Gears, Gadgets and Steampunk: A Discussion with Indie Author Rie Sheridan Rose

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This week the Indie Beginning Podcast brings our listeners an interview with indie author Rie Sheridan Rose about her story The Marvelous Mechanical Man and writing in the steampunk genre. If you missed the introduction that Benjamin Franke narrated or want a refresher before the discussion head back to episode 37. If you enjoy the …

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 …

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 …

The 4 must have people in your writing career:

  I’ve learned so much between the release of A Charming Nightmare and the upcoming release of Sister’s Lament.  The number one thing I learned is that ACN was done completely wrong.  I rushed it, gave myself a budget of zero, and I sought help from people who loved me.  This caused ACN to suffer; …