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The Writing Community Chat Show is focused on helping authors grow and develop as well as give them the spotlight to explain their story and work. We connect indie authors with those who have been doing it professionally for decades. We try to give the best insight into the careers of professionals and hopefully that can give you the perfect tip to reach your own goals. This is done with two main shows a week. Plus, we have now introduced The WCCS Panel Show! Two teams of 3 pitted against each other in a battle of whits and impressions!
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Linda Rainier... the saviour! The making of Emma's fury, the mind of Rainier!
Linda Rainier... the saviour! The making of Emma's fury, the mind of Rainier!
Linda Rainier is an indie author and a big part of the Twitter Writing Community! She has been a fan of this show for some time and we consider her one of the family! She is funny, tenacious and determined! After a guest timining mixup, Linda was a superstar who stepped up to save the show! WE THANK YOU LINDA! Her books EMMAS FURY is one of two books by Linda, with a third on the way. EMMAS FURY: After a brutal and unnatural death, Emma is reborn as a Fury, a descendant of the mythological deities who were tasked with the judgment of man. They are tasked with protecting the delicate balance between humans and the paranormal world. In the world of the Fury there is no room for the frivolity of human nature; no room for compassion or a need for love. To fall victim to such volatile emotions leads only to ruin and suffering. In the shadows, darkness rises, endangering the tightly controlled world of the Fury. Emma must survive an intricate web of deceit and betrayal as the questions mount. With the aid of her guardian, David, they must find a way to beat back the evil that threatens to devour them. Will her hope of finding her place in this world be dashed by the insurmountable odds? Can she control the overwhelming emotions threatening to tear down her carefully constructed walls? If you want to sponsor CJ Aggett on The Frontline 100k Walk, please visit here: https://events.soldierscharity.org/fundraisers/christopheraggett. He is raising money for Veterans and serving soldiers. FOLLOW THE SHOW ► Our website - https://www.thewritingcommunitychatshow.com ► Universal link - https://linktr.ee/TheWCCS ► Buy the show a coffee - https://www.buymeacoffee.com/TheWCCS ► Use hashtag #TheWritingCommunityChatShow or #TheWCCS on social media to keep us current. This show will only succeed with your support! ► Support us through #Patreon - https://www.patreon.com/WCCS?fan_landing=true ► For our #FIVERR affiliate link click here (we will earn a little from you signing up through our link and more if you use the service. We back this service and have used it with great results! - https://fvrr.co/32SB6cs ► For our PRO #WRITING AID affiliate link click here - https://prowritingaid.com/?afid=15286
52:11
February 24, 2022
The Miseducation of Evie Epworth, Matson Taylor on The WCCS.
The Miseducation of Evie Epworth, Matson Taylor on The WCCS.
