Writers, Ink Podcast: Bestseller Caz Frear Explains Why She Submitted a Novel for Awards Before She Actually Wrote It

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 BookTrib is proud to present to our readers the Writers, Ink podcast, a show about the business of writing.

J.K. Rowling was nearly homeless when she wrote the first Harry Potter book. Stephen King penned Carrie on a small desk wedged between a washer and dryer. James Patterson worked in advertising and famously wrote the Toys “R” Us theme song long before becoming an author.

Whether you’re traditionally published or indie, writing a good book is only the first step in becoming a successful author. The days of just turning a manuscript in to your editor and walking away are gone. If you want to succeed in today’s publishing world, you need to understand every aspect of the business — editing, formatting, marketing, contracts. It all starts with a good book, then the real work begins.

Join international bestselling author J.D. Barker and indie powerhouse Zach Bohannon as they gain unique insight and valuable advice from the most prolific and accomplished authors in the business.

This Week’s Episode

Join hosts J.D. Barker, Christine Daigle, JP Rindfleisch, Kevin Tumlinson, and Patrick O’Donnell as they discuss the week’s entertainment news, including the continued growth of the audiobook market. Then, stick around as Christine chats with bestselling author Caz Frear!

Caz Frear has a degree in History & Politics, and when she’s not agonizing over snappy dialogue or incisive prose, she can be found shouting at Arsenal football matches. Her first Cat Kinsella mystery was the smash hit Sweet Little Lies. Her latest novel (a standalone) is called Five Bad Deeds and releases December 5th.



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