Your backstage pass to the world’s most prolific authors

JD Barker
Christine Daigle
Kevin Tumlinson
Jena Brown

What does it take to succeed as a writer? Join hosts J.D. Barker, Christine Daigle, Kevin Tumlinson and Jena Brown as they pull back the curtain and gain rare insight from the household names found on bookshelves worldwide.

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Join hosts J.D. Barker, Christine Daigle, JP Rindfleisch IX, Kevin Tumlinson, and Patrick O’Donnell as they discuss the week’s publishing topics, including—grab your drinks—more AI news! Then stick around as Christine chats with novelist Josh Haven!

Josh Haven is a novelist and former art critic who has written for the Wall Street JournalWeekly Standard, and Jerusalem Post. His fourth (and latest) novel, The Siberia Job, release back in June and is available now where ever books are sold.


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Josh’s CrimeReads Article “Scenes From The Wild Wild East” – https://crimereads.com/scenes-from-the-wild-wild-east-snapshots-of-post-soviet-russia/

Check out Elle Cordova on TikTok (her awesome AI parody song is featured at the end of this episode) – https://www.tiktok.com/@elle.cordova


Show Links:

Writers, Ink on YouTube! – ⁠⁠⁠https://www.youtube.com/@jdbarker_author/podcasts⁠⁠⁠

J.D. Barker – ⁠⁠⁠https://jdbarker.com/⁠⁠⁠

Christine Daigle – ⁠⁠⁠https://www.christinedaiglebooks.com/⁠⁠⁠

JP Rindfleisch IX – ⁠⁠⁠https://www.jprindfleischix.com/⁠⁠⁠

Kevin Tumlinson – ⁠⁠⁠https://www.kevintumlinson.com/⁠⁠⁠

Patrick O’Donnell – ⁠⁠⁠https://www.copsandwriters.com/⁠⁠⁠

Josh Haven on Goodreads – https://www.goodreads.com/author/show/22285404.Josh_Haven

TODAY’S SPONSOR:

AutoCrit – https://www.autocrit.com/jd (click this link to take advantage of our Writers Ink special offer!!!)

IngramSpark: Self-Publish Like a Pro! – https://selfpub.is/3NADWdg


Other Links

Best of BookTok – ⁠⁠⁠https://bestofbooktok.com/⁠⁠⁠

Booktrib – ⁠⁠https://booktrib.com/author/writers-ink/⁠⁠

Music by Nicorus – ⁠⁠⁠https://cctrax.com/nicorus/dust-to-dust-ep⁠⁠⁠

Voice Over by Rick Ganley – ⁠⁠⁠http://www.nhpr.com⁠⁠⁠ and recorded at Mill Pond Studio – ⁠⁠⁠http://www.millpondstudio.com⁠⁠⁠

Show notes & audio production by Geoff Emberlyn – ⁠https://twitter.com/horrorstoic⁠⁠⁠

Website Design by Word & Pixel – ⁠⁠⁠http://wordandpixel.com/⁠⁠⁠

Contact – ⁠⁠⁠https://writersinkpodcast.com/contact/⁠⁠⁠

*NOTE: Some of the links are affiliate links.

Join hosts J.D. Barker, Christine Daigle, JP Rindfleisch IX, Kevin Tumlinson, and Patrick O’Donnell as they discuss the week’s publishing topics, including the copyright lawsuit two well-known authors are bringing against OpenAI. Then stick around as Christine chats with New York Times and USA Today bestseller Wendy Corsi Staub!

Wendy Corsi Staub is the award-winning author of more than ninety novels, best known for the single-title psychological suspense novels she writes under her own name. Those books and the women’s fiction written under the pseudonym Wendy Markham have also appeared on the USA TodayAmazon, Barnes and Noble, and Bookscan bestseller lists. Her latest novel, Windfall, releases tomorrow, July 11, 2023, and is available for preorder now.


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Mona Awad and Paul Tremblay’s suit against OpenAI – https://www.theguardian.com/books/2023/jul/05/authors-file-a-lawsuit-against-openai-for-unlawfully-ingesting-their-books

Hinton Publishing – https://www.hintonpublishing.com/

“The Year of The Slim Volume” – https://www.esquire.com/entertainment/books/a44377129/short-books-popularity/

Submit your solar punk/optimistic sci-fi, horror ghost stories, or dragon-featured tales to PW for fall coverage consideration (deadline is July 18, so hurry!) – https://www.publishersweekly.com/sffhsept23


Show Links:

Writers, Ink on YouTube! – ⁠⁠⁠https://www.youtube.com/@jdbarker_author/podcasts⁠⁠⁠

J.D. Barker – ⁠⁠⁠https://jdbarker.com/⁠⁠⁠

Christine Daigle – ⁠⁠⁠https://www.christinedaiglebooks.com/⁠⁠⁠

JP Rindfleisch IX – ⁠⁠⁠https://www.jprindfleischix.com/⁠⁠⁠

Kevin Tumlinson – ⁠⁠⁠https://www.kevintumlinson.com/⁠⁠⁠

Patrick O’Donnell – ⁠⁠⁠https://www.copsandwriters.com/⁠⁠⁠

Wendy Corsi Staub – https://wendycorsistaub.com/

TODAY’S SPONSOR:

AutoCrit – https://www.autocrit.com/jd (click this link to take advantage of our Writers Ink special offer!!!)

IngramSpark: Self-Publish Like a Pro! – https://selfpub.is/3NADWdg


Other Links

Best of BookTok – ⁠⁠⁠https://bestofbooktok.com/⁠⁠⁠

Booktrib – ⁠⁠https://booktrib.com/author/writers-ink/⁠⁠

Music by Nicorus – ⁠⁠⁠https://cctrax.com/nicorus/dust-to-dust-ep⁠⁠⁠

Voice Over by Rick Ganley – ⁠⁠⁠http://www.nhpr.com⁠⁠⁠ and recorded at Mill Pond Studio – ⁠⁠⁠http://www.millpondstudio.com⁠⁠⁠

Show notes & audio production by Geoff Emberlyn – ⁠https://twitter.com/horrorstoic⁠⁠⁠

Website Design by Word & Pixel – ⁠⁠⁠http://wordandpixel.com/⁠⁠⁠

Contact – ⁠⁠⁠https://writersinkpodcast.com/contact/⁠⁠⁠

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Join hosts J.D. Barker, Christine Daigle, and Kevin Tumlinson as they discuss the week’s publishing topics, including some recent statements on book bans and censorship. Then stick around as Christine chats with author and essayist Polly Stewart!

