• Interview with Lily Samson. Inside Her Thrilling Debut. The Switch.

    8 JUN. 2024 · We welcomed the talented author Lily Samson! Lily, an Oxford English graduate and publishing professional, splits her time between the bustling cities of London and Paris. When she's not working, you can find her indulging in Hitchcock movies or exploring her creative side as a freelance artist. In this episode, we dove into her thrilling debut novel, The Switch. This psychological thriller, hailed as a Sunday Times Style Hot Read and one of Cosmopolitan's Best Books of 2024, promises to be a gripping and unputdownable experience. The Switch introduces us to two couples: Elena and Adam, who are housesitting in upscale Wimbledon, and their enigmatic neighbors, Sophia and Finn. A seemingly harmless proposition to swap partners soon spirals into a dark and dangerous game, leading to unexpected and shocking twists. Critics have praised The Switch for its compelling narrative and complex characters: “Shocking, seductive, sexy and scandalous. The Switch is a page-turning thriller, a clever mystery, and a wicked look at love and loyalty.” – Chris Whitaker “Perfectly paced, with a shocking ending to boot!” – Sandie Jones “Keeps you guessing until the very last page.” – Lola Jaye “Dark, twisty, and deliciously sexy.” – Kia Abdullah “A rollercoaster ride with twists you can't see coming.” – Robert Gold “Dangerously seductive... What a ride!” – Tami Hoag Tune in to hear Lily discuss the inspiration behind her novel, the intricate themes of money, class, power, and deception, and what it's like to write a debut that’s taken the literary world by storm. Don’t miss this exciting interview! 🔔 Subscribe and hit the notification bell to stay updated on all our upcoming interviews and literary discussions. 📖 Read The Switch: Available now at your favorite bookstore. 00:00 - Welcome 05:15 - Guest introduction 12:22 - The Road To Writing 36:55 - What's The Story 48:25 - Community Questions 1:06:42 - Author Reading Watch this episode on our YouTube channel here: https://youtube.com/live/_HMzc7DHSO8 #LilySamson #TheSwitch #ThrillerBooks #AuthorInterview #TheWritingCommunityChatShow #NewBooks2024 #PsychologicalThriller #MustRead #BookLovers #London #Paris Hey! We have spent 3 years using StreamYard. You can see how much we love its features, and how we can make it look great for live streaming. We are huge fans and they are constantly improving their service. Check it out with our link and we could earn from referrals! https://streamyard.com/pal/d/4835638006775808
    1h 8m 42s
  • Author Freya Berry on The Writing Community Chat Show_

    2 JUN. 2024 · Welcome to another exciting episode of The Writing Community Chat Show! We had the pleasure of hosting the incredibly talented author https://www.amazon.co.uk/stores/Freya%20Berry/author/B08XWFR7G4. We dive into her fascinating career journey and explore her latest historical thriller, "The Birdcage Library." Part 1: The Road to Writing In the first part of our interview, we’ll discuss Freya's career path, from her years as a journalist to becoming a celebrated author. Discover how her passion for storytelling evolved and led her to the world of fiction. Part 2: What’s the Story? Next, we delve into her latest novel, "The Birdcage Library." Set between a Scottish castle in the 1930s and an exotic animal emporium in Gilded Age New York, this Gothic tale of secrets, obsession, and murder is sure to captivate. Freya will share insights into the inspiration behind the book and what readers can expect from this thrilling story. We'll also touch on her debut novel, "The Dictator's Wife," and discuss potential future projects. Part 3: Audience Q&A Finally, we’ll ask our staple show questions and open the floor to live audience questions. Don't miss this opportunity to interact with Freya and get your burning questions answered! About Freya Berry: Freya Berry is a London-based author who graduated with a double starred first in English from Cambridge. Her debut novel, "The Dictator's Wife," was shortlisted for the Authors' Club First Novel Award and named The New European's 2022 novel of the year. Her second novel, "The Birdcage Library," is out now and promises a twisting Gothic tale filled with secrets and intrigue. Tune in to gain insight into Freya’s unique writing process, the stories behind her novels, and much more. Hit the subscribe button and ring the bell to stay updated with our latest episodes! THE BIRDCAGE LIBRARY--An Amazon Book of the Year  'Outstanding'--HARPER'S BAZAAR  'A remarkable talent'--ANTHONY HOROWITZ  THE DICTATOR'S WIFE--Shortlisted for The Author's Club Best First Novel Award; A BBC Between the Covers pick; The New European's Novel of the Year 'Richly imagined'--The TIMES 'Compelling, atmospheric...It's BRILLIANT'--MARIAN KEYES Hey! We have spent 3 years using StreamYard. You can see how much we love its features, and how we can make it look great for live streaming. We are huge fans and they are constantly improving their service. Check it out with our link and we could earn from referrals! https://streamyard.com/pal/d/4835638006775808
    1h 8m 55s
  • Exploring Jonathan Stroud's Literary Universe. Live Q&A and Lockwood and Co Recap!

