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.

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Join hosts Christine Daigle, JP Rindfleisch IX, Kevin Tumlinson, and Patrick O’Donnell as they discuss the week’s publishing topics, including the victorious end of the WGA Writers Strike! Then, stick around as Christine chats with novelist and TV writer Daniel Sweren-Becker.

Daniel Sweren-Becker is an author, television writer, and playwright living in Los Angeles. His play Stress Positions premiered in New York City at the SoHo Playhouse. He grew up in Manhattan. He is the author of the novels The Ones and The Equals. His latest novel, Kill Show, releases tomorrow, October 3, and is available for preorder now!


Check It Out!

Kill Show: A True Crime Novelhttps://bit.ly/3F4oGBe

Dialogue Dash—Registration open until October 6! – https://dialoguedoctor.teachable.com/p/dialoguedash

“The Hollywood writers’ strike is over — and they won big” via Voxhttps://www.vox.com/culture/2023/9/24/23888673/wga-strike-end-sag-aftra-contract


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/⁠⁠⁠


TODAY’S SPONSOR:

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

Written Word Media – https://www.writtenwordmedia.com/


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.

Join hosts J.D. Barker, Christine Daigle, JP Rindfleisch IX, and Kevin Tumlinson as they discuss the week’s publishing topics, including Findaway Voices’ big swing to draw indie audiobook authors to Spotify. Then stick around as JP chats with Canadian fantasy author C.L. Polk!

C. L. Polk is the author of the World Fantasy Award-winning novel Witchmark, the first novel of the Kingston Cycle. Their most recent novel, Even Though I Knew The End—called a “must-read for those who like their queer fantasy with a little grit and a lot of soul” by Booklist—is available now wherever books are sold.


Check It Out!

J.D. in Pittsburg – https://www.pittsburghbookfestival.org [Note: This event took place on May 13, 2023]

JP on Twitch – https://www.twitch.tv/cheshirepope

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/⁠⁠⁠

C.L. Polk – ⁠https://clpolk.com/⁠

TODAY’S SPONSORS:

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

MasterWriter – ⁠⁠⁠https://masterwriter.com/⁠⁠⁠

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/gmbrlyn⁠⁠⁠

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

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

*Full disclosure: Some of the links are affiliate links.

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

TODAY’S SPONSORS:

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

MasterWriter – ⁠⁠⁠https://masterwriter.com/⁠⁠⁠

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/gmbrlyn⁠⁠⁠

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

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

*Full disclosure: Some of the links are affiliate links.

Join hosts J.D. Barker, JP Rindfleisch IX, Kevin Tumlinson, and Patrick O’Donnell as they discuss the week’s publishing topics, including an update on the looming WGA strike and, of course, AI (take a drink!) Then stick around as Patrick chats with best-selling author and screenwriter Dennis Lehane.

Lehane is the author of thirteen novels—including the New York Times bestsellers Live by Night; Moonlight Mile; Gone, Baby, Gone; Mystic River; Shutter Island; and The Given Day—as well as Coronado, a collection of short stories and a play. [source: HarperCollins] His latest novel, Small Mercies, releases tomorrow, April 25th, and is available for preorder now.


Links:*

Check Out Writers, Ink on YouTube! – ⁠⁠⁠https://www.youtube.com/@jdbarker_author/podcasts⁠⁠⁠

CopCamp2023 – ⁠⁠⁠https://www.premeditatedfiction.com/copcamp2023⁠⁠⁠ [FB Group – ⁠⁠⁠https://www.facebook.com/groups/1280410339558799⁠⁠⁠]

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/⁠⁠⁠

Dennis Lehane – https://dennislehane.com/

TODAY’S SPONSORS:

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

MasterWriter – ⁠⁠⁠https://masterwriter.com/⁠⁠⁠

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/gmbrlyn⁠⁠⁠

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

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

*Full disclosure: Some of the links are affiliate links.