. […] The post EP43: Martina Cole – Dangerous Lady appeared first on The Bestseller Experiment.

Duration: 00:53:49

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