YA books are HUGE, and Eileen Cook has written quite a lot of them. But one of her genres raises some questions: YA psychological thriller. Where are the lines between adult and young adult in psychological thrillers? What keeps YA audiences on the edge of their seat? The author of With Malice and The Hanging Girl joins us to share her insights!
‘Tis the season for beach reads! But what does that actually mean? Amazon lists everything from technothrillers to women’s fiction to nonfiction to crime novels – so what is a beach read nowadays? Join us for a fun discussion!
NY Times bestselling novelist Tosca Lee’s book THE PROGENY is in development as a TV series! Here’s the article: https://bit.ly/2xt2yf2. In this episode, Tosca will be one-on-one with Christie Stratos to share what makes her novel prime to come to a screen near you, what suggestions she has for authors who want to make their novels TV/movie marketable, what could be holding your novel back, and more.
In honor of Valentine’s Day, let’s chat about romance, the top-selling genre in the industry (it’s a $1.44 billion genre according to Bookstr!). But what about subgenres? And is romance the most universal genre of them all? What is the modern romance reader looking for? This and much more in this episode of The Writer’s Edge!
What could be better than some insight into book bloggers’, reviewers’, and interviewers’ minds? Find out what they’re looking for when they feature an author, whether authors should write to market, how to get your book out in front of readers, and so much more!
Writing holiday-themed books is each of our authors’ specialities, among other wonderful things. But how can you capture the spirit of the holidays in words? Do readers like holiday books? And which genres lend themselves to holiday writing? This and much more in this episode of The Writer’s Edge!
Let’s get down and dirty discussing indie and self-publishing vs. traditional publishing. This topic has been discussed often, but with how fast things move, there are always new developments, options, and strategies to discuss.
In the Halloween spirit? Travel back with us to Poe, Lovecraft, Lagosi, Price – we’re spanning writings and movies to explore horror history in a modern light. How much has changed for the better and for the worse? How do the classics impact books and movies today? Join us for a fun discussion.
The more books you publish, the more attention you receive from readers – that’s a fact. So how do you go about becoming a prolific author? And how often is too often to publish – or is there no such thing? Join us for secrets and strategies that could change your writing game.
Networking is one of the trickiest things for authors, especially with so many in person and online options. What are the best practices and what’s most worth your time? We’re joined by Creative Edge authors and the owner himself to share their unique experiences and tips!