Polly Stewart is the author of The Good Ones, which was released earlier this month by Harper Books. As Mary Stewart Atwell, she’s also the author of Wild Girls (Scribner 2012). Her essays have appeared in the New York Times and Poets & Writers, among other publications.


Check It Out!

Grab your copy of The Good Oneshttps://bookshop.org/p/books/the-good-ones-polly-stewart/19218297

ALA, APA Reaffirm Landmark Freedom to Read Statement on 70th Anniversary – https://bit.ly/3NwBLHG

Polly’s CrimeReads article, “What Really Distinguishes a Crime Novel?” – https://crimereads.com/what-really-distinguishes-a-crime-novel/


Show Links:

Writers, Ink on YouTube! – ⁠⁠⁠https://www.youtube.com/@jdbarker_author/podcasts⁠⁠⁠

J.D. Barker – ⁠⁠⁠https://jdbarker.com/⁠⁠⁠

Christine Daigle – ⁠⁠⁠https://www.christinedaiglebooks.com/⁠⁠⁠

JP Rindfleisch IX – ⁠⁠⁠https://www.jprindfleischix.com/⁠⁠⁠

Kevin Tumlinson – ⁠⁠⁠https://www.kevintumlinson.com/⁠⁠⁠

Patrick O’Donnell – ⁠⁠⁠https://www.copsandwriters.com/⁠⁠⁠

Polly Stewart – https://www.pollystewart.com/

TODAY’S SPONSOR:

AutoCrit – https://www.autocrit.com/jd (click this link to take advantage of our Writers Ink special offer!!!)

Best of BookTok – ⁠⁠⁠https://bestofbooktok.com/⁠⁠⁠

Booktrib – ⁠⁠https://booktrib.com/author/writers-ink/⁠⁠

Music by Nicorus – ⁠⁠⁠https://cctrax.com/nicorus/dust-to-dust-ep⁠⁠⁠

Voice Over by Rick Ganley – ⁠⁠⁠http://www.nhpr.com⁠⁠⁠ and recorded at Mill Pond Studio – ⁠⁠⁠http://www.millpondstudio.com⁠⁠⁠

Show notes & audio production by Geoff Emberlyn – ⁠https://twitter.com/horrorstoic⁠⁠⁠

Website Design by Word & Pixel – ⁠⁠⁠http://wordandpixel.com/⁠⁠⁠

Contact – ⁠⁠⁠https://writersinkpodcast.com/contact/⁠⁠⁠

*NOTE: Some of the links are affiliate links.

Join hosts J.D. Barker, Christine Daigle, JP Rindfleisch IX, and Patrick O’Donnell as they discuss the week’s publishing topics, including—grab your drinks!—more AI news. Then stick around as Christine chats with bestselling crime author S. A. Cosby!

S. A. Cosby is an Anthony Award-winning writer from Southeastern Virginia. He is the author of the New York Times bestseller Razorblade Tears and Blacktop Wasteland, which won the Los Angeles Times Book Prize, was a New York Times Notable Book, and was named a best book of the year by NPR, The Guardian, and Library Journal, among others. [source] His latest bestseller—a dip into middle-grade sci-fi co-written by the one and only Questlove!—is called The Rhythm of Time and is available now.


Check It Out!

AXE COP (feat. Uni-Baby) – https://axecop.com/introduction/


Show Links:

Writers, Ink on YouTube! – ⁠⁠⁠https://www.youtube.com/@jdbarker_author/podcasts⁠⁠⁠

J.D. Barker – ⁠⁠⁠https://jdbarker.com/⁠⁠⁠

Christine Daigle – ⁠⁠⁠https://www.christinedaiglebooks.com/⁠⁠⁠

JP Rindfleisch IX – ⁠⁠⁠https://www.jprindfleischix.com/⁠⁠⁠

Kevin Tumlinson – ⁠⁠⁠https://www.kevintumlinson.com/⁠⁠⁠

Patrick O’Donnell – ⁠⁠⁠https://www.copsandwriters.com/⁠⁠⁠

S.A. Cosby – https://twitter.com/blacklionking73

TODAY’S SPONSOR:

AutoCrit – https://www.autocrit.com/jd (click this link to take advantage of our Writers Ink special offer!!!)

Best of BookTok – ⁠⁠⁠https://bestofbooktok.com/⁠⁠⁠

Booktrib – ⁠⁠https://booktrib.com/author/writers-ink/⁠⁠

Music by Nicorus – ⁠⁠⁠https://cctrax.com/nicorus/dust-to-dust-ep⁠⁠⁠

Voice Over by Rick Ganley – ⁠⁠⁠http://www.nhpr.com⁠⁠⁠ and recorded at Mill Pond Studio – ⁠⁠⁠http://www.millpondstudio.com⁠⁠⁠

Show notes & audio production by Geoff Emberlyn – ⁠https://twitter.com/horrorstoic⁠⁠⁠

Website Design by Word & Pixel – ⁠⁠⁠http://wordandpixel.com/⁠⁠⁠

Contact – ⁠⁠⁠https://writersinkpodcast.com/contact/⁠⁠⁠

*NOTE: Some of the links are affiliate links.

Join hosts J.D. Barker, Kevin Tumlinson, and Patrick O’Donnell as they discuss the week’s publishing topics, including their thoughts on the legacy of the inimitable Cormac McCarthy, who passed away on June 13 at the age of 89. Then stick around as Christine chats with return guest Riley Sager!

Riley Sager is the New York Times bestselling author of seven novels, most recently Survive the Night and The House Across the Lake. His first novel, Final Girls, has been published in 30 countries and won the ITW Thriller Award for Best Hardcover Novel. His latest book, The Only One Left, releases tomorrow, June 20 from Dutton Books. [⁠source⁠]


Check It Out!

Cormac McCarthy (1933-2023) – ⁠https://www.rollingstone.com/culture/culture-news/cormac-mccarthy-author-dead-obituary-1234770586/


Show Links:*

Writers, Ink on YouTube! – ⁠⁠⁠https://www.youtube.com/@jdbarker_author/podcasts⁠⁠⁠

J.D. Barker – ⁠⁠⁠https://jdbarker.com/⁠⁠⁠

Christine Daigle – ⁠⁠⁠https://www.christinedaiglebooks.com/⁠⁠⁠

JP Rindfleisch IX – ⁠⁠⁠https://www.jprindfleischix.com/⁠⁠⁠

Kevin Tumlinson – ⁠⁠⁠https://www.kevintumlinson.com/⁠⁠⁠

Patrick O’Donnell – ⁠⁠⁠https://www.copsandwriters.com/⁠⁠⁠

Riley Sager – ⁠https://www.rileysagerbooks.com/⁠

TODAY’S SPONSORS:

AutoCrit – https://www.autocrit.com/jd (click this link to take advantage of our Writers Ink special offer!!!)