    12 MAY. 2024 · 📚 Welcome back to our Writing Community Chat Show! We're thrilled to announce the return of the legendary author Jonathan Stroud, known for his captivating works, including the Netflix hit series "Lockwood and Co." and the beloved "Bartimaeus" series. After the immense success of our first interview, where we delved into Jonathan's fascinating journey, we're excited to bring you Part 2! 🎙️ In this special episode, we're diving into a live Q&A session with Jonathan Stroud, where we'll explore his incredible literary universe and discuss his recent Lockwood and Co. meet-up in London. Fans and book enthusiasts, get ready to engage with one of the most esteemed voices in modern literature. 🔍 We unraveled the mysteries behind Jonathan's iconic characters, his creative process, and the inspiration behind his captivating storytelling. Whether you're a die-hard fan or new to Jonathan's work, there's something for everyone in this dynamic conversation. One of our very best supporters of our show, who is also a Patreon of ours is SOOOO close to getting a #Lockwoodandco booth at the #Boston FanExpo. They have $2,300 USD raised of the $3,700 goal. Please help if you can as it is there to help raise awareness for Lockwood & Co. and to save the show. EXCELLENT WORK ANNA! https://www.gofundme.com/f/get-lockwood-and-co-to-fanexpo-boston. Watch PART 1 WITH JONATHAN STROUD HERE: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fSsdHaPjKWY&t=1351s #JonathanStroud #LockwoodAndCo #Bartimaeus #WritingCommunity #AuthorInterview #LiveQandA Hey! We have spent 3 years using StreamYard. You can see how much we love its features, and how we can make it look great for live streaming. We are huge fans and they are constantly improving their service. Check it out with our link and we could earn from referrals! https://streamyard.com/pal/d/4835638006775808
    1h 20m 30s
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    Beyond the Page, A Conversation with Chloe Seager.

    4 MAY. 2024 · Welcome to our exclusive interview with Chloe Seager! Chloe is not only a seasoned literary agent at the MM Agency, but she's also an accomplished author with a knack for crafting captivating YA and MG books. In 2019, she made a notable move to MM Agency from Northbank Talent, where she honed her skills over four years, shaping a vibrant children’s and YA list from the ground up. Her expertise extends globally, having successfully sold rights for her clients' works in the UK, US, and beyond. Her journey into the world of publishing began at Titan Books, where she initially delved into publicity. It was during her time there, notably while working on the campaign for "Vicious," that Chloe discovered her true passion lied within the realms of YA and children’s literature. Not content with just shaping others' literary dreams, Chloe is also a gifted storyteller in her own right. With multiple YA and MG books under her belt, published by esteemed houses such as HQ and Scholastic, Chloe's writing prowess shines through. And mark your calendars because her eagerly anticipated adult debut is slated for release in 2024! In our interview, we dive into Chloe's multifaceted career, from her experiences in the publishing industry to her journey as an author.  Buy her book, OPEN MINDED, here: https://amzn.to/4boKrKy Watch this episode on our YouTube channel here: https://youtube.com/live/eMXwIVi_w8Q Support our kickstarter here: https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/thewccs/building-the-ultimate-podcast-youtube-studio?ref=user_menu Hey! We have spent 3 years using StreamYard. You can see how much we love its features, and how we can make it look great for live streaming. We are huge fans and they are constantly improving their service. Check it out with our link and we could earn from referrals! https://streamyard.com/pal/d/4835638006775808
    1h 10m 52s
  • Author Amanda Lees reveals writing tips & advice.

