Author Interview Recap – Subgenres, Outlining, World-building, Editing, and Trigger / Content Warnings

  Every so often the lord of calendars brings us a bonus Monday which allows us to bring you a bonus episode. We thought it would be nice to do a recap our Author interviews. Music found in this episode comes from our friend Alto Key. Alto Key is a British indie folk artist, created …

Goldilocks and The Three World-builders – Paul Grover Author Interview

Many people believe that authors place too much focus on world building while others think that they leave too much to the imagination. Is there a ‘Just Right’ amount of world-building? What types of stories need more intricate design. How long can an author keep an average reader’s attention and what happens if they lose …

Ark of Souls by Paul Grover – Science Fiction Enhanced Audiobook Introduction

  This week Indie Beginning introduces readers to the science fiction novel Ark of Souls, book 1 of the Vale series by indie author Paul Grover. On the Outer Frontier the FSS Berlin, an ageing Federal Navy Cruiser disrupts a pirate attack on a corporate freighter. Mira Thorn, an emotionally damaged veteran of the Martian …

Repeat After Me

Repeat after me… Other authors are not your enemy. Other authors are not your competition. After going to several conventions one thing I’ve learned is authors are either best friends, or mortal enemies. While at one convention another author eyeballed me severely. I mean full on stared me down; burning a hole in the back …

Subgenres, You can never write too Many… Or Can You?

  Marie and Ben discuss reviews left for last week’s Regency Romance featured beginning Brynnde by M. Pepper Langlinais as well as the author advice topic: Subgenres, You can never write too Many… Or Can You? The hosts discuss their views on the topic, theorize about J.K. Rowling switching genres and speak to the author …

Brynnde: A Regency Romance by M. Pepper Langlinais an Audiobook Format Introduction

  This week we bring you the Regency Romance Brynnde written by Indie Author M. Pepper Langlinais. This light, bubbly historical romance follows Brynnde Archambault, a young woman adept at finding suiters for her friends and family yet is in desperate need for a match herself before being forced to marry Mr. Dallweather or as …