MasterWriter – ⁠⁠⁠https://masterwriter.com/⁠⁠⁠

Best of BookTok – ⁠⁠⁠https://bestofbooktok.com/⁠⁠⁠

Booktrib – ⁠⁠https://booktrib.com/author/writers-ink/⁠⁠

Music by Nicorus – ⁠⁠⁠https://cctrax.com/nicorus/dust-to-dust-ep⁠⁠⁠

Voice Over by Rick Ganley – ⁠⁠⁠http://www.nhpr.com⁠⁠⁠ and recorded at Mill Pond Studio – ⁠⁠⁠http://www.millpondstudio.com⁠⁠⁠

Show notes & audio production by Geoff Emberlyn – ⁠https://twitter.com/horrorstoic⁠⁠⁠

Website Design by Word & Pixel – ⁠⁠⁠http://wordandpixel.com/⁠⁠⁠

Contact – ⁠⁠⁠https://writersinkpodcast.com/contact/⁠⁠⁠

*Full disclosure: Some of the links are affiliate links.

Join hosts J.D. Barker, Christine Daigle, JP Rindfleisch IX, Kevin Tumlinson, and Patrick O’Donnell as they discuss the week’s publishing topics, including Amazon KDP’s changes to how they handle categorizing books. Then stick around as Kevin chats with thriller author Richard North Patterson!

Richard North Patterson is the New York Times bestselling author of twenty-two novels, including the number one New York Times bestseller, Protect and Defend, as well as a nonfiction narrative of the 2016 presidential campaign. Between 2015 and 2021, Patterson—a former trial lawyer—was a regular columnist for national publications, noted for his widely read commentaries on American politics. His latest novel (and the first in nine years!) is entitled Trial and releases tomorrow, June 13 from Post Hill Press.


Check It Out!

Richard North Patterson on Substack – https://richardnorthpatterson.substack.com/


Show Links:*

Writers, Ink on YouTube! – ⁠⁠⁠https://www.youtube.com/@jdbarker_author/podcasts⁠⁠⁠

J.D. Barker – ⁠⁠⁠https://jdbarker.com/⁠⁠⁠

Christine Daigle – ⁠⁠⁠https://www.christinedaiglebooks.com/⁠⁠⁠

JP Rindfleisch IX – ⁠⁠⁠https://www.jprindfleischix.com/⁠⁠⁠

Kevin Tumlinson – ⁠⁠⁠https://www.kevintumlinson.com/⁠⁠⁠

Patrick O’Donnell – ⁠⁠⁠https://www.copsandwriters.com/⁠⁠⁠

TODAY’S SPONSORS:

AutoCrit – https://www.autocrit.com/jd (click this link to take advantage of our Writers Ink special offer!!!)

MasterWriter – ⁠⁠⁠https://masterwriter.com/⁠⁠⁠

Best of BookTok – ⁠⁠⁠https://bestofbooktok.com/⁠⁠⁠

Booktrib – ⁠⁠https://booktrib.com/author/writers-ink/⁠⁠

Music by Nicorus – ⁠⁠⁠https://cctrax.com/nicorus/dust-to-dust-ep⁠⁠⁠

Voice Over by Rick Ganley – ⁠⁠⁠http://www.nhpr.com⁠⁠⁠ and recorded at Mill Pond Studio – ⁠⁠⁠http://www.millpondstudio.com⁠⁠⁠

Show notes & audio production by Geoff Emberlyn – ⁠⁠⁠https://twitter.com/gmbrlyn⁠⁠⁠

Website Design by Word & Pixel – ⁠⁠⁠http://wordandpixel.com/⁠⁠⁠

Contact – ⁠⁠⁠https://writersinkpodcast.com/contact/⁠⁠⁠

*Full disclosure: Some of the links are affiliate links.

Join hosts J.D. Barker, Christine Daigle, and Kevin Tumlinson as they discuss the week’s publishing topics, including the AAP’s Annual StatShot report for 2022. Then stick around as Christine chats with bestselling romance author Tessa Bailey!

Dubbed the “Michelangelo of dirty talk” by Entertainment Weekly, Tessa Baileys writes with spice, spirit, swoon, and a guaranteed happily ever after. Some of her hits include It Happened One Summer, Secretly Yours, and Fix Her Up. Her latest novel, Unfortunately Yours, releases tomorrow, June 6, and is available for preorder now.


Check It Out!

AAP StatShot Annual Report: Publishing Revenues Totaled $28.10 Billion for 2022 – https://bit.ly/3qurfbK


Show Links:*

Writers, Ink on YouTube! – ⁠⁠⁠https://www.youtube.com/@jdbarker_author/podcasts⁠⁠⁠

J.D. Barker – ⁠⁠⁠https://jdbarker.com/⁠⁠⁠

Christine Daigle – ⁠⁠⁠https://www.christinedaiglebooks.com/⁠⁠⁠

JP Rindfleisch IX – ⁠⁠⁠https://www.jprindfleischix.com/⁠⁠⁠

Kevin Tumlinson – ⁠⁠⁠https://www.kevintumlinson.com/⁠⁠⁠

Patrick O’Donnell – ⁠⁠⁠https://www.copsandwriters.com/⁠⁠⁠

Tessa Bailey – https://www.tessabailey.com/

TODAY’S SPONSORS:

AutoCrit – https://www.autocrit.com/jd (click this link to take advantage of our Writers Ink special offer!!!)

MasterWriter – ⁠⁠⁠https://masterwriter.com/⁠⁠⁠

Best of BookTok – ⁠⁠⁠https://bestofbooktok.com/⁠⁠⁠

Booktrib – ⁠⁠https://booktrib.com/author/writers-ink/⁠⁠

Music by Nicorus – ⁠⁠⁠https://cctrax.com/nicorus/dust-to-dust-ep⁠⁠⁠

Voice Over by Rick Ganley – ⁠⁠⁠http://www.nhpr.com⁠⁠⁠ and recorded at Mill Pond Studio – ⁠⁠⁠http://www.millpondstudio.com⁠⁠⁠

Show notes & audio production by Geoff Emberlyn – ⁠⁠⁠https://twitter.com/gmbrlyn⁠⁠⁠

Website Design by Word & Pixel – ⁠⁠⁠http://wordandpixel.com/⁠⁠⁠

Contact – ⁠⁠⁠https://writersinkpodcast.com/contact/⁠⁠⁠

*Full disclosure: Some of the links are affiliate links.