    27 ABR. 2024 · We sat down with the extraordinary Amanda Lees for an insightful conversation about her remarkable life journey and prolific writing career. Born in Hong Kong, Amanda's upbringing was anything but conventional, navigating through a convent boarding school and a Jesuit boys’ school before embarking on a path fueled by her parents' adventurous spirits. Her father, a former Gurkha Intelligence officer and Oxford-educated spy, and her mother, who ran a hospital in the Borneo jungle, instilled in her a thirst for exploration and daring endeavors. With a degree in drama, Amanda kicked off her television career in a memorable role as a member of the Communist Resistance in 'Allo 'Allo, showcasing her talent for drama and comedy alike. Her literary prowess shines through in her latest nonfiction work, "From Aconite to the Zodiac Killer: The Dictionary of Crime," garnering rave reviews upon its release in July 2020 by Robinson/Little Brown, later followed by a Ulysses Press publication in the US in May 2021. Delving into the realm of fiction, Amanda has captivated readers with her gripping WW2 spy thriller series. "The Silence Before Dawn," "Paris At First Light," and "The Midwife's Child" have all soared to the top of bestseller lists, weaving intricate tales of espionage and intrigue against the backdrop of wartime Europe. Her latest installment, "The Paris Spy's Girl," continues to enthrall audiences with its gripping narrative and rich historical detail. Don't miss out on this exclusive interview as Amanda shares insights into her writing process, inspirations, and the thrilling worlds she creates. Visit her website here: https://t.co/Lkz4BP3TFq Follow her on X here: https://twitter.com/amandalees BUY HER LATEST BOOK, THE PARIS SPY'S GIRL, HERE:https://amzn.to/4b2Klsh GOODPODS: https://goodpods.app.link/9M5KmQwKiIb Hey! We have spent 3 years using StreamYard. You can see how much we love its features, and how we can make it look great for live streaming. We are huge fans and they are constantly improving their service. Check it out with our link and we could earn from referrals! https://streamyard.com/pal/d/4835638006775808
    1h 9m 40s
  • Author interview with bestselling psychological thriller writer Louise Jensen!