This week we learn the story of historian, author, and academic writing tutor at the V&A, Imperial College and the Royal College of Art, #MatsonTaylor. Matson is the #author of #TheMiseducationofEvieEpworth and All About Evie. The Miseducation of Evie Epworth is the Bestselling Richard & Judy Book Club Pick which has had over 1500 reviews on Amazon! ABOUT: The Bestselling Richard & Judy Summer Book Club Pick 2021. The Bestselling Radio 2 Book Club Selection. ‘Tight, clever and riddled with wit. Like discovering Adrian Mole or Bridget Jones for the first time.’ Joanna Nadin, author of The Queen of Bloody Everything. ‘A sweet, fizzy sherbet dib-dab of a book - deliciously nostalgic, hugely funny and ultimately heartwarming. The perfect book for our times.’ Veronica Henry. ‘Such a joyful and uplifting read. Just the sort of thing that people will want to be reading right now.’ Anita Rani, Radio 2 Book Club. It is the summer of 1962 and sixteen-year-old Evie Epworth stands on the cusp of womanhood. But what kind of a woman will she be? Up until now, Evie’s life has been nothing special: a patchwork of school, Guides, cows, lost mothers, lacrosse and village fetes. But, inspired by her idols (Charlotte Brontë, Shirley MacLaine, the Queen), she dreams of a world far away from rural East Yorkshire, a world of glamour lived under the bright lights of London (or Leeds). Standing in the way of these dreams, though, is Christine, Evie’s soon-to-be stepmother, a manipulative and money-grubbing schemer who is lining Evie up for a life of shampoo-and-set drudgery at the stinky local salon. Luckily Evie is not alone. With the help of a few friends, and the wise counsel of the two Adam Faith posters on her bedroom wall (‘brooding Adam’ and ‘sophisticated Adam’), Evie comes up with a plan to rescue her future from Christine’s pink and over-perfumed clutches. She will need a little luck, a dash of charm and a big dollop of Yorkshire magic if she is to succeed, but in the process she may just discover who exactly it is she is meant to be. Moving, inventive and achingly funny, with an all-star cast of bold-as-brass characters, The Miseducation of Evie Epworth is a perfectly pitched modern fairytale about love, friendship and following your dreams while having a lot of fun along the way. 'Full of fabulous characters, sprinkled with joy and drenched in wit.’ Milly Johnson. 'Funny and original with a cast of eccentric characters, this debut novel is a tour de force. Not to be missed.' Sunday Express. 'A rich triumph of comic writing.' Waterstones.com 'One of the funniest, wittiest and most joyful books you will read this year.' Lancaster Guardian. FOLLOW THE SHOW ► Our website - https://www.thewritingcommunitychatshow.com ► Universal link - https://linktr.ee/TheWCCS ► Buy the show a coffee - https://www.buymeacoffee.com/TheWCCS ► Use hashtag #TheWritingCommunityChatShow or #TheWCCS on social media to keep us current. This show will only succeed with your support! ► Support us through #Patreon - https://www.patreon.com/WCCS?fan_landing=true ► For our #FIVERR affiliate link click here (we will earn a little from you signing up through our link and more if you use the service. We back this service and have used it with great results! - https://fvrr.co/32SB6cs ► For our PRO #WRITING AID affiliate link click here - https://prowritingaid.com/?afid=15286
59:56
February 17, 2022
Off Target with Eve Smith and The Writing Community Chat Show.
Off Target with Eve Smith and The Writing Community Chat Show.
Longlisted for the Guardian's Not the Booker Prize and described by British bookshop chain Waterstones as: "an exciting new voice in crime fiction", Eve Smith's debut novel The Waiting Rooms was shortlisted for the Bridport Prize First Novel Award and was selected as a Book of the Month in The Guardian just after launch. "Smith combines the excitement of a medical thriller à la Michael Crichton with sensitive characterisation and social insight in a timely debut novel all the more remarkable for being conceived and written before the current pandemic." Eve writes speculative fiction with a splash of Thriller thrown in. Her latest novel Off Target is chilling page turner set In an all-too-possible near future, when genetic engineering has become the norm for humans, not just crops, parents are prepared to take incalculable risks to ensure that their babies are perfect … altering genes that may cause illness, and more… She attributes her love of all things dark and dystopian to a childhood watching Tales of the Unexpected and