Join hosts J.D. Barker, Christine Daigle, Kevin Tumlinson, and Patrick O’Donnell as they discuss the week’s publishing topics. Then stick around as Patrick chats with returning guest T.J. Newman!

T.J. Newman is a former bookseller and flight attendant whose first novel, Falling, became a publishing sensation, debuting at number two on the New York Times bestseller list. The book was named one of the best books of the year by USA TodayEsquire, and Amazon, and has been published in more than thirty countries—and will soon be a major motion picture from Universal Pictures! Her latest novel, Drowning, arrives tomorrow, May 30, 2023, from Avid Reader Press (Simon & Schuster).


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Your final chance to sign up for CopCamp2023 – ⁠⁠⁠https://www.premeditatedfiction.com/copcamp2023⁠⁠⁠
[FB Group – ⁠⁠⁠https://www.facebook.com/groups/1280410339558799⁠⁠⁠]


Show Links:*

Writers, Ink on YouTube! – ⁠⁠⁠https://www.youtube.com/@jdbarker_author/podcasts⁠⁠⁠

J.D. Barker – ⁠⁠⁠https://jdbarker.com/⁠⁠⁠

Christine Daigle – ⁠⁠⁠https://www.christinedaiglebooks.com/⁠⁠⁠

JP Rindfleisch IX – ⁠⁠⁠https://www.jprindfleischix.com/⁠⁠⁠

Kevin Tumlinson – ⁠⁠⁠https://www.kevintumlinson.com/⁠⁠⁠

Patrick O’Donnell – ⁠⁠⁠https://www.copsandwriters.com/⁠⁠⁠

T.J. Newman – https://tjnewmanauthor.com/

TODAY’S SPONSORS:

AutoCrit – https://www.autocrit.com/jd (click this link to take advantage of our Writers Ink special offer!!!)

MasterWriter – ⁠⁠⁠https://masterwriter.com/⁠⁠⁠

Best of BookTok – ⁠⁠⁠https://bestofbooktok.com/⁠⁠⁠

Booktrib – ⁠⁠https://booktrib.com/author/writers-ink/⁠⁠

Music by Nicorus – ⁠⁠⁠https://cctrax.com/nicorus/dust-to-dust-ep⁠⁠⁠

Voice Over by Rick Ganley – ⁠⁠⁠http://www.nhpr.com⁠⁠⁠ and recorded at Mill Pond Studio – ⁠⁠⁠http://www.millpondstudio.com⁠⁠⁠

Show notes & audio production by Geoff Emberlyn – ⁠⁠⁠https://twitter.com/gmbrlyn⁠⁠⁠

Website Design by Word & Pixel – ⁠⁠⁠http://wordandpixel.com/⁠⁠⁠

Contact – ⁠⁠⁠https://writersinkpodcast.com/contact/⁠⁠⁠

*Full disclosure: Some of the links are affiliate links.

Join hosts J.D. Barker, Christine Daigle, JP Rindfleisch IX, Kevin Tumlinson, and Patrick O’Donnell as they discuss the week’s publishing topics, including a book-friendly viral tweet from an… unlikely source. Then stick around as Christine chats with bestselling suspense author Kate White!

Kate White is the New York Times bestselling author of seventeen novels of suspense: nine standalone psychological thrillers, including The Secrets You Keep and The Second Husband, and eight Bailey Weggins mysteries. Her latest novel, Between Two Strangers, was released on May 16 from Harper Paperbacks and is available now wherever books are sold.


Check It Out!

Kevin on Substack! – https://kevintumlinson.substack.com/

The viral tweet in question (beware: a colorful rabbit hole indeed) – https://twitter.com/maskofbun/status/1655084850926473216

CopCamp2023 – ⁠⁠⁠https://www.premeditatedfiction.com/copcamp2023⁠⁠⁠
[FB Group – ⁠⁠⁠https://www.facebook.com/groups/1280410339558799⁠⁠⁠]


Show Links:*

Writers, Ink on YouTube! – ⁠⁠⁠https://www.youtube.com/@jdbarker_author/podcasts⁠⁠⁠

J.D. Barker – ⁠⁠⁠https://jdbarker.com/⁠⁠⁠

Christine Daigle – ⁠⁠⁠https://www.christinedaiglebooks.com/⁠⁠⁠

JP Rindfleisch IX – ⁠⁠⁠https://www.jprindfleischix.com/⁠⁠⁠

Kevin Tumlinson – ⁠⁠⁠https://www.kevintumlinson.com/⁠⁠⁠

Patrick O’Donnell – ⁠⁠⁠https://www.copsandwriters.com/⁠⁠⁠

Kate White – https://www.katewhite.com/

TODAY’S SPONSORS:

AutoCrit – https://www.autocrit.com/jd (click this link to take advantage of our Writers Ink special offer!!!)

MasterWriter – ⁠⁠⁠https://masterwriter.com/⁠⁠⁠

Best of BookTok – ⁠⁠⁠https://bestofbooktok.com/⁠⁠⁠

Booktrib – ⁠⁠https://booktrib.com/author/writers-ink/⁠⁠

Music by Nicorus – ⁠⁠⁠https://cctrax.com/nicorus/dust-to-dust-ep⁠⁠⁠

Voice Over by Rick Ganley – ⁠⁠⁠http://www.nhpr.com⁠⁠⁠ and recorded at Mill Pond Studio – ⁠⁠⁠http://www.millpondstudio.com⁠⁠⁠

Show notes & audio production by Geoff Emberlyn – ⁠⁠⁠https://twitter.com/gmbrlyn⁠⁠⁠

Website Design by Word & Pixel – ⁠⁠⁠http://wordandpixel.com/⁠⁠⁠

Contact – ⁠⁠⁠https://writersinkpodcast.com/contact/⁠⁠⁠

*Full disclosure: Some of the links are affiliate links.

Join hosts J.D. Barker, Christine Daigle, JP Rindfleisch IX, and Kevin Tumlinson as they discuss the week’s publishing topics, including Findaway Voices’ big swing to draw indie audiobook authors to Spotify. Then stick around as JP chats with Canadian fantasy author C.L. Polk!

C. L. Polk is the author of the World Fantasy Award-winning novel Witchmark, the first novel of the Kingston Cycle. Their most recent novel, Even Though I Knew The End—called a “must-read for those who like their queer fantasy with a little grit and a lot of soul” by Booklist—is available now wherever books are sold.


Check It Out!

