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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 Christine Daigle, Jena Brown and Kevin Tumlinson as they discuss the week’s entertainment news, including the Corporate Transparency Act, Spotify paying audio book publishers tens of millions in royalties, and Soho Press’s Horror Imprint, Hell’s Hundred. Then, stick around as Christine chats with author Joanna Goodman!

Joanna Goodman is the author of six novels, including the #1 national bestseller, The Home for Unwanted Girls, which was on The Globe & Mail’s Fiction bestseller list for more than six months, as well as The Forgotten Daughter and The Finishing School, both national bestsellers. Her stories have appeared in The Fiddlehead, B & A Fiction, Event, The New Quarterly, and White Wall Review, as well as excerpted in Elisabeth Harvor’s fiction anthology A Room at the Heart of Things. Originally from Montreal, Joanna now lives in Toronto with her husband and two kids. Her next novel, The Inheritance, will be out in March ’24 with Harper Collins.


Check It Out!

The Inheritancehttps://www.amazon.ca/Inheritance-Novel-Joanna-Goodman-ebook/dp/B0C9JJV4H4/

Corporate Transparency Act – https://www.uschamber.com/co/start/strategy/small-business-corporate-transparency-act

Hell’s Hundred – https://www.publishersweekly.com/pw/by-topic/industry-news/publisher-news/article/94213-soho-press-debuts-a-horror-imprint-hells-hundred.html


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/⁠⁠⁠

Jena Brown – https://www.⁠⁠⁠jenabrownwrites.com

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

Joanna Goodman – https://www.joannagoodman.com/


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


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 and recorded at Mill Pond Studio

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

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

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Join hosts J.D. Barker and Kevin Tumlinson as they discuss the week’s entertainment news, including more advances in Chat GPT and the rollout of Author Nation. Then, stick around as JP chats with thriller author Nick Petrie!

Nick Petrie received his MFA in fiction from the University of Washington. His first novel, The Drifter, won the ITW Thriller and Barry Awards and was nominated for the Edgar, Anthony, and Hammett Awards. Now seven books into the series, his eighth and latest Peter Ash novel, The Price You Pay, releases tomorrow, February 6, and is available for preorder now.


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The Price You Payhttps://bookshop.org/p/books/the-heavy-lift/18868754

Check out the first episode of the AuthorNation Podcast! – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uUc3cDfofO4

More info on AuthorNation – https://www.authornation.live


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/⁠

Nick Petrie – https://nickpetrie.com/


TODAY’S SPONSOR:

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


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 and recorded at Mill Pond Studio

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, and Kevin Tumlinson as they discuss the week’s entertainment news, including another ballot controversy surrounding the Hugo Awards. Then, stick around as Christine chats with literary agent Lucinda Halpern!

With over fifteen years of experience in corporate and agency publishing, Lucinda serves both sides of the literary and business worlds. An editorially invested partner with a specialty in book marketing strategy, she has an “all-in” dedication and work ethic when it comes to representing authors and a track record of procuring top media placements, lecture engagements, and TV/film deals for her clients. Her new book Get Signed: Find An Agent, Land a Book Deal, and Become a Published Author releases February 6 and is available for preorder now.


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Learn more about Get Signedhttps://www.getsignedbook.com/

Lucinda’s gift to listeners of Writers, Ink! – https://www.getsignedbook.com/gift/

Kevin and AuthorNation would love your input! – https://www.authornation.live/deepdive

“An 8-year-old made a comic book and hid it in a library. Now there’s a waitlist to read it.” [via USA Today] – https://www.usatoday.com/story/news/nation/2022/02/01/idaho-boy-book-adventures-dillon-library-waitlist/9296042002/

Science fiction awards held in China under fire for excluding authors [via The Guardian] – https://www.theguardian.com/books/2024/jan/24/science-fiction-awards-held-in-china-under-fire-for-excluding-authors


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/⁠

Lucinda Halpern – https://lucindaliterary.com/


TODAY’S SPONSOR:

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


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 and recorded at Mill Pond Studio

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

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

*NOTE: Some of the links are affiliate links.