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Book Contracts, part 1

This week on Hide and Create, Joshua Essoe, Jordan Ellinger, Michael J. Sullivan and Debbie Viguie are joined by Robin Sullivan to discuss book contracts. This is a deep subject, and so to do it some modicum of justice, we’re starting off a three-part series on contracts today. I can easily see us revisiting the overall subject again in […]

The Genre We Would Not Write & Pen Names

This week on Hide and Create Jordan Ellinger, Joshua Essoe, Debbie Viguie, and Michael J. Sullivan talk about the genres we are least likely to write, what would get us to write in those genres, and about pen names. The genres will take care of themselves in the episode, so let’s talk a moment about some […]

Stories from the Publishing Industry

This week on Hide and Create, Jordan Ellinger, Michael J. Sullivan, Debbie Viguie, and Joshua Essoe tell some personal stories about their lives in the publishing industry. If there is something that you want, go for it. Take risks. Devise plans. Make strategies, then go out and make things happen for yourself. But remember, always […]

Killing Your Characters, part 2

This week on Hide and Create, Debbie Viguie, Joshua Essoe, Jordan Ellinger, and Michael J. Sullivan continue their discussion about killing characters. During this two-part episode we talk about reasons to kill your characters and reasons why you should not. We talk about how to do it well and ways we’ve seen it done poorly. […]

Killing Your Characters, part 1

Or, “I Woke Up on the Wrong Side of the Bed and Someone is Going to Die.” This week on Hide and Create, Debbie Viguie (who coined that title), Joshua Essoe, Jordan Ellinger, and Michael J. Sullivan talk about killing characters. I love killing characters. I just love the moving, exquisite pain of it. I really […]