J.D. in Pittsburg – https://www.pittsburghbookfestival.org [Note: This event took place on May 13, 2023]

JP on Twitch – https://www.twitch.tv/cheshirepope

CopCamp2023 – ⁠⁠⁠https://www.premeditatedfiction.com/copcamp2023⁠⁠⁠
[FB Group – ⁠⁠⁠https://www.facebook.com/groups/1280410339558799⁠⁠⁠]


Show Links:*

Writers, Ink on YouTube! – ⁠⁠⁠https://www.youtube.com/@jdbarker_author/podcasts⁠⁠⁠

J.D. Barker – ⁠⁠⁠https://jdbarker.com/⁠⁠⁠

Christine Daigle – ⁠⁠⁠https://www.christinedaiglebooks.com/⁠⁠⁠

JP Rindfleisch IX – ⁠⁠⁠https://www.jprindfleischix.com/⁠⁠⁠

Kevin Tumlinson – ⁠⁠⁠https://www.kevintumlinson.com/⁠⁠⁠

Patrick O’Donnell – ⁠⁠⁠https://www.copsandwriters.com/⁠⁠⁠

C.L. Polk – ⁠https://clpolk.com/⁠

TODAY’S SPONSORS:

AutoCrit – https://www.autocrit.com/jd (click this link to take advantage of our Writers Ink special offer!!!)

MasterWriter – ⁠⁠⁠https://masterwriter.com/⁠⁠⁠

Best of BookTok – ⁠⁠⁠https://bestofbooktok.com/⁠⁠⁠

Booktrib – ⁠⁠https://booktrib.com/author/writers-ink/⁠⁠

Music by Nicorus – ⁠⁠⁠https://cctrax.com/nicorus/dust-to-dust-ep⁠⁠⁠

Voice Over by Rick Ganley – ⁠⁠⁠http://www.nhpr.com⁠⁠⁠ and recorded at Mill Pond Studio – ⁠⁠⁠http://www.millpondstudio.com⁠⁠⁠

Show notes & audio production by Geoff Emberlyn – ⁠⁠⁠https://twitter.com/gmbrlyn⁠⁠⁠

Website Design by Word & Pixel – ⁠⁠⁠http://wordandpixel.com/⁠⁠⁠

Contact – ⁠⁠⁠https://writersinkpodcast.com/contact/⁠⁠⁠

*Full disclosure: Some of the links are affiliate links.

Join hosts J.D. Barker, Christine Daigle, JP Rindfleisch IX, Kevin Tumlinson, and Patrick O’Donnell as they discuss the week’s publishing topics, including the WGA union strike. Then stick around as Christine chats with BookTokker and fantasy author Melissa Blair!

Melissa (she/her/kwe) is an Anishinaabe-kwe of mixed ancestry and the author of The Halfling Saga. Melissa has a BookTok account where she discusses her favorite kinds of books, including Indigenous and queer fiction, feminist literature, and non-fiction. Her latest novel (and follow-up to her viral smash hit A Broken Blade) is called A Shadow Crown and releases tomorrow, May 9.


Check It Out!

R.L. Stine and J.D. Barker (Replay) – https://www.youtube.com/live/Rqz62umPFWc

Kevin’s New Non-Fiction Book – https://books2read.com/authornote

CopCamp2023 – ⁠⁠⁠https://www.premeditatedfiction.com/copcamp2023⁠⁠⁠
[FB Group – ⁠⁠⁠https://www.facebook.com/groups/1280410339558799⁠⁠⁠]


Show Links:*

Writers, Ink on YouTube! – ⁠⁠⁠https://www.youtube.com/@jdbarker_author/podcasts⁠⁠⁠

J.D. Barker – ⁠⁠⁠https://jdbarker.com/⁠⁠⁠

Christine Daigle – ⁠⁠⁠https://www.christinedaiglebooks.com/⁠⁠⁠

JP Rindfleisch IX – ⁠⁠⁠https://www.jprindfleischix.com/⁠⁠⁠

Kevin Tumlinson – ⁠⁠⁠https://www.kevintumlinson.com/⁠⁠⁠

Patrick O’Donnell – ⁠⁠⁠https://www.copsandwriters.com/⁠⁠⁠

Melissa Blair – https://www.tiktok.com/@abrokenblade

TODAY’S SPONSORS:

AutoCrit – https://www.autocrit.com/jd (click this link to take advantage of our Writers Ink special offer!!!)

MasterWriter – ⁠⁠⁠https://masterwriter.com/⁠⁠⁠

Best of BookTok – ⁠⁠⁠https://bestofbooktok.com/⁠⁠⁠

Booktrib – ⁠⁠https://booktrib.com/author/writers-ink/⁠⁠

Music by Nicorus – ⁠⁠⁠https://cctrax.com/nicorus/dust-to-dust-ep⁠⁠⁠

Voice Over by Rick Ganley – ⁠⁠⁠http://www.nhpr.com⁠⁠⁠ and recorded at Mill Pond Studio – ⁠⁠⁠http://www.millpondstudio.com⁠⁠⁠

Show notes & audio production by Geoff Emberlyn – ⁠⁠⁠https://twitter.com/gmbrlyn⁠⁠⁠

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Contact – ⁠⁠⁠https://writersinkpodcast.com/contact/⁠⁠⁠

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Join hosts J.D. Barker, Christine Daigle, JP Rindfleisch IX, Kevin Tumlinson, and Patrick O’Donnell as they discuss the week’s publishing topics, including the results of a recent ALLi survey on writer income (spoilers: indies are sitting pretty good right now.) Then stick around as Christine chats with debut science-fiction author Victor Manibo.

Victor Manibo is a Filipino speculative fiction writer living in New York. He is the author of the science fiction noir novel The Sleepless [available now] and is a 2022 Lambda Literary Emerging Voices Fellow. His next book, Escape Velocity, comes out in Spring 2024 from Erewhon Books.


Check It Out!

J.D.’s Movie News! – https://deadline.com/2023/04/behind-a-closed-door-movie-in-works-from-qc-entertainment-spin-a-black-yarn-1235335185/

R.L. Stine and J.D. Barker Live Event – https://www.autocrit.com/thrillerfest-live-event/

CopCamp2023 – ⁠⁠⁠https://www.premeditatedfiction.com/copcamp2023⁠⁠⁠
[FB Group – ⁠⁠⁠https://www.facebook.com/groups/1280410339558799⁠⁠⁠]


Show Links:*

Writers, Ink on YouTube! – ⁠⁠⁠https://www.youtube.com/@jdbarker_author/podcasts⁠⁠⁠

J.D. Barker – ⁠⁠⁠https://jdbarker.com/⁠⁠⁠

Christine Daigle – ⁠⁠⁠https://www.christinedaiglebooks.com/⁠⁠⁠

JP Rindfleisch IX – ⁠⁠⁠https://www.jprindfleischix.com/⁠⁠⁠

Kevin Tumlinson – ⁠⁠⁠https://www.kevintumlinson.com/⁠⁠⁠

Patrick O’Donnell – ⁠⁠⁠https://www.copsandwriters.com/⁠⁠⁠

Victor Manibo – https://www.victormanibo.com/

TODAY’S SPONSORS:

AutoCrit – https://www.autocrit.com/jd (click this link to take advantage of our Writers Ink special offer!!!)

