What the book?

What the book?

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Come meet Dzintra Sullivan, K. Banning Kellum and David Atherton Cooper, as they talk all things Indie book community - from interviews and debates to hints and help. If you love Indie books, this is the podcast for you.


WTB - Is family support imperative to success?
Aug 9 • 41 min
Join Dzintra, Kaleb and David as the dive into this week’s issue of support. Do your family and friends have an obligation to support your writng or is it an unrealistic expectation? Let’s chat… @WTBPodcast
WTB - The Paradox, where battles are won and lost.
Aug 2 • 64 min
Join Dzintra, Kaleb and David as they dive into the contrictatory world of paradoxical word play. Share some personal insight into our lives and of course, chapters 6 and 7 of our fan fic.
WTB - Heroes and Villains - When is a good guy, a bad guy too?
Jul 26 • 71 min
Kaleb, David and Dzintra dive into the world of heroes and villains. When is a good guy, actually a bad guy and vice versa. We will chat about the best bad guys and why we love them. Also, chapter five of the fanfic story ‘Broken’.
WTB Favorite Literary Characters. Who makes our list?
Jul 19 • 60 min
Join Kaleb, David and Dzintra as they talk about some of the most well known and treasured literary characters of all time. Also, will Jo make it to the hospital? Chapter 4 of our fan fiction story. Did someone say DnD challenge? Stay tuned and find out.
WTB copyrights and where you creatively stand as an author.
Jul 12 • 52 min
Join Dzintra, David and Kaleb as they dive into the world of copyrights, fan fiction and protecting your creative work. Also chapter 3 of The Broken, will Joey make it to the hospital?
WTB author interview with Margaret McHeyzer.
Jul 8 • 52 min
Sit down with Dzintra and David as we interview two time’s New York Times Bestseller Margaret McHeyzer.
TROLLS, BULLIES, GATEKEEPERS, OH MY.
Jul 5 • 67 min
David, Kaleb and Dzintra discuss toxic behaviour and how it can affect the mental health of writers. It’s raw, it’s personal and it’s one not to be missed.
WTB - Kaleb and Dzintra sit down with the talented Jared Wayne Gifford.
Jul 1 • 50 min
Joint Kaleb, Dzintra and Jared Wayne Gifford as we discuss how comics are made and the creative process behind them.
WTB - Does SEX sell books?
Jun 28 • 67 min
Join Kaleb, Dzintra and today’s guest host R. Young as they discuss the usefulness of sex to sell books. The WTB crew also read some bad horror fan fiction staring the Three Stooges.
WTB interviews Dawn Hosmer
Jun 24 • 55 min
WTB’s Dzintra and Kaleb sit down with the talented and exceptionally talented Dawn Hosmer. Grab a coffee and come find out what makes Dawn and her books so addictive. @dawnhosmer7
WTB genre battle. Sci-fi Vrs Paranormal.
Jun 21 • 56 min
Welcome to episode two of season two. This week Dzintra, David and Kaleb discuss how similar Sci-fi and paranormal are, and when cross overs occur how to categorize them for marketing. We also pop Dzintra’s cherry with fan fiction and read some aloud.…
WTB - What happens beyond the manuscript?
Jun 14 • 53 min
Welcome back to season two. Join Kaleb, David and Dzintra as they discuss the fears writers have and how to pave a way through them. Thank you for joining us for another fun filled season of WTB.
WHAT THE BOOK AWARDS NIGHT
May 24 • 87 min
We find ourselves at the season one finale, and Dzintra, Kaleb and David want to give back to the writing community. Awards voted on, by the writing community, for the writing community, What could be better than that? Tune into the see who made the…
WTB What’s RIGHT to WRITE?
May 17 • 83 min
Join Dzintra, Kaleb and David as they dive into what’s write to RIGHT? Should authors stay in their lane and only write what they know? Or should they be free to go off road? Our featured author is the talented Alex Micati, come find out why he is one of…
WTB Superstitions, myths and horror - OH MY!
May 10 • 68 min
Welcome to lucky 13th episode. Join David, Kaleb and Dzintra as they dive into Myths, superstitions and how they can be incorporated into horror writing. We meet author Cody Bannon and ask him about his writing styles. Get your spooky side on Bookers,…
WTB Knowing your worth.
May 3 • 93 min
Join Dzintra, David and Kaleb as we dive into the world of publishing and knowing which road is best for you. Avoiding some potholes and hopefully making yoir publishing journey easier. We have the amazing Dr Maggie G as our guest author you do t want to…
WTB Romance vrs Erotica -where is the line?
Apr 26 • 85 min
Warning, you will need headphones, adult language ahead. Dzintra, Kaleb and David, dive into the world of erotica and romance. Will any of us come out clean? Unlikely, this is WTB after all. Author Interview is with the delicious erotic author C. Pells,…
WTB Writing advice, what do you listen to?
Apr 19 • 69 min
Welcome to episode ten of WTB. Join Dzintra, Kaleb and David as they dive into all things writing advice. When it goes wrong, and when it goes right. Our guest author this week is Jon-Paul McGowan, talented writer and screen writer. Sit down, grab a…
WTB fairytales and folklore
Apr 12 • 87 min
Join Dzintra and Kaleb as we dive into local folklore and myths of our areas and how they can be used to inspire or incorporate with your stories. David and Dzintra interview the talented EJ Dawson and there is a weird game of search and dare. Enjoy.
WTB Movies vrs Books, which did it better?
Apr 5 • 76 min
This week the trio of crazy hosts dive into the world of books and movie adaptations. Which worked, which flopped and what would it take to sell your books to a producer? Plus we have an amazing interview with fantasy author Kia Carrington-Russell.
Indie Authors go SOCIAL MEDIA.
Mar 29 • 85 min
Join Dzintra, Kaleb and David as we explore the Ins and outs of the follow/followers stigmas. Why people follow and unfollow, follow trains, lifts etc. What works, what doesn’t, and what to avoid at all costs. Also come meet our feature author Barry S…
Writing and the Anxious
Mar 22 • 66 min
Join us as we dive into the world of ‘Rona and the anxiety it is bringing to the written world. Helpful hints, laughter and even a fun challenge - should you choose to accept it.
WTB - Reviews, the good, bad and the ugly.
Mar 15 • 62 min
Come listen to Dzintra, David and Kaleb as we dive into the world of reviews and how to handle them. Also our guest interview is with Abby Simpson. @abbythetweet
To Taboo or not Taboo… That is the question.
Mar 9 • 66 min
Join Dzintra, Kaleb and David on this week’s discussion of taboo. What to do and how to tactfully walk through the taboo world of writing. Also, find out more about our guest author Ryen Lesli / The Witch @ryen_lesli
Writing Excuses
Mar 1 • 64 min
Writing excuses: what are they and how to avoid them. Interview with indie author, Rebecca Ridge (@authorridge on Twitter)
Characters: What comes first? The voice? The name? The face?
Feb 23 • 42 min
Dzintra Sullivan, K Banning Kellum, and David Atherton Cooper dive into all things character development. Follow us Twitter @WTBPodcast.
Welcome to ‘What the book?’
Feb 16 • 33 min
Let us introduce ourselves and answer some readers questions while we sort out the kinks and find our podcasting feet, so to speak.