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Pentecost (An ARKANE Thriller, Book 1) by JF Penn

This week we read Pentecost (An ARKANE Thriller, Book 1) by author and industry supporter JF Penn. We discuss characters who compartmentalize, how to make a thriller thrill, and just how many ways Andrew can mispronounce "pentecost." Enjoy. Check out JF Penn's website, The Creative Penn, a fantastic resource for writing, ...

Seven Exes Are Eight Too Many by Heather Wardell

This week we read Seven Exes Are Eight Too Many by Heather Wardell. We discuss high concept romance novels, incredibly uncomfortable moments with exes, and then some more incredibly uncomfortable moments with exes. Listen now. Buy Heather's book: ...

Erin, Girl by Sandra Cunha

This week we read Erin, Girl by Sandra Cunha. We discuss novellas as a story format, the precipice between a likeable and unlikeable character, and for the first time ever we break format on one of the three questions. Listen now. Buy Sandra's book: ...

The Composer by Lee Olds

It's a brand new year and a brand new podcast. This week, we read The Composer by Lee Olds. We discussed having a character with a metaphysical view, Crystal's highest compliment, and a very special blooper at the end. Listen ...

Year in Review Podcast

This week, we talk about the too hot, too cold, and just right self-publishing trends for 2014, and make some startling predictions about 2015. We discuss the race to the bottom in pricing, getting great information from authorearnings.com, and how smiling just doesn't work for podcasting. Listen ...

Bigger Things by Ev Bishop

This week we read Bigger Things by Ev Bishop. Listen as we discuss using a magazine article as part of the narrative, great characters, and prying the cassettes from the books on tape case. Listen ...

An Inside Look at INSPIRE! TIBF

I've got something a little different and new for you lovely readers today. This past weekend I made a short and sweet video of my experience at INSPIRE! Toronto's International Book Fair. You also get a very brief sneak peek at some of the new changes coming to Everything's Temporary in the new year (hint: it's first few ...