MasterWriter – ⁠⁠⁠https://masterwriter.com/⁠⁠⁠

Best of BookTok – ⁠⁠⁠https://bestofbooktok.com/⁠⁠⁠

Booktrib – ⁠⁠https://booktrib.com/author/writers-ink/⁠⁠

Music by Nicorus – ⁠⁠⁠https://cctrax.com/nicorus/dust-to-dust-ep⁠⁠⁠

Voice Over by Rick Ganley – ⁠⁠⁠http://www.nhpr.com⁠⁠⁠ and recorded at Mill Pond Studio – ⁠⁠⁠http://www.millpondstudio.com⁠⁠⁠

Show notes & audio production by Geoff Emberlyn – ⁠⁠⁠https://twitter.com/gmbrlyn⁠⁠⁠

Website Design by Word & Pixel – ⁠⁠⁠http://wordandpixel.com/⁠⁠⁠

Contact – ⁠⁠⁠https://writersinkpodcast.com/contact/⁠⁠⁠

*Full disclosure: Some of the links are affiliate links.

Join hosts J.D. Barker, JP Rindfleisch IX, Kevin Tumlinson, and Patrick O’Donnell as they discuss the week’s publishing topics, including an update on the looming WGA strike and, of course, AI (take a drink!) Then stick around as Patrick chats with best-selling author and screenwriter Dennis Lehane.

Lehane is the author of thirteen novels—including the New York Times bestsellers Live by Night; Moonlight Mile; Gone, Baby, Gone; Mystic River; Shutter Island; and The Given Day—as well as Coronado, a collection of short stories and a play. [source: HarperCollins] His latest novel, Small Mercies, releases tomorrow, April 25th, and is available for preorder now.


Links:*

Check Out Writers, Ink on YouTube! – ⁠⁠⁠https://www.youtube.com/@jdbarker_author/podcasts⁠⁠⁠

CopCamp2023 – ⁠⁠⁠https://www.premeditatedfiction.com/copcamp2023⁠⁠⁠ [FB Group – ⁠⁠⁠https://www.facebook.com/groups/1280410339558799⁠⁠⁠]

J.D. Barker – ⁠⁠⁠https://jdbarker.com/⁠⁠⁠

Christine Daigle – ⁠⁠⁠https://www.christinedaiglebooks.com/⁠⁠⁠

JP Rindfleisch IX – ⁠⁠⁠https://www.jprindfleischix.com/⁠⁠⁠

Kevin Tumlinson – ⁠⁠⁠https://www.kevintumlinson.com/⁠⁠⁠

Patrick O’Donnell – ⁠⁠⁠https://www.copsandwriters.com/⁠⁠⁠

Dennis Lehane – https://dennislehane.com/

TODAY’S SPONSORS:

AutoCrit – https://www.autocrit.com/jd (click this link to take advantage of our Writers Ink special offer!!!)

MasterWriter – ⁠⁠⁠https://masterwriter.com/⁠⁠⁠

Best of BookTok – ⁠⁠⁠https://bestofbooktok.com/⁠⁠⁠

Booktrib – ⁠⁠https://booktrib.com/author/writers-ink/⁠⁠

Music by Nicorus – ⁠⁠⁠https://cctrax.com/nicorus/dust-to-dust-ep⁠⁠⁠

Voice Over by Rick Ganley – ⁠⁠⁠http://www.nhpr.com⁠⁠⁠ and recorded at Mill Pond Studio – ⁠⁠⁠http://www.millpondstudio.com⁠⁠⁠

Show notes & audio production by Geoff Emberlyn – ⁠⁠⁠https://twitter.com/gmbrlyn⁠⁠⁠

Website Design by Word & Pixel – ⁠⁠⁠http://wordandpixel.com/⁠⁠⁠

Contact – ⁠⁠⁠https://writersinkpodcast.com/contact/⁠⁠⁠

*Full disclosure: Some of the links are affiliate links.

Join hosts J.D. Barker, Christine Daigle, Kevin Tumlinson, and Patrick O’Donnell as they discuss the week’s publishing topics, including updates on a recent book ban and James Patterson’s beef with the NYT bestsellers list. Then stick around as Christine chats with return guest Caroline Kepnes.

Caroline Kepnes is the New York Times bestselling author of You, Hidden Bodies, Providence, and You Love Me. Her work has been translated into a multitude of languages and inspired a television series adaptation of You, currently on Netflix. Her latest book in the You series, For You And Only You, drops on April 25th and is available for preorder now.


Links:*

Check Out Writers, Ink on YouTube! – ⁠⁠⁠https://www.youtube.com/@jdbarker_author/podcasts⁠⁠⁠

AI In Our Lives: ITW’s chat with AI lawyer Bradlee Frazer – https://bit.ly/AI_In_Our_Lives [ passcode: 5f=ivbA= ]

CopCamp2023 – ⁠⁠⁠https://www.premeditatedfiction.com/copcamp2023⁠⁠⁠ [FB Group – ⁠⁠⁠https://www.facebook.com/groups/1280410339558799⁠⁠⁠]

J.D. Barker – ⁠⁠⁠http://jdbarker.com/⁠⁠⁠

Christine Daigle – ⁠⁠⁠https://www.christinedaiglebooks.com/⁠⁠⁠

JP Rindfleisch IX – ⁠⁠⁠https://www.jprindfleischix.com/⁠⁠⁠

Kevin Tumlinson – ⁠⁠⁠https://www.kevintumlinson.com/⁠⁠⁠

Patrick O’Donnell – ⁠⁠⁠https://www.copsandwriters.com/⁠⁠⁠

Caroline Kepnes – ⁠https://www.carolinekepnes.com/⁠

TODAY’S SPONSORS: Laterpress – ⁠⁠⁠http://laterpress.com/⁠⁠⁠ | MasterWriter – ⁠⁠⁠https://masterwriter.com/⁠⁠⁠

Best of BookTok – ⁠⁠⁠https://bestofbooktok.com/⁠⁠⁠

Booktrib – ⁠⁠https://booktrib.com/author/writers-ink/⁠⁠

Music by Nicorus – ⁠⁠⁠https://cctrax.com/nicorus/dust-to-dust-ep⁠⁠⁠

Voice Over by Rick Ganley – ⁠⁠⁠http://www.nhpr.com⁠⁠⁠ and recorded at Mill Pond Studio – ⁠⁠⁠http://www.millpondstudio.com⁠⁠⁠

Show notes & audio production by Geoff Emberlyn – ⁠⁠⁠https://twitter.com/gmbrlyn⁠⁠⁠

Website Design by Word & Pixel – ⁠⁠⁠http://wordandpixel.com/⁠⁠⁠

Contact – ⁠⁠⁠https://writersinkpodcast.com/contact/⁠⁠⁠

*Full disclosure: Some of the links are affiliate links.