black-and-white Edgar Allen Poe double bills. OFF TARGET: A longed-for baby An unthinkable decision A deadly mistake In an all-too-possible near future, when genetic engineering has become the norm for humans, not just crops, parents are prepared to take incalculable risks to ensure that their babies are perfect … altering genes that may cause illness, and more… Susan has been trying for a baby for years, and when an impulsive one-night stand makes her dream come true, she’ll do anything to keep her daughter and ensure her husband doesn’t find out … including the unthinkable. She believes her secret is safe. For now. But as governments embark on a perilous genetic arms race and children around the globe start experiencing a host of distressing symptoms – even taking their own lives – something truly horrendous is unleashed. Because those children have only one thing in common, and people are starting to ask questions… Bestselling author of The Waiting Rooms, Eve Smith returns with an authentic, startlingly thought-provoking, disturbing blockbuster of a thriller that provides a chilling glimpse of a future that’s just one modification away… Praise for The Waiting Rooms ‘Combines the excitement of a medical thriller à la Michael Crichton with sensitive characterisation and social insight in a timely debut novel all the more remarkable for being conceived and written before the current pandemic’ Guardian. FOLLOW THE SHOW ► Our website - https://www.thewritingcommunitychatshow.com ► Universal link - https://linktr.ee/TheWCCS ► Buy the show a coffee - https://www.buymeacoffee.com/TheWCCS ► Use hashtag #TheWritingCommunityChatShow or #TheWCCS on social media to keep us current. This show will only succeed with your support! ► Support us through #Patreon - https://www.patreon.com/WCCS?fan_landing=true ► For our #FIVERR affiliate link click here (we will earn a little from you signing up through our link and more if you use the service. We back this service and have used it with great results! - https://fvrr.co/32SB6cs ► For our PRO #WRITING AID affiliate link click here - https://prowritingaid.com/?afid=15286
01:00:32
February 10, 2022
She and I, Hannah King on The Writing Community Chat Show.
She and I, Hannah King on The Writing Community Chat Show.
Hannah King is a thriller #author from Ireland. She and I is Hannah's first novel. Part #psychologicalthriller & part #crimenovel, the story is set in a small town in Northern Ireland. This well rated #Book has already been snapped up. Optioned for TV! SHE AND I: 'Not only beautifully written but gripping and full of soul' SARAH PEARSE, author of THE SANATORIUM 'King really understands suspense' HOLLY WATT, author of TO THE LIONS Best friends share everything. But murder is different. Isn't it? Keeley and Jude are closer than blood. They share everything: clothes, secrets, drinks - and blame. So when they wake up after a New Year's party to find Keeley's boyfriend stabbed to death beside them, they agree to share one more thing: the story they'll tell the police. But who is their story really meant to protect? As the murder investigation begins to send uncomfortable ripples through their community, the history of the girls' claustrophobic relationship comes under scrutiny, will the girls find there's such a thing as sharing too much? 'A taut and unrelenting mystery, expertly woven with the bruising drama of girlhood' ANNA BAILEY, author of TALL BONES 'Gripping. Thoughtful. Lyrical ... It's got all the right shades of Tana French. This writer is going places' IMRAN MAHMOOD, author of YOU DON'T KNOW ME If you want to sponsor CJ Aggett on The Frontline 100k Walk, please visit here: https://events.soldierscharity.org/fundraisers/christopheraggett FOLLOW US ► Our website - https://www.thewritingcommunitychatshow.com ► Universal link - https://linktr.ee/TheWCCS ► Buy the show a coffee - https://www.buymeacoffee.com/TheWCCS ► Use hashtag #TheWritingCommunityChatShow or #TheWCCS on social media to keep us current. This show will only succeed with your support! ► Support us through #Patreon - https://www.patreon.com/WCCS?fan_landing=true ► For our #FIVERR affiliate link click here (we will earn a little from you signing up through our link and more if you use the service. We back this service and have used it with great results! - https://fvrr.co/32SB6cs ► For our PRO #WRITING AID affiliate link click here - https://prowritingaid.com/?afid=15286
58:35
February 03, 2022
Tasmina Perry AKA J.L.Butler, Unfaithful on The WCCS.
Tasmina Perry AKA J.L.Butler, Unfaithful on The WCCS.
