Behind The Scenes Episodes

Behind The Scenes

Interview with Heather Lazare - Editorial and Publishing Consultant

In this interview, Heather provides an inside look at the editorial process and how she got started, what the job entails, the Northern California Writers' Retreat, her favorite and least favorite aspects of the job, writing a good query letter, and much more.

Behind The Scenes

Interview with Fareeda Bullert - Senior Marketing Manager, Berkley

In this interview, Fareeda provides an inside look at marketing in the publishing world and discusses how she got started in marketing, her favorite part and least favorite part of her job, finding the right audience for each book, measuring the success of her efforts, and much more.

Behind The Scenes

Caroline Hewitt - Audiobook Narrator

Caroline and I discuss her role as an audiobook narrator, how she got started, the process for getting hired to narrate a particular book, the way she prepares to record, the biggest challenges she faces as a narrator, protecting her voice, AI narrators, and much more.

Behind The Scenes

Kristin van Ogtrop - Literary Agent

Kristin and I discuss her role as a literary agent, tips for how to find a literary agent, the process for pitching a book to an agent, exclusive submissions and pre-empt deals, the step-by-step process for how a book gets sold, and much more.