Join hosts J.D. Barker, Christine Daigle, Kevin Tumlinson, and Patrick O’Donnell as they discuss the week’s publishing topics, including Kobo’s new subscription model! Then stick around as Patrick chats with award-winning novelist and screenwriter Anthony McCarten.

Anthony McCarten is a New Zealand writer and filmmaker. He is best known for writing big-budget biopics The Theory of Everything (2014), Darkest Hour (2017), Bohemian Rhapsody (2018), The Two Popes (2019), and Whitney Houston: I Wanna Dance with Somebody (2022). McCarten has been nominated for four Academy Awards, including twice for Best Adapted Screenplay. His latest thriller novel, Going Zero, arrives tomorrow, April 11, 2023, and is available for preorder now.


Links:*

Check Out Writers, Ink on YouTube! – ⁠⁠https://www.youtube.com/@jdbarker_author/podcasts⁠⁠

CopCamp2023 – ⁠⁠https://www.premeditatedfiction.com/copcamp2023⁠⁠ [FB Group – ⁠⁠https://www.facebook.com/groups/1280410339558799⁠⁠]

J.D. Barker – ⁠⁠http://jdbarker.com/⁠⁠

Christine Daigle – ⁠⁠https://www.christinedaiglebooks.com/⁠⁠

JP Rindfleisch IX – ⁠⁠https://www.jprindfleischix.com/⁠⁠

Kevin Tumlinson – ⁠⁠https://www.kevintumlinson.com/⁠⁠

Patrick O’Donnell – ⁠⁠https://www.copsandwriters.com/⁠⁠

TODAY’S SPONSORS: Laterpress – ⁠⁠http://laterpress.com/⁠⁠ | MasterWriter – ⁠⁠https://masterwriter.com/⁠⁠

Best of BookTok – ⁠⁠https://bestofbooktok.com/⁠⁠

Booktrib – ⁠https://booktrib.com/author/writers-ink/⁠

Music by Nicorus – ⁠⁠https://cctrax.com/nicorus/dust-to-dust-ep⁠⁠

Voice Over by Rick Ganley – ⁠⁠http://www.nhpr.com⁠⁠ and recorded at Mill Pond Studio – ⁠⁠http://www.millpondstudio.com⁠⁠

Show notes & audio production by Geoff Emberlyn – ⁠⁠https://twitter.com/gmbrlyn⁠⁠

Website Design by Word & Pixel – ⁠⁠http://wordandpixel.com/⁠⁠

Contact – ⁠⁠https://writersinkpodcast.com/contact/⁠⁠

*Full disclosure: Some of the links are affiliate links.

Join hosts J.D. Barker, Christine Daigle, Kevin Tumlinson, and Patrick O’Donnell as they discuss the week’s publishing topics, including—as always—discussions of AI! Then stick around as Christine chats with New York Times bestselling author Brenda Novak.

“When I first got the idea to become a novelist, it took me five years to teach myself the craft and finish my first book,” Brenda admits. “I learned how to write by reading what others have written. The best advice for any would-be author: read, read, read….”

Brenda sold her first book, and the rest is history. Now a New York Times and USA Today bestselling author, she continues to publish two or three novels a year, in a variety of genres. Her latest, The Seaside Library, releases April 11, 2023, and is available for preorder now.

Links:*

Check Out Writers, Ink on YouTube! – ⁠https://www.youtube.com/@jdbarker_author/podcasts⁠

CopCamp2023 – ⁠https://www.premeditatedfiction.com/copcamp2023⁠ [FB Group – ⁠https://www.facebook.com/groups/1280410339558799⁠]

J.D. Barker – ⁠http://jdbarker.com/⁠

Christine Daigle – ⁠https://www.christinedaiglebooks.com/⁠

JP Rindfleisch IX – ⁠https://www.jprindfleischix.com/⁠

Kevin Tumlinson – ⁠https://www.kevintumlinson.com/⁠

Patrick O’Donnell – ⁠https://www.copsandwriters.com/⁠

Brenda Novak – https://brendanovak.com/

TODAY’S SPONSORS: Laterpress – ⁠http://laterpress.com/⁠ | MasterWriter – ⁠https://masterwriter.com/⁠

Best of BookTok – ⁠https://bestofbooktok.com/⁠

Music by Nicorus – ⁠https://cctrax.com/nicorus/dust-to-dust-ep⁠

Voice Over by Rick Ganley – ⁠http://www.nhpr.com⁠ and recorded at Mill Pond Studio – ⁠http://www.millpondstudio.com⁠

Show notes & audio production by Geoff Emberlyn – ⁠https://twitter.com/gmbrlyn⁠

Website Design by Word & Pixel – ⁠http://wordandpixel.com/⁠

Contact – ⁠https://writersinkpodcast.com/contact/⁠

*Full disclosure: Some of the links are affiliate links.

Join hosts J.D. Barker, Christine Daigle, Kevin Tumlinson, and Patrick O’Donnell as they discuss the week’s publishing topics, including the surprising reading habits of Gen Z. Then stick around as Patrick chats with New York Times bestselling author Kim Sherwood.

Kim Sherwood is an author and creative writing lecturer at the University of Edinburgh. Her first novel, Testament (2018), won the Bath Novel Award and Harper’s Bazaar Big Book Award. Her second book, Double or Nothing, is the first in a trilogy commissioned by the Ian Fleming Estate to expand the world of James Bond. It arrives in the United States on April 11th, 2023 from William Morrow and is available for preorder now.

