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The Honest Authors' Podcast

  • S7E05 - We answer listener questions!

    23 APR 2024 · Gilly and Holly answer a whole heap of quick fire listener questions on plotting, writers' block, the publishing industry, making a living as an author and more!
    34m 55s
  • S7E04 - Our Achilles Heels, plus chat about reviews

    6 MAR 2024 · We chat our Achilles heels, plus chat about reviews and Mastermind specialist subjects, and - what we don't talk about - why our voices are so husky and coldy.
    30m 8s
  • S7E03 - Our incredibly late new year episode

    19 JAN 2024 · In keeping with all the preceding years, the Honest Authors Christmas and New Year episode is dropping late. Gilly and Holly talk hopes, fears, and book prices.
    57m 58s
  • S7E02 - With special guest Mhairi McFarlane

    7 NOV 2023 · Gillian and Holly chat to Mhairi McFarlane about getting started, coming up with fresh ideas, bad reviews and Archilles heals.
    49m 53s
  • S7E01 - We're back! And we have Linwood Barclay with us

    5 SEP 2023 · Gillian and Holly are back, talking about their years, fears and Archilles heals. PLUS in-depth interview with Linwood Barclay on how he keeps writing super hooky bangers, year on year.
    1h 10m 3s
  • S6E08 - Season finale PLUS we answer your probing questions

    8 NOV 2022 · Before signing off for maternity leave, Gilly and Holly talk future plans and answer your questions. *Some slightly rude chat so wait until your kids aren't listening*
    47m 32s
  • S6E07 - How Alex Michaelides writes a novel

    11 OCT 2022 · Multi-million selling author of The Silent Patient and The Maidens, Alex Michaelides, talks process, sudden bestsellerdom and finding renewed joy in writing.
    1h 22m 17s
  • S6E06 - How Clare Mackintosh writes a novel

    3 AUG 2022 · Clare Mackintosh talks us through precisely how she writes her international bestsellers, from idea to planning to writing to rewriting until it's a 10/10 novel.
    55m 52s
  • S6E05 - How Lisa Jewell writes a novel

    5 JUL 2022 · The Honest Authors interview the incomparable Lisa Jewell about how she writes a novel, from idea to delivery.
    41m 59s
  • S6E04 - How WE write our novels

    22 MAR 2022 · The Honest Authors interview each other about how we write a novel - from the germ of an idea to hanging the manuscript in to our editors.
    1h 6m 55s
Bestselling authors Gillian McAllister and Holly Seddon discuss the truth about being an author, plus expert insider interviews.

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