Tom Reynolds is proof that there is no conventional path to becoming a bestselling author. He started out in the tech world, co-created the ongoing hit podcast show, “The Complete Guide to Everything,” and then, after getting laid off from his day job, took six months to write a bestselling novel. This week I chat with Tom to find out how he got from There to Here, and what it takes to be a professional author. Show notes rspcast.com/tomr
Annie Bellet is currently a Top 50 Amazon Author in Science Fiction, Fantasy, and Horror. Today we talk about her journey to publishing success with her bestselling series, “Twenty-Sided Sorceress,” and why she thinks Nerd-dom has won the Culture War.
This week, I spoke with Joshua Dalzelle, a USA Today bestselling author and an Amazon Top Ten science fiction author, to find out how he reached bestsellerdom in less than two years and without a website!
I first spoke with horror author J Thorn in Episode #71, where we discussed his ambitious 10-author collaborative novel The Black Fang Betrayal and being an author entrepreneur. This week, I talk to J Thorn about KingSumo, and how he’s using giveaways to build his email list with true fans.
There has been much industry talk and speculation that serials are on the decline. Well, this week I spoke with C.C. Wall, the author of the horror mystery thriller series Black Star Canyon, who believes serials are alive and well. We also talk about the importance of deadlines, the beauty of the cliffhanger, and why Dexter should have stopped after Season 4.