    20 ABR. 2024 · We sat down with https://www.bing.com/ck/a?!&&p=3edb1582101c6c2dJmltdHM9MTcxMzU3MTIwMCZpZ3VpZD0xMjgyYjc0ZC02MTUxLTYxYWEtMGRlMS1hNmFiNjU1MTY3NzImaW5zaWQ9NTE5NA&ptn=3&ver=2&hsh=3&fclid=1282b74d-6151-61aa-0de1-a6ab65516772&psq=louise+jensen&u=a1aHR0cDovL2xvdWlzZWplbnNlbi5jby51ay8&ntb=1, the mastermind behind gripping psychological thrillers that have taken the world by storm. With over 1.5 million copies sold worldwide, Jensen's acclaimed novels such as 'The Sister', 'The Gift', and 'The Surrogate' have captivated readers in over thirty territories and have been translated into twenty-five languages. Not only have Jensen's books soared to the top of international bestseller lists, but they've also caught the attention of Hollywood, with several titles optioned for TV and film adaptations. Nominated for prestigious awards like the Goodreads Debut Award and the Crime Writing Association Dagger Awards, Jensen's talent is undeniable. But Jensen's literary prowess doesn't stop at thrillers. Under the pen name Amelia Henley, she delves into the realm of love stories, with her novels 'The Life We Almost Had' and 'The Art of Loving You' becoming instant international bestsellers. In this interview, we'll uncover the inspiration behind Jensen's spine-tingling plots, her journey from thriller to romance, and what's next on her horizon. Don't miss the chance to delve into the mind of one of the most captivating storytellers of our time. Plus, get an exclusive sneak peek into Jensen's latest thriller, 'The Intruders', set to send chills down your spine when it hits shelves in April 2024. Subscribe now and join us for an unforgettable conversation with Louise Jensen. Buy her latest book, THE INTRUDERS here: https://amzn.to/3W2E8aQ Visit her website here: https://louisejensen.co.uk/index.html Watch this epiosde on our YouTube channel here: https://youtube.com/live/zSNdI0yDt6k Hey! We have spent 3 years using StreamYard. You can see how much we love its features, and how we can make it look great for live streaming. We are huge fans and they are constantly improving their service. Check it out with our link and we could earn from referrals! https://streamyard.com/pal/d/4835638006775808
    59m 52s
  • Exploring the Menacing Power of Big Agriculture. Interview with Thriller Author Erin Young.

    13 ABR. 2024 · Welcome back, book lovers! In this episode, we had the pleasure of sitting down with the talented author, Erin Young, to delve into the captivating world of her debut thriller, "THE FIELDS." From discussing Erin's illustrious career as Robyn Young, a renowned historical novelist with eight bestselling novels under her belt, to exploring the immense success of "THE FIELDS" and its upcoming television adaptation by the producers of acclaimed shows like Big Little Lies and City on a Hill, this interview is a must-watch for any fan of suspenseful storytelling. But that's not all—our conversation with Erin went beyond the page as she generously shared invaluable writing tips and advice. From self-editing techniques to staying motivated during the writing process, Erin provided an insider's look into her creative journey. Whether you're an aspiring writer or simply a lover of thrilling tales, there's something for everyone in this enlightening discussion. So, grab your favorite reading spot and join us as we uncover the secrets of suspense with the one and only Erin Young. Don't forget to hit subscribe for more captivating author interviews and literary insights! Check out Erins website here: https://erinyoungauthor.com/ Buy ORIGINAL SINS here: https://amzn.to/3JjLpf4 #Erinyoung #RobinYong #TheFields #Bretheren Hey! We have spent 3 years using StreamYard. You can see how much we love its features, and how we can make it look great for live streaming. We are huge fans and they are constantly improving their service. Check it out with our link and we could earn from referrals! https://streamyard.com/pal/d/4835638006775808
    1h 6m 46s
  • From Newsroom to Novel, The Journey of A.J. West.

