Episode 1.8: Author Events, Networking, and Meeting Readers

Today, we’re breaking away from the stereotype of the solitary author hunched over the manuscript, and we’re getting out in the real world. Yes; it really does exist. We’re talking about real life events: literary conventions, book festivals, book signings, and public readings. We share our history with events, our thoughts, and, yes, our fears. [...]

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5 Tips for Surviving a Writing Convention

So many of us writers are introverts, happier hiding in our fictional worlds than navigating the real one. And a live event like a convention, while it may be something we dream of going to, is sometimes too daunting a prospect. If you are thinking about attending your first event, or want to get more [...]

Episode 1.6: Indie Author Week

This week, we're celebrating Indie Author Week UK. Hear what indie authoring means to us, and how we decided that it was the right path to choose. We discuss the highs and lows of the business, and offer up our top tips for anyone considering becoming an indie author. Resource List: Indie Author Week UK [...]

Episode 1.5: Living Legends

One of our favourite parts of worldbuilding is creating religions, belief structures, rituals, festivals, myths, and legends, and that's what we're chatting about in today's episode. Hear our recommendations for books that do it well, and listen to our tips for creating your own religions in various different genres. We also discuss the urban legends [...]

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Episode 1.4: Horror Stories

As both of us are huge horror fans, we decided to dedicate an episode to the genre. We talk about our favourite and least-favourite sub-genres, and list the books and movies that have scared us the most. We talk tropes, world cinema, Stephen King, and more. Hear our top tips for writing horror, plus, Angeline [...]