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Favorite Movies, part 2

This week on Hide and Create, Debbie Viguie, Michael J. Sullivan, Jordan Ellinger, and Joshua Essoe, finish off their (first) discussion about their favorite movies and what makes them great. More on Star Wars, Harry Potter, Die Hard, and Fight Club . . . but here’s the blow-mind of this discussion. The Lone Ranger is […]

Favorite Movies, part 1

Welcome to 2015 and Season 3 of Hide and Create, dear listeners! This week on Hide and Create, Debbie Viguie, Michael J. Sullivan, Jordan Ellinger, and Joshua Essoe talk about their favorite movies and what we can take away from them in terms of story-telling. What makes your favorite movies your favorites? What in them speaks to […]

Tales from the Slush: part 2

This week on Hide and Create, Joshua Essoe, Jordan Ellinger, Debbie Viguie, and Michael J. Sullivan continue their conversation with slushmaster, Richard Salter about the slush pile. Here are some technical gripes or red flags that a slush reader might have that you can keep an eye out for. 1. Slush readers find that mistakes like […]

Tales from the Slush: part 1

This week on Hide and Create, Joshua Essoe, Jordan Ellinger, Debbie Viguie, and Michael J. Sullivan talk with Richard Salter, slushmaster at Urban Fantasy Magazine about slush. So who slush reads? Some editors, some agents, mostly assistants of both of those, or outside contractors better known as mwa-ha-ha-ha-ha minions. Sometimes they’re called a publisher’s readers […]

Audiobooks

This week on Hide and Create Debbie Viguie, Jordan Ellinger. Joshua Essoe, and Michael J. Sullivan talk about audio books. Audiobooks have really taken off in the last number of years and the industry is expected to continue its growth. Recording an audiobook could very well provide another income stream on your book. Why you […]

Writers of the Future with David Farland: Part 2

This week on Hide and Create, Joshua Essoe, Jordan Ellinger, Michael J. Sullivan, and Debbie Viguie continue their conversation with Coordinating Judge of Writers of the Future, David Farland. This week Dave gets into the things he looks for and wants to see in the entries he reads. We also talk about what he does […]