    6 ABR. 2024 · We sat down with A.J. West, an award-winning former BBC journalist and broadcaster hailing from Buckinghamshire. With contributions to national newspapers, magazines, and appearances on esteemed television programs such as BBC Breakfast, Good Morning Britain, and This Morning, A.J. West's career has been nothing short of illustrious. Not to mention his unforgettable stint on the legendary reality television show, Big Brother, which catapulted him into households across the nation. Born to primary school teachers, A.J. found solace in the pages of books, igniting a passion for writing that eventually led him to traverse the globe producing captivating news programs and documentaries. Now residing in South London with his husband, Nicholas Robinson, A.J. reflects on his journey from a shy schoolboy to a prominent figure in the media landscape. Tune in as we delve into A.J.'s literary influences, including Thomas Hardy, M.R. James, and E.F. Benson, cultivated during his studies in English Literature at the University in Lancashire. From his humble beginnings as a 7-year-old sharing tales of Tutankhamen's tomb, to the realization of his childhood ambition, A.J. shares his profound connection to storytelling and the enduring impact of his craft. As Thomas Hardy once mused, "Though a good deal is too strange to be believed, nothing is too strange to have happened." Join us as we uncover the extraordinary journey of A.J. West on The Writing Community Chat Show. We discussed writing #historicalfiction, the #publishingindustry, writing themes, & his latest book, #TheBetrayalsofThomasTrue, which is set for release on July 04th! Pre order it here: https://amzn.to/4aJDjI9 Watch this episode on our YouTube channel here: https://youtube.com/live/NCm1uHZvgEI A Js Links * Twitter:  https://twitter.com/AJWestAuthor * Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/AJWestAuthor * Website: https://ajwestauthor.com/ #AJWest #bigbrother  #bbcnews  #Writingtips #Writingadvice  ______________________________________ Find out more: www.TheWritingCommunityChatShow.Com THE WCCS – TOGETHER AS ONE WE GET IT DONE! If you would like to advertise your #book on the show, to enroll in a book launch interview, or to have a WCCS social media shout out, visit here: https://www.buymeacoffee.com/TheWCCS FOLLOW US ► Our website – https://www.thewritingcommunitychatshow.com ► Universal link – https://linktr.ee/TheWCCS ► Buy the show a coffee – https://www.buymeacoffee.com/TheWCCS ► Use hashtag TheWritingCommunityChatShow or TheWCCS on social media to keep us current. This show will only succeed with your support! ► Support us through Patreon – https://www.patreon.com/WCCS ► For our FIVERR affiliate link click here (we will earn a little from you signing up through our link and more if you use the service. We back this service and have used it with great results! – https://fvrr.co/32SB6cs ► For our PRO #WRITING AID affiliate link click here – https://prowritingaid.com/?afid=15286 Hey! We have spent 3 years using StreamYard. You can see how much we love its features, and how we can make it look great for live streaming. We are huge fans and they are constantly improving their service. Check it out with our link and we could earn from referrals! https://streamyard.com/pal/d/4835638006775808
    1h 13m 16s
  • Interview with Jennifer Bardsley_ Author of Contemporary Romance

    30 MAR. 2024 · Join us for an engaging conversation with Jennifer Bardsley, the talented author behind captivating contemporary romance novels. With the release of her latest works, "Postcards from the Cove" and "Photographs from the Cove" on February 15th, followed by "Notes from the Cove" on March 20th, 2024, Jennifer brings her enchanting storytelling to our screens. A former newspaper columnist known for her charm and wit, Jennifer shares insights into marketing and social media, plotting novels, and navigating the publishing world. With a proactive approach and a finger on the pulse of the industry, Jennifer is sure to inspire aspiring authors and avid readers alike. Discover her belief in friendship, true love, and the enduring magic of books. Jennifer Bardsley, a Stanford University graduate, resides in Edmonds, Washington, with her husband and two children. Her column, "I Brake for Moms," graced the pages of the Everett Herald for over a decade. Under the pen name Louise Cypress, she explores the realm of young adult paranormal romance. When she's not writing or experimenting in the kitchen, Jennifer can be found strolling from her home to the beach, embracing the serenity of nature. Don't miss this opportunity to delve into the world of Jennifer Bardsley, represented by Liza Fleissig of Liza Royce Agency, and discover the inspiration behind her captivating stories. Jennifer’s Links * Twitter:  https://twitter.com/JennBardsley * Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/JenniferBardsleyAuthor * Website: https://jenniferbardsley.com/ #JenniferBardsley #Authorinterview #Authortube #Writingtips #Writingadvice  ___________________________________https://www.patreon.com/WCCS___ Find out more: https://www.TheWritingCommunityChatShow.Com THE WCCS – TOGETHER AS ONE WE GET IT DONE! If you would like to advertise your #book on the show, to enroll in a book launch interview, or to have a WCCS social media shout out, visit here: https://www.buymeacoffee.com/TheWCCS FOLLOW US ► Our website – https://www.thewritingcommunitychatshow.com ► Universal link – https://linktr.ee/TheWCCS ► Buy the show a coffee – https://www.buymeacoffee.com/TheWCCS ► Use hashtag TheWritingCommunityChatShow or TheWCCS on social media to keep us current. This show will only succeed with your support! ► Support us through Patreon – https://www.patreon.com/WCCS ► For our FIVERR affiliate link click here (we will earn a little from you signing up through our link and more if you use the service. We back this service and have used it with great results! – https://fvrr.co/32SB6cs ► For our PRO #WRITING AID affiliate link click here – https://prowritingaid.com/?afid=15286 Hey! We have spent 3 years using StreamYard. You can see how much we love its features, and how we can make it look great for live streaming. We are huge fans and they are constantly improving their service. Check it out with our link and we could earn from referrals! https://streamyard.com/pal/d/4835638006775808
    1h 2m 41s
  • 5 ideas to become a better storyteller with Nathan Baugh_

