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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 […]

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 […]

Writers of the Future with David Farland: Part 1

This week on Hide and Create Jordan Ellinger, Debbie Viguie, Michael J. Sullivan, and Joshua Essoe talk with David Farland about the Writers of the Future competition. Writers and Illustrators of the Future is the largest spec fiction, short-story contest in the world. What’s more, it is free to enter, up to four times per […]

Producing and Marketing a Book, Part 3

This week on Hide and Create, Debbie Viguie, Michael Sullivan, Joshua Essoe, and Jordan Ellinger continue to talk with Robin Sullivan about pulling together an indie book and putting it on the market. This is part three in our three-part series about the strategies and behind-the-scenes thinking of how to create a successful indie book.

Producing and Marketing a Book, Part 2

This week on Hide and Create, Debbie Viguie, Michael Sullivan, Joshua Essoe, and Jordan Ellinger continue to talk with Robin Sullivan about pulling together an indie book and putting it on the market. This is part two in our three-part series about the strategies and behind-the-scenes thinking of how to create a successful indie book.

Producing and Marketing a Book, Part 1

This week on Hide and Create, Debbie Viguie, Michael Sullivan, Joshua Essoe, and Jordan Ellinger talk with Robin Sullivan about pulling together an indie book and putting it on the market. Ever wondered how Michael J. Sullivan sold ten thousand books a month, what the indie market place looked like for the freshman class, and […]