Jul 30, 2015
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Loren Kleinman

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Loren Kleinman’s poetry has appeared in journals such as Drunken Boat, Nimrod, Wilderness House Literary Review, Paterson Literary Review, Narrative Northeast and Journal of New Jersey Poets. Her interviews appeared in IndieReader, USA Today and The Huffington Post. She is the author of Flamenco Sketches and Indie Authors Naked, which was an Amazon Top 100 bestseller in Journalism in the UK and USA. Her second poetry collection The Dark Cave Between My Ribs released March 2014 (Winter Goose Publishing) and was a bestseller in Women's Poetry. Kleinman is currently working on a New Adult romance novel, This Way to Forever due in April 2015 by The Only RX Press and her third collection of poetry Breakable Things. When she's not writing for IndieReader, she runs an author interview series on The Huffington Post Books community blogs vertical. Visit her at LorenKleinman.com, LorenWrites.com or on Twitter at @LorenKleinman.
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Michele Scott on Being Kicked to the Curb by Penguin + Finding Indie

She dreamed of being a writer since the age of nine and is the bestselling author of more than three dozen books–women’s fiction, paranormal novels, mysteries, and thrillers.

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The Multi-Talented Jayme K. Talks to IR About Everything

Jayme K on writing (his novel, Disorderly), directing (Practice Makes Perfect), hosting (Shootin’ It) and re-claiming his last name.

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Shawn Coyne Explains The Story Grid and Why Every Author Needs It

A twenty-five year book-publishing veteran with his years of experience as an editor at the Big Five publishing houses and Hollywood lit agent has created a methodology called THE STORY GRID to evaluate, edit and write stories to remind writers that they are not the problem (the problems are the problem).

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Marquita Valentine Chats with IndieReader

New York Times and USA TODAY bestselling author talks sexy heroes that make you swoon and sassy heroines that make you laugh

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An Interview with Jana DeLeon

Best Selling Indie Author Talks Rejection, The Low Point of Her Career and Gators

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The Warren Adler Interview

Best known for “The War of the Roses”, his masterpiece fictionalization of a macabre divorce turned into the Golden Globe, Adler catches IR up with his new books + projects.

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Monica Murphy Talks Romance, Relatability + Living Life With No Regrets

The IndieReader Interview with New York Times, USA Today, IndieReader and Internationally Bestselling author.

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PR Pro Offers Indie Authors Excellent Book Promotion Tips + Ways to Better Navigate the High Publicity Seas

PR Pro Sandra Poirier Smith explains what she [Smith Publicity] does, what mistakes new authors make and why every author should be on GoodReads.

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How Anna Todd’s “After” Racked Up 1 Billion Reads

First time Indie Author Tells IR about her bay band crushes, her guilty pleasures and how she got a traditionally pubbed book deal.

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Bella + Melissa Talk About Loyalty, Midnight Strolls + Moonlight Kisses

Bestselling Authors Bella Andrea and Melissa Foster Talk About Writing Together, Romance and their New Book, “Cape Cod Kisses”

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IR Chats with Lit Agent Jane Dystel

NY-based Lit Agent Jane Dystel talks about the next big genre, the importance of social media and what separates the men from the boys.

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Jamie McGuire on Redefining Romance, Relationships + Her Return to Indie

The author who paved the way for the New Adult (NA) genre talks returning to her indie roots, cowboys and what’s up next.

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Cora Brent Talks Happily Ever After + Gentry Boys

The author of the Gentry Boys series shares writing advice and the wish to never have to return to her former career as an accountant.

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Why Marketing Giant Seth Godin Went Indie (Again)

“Self-publishing is not merely a new way to get to the market. Self-publishing is the responsibility of choosing oneself. And that changes everything, completely and forever.”

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Talking Romance with Lexi Ryan

New York Times and USA Today bestselling romance author Lexi Ryan’s novels have been described as intense, emotional, and wickedly sexy.

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Samantha Towle: The IR Interview

New York Times, USA Today and Wall Street Journal bestselling author Samantha Towle began her first novel in 2008 while on maternity leave. She completed the manuscript five months later and hasn’t stopped writing since.

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An Interview with Author Raine Miller

Raine Miller has been reading romance novels since she picked up that first Barbara Cartland book at the tender age of thirteen. And it’s a safe bet she’ll never stop, because now she writes them too.

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The IR Interview: Trad and Indie Published Author Claire Cook

The author of Must Love Dogs Talks About Reinvention, and what she’s learned along the way.

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Rachel Van Dyken Shares with Readers

Can you tell writers and readers about your success as a #1 NYT Bestselling author? How did you get there? What’s the secret?

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IR Talks to Meredith Wild

The New York Times, USA Today and IR bestselling romance author of the Hacker series + more!

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Tracy Banghart on her Reading Addiction, Writing Obsession + Major Hotsauce

Award-winning author, Army wife, and mom has an MA in Publishing and an unhealthy affection for cupcakes.

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NYTimes & USA Today Bestselling Author Victoria Ashley Loves a Good Bad Boy

“My definition of a bad boy would have to be dark, mysterious, tatted, confident and don’t take crap from anyone.”

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All About Penelope Ward

USA Today Bestselling author and an Amazon #1 Bestselling author in Romance.

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The Kristen Ashley Interview

Her posse is loopy (to say the least), but loopy is good when you want to write.