    23 MAR. 2024 · 5 ideas to become a better storyteller with Nathan Baugh | The WCCS podcast. 🎥🎙 Join us this Friday for an insightful interview with author and storytelling expert, Nathan Baugh. With a unique background merging tech, engineering, and storytelling, Nathan is on a mission to decode the secrets behind successful storytelling in the business world. Discover how companies and entrepreneurs authentically connect with consumers, build loyalty, and foster communities through compelling narratives. During his engineering studies, Nathan embarked on a creative journey, penning a fantasy fiction novel while delving into the mechanics of storytelling. Now, through platforms like Twitter and his 'World Builders' newsletter, he dissects the strategies of leaders like Steve Jobs and delves into the psychology of legendary figures like Michael Jordan to empower readers with storytelling prowess. In this interview, we'll delve into Nathan's insights on the distinction between world-building and storytelling, the significance of Twitter threads as a pathway to engaging newsletters, and how platforms like beehiiv support newsletter writers. Don't miss this opportunity to level up your storytelling skills and glean actionable tips to elevate your business narrative. Subscribe now and join the conversation! Nathan’s Links * Twitter:  nathanbaugh27   * Newsletter: https://www.worldbuilders.ai * StoryWork: https://nathanbaugh.lemonsqueezy.com/checkout?cart=3082ed0c-96c0-4c91-9be5-86781e733009 ______________________________________ Find out more: www.TheWritingCommunityChatShow.Com THE WCCS – TOGETHER AS ONE WE GET IT DONE! If you would like to advertise your #book on the show, to enroll in a book launch interview, or to have a WCCS social media shout out, visit here: https://www.buymeacoffee.com/TheWCCS FOLLOW US ► Our website – https://www.thewritingcommunitychatshow.com ► Universal link – https://linktr.ee/TheWCCS ► Buy the show a coffee – https://www.buymeacoffee.com/TheWCCS ► Use hashtag TheWritingCommunityChatShow or TheWCCS on social media to keep us current. This show will only succeed with your support! ► Support us through Patreon – https://www.patreon.com/WCCS ► For our FIVERR affiliate link click here (we will earn a little from you signing up through our link and more if you use the service. We back this service and have used it with great results! – https://fvrr.co/32SB6cs ► For our PRO #WRITING AID affiliate link click here – https://prowritingaid.com/?afid=15286 #Storytelling #BusinessStrategy #Entrepreneurship #MarketingTips #BrandBuilding #ContentCreation #WorldBuilding #TechInnovation #AuthorInterview #NewsletterMarketing Hey! We have spent 3 years using StreamYard. You can see how much we love its features, and how we can make it look great for live streaming. We are huge fans and they are constantly improving their service. Check it out with our link and we could earn from referrals! https://streamyard.com/pal/d/4835638006775808
    1h 1m 49s

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