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Diane Franklin: The Better Off Dead Tribute Book

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Release Date: 04/12/2022

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Thriller author, Jason Rekulak is our very special guest for episode 216 this week! The Jasons get together to discuss Advice for new writers, working in publishing, having empathy for your characters, and adding visual media elements to our work including having a video game based on your book! with social media links (use coupon code CHAPTER for 20% off!) (use coupon code SampleChapter for 10% off your first order!) Contact the show via email at or leave a voicemail by calling 1-660-851-1146.  

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In episode 215, we are joined by first-time author and speaker, Jane Enright! We're discussing Jane's carefully constructed book that is part memoir, part self-help, and completely delightful in helping us all live our best life with mindfulness and gratitude. Hear about the "OMG", and what it means, the incredible story that drove her to write this book, and dealing with the past. with social media links (use coupon code CHAPTER for 20% off!) (use coupon code Sample Chapter for 10% off your first order!) Contact the show via email at or leave a voicemail by calling 1-660-851-1146....

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A different kind of short and sweet episode awaits as Jason recaps his day at ConQuest KC 53 from Memorial weekend. Join in as he discusses the event and guest authors in attendance and the multiple panels in which he participated. (use coupon code CHAPTER for 20% off your order!) (use coupon SampleChapter for 10% off your first order!) Contact the show via email at or leave a voicemail by calling 1-660-851-1146.

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For episode 213 we're hopping back across the "pond" to the UK for a visit with award-winning author, Ivan Wainewright! Ivan is the 2022 Selfies Best Adult Fiction winner at the London Book Fair and we'll be hearing all about how that came about, what it was like being nominated, and the comical mistake he made during the ceremony! Plus we're discussing the importance of edits, taking good critique, the Alliance of Independent Authors, and lots of great music! with social media links! (use coupon code CHAPTER for 20% off!) (use coupon code SampleChapter for 10% off!) Contact the show via...

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Trainer, Mentor, and best-selling Fantasy/Adventure Fiction author, Dennis Galloway is our guest for episode 212! Dennis is a wonderful guy full of great, and practical advice and gives an interesting insight into his writing process. We're discussing dreaming our stories, writing quirks, using travels and life experiences in our stories, and how he writes in a variety of genres from children's to western to adult fiction! Plus, you don't want to miss his incredible sample reading full of sound effects and music! and (use coupon code CHAPTER for 20% off) (use coupon code SampleChapter...

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Episode 211 takes deep into the mystery behind thriller/suspense author, Laurie Buchanan! We have a wonderful conversation talking about the amazing inspiration behind her characters and how that plays into the world-building around it, exposing the villains to the reader right away but keeping the thrills, bringing our hobbies into the story and so much more! with social media links! on Amazon (use coupon code CHAPTER to save 20%!) (use coupon SampleChapter for 10% off!) Contact the show via email at or leave a voicemail by calling 1-660-851-1146. 

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Episode 210 brings the thrills with author and screenwriter, Nevada McPherson! In this episode, we're discussing finding inspiration while traveling, handling criticism, the importance of notepads and sticky notes, and what makes good writing. All this and more are just a click away! (use coupon CHAPTER to save 20%!) (use coupon SampleChapter for 10% 0ff!) Contact the show via email at or leave a voicemail by calling 1-660-851-1146!

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Episode 209 brings back iconic 80s actress, author, and fan-favorite guest, Diane Franklin! This time we're talking all about the latest in Diane's series The Excellent Comedy of the Last American, French-Exchange Babe of the 80s: The Better Off Dead Movie Tribute Book! This is a behind-the-scenes retrospective into the making of that 1985 cult-classic comedy hit, Better Off Dead including extras from writer/director, Savage Steve Holland! We're discussing the movie, the characters, how she went about putting the book together, the details behind each chapter and so much more!  (use...

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Episode 208 brings back fan-favorite, and friend of the show, Armand Rosamilia! Listen in as the guys have a friendly chat catching up on Armand's impressive amount of work, his writing schedule, writing on Twitch, dream homes, and his switch from horror to focus on thrillers. Plus no conversation with Armand would be complete without a little talk on bourbon, coffee, and Funko Pops!  , newsletter, books, podcast, and social media links! as he writes! (Tell him you heard him here!) (use coupon code CHAPTER for 20% off!) (use coupon code SAMPLECHAPTER for 10% off!) Contact the show...

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Episode 207 takes us on a first-ever trip to Norway with award-winning historical fiction author, Lars Mytting! Buckle up for a fascinating discussion on subconscious writing, Norwegian folklore, writing flow, finding complexity in a character's story and so much more! And don't forget to stay tuned for Lars' riveting sample reading that is sure to transfix you! (use coupon CHAPTER for 20% off!) (use coupon SampleChapter for 10% off!) Contact the show via email at or leave a voicemail by calling 1-660-851-1146!

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Episode 209 brings back iconic 80s actress, author, and fan-favorite guest, Diane Franklin! This time we're talking all about the latest in Diane's series The Excellent Comedy of the Last American, French-Exchange Babe of the 80s: The Better Off Dead Movie Tribute Book! This is a behind-the-scenes retrospective into the making of that 1985 cult-classic comedy hit, Better Off Dead including extras from writer/director, Savage Steve Holland! We're discussing the movie, the characters, how she went about putting the book together, the details behind each chapter and so much more! 

Better Off Dead Movie Tribute Book on Amazon

The Diane Franklin Website with ALL her social media links!

Hollywood Show April 15-16, 2022!

80s In The Sand Celebration

Scrivener (use coupon CHAPTER for 20% off)

Writer's Block Coffee (use coupon SampleChapter for 10% off!)

Pop Goes the Culture Network

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