Links:*

Check Out Writers, Ink on YouTube! – ⁠https://www.youtube.com/@jdbarker_author/podcasts⁠

CopCamp2023 – ⁠https://www.premeditatedfiction.com/copcamp2023⁠ [FB Group – ⁠https://www.facebook.com/groups/1280410339558799⁠]

J.D. Barker – ⁠http://jdbarker.com/⁠

Christine Daigle – ⁠https://www.christinedaiglebooks.com/⁠

JP Rindfleisch IX – ⁠https://www.jprindfleischix.com/⁠

Kevin Tumlinson – ⁠https://www.kevintumlinson.com/⁠

Patrick O’Donnell – ⁠https://www.copsandwriters.com/⁠

Kim Sherwood – ⁠https://www.kimsherwoodauthor.com/⁠

TODAY’S SPONSORS: Laterpress – ⁠http://laterpress.com/⁠ | MasterWriter – ⁠https://masterwriter.com/⁠

Best of BookTok – ⁠https://bestofbooktok.com/⁠

Music by Nicorus – ⁠https://cctrax.com/nicorus/dust-to-dust-ep⁠

Voice Over by Rick Ganley – ⁠http://www.nhpr.com⁠ and recorded at Mill Pond Studio – ⁠http://www.millpondstudio.com⁠

Show notes & audio production by Geoff Emberlyn – ⁠https://twitter.com/gmbrlyn⁠

Website Design by Word & Pixel – ⁠http://wordandpixel.com/⁠

Contact – ⁠https://writersinkpodcast.com/contact/⁠

*Full disclosure: Some of the links are affiliate links.

Join hosts J.D. Barker, Christine Daigle, JP Rindfleisch IX, and Kevin Tumlinson as they discuss the week’s publishing topics, including a blockbuster publishing deal for one of today’s bestselling authors. Then stick around as Christine chats with mystery author Tracy Clark.

Tracy Clark, a native Chicagoan, is the author of the Cass Raines Chicago Mystery series, featuring ex-cop turned PI Cassandra Raines. Her debut, BROKEN PLACES, made Library Journal’s list of the Best Crime Fiction of 2018, and CrimeReads named Cass Raines Best New PI of 2018. Her latest novel, Hide, a Detective Harriet Foster Thriller, was released in January 2023 and is available now wherever books are sold.

Links:*

Check Out Writers, Ink on YouTube! – https://www.youtube.com/@jdbarker_author/podcasts

J.D. Barker – http://jdbarker.com/

Christine Daigle – https://www.christinedaiglebooks.com/

JP Rindfleisch IX – https://www.jprindfleischix.com/

Kevin Tumlinson – https://www.kevintumlinson.com/

Patrick O’Donnell – https://www.copsandwriters.com/

Tracy Clark – https://tracyclarkbooks.com/

TODAY’S SPONSOR: Laterpress – http://laterpress.com/

Best of BookTok – https://bestofbooktok.com/

Music by Nicorus – https://cctrax.com/nicorus/dust-to-dust-ep

Voice Over by Rick Ganley – http://www.nhpr.com and recorded at Mill Pond Studio – http://www.millpondstudio.com

Show notes & audio production by Geoff Emberlyn – https://twitter.com/gmbrlyn

Website Design by Word & Pixel – http://wordandpixel.com/

Contact – https://writersinkpodcast.com/contact/

*Full disclosure: Some of the links are affiliate links.

Join hosts J.D. Barker, Christine Daigle, JP Rindfleisch IX, Kevin Tumlinson, and Patrick O’Donnell as they discuss the week’s publishing topics, including a report from Bowker that proves the self-publishing boom is still going strong. Then stick around as Christine chats with debut novelist Vaishnavi Patel about reimaging important cultural tales, TikTok, and hitting the NYT Bestseller list.

Vaishnavi Patel is a law student focusing on constitutional law and civil rights. She likes to write at the intersection of Indian myth, feminism, and anti-colonialism. Her debut novel, Kaikeyi, a feminist retailing of the ancient Indian epic, the Rāmāyana, is available now from Redhook/Hachette.

Links:*

J.D. Barker – http://jdbarker.com/

Christine Daigle – https://www.christinedaiglebooks.com/

JP Rindfleisch IX – https://www.jprindfleischix.com/

Kevin Tumlinson – https://www.kevintumlinson.com/

Patrick O’Donnell – https://www.copsandwriters.com/

Vaishnavi Patel – https://vaishnavipatel.com/

TODAY’S SPONSOR: Laterpress – http://laterpress.com/

Best of BookTok – https://bestofbooktok.com/

Music by Nicorus – https://cctrax.com/nicorus/dust-to-dust-ep

Voice Over by Rick Ganley – http://www.nhpr.com and recorded at Mill Pond Studio – http://www.millpondstudio.com

Show notes & audio production by Geoff Emberlyn – https://twitter.com/gmbrlyn

Website Design by Word & Pixel – http://wordandpixel.com/

Contact – https://writersinkpodcast.com/contact/

*Full disclosure: Some of the links are affiliate links.

Join hosts J.D. Barker, Christine Daigle, JP Rindfleisch IX, Kevin Tumlinson, and Patrick O’Donnell as they discuss the week’s publishing topics, including Bookshop.org’s move into ebooks and an AI-related update pertaining to audiobook voice talent. Then stick around as Christine chats with novelist and former lawyer William Landay about truth (or the lack thereof) in fiction and the crime novel as a great vehicle for exploring universal themes.

William Landay is the author of Defending Jacob, which won the Strand Critics Award for best mystery novel; The Strangler, listed as a best crime novel of the year by the L.A. TimesDaily Telegraph, and others; and Mission Flats, winner of the Dagger Award for best first crime novel. [source] His latest novel, All That Is Mine I Carry With Me, releases tomorrow, March 7, 2023, from Bantam Books.

Links:*

J.D. Barker – http://jdbarker.com/

Christine Daigle – https://www.christinedaiglebooks.com/

JP Rindfleisch IX – https://www.jprindfleischix.com/

Kevin Tumlinson – https://www.kevintumlinson.com/

Patrick O’Donnell – https://www.copsandwriters.com/

William Landay – https://www.williamlanday.com/

TODAY’S SPONSOR: Laterpress – http://laterpress.com/

Best of BookTok – https://bestofbooktok.com/

Music by Nicorus – https://cctrax.com/nicorus/dust-to-dust-ep

Voice Over by Rick Ganley – http://www.nhpr.com and recorded at Mill Pond Studio – http://www.millpondstudio.com

Show notes & audio production by Geoff Emberlyn – https://twitter.com/gmbrlyn

Website Design by Word & Pixel – http://wordandpixel.com/

Contact – https://writersinkpodcast.com/contact/

*Full disclosure: Some of the links are affiliate links.