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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 Penguin Random House’s layoff announcement. Then stick around as Patrick chats with celebrated true crime writer, Kerrie Droban!

Kerrie Droban is a criminal defense attorney and the award-winning author of several true-crime books, one of which was made into a television series called Gangland Undercover. She is a national speaker and expert consultant on criminal pathology, organized crime, and outlaw motorcycle gangs. Her most recent release, Aurora: The Psychiatrist Who Treated the Movie Theater Killer Tells Her Story, is available now.


Check It Out!

Aaron Sorkin’s Masterclass – https://www.masterclass.com/classes/aaron-sorkin-teaches-screenwriting

PW on PRH’s Layoffs – https://www.publishersweekly.com/pw/by-topic/industry-news/publisher-news/article/92788-layoffs-begin-at-penguin-random-house-as-buyout-departures-come-into-focus.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/⁠⁠⁠

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

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

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

Kerrie Droban – https://www.kerriedroban.com/

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


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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/horrorstoic⁠⁠⁠

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

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

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