Inside Writing

Inside Writing

By Gotham Writers
Brought to you by Gotham Writers Workshop, Inside Writing gets you the inside scoop on the publishing industry one genre at a time. Each episode, host Josh Sippie interviews one agent and one writer, each excelling within their genre. They discuss what works, what doesn't, and what you need to do to get closer to your publishing goals.
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Inside Nonfiction
In the seventh episode of Gotham Writers' Inside Writing, host Josh Sippie conducts a panel discussion with author Jennifer Keishin Armstrong and literary agent Noah Ballard. They discuss Nonfiction, from pop culture to narrative nonfiction, what platform means and how to build one, and how to be an expert on a topic.
1:00:59
July 9, 2020
Inside Science Fiction and Fantasy
In the sixth episode of Gotham Writers' Inside Writing, host Josh Sippie conducts a panel discussion with author Jennifer Marie Brissett and literary agent DongWon Song. They discuss Science Fiction and Fantasy, the scope of the genres, and what it means to write without boundaries.
57:20
July 2, 2020
Inside Diversity In Publishing
In this special episode of Gotham Writers' Inside Writing, host Rosalie Morales Kearns conducts a panel discussion with author Kirsten Imani Kasai and literary agent Samantha Fabien. They discuss the status of diversity in the publishing industry, how it has evolved over the years, and what steps are being made to better balance the professional literary world. 
59:19
June 26, 2020
Inside Middle Grade
In the fifth episode of Gotham Writers' Inside Writing, host Josh Sippie conducts a panel discussion with Middle Grade author Matthew Cody and literary agent Jim McCarthy. They discuss Middle Grade fiction and what kids are reading these days, how to balance the theme with the rest of the story, and what it means to write truly authentic tales for children. 
58:14
June 25, 2020
Inside Young Adult
In the fourth episode of Gotham Writers' Inside Writing, host Josh Sippie conducts a panel discussion with YA author Lev AC Rosen and literary agent Quressa Robinson. They discuss Young Adult fiction and its ever-expanding presence in the literary world, how theme has evolved in YA, and what you can do to craft standout YA's in such a saturated market. 
59:14
June 18, 2020
Inside Literary Fiction
In the third episode of Gotham Writers' Inside Writing, host Josh Sippie conducts a panel discussion with debut literary author Nancy Wayson Dinan and literary agent Kerry D'Agostino. They discuss literary fiction and its complexity, how the publishing market views literary fiction, and what crafting a perfect query looks like.
1:00:06
June 11, 2020
Inside Horror
In the second episode of Gotham Writers' Inside Writing, host Josh Sippie conducts a panel discussion with three-time Bram Stoker-award winning author Sarah Langan and literary agent Alec Shane. They discuss the journey to publishing horror in the modern literary market, what exactly horror is anymore, and what fear actually means.
55:36
June 4, 2020
Inside Memoir
In the first episode of Gotham Writers' Inside Writing, host Josh Sippie conducts a panel discussion with acclaimed memoirist Joselin Linder and literary agent JL Stermer. They discuss the journey to publishing memoir in the modern literary market place and best practices to make that journey easier.
54:04
June 4, 2020