Interview with Jon Sealy

There’s a new press for southern writers called Haywire Books. In episode 35 of Working Title podcast, I chat with author, and now publisher, Jon Sealy about his Haywire Books enterprise, and his strategy to face the challenges of a changing publishing landscape.

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My 2019 Appearances

I will be attending the always awesome James River Writers conference. Early bird registration ends July 31. Get your ticket now!

Wednesday, June 25, 2019 — JRW Writing Show, “Building Relationships with Bookstore Owners and Librarians,” Richmond, Va.

Wednesday, July 31, 2019 — JRW Writing Show, “Defining and Finding Your Audience,” Richmond, Va.

Wednesday, August 28, 2019 — JRW Writing Show, “I Finished My Book (Poem, Screenplay)—Now What?” Richmond, Va.

Wednesday, September 25, 2019 — JRW Writing Show, “People Skills for Writers,” Richmond, Va.

Sat.-Sun., October 12-13, 2019 — 17th Annual James River Writers Conference, Richmond, Va.

Saturday, October 19, 2019 — RVA Booklovers’ Festival, Richmond, Va.

Past Events

Satuday, April 27, 2019 — Hanover Book Festival, Mechanicsville, Va.

Interview with Karen A. Chase

In episode 33 of Working Title podcast I chat with professional designer and author Karen A. Chase. Her historical novel, Carrying Independence,
imagines how the final signatures needed for the Declaration of Independence were obtained.

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Interview with Sonia Faruqi

In episode 32 of Working Title podcast, I speak with Sonia Faruqi, author of The Oyster Thief, an immersive tale of life under the sea.

We take a deep dive into the elements of world building, engaging beta readers to uncover valuable feedback, how research of the real world will better ground a fantastic one, and much more.

Recorded on: April 11, 2019

Length: 60 minutes

Intro and outro music in the podcast is called, “The Strategy.”

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