Oct 04, 2015
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Loren Kleinman

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Author Alon Seifert Talks about Kickstarting Spider’s Heart

From working on the George Clooney campaign for Nespresso to writing the story of Little Pablo, the vegetarian spider.

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Former Trad Publisher Betty Sargent Talks BookWorks + Her Interest in Indie

Former EIC of William Morrow, Exec Editor of Harper Collins + Delacorte Press, Fiction + Books Editor of Cosmo on Joining the Indie Team

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Doug Richardson Talks Bad Boys, Die Hard + His Indie Books

His movie credits include Die Hard: Die Harder, Bad Boys, and Hostage. As a novelist, he’s penned five suspense thrillers, his most recent are The Safety Expert, Blood Money, and the recently published 99 Percent Kill.

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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.”

Lexi Ryan
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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.

Claire Cook

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.