January 20, 2017
This week we chat with one of our Blondie and the Brit Podcast Award winners, Melody Robinette, who won the Most Helpful Writing Process award. Be sure and listen to the Pomodoro Method discussion that gave her the opportunity to receive this honor.
In this interview she updates us on the multiple books she is about to release. We then revisit the interview we aired last year with Melody, a talented millennial who writes in new adult fantasy genre. Melody is an Amazon Bestselling Author and gives us some great pointers on everything from how she achieved #1 status on Amazon, to navigating the writing tool Scrivener, to how she deals with rejection letters.
January 12, 2017
This week we revisit another great "Best of Blondie and the Brit" podcast. In this episode we re-introduce you to agent and published author Andrea Hurst. Andrea shares her 25 years of experience in the book industry covering topics such as her own personal journey of self-publishing and the differences between Indie versus traditional publishing. She also enlightened us about some of the best ways to approach a literary agent. Don't miss this informative podcast.
January 5, 2017
Join us on the Best of Blondie and the Brit to delve into the world of publishing Children’s literature. This week we are re-airing the wonderful interview with fiction writer Deb Lund. Deb talks about how she published her first children’s book plus creative ways to connect with a younger audience. She also introduces us to her fiction magic cards, a wonderful writing aid for authors.
December 30, 2016
This week we are excited to bring you the re-airing of the interview with Suzanne Kelman, our fabulous co-host of Blondie and the Brit. Suzanne takes us on her journey from self-published author to working with one of the largest up and coming publishing houses. As KJ turns the mike on her cohort we learn about Suzanne's successful book launch, how she became an Amazon international bestseller, to her unfolding experience with a new publishing company.
December 15, 2016
Join us for part 2 of our entertaining interview with Luke Romyn, Amazon and USA Today best-selling Indie Author from Down Under. Luke continues to share with us his brave, and some might even claim reckless creative process. Luke confesses that his last few story lines terrified him. Trinity, recently released, is one Luke admits raised serious doubts about writing his way out. It is a psychological thriller that starts with his main character in an asylum with only memories of three murders. Self-taught photoshop maestro, Luke takes the same bold seat-of-your-pants "oh I'll figure it out" stance on his cover designs, that are as creative and powerful as the stories themselves. Like this one? Then give part 1 (Episode 47) a listen as well.
December 8, 2016
This week we bring you a Best of Blondie and the Brit episode that aired last year with author Sharon Anderson. She joins the program for an entertaining chat about her paranormal comedy books, her award-winning short story, and Thunderclap, a new away to promote your book. Join the fun with Blondie and the Brit.
December 1, 2016
On our show this week we are excited to bring you a great interview with agent and author, Sean Fletcher. Sean is a science fiction young adult author with a fascinating journey that began in the unlikely location on a Ranch in Wyoming. He shares his expertise working with Amazon and how he has used this to develop a rock solid book launch. He shares his unique writing style that is fine tuned by his other great skill, development editing. This is a great podcast for any author trying to navigate the world of publishing.
November 24, 2016
This week join us on Blondie and the Brit for the second part of an interview with Buffer specialist Hailley Griffis. Buffer is a social media engagement app that can coordiante multiple social media site posts in one easy platform. In this episode Hailley talks about the exciting things that are coming up for Buffer users. She also provides great tips for social media engagement on Pinterest, Instagram, Snapchat and the usuals Twitter and Facebook. So much more including using Canva for designing amazing graphics and the pros and cons using hootsuite versus Buffer. Something for everyone this week.
November 17, 2016
This week we revisit one of our podcasts in a new segment we call The Best of Blondie and the Brit. In this fascinating interview with Munir Bello, author of The Break up Recipe, he shares with us his bold marking strategies which included handing out hundred of book flyers on the London streets , encouraging readers to take selfies with his book cover, and sending 5000 emails to solicit interviews and reviews. Since this recording Munir's hard work paid off when he was offered a publishing book deal last year.