Category Archives: Fiction

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Andy Weir: From Space Nerd to Successful Author

Andy Weir

Breakthrough author Andy Weir was first hired as a programmer for a national laboratory at age fifteen and has been working as a software engineer ever since. He is also a lifelong space nerd and a devoted hobbyist of subjects like relativistic physics, orbital mechanics, and the history of manned spaceflight. The Martian is his Listen Now

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Christine Nolfi: Taking Readers From Laughter To Tears

Christine Nolfi

Christine Nolfi is an award-winning author known for writing funny, heartwarming, inspiring fiction that crosses genres and demographics. Her 2011 debut Treasure Me was a Next Generation Indie Awards finalist and many of her books have enjoyed bestseller status and high praise from critics and readers alike. She is also a mentor and adviser to Listen Now

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Meg Gardiner: It All Started With a Horse Named Pearl

Meg Gardiner

Meg Gardiner graduated from Stanford University and Stanford Law School and practiced law in Los Angeles before becoming a prolific author of bestselling thriller novels. She taught writing at the University of California Santa Barbara. She’s also a former collegiate cross-country runner and a three time Jeopardy! champ. After living in the United Kingdom for Listen Now

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Chris Farnsworth: Talent, Timing, and Tenacity Make For One Terrific Author

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Christopher Farnsworth was born and raised in Idaho, where he worked as an investigative and business reporter for several years, before selling his first script, THE ACADEMY, to MGM. He is also the writer of the Nathaniel Cade series, about a vampire who works for the President of the United States: Blood Oath; The President’s Vampire; and Red, Listen Now

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Bob Mayer: A Green Beret’s Guide To Writing Bestsellers

Bob Mayer

Bob Mayer is the bestselling author of more than 50 books, who has sold over four million copies across a variety of genres. His books have hit the NY Times, Publishers Weekly, Wall Street Journal and numerous other bestseller lists. Mayer graduated from West Point and served in the Infantry & Special Forces. He commanded Listen Now

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Silvia Acevedo: TV Journalist Having A Great Time With The God of Love

Silvia Acevedo

Silvia Acevedo is a television personality and former news reporter and anchor who’s spent many years reporting objective fact.  She’s interviewed presidential candidates, covered national and international stories, and given breaking news reports for CNN and local television and radio stations around the country. She also occasionally guest hosts a television morning talk show for Listen Now

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Anthony Breznican: Journalist Turned Novelist Explores The Brutalities of Youth

Anthony Breznican

Anthony Breznican was born and raised in Western Pennsylvania and graduated from the University of Pittsburgh in 1998. He has worked as a reporter for The Arizona Republic, Associated Press, and USA Today. He is currently a senior staff writer for Entertainment Weekly. Brutal Youth is his debut novel. A coming-of-age tale, a dark comedy, Listen Now

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Mary Higgins Clark: Celebrating 40 Years of Keeping Readers In Suspense

Mary Higgins Clark

Mary Higgins Clark is the New York Times bestselling author of over three dozen books that have sold over 100 million copies in the US alone. Her fame as a writer was achieved against heavy odds. Born and raised in the Bronx, her father died when she was eleven and her mother struggled to raise Listen Now

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Eve Karlin: Publishing Veteran’s First Book Brings America’s First Murder Trial To Life

Eve Karlin

Eve Karlin is a graduate of Colgate University, where she studied literature and creative writing with Frederick Busch. Karlin worked in publishing for more than a decade in marketing, at Random House, Newsweek, and, later, as a foreign book scout with clients in the United Kingdom, Italy, Holland, Brazil, and Japan. She has had several Listen Now

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Nelson DeMille: Heating Up The Cold War in Radiant Angel

Nelson DeMille

Nelson DeMille is the bestselling author of 19 novels, including By the Rivers of Babylon, Cathedral, The Talbot Odyssey, Word of Honor, The Charm School, The Gold Coast, The General’s Daughter, Spencerville, Plum Island, The Lion’s Game, Up Country, Night Fall, Wild Fire, The Gate House, The Lion, The Panther, The Quest, and his new novel, Radiant Angel, the Listen Now

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Hugh Howey’s Long Journey To Overnight Success

Hugh Howey

Hugh Howey is one of the most successful, self published authors of his generation. His short story, WOOL, became an Amazon bestseller in 2011 and soon readers were clamoring for more.  WOOL is now a five part series and will soon be made into a major motion picture by acclaimed sci-fi director, Ridley Scott. Readers Listen Now

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Joëlle Delbourgo: A Top Literary Agent’s Advice On Becoming A Successful Author

Literary agent Joelle Delbourgo

Joëlle Delbourgo is President and Founder of Joëlle Delbourgo Associates. She represents a broad range of adult nonfiction and fiction, as well as a select and growing list of young adult and middle grade fiction and nonfiction. She began her career at Bantam Books, where she discovered and launched the “Choose Your Own Adventure” series Listen Now

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