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Nov 28, 2017

How to Crack the ‘Bestseller Code’ with Jodie Archer & Matt Jockers: Part Two

In the cliffhanger conclusion to my chat with author and publishing consultant, Jodie Archer, we are joined this week by Dr. Matthew Jockers, English Professor & Dean at the University of Nebraska, and co-author of the internationally acclaimed book The Bestseller Code: Anatomy of the Blockbuster Novel. We’ll talk...

Nov 23, 2017

How to Crack the ‘Bestseller Code’ with Jodie Archer: Part One

Writer, literary scholar, publishing consultant, and co-author of the internationally acclaimed book The Bestseller Code, Jodie Archer, returns one year later to chat with me about the book’s runaway success, turning the algorithm into an innovative consulting service for writers, her own writer’s journey, and one...

Nov 14, 2017

How the Bestselling Sci-Fi Author of ‘The Martian’ Andy Weir Writes

The #1 New York Times bestselling author of The Martian, Andy Weir, dropped by the show in 2015 to chat with me about his writing process in the days just prior to the release of the Oscar Nominated movie adaptation of his hit book, directed by Ridley Scott and starring Matt Damon.

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Nov 7, 2017

How Noted Scientist & Bestselling Author of ‘Soonish’ Dr. Kelly Weinersmith Writes

The noted research scientist, top 20 podcast host, and co-author of the instant New York Times bestselling book Soonish: Ten Emerging Technologies That’ll Improve and/or Ruin Everything, Dr. Kelly Weinersmith, took a timeout from her book tour to talk with me about the importance of good writing in the sciences, what...