Your backstage pass to the world’s most prolific authors

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.

Want to ask your favorite author a question? Click here!

Join hosts J.D. Barker, Christine Daigle, JP Rindfleisch, Kevin Tumlinson, and Patrick O’Donnell as they discuss the week’s publishing topics, including PW‘s look at BookTok’s current publishing influence. Then stick around as Christine chats with professional assistant-turned-indie author, Marsha DeFilippo!

After nearly 33 years as the King of Horror’s personal assistant, Marsha decided it was time to write her own books! Entering self-publishing in 2020, DeFilippo is now five books deep, with the second entry in her Cozy Quilt Club mystery series, Finding The Treasure, available for preorder on Kindle now!


Check It Out!

Marsha’s Books on Amazon! — https://www.amazon.com/stores/author/B09D888621/allbooks

Amazon AI-Generated Review Summaries (via The Verge) — https://www.theverge.com/2023/8/14/23831391/amazon-review-summaries-generative-ai

Publishers Weekly‘s Look At BookTok — https://www.publishersweekly.com/pw/by-topic/industry-news/bookselling/article/93014-booktok-helped-book-sales-soar-how-long-will-that-last.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/⁠⁠⁠

Marshall DeFilippo – https://marshadefilippo.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 – ⁠⁠⁠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.

On this bonus episode of Writers, Ink, JP chats with The Boogeyman director Rob Savage!

Rob Savage is a British director, screenwriter, editor, producer, and creator of the viral screenlife horror hit Host. Released exclusively through Shudder on July 30, 2020, Host received largely positive reviews from critics, who praised its themes of social anxiety, its jump scares, and the chemistry of its acting ensemble. It has a notable 99% rating on review aggregator site Rotten Tomatoes and was included on Time magazine’s list of the “17 Great Movies You May Have Missed This Summer”. [source]

His latest film, The Boogeyman, adapted from a Stephen King short story of the same name, is in theaters now!


Check It Out!

The Boogeyman (in theaters now) – https://www.imdb.com/showtimes/title/tt3427252/


Links:*

J.D. Barker – http://jdbarker.com/

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

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

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

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