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What does it take to succeed as a writer? Join hosts J.D. Barker, Christine Daigle, Patrick O’Donnell, JP Rindfleisch, Kevin Tumlinson, J. Thorn, and Zach Bohannon 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, 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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Kevin Tumlinson – ⁠⁠⁠https://www.kevintumlinson.com/⁠⁠⁠

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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.


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

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

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

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

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On this bonus episode of Writers, Ink, JP catches up with previous guest Hugh Howey.

Hugh Howey is the New York Times and USA Today bestselling author of WOOL, MACHINE LEARNING, SAND, BEACON 23, and many others. His works have been translated into over 40 languages, with millions of copies sold around the world. WOOL has been adapted into Silo, a TV show from AppleTVPlus, which premiers May 5th!

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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/

Hugh Howey – https://hughhowey.com/

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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/

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Join hosts J.D. Barker, Christine Daigle, and Kevin Tumlinson as they discuss the week’s publishing topics, including a major update on the HarperCollins strike as well as distributing to libraries as both traditional and independent authors. Then stick around as Kevin talks with NYT bestselling author James Rollins about villains, prologues, juggling a variety of projects at once, and writing in multiple genres.

James Rollins is the #1 New York Times Bestselling Author of the Sigma Force series, the novelization for the blockbuster film Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull, and the Jake Ransom middle-grade series. His latest novel, The Cradle of Ice (MoonFall Saga #2), dropped February 7th from TOR/Macmillan and is available now wherever books are sold.

Links:*

J.D. Barker – http://jdbarker.com/

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

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

James Rollins – https://jamesrollins.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/

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Join hosts J.D. Barker and Christine Daigle, along with JP Rindfleisch IX, Kevin Tumlinson, and Patrick O’Donnell, as they discuss a wide array of publishing topics, including how allowances for machine learning have made their way into publishing contracts. Then stick around as Christine chats with NYT bestselling author and screenwriter Gregg Hurwitz.

GREGG HURWITZ is the internationally bestselling author of 23 thrillers, including the Orphan X series. His novels have won numerous literary awards and have been published in 33 languages. Gregg currently serves as the Co-President of International Thriller Writers (ITW). Additionally, he’s written screenplays and television scripts for many of the major studios and networks, comics for AWA, DC, and Marvel, and political and culture pieces for The Wall Street JournalThe Guardian, and others. [source: https://gregghurwitz.net/] The latest novel in his Orphan X series, The Last Orphan, releases tomorrow, February 14, wherever books are sold.

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/

Gregg Hurwitz – https://gregghurwitz.net/

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

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.