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What the book?

What the book?

By Dzintra
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.
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What the book?


What the book?

WTB, let's talk.
Kaleb, Dzintra and David invite you to come sit as they open up and let you know more about them. There is also massive news to announce stay listen to the end. Squeeee, Zee is excited.
August 30, 2020
WYB goes Dungeons and Dragons
Join Kaleb and David as they drag Dzintra into the world of DnD. Popping her role playing cherry and playing out a simplified short game. Who makes rhe first kill and will Dzintra be dead before the episode finishes?
August 23, 2020
WTB - Is family support imperative to success?
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 
August 9, 2020
WTB - The Paradox, where battles are won and lost.
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. 
August 2, 2020
WTB - Heroes and Villains - When is a good guy, a bad guy too?
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'. 
July 26, 2020
WTB Favorite Literary Characters. Who makes our list?
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.
July 19, 2020
WTB copyrights and where you creatively stand as an author.
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?
July 12, 2020
WTB author interview with Margaret McHeyzer.
Sit down with Dzintra and David as we interview two time’s New York Times Bestseller Margaret McHeyzer.
July 8, 2020
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. 
July 5, 2020
WTB - Kaleb and Dzintra sit down with the talented Jared Wayne Gifford.
Joint Kaleb, Dzintra and Jared Wayne Gifford as we discuss how comics are made and the creative process behind them.
July 1, 2020
WTB - Does SEX sell books?
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.
June 28, 2020
WTB interviews Dawn Hosmer
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 
June 24, 2020
WTB genre battle. Sci-fi Vrs Paranormal.
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. Make sure you watch out for the mid week interview as well. ❤ u Bookers. 
June 21, 2020
WTB - What happens beyond the manuscript?
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.
June 14, 2020
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 runners-up list and who walked away with the coverted BOOKER awards. Meet our feature author Migs, @OminousHallways and find out how poetry is done properly.  Season two will commence on 7th June, see you then Bookers. 
May 24, 2020
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 Twitter favorites. 
May 17, 2020
WTB Superstitions, myths and horror - OH MY!
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, take a walk in the graveyard with WTB. 
May 10, 2020
WTB Knowing your worth.
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 miss her, she is fabulous. ALSO... BIG NEWS at the end, you WANT to listen to that. 
May 3, 2020
WTB Romance vrs Erotica -where is the line?
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, and a chat you won't want to miss. 
April 26, 2020
WTB Writing advice, what do you listen to?
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 coffee and prepare to laugh bookers. This one is a doozy.
April 19, 2020
WTB fairytales and folklore
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. 
April 12, 2020
WTB Movies vrs Books, which did it better?
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.
April 5, 2020
Indie Authors go SOCIAL MEDIA.
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 Brunswick. You might even find out a few weird secrets of Dzintra's this week. 
March 29, 2020
Writing and the Anxious
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.
March 22, 2020
WTB - Reviews, the good, bad and the ugly.
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
March 15, 2020
To Taboo or not Taboo... That is the question.
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 
March 9, 2020
Writing Excuses
Writing excuses: what are they and how to avoid them. Interview with indie author, Rebecca Ridge (@authorridge on Twitter)
March 1, 2020
Characters: What comes first? The voice? The name? The face?
Dzintra Sullivan, K Banning Kellum, and David Atherton Cooper dive into all things character development. Follow us Twitter @WTBPodcast.
February 23, 2020
Welcome to ‘What the book?’
Let us introduce ourselves and answer some readers questions while we sort out the kinks and find our podcasting feet, so to speak.
February 16, 2020