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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 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

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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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