Episode 118: How to Scare Your Readers with Julie Hiner

In this week’s episode, Holly talks with dark crime and horror author, Julie Hiner. In the conversation, Holly and Julie cover: Julie's first writing experience and starting with non-fictionDelving into real world serial killersBeing scared and scaring othersHow graphic to get with gore and violenceJulie's experience publishing a horror anthology Listen on your favourite platform [...]

Episode 92: Writing Interconnected Series and Hybrid Publishing with Steve McHugh

In this episode, Holly chats to best selling urban fantasy author, Steve McHugh. They covered his writing journey so far, getting picked up for a book deal with Amazon imprint, 47North, writing interconnected series, being a free agent with an eye on going indie again in future, and how the last year has impacted his [...]

Episode 85: What Indie Authors Can Learn From Traditional Publishers

In this week's episode, Holly gives a rundown of some of the things that indie authors can learn from their traditionally published counterparts. Both sides of the industry have strengths and weaknesses and have valuable practices for each other to emulate. The episode briefly covers what traditional publishing could learn from indie, and then goes [...]