JL Butler is the pseudonym for the Sunday Times #bestselling #author #TasminaPerry. Her debut thriller Mine has been optioned by Sony Pictures and is in development with Original Film. Tasmina has released 13 books, becoming a Sunday times best seller and has had her novels translated into 20 plus languages and has sold over 2 million copies! Visit her website here: https://www.tasminaperry.com/jl-butler We will be looking to see how Tasmina navigated her career and how it has led to her books becoming optioned by Sony Pictures and how she became an international best seller! If you want to sponsor CJ Aggett on The Frontline 100k Walk, please visit here: https://events.soldierscharity.org/fundraisers/christopheraggett FOLLOW The Writing Community Chat Show! ► The WCCS website - https://www.thewritingcommunitychatshow.com ► Universal link - https://linktr.ee/TheWCCS ► Buy the show a coffee - https://www.buymeacoffee.com/TheWCCS ► Use hashtag #TheWritingCommunityChatShow or #TheWCCS on social media to keep us current. This show will only succeed with your support! ► Support us through #Patreon - https://www.patreon.com/WCCS?fan_landing=true ► For our #FIVERR affiliate link click here (we will earn a little from you signing up through our link and more if you use the service. We back this service and have used it with great results! - https://fvrr.co/32SB6cs ► For our PRO #WRITING AID affiliate link click here - https://prowritingaid.com/?afid=15286
01:00:57
January 27, 2022
Bryan Collins. The Art of Writing & The WCCS! S8-02
Bryan Collins. The Art of Writing & The WCCS! S8-02
Bryan Collins is a nonfiction author, the editor of Become a Writer Today and a columnist for #Forbes.  At becomeawritertoday.com, Bryan offers new writers practical advice about #writing, creativity, productivity and more. His work has also appeared on Fast Company, #Lifehacker and Copyblogger. We will find out just what motivates Bryan to help others and how exactly he got into writing in the first place. If you want to sponsor CJ Aggett on The Frontline 100k Walk, please visit here: https://events.soldierscharity.org/fundraisers/christopheraggett FOLLOW US ► Our website - https://www.thewritingcommunitychatshow.com ► Universal link - https://linktr.ee/TheWCCS ► Buy the show a coffee - https://www.buymeacoffee.com/TheWCCS ► Use hashtag #TheWritingCommunityChatShow or #TheWCCS on social media to keep us current. This show will only succeed with your support! ► Support us through #Patreon - https://www.patreon.com/WCCS?fan_landing=true ► For our #FIVERR affiliate link click here (we will earn a little from you signing up through our link and more if you use the service. We back this service and have used it with great results! - https://fvrr.co/32SB6cs ► For our PRO #WRITING AID affiliate link click here - https://prowritingaid.com/?afid=15286
58:42
January 20, 2022
Max Brooks, World War Z, Devolution and The WCCS!
Max Brooks, World War Z, Devolution and The WCCS!
Host Chris Aggett has a favorite book, a book that inspired his own book series. That book is World War Z. The author of that book is Max Brooks. Max is an American actor and NYT best selling author, son of the legendary Mel Brooks and Anne Bancroft! Max has written World War Z, The Zombie Survival Guide, Minecraft novels and most recently, Devolution. A book that has been called 'TRUE TERROR' by the Guardian and 'NAIL CHOMPING SUSPENSE' by Total Film. In this episode, we talked about the sacrifices Max's mother, Anne, made during her successful career to help Max with his dyslexia. Which on those days was considerably less researched and understood. Max talks about his physical research for Devolution; making weapons and growing food in a garage! This episode is a highlight for host Chris, being released on his birthday to begin season 8! If you want to sponsor CJ Aggett on The Frontline 100k Walk, please visit here: https://events.soldierscharity.org/fundraisers/christopheraggett FOLLOW THE SHOW! ► Our website - https://www.thewritingcommunitychatshow.com ► Universal link - https://linktr.ee/TheWCCS ► Buy the show a coffee - https://www.buymeacoffee.com/TheWCCS ► Use hashtag #TheWritingCommunityChatShow or #TheWCCS on social media to keep us current. This show will only succeed with your support! ► Support us through #Patreon - https://www.patreon.com/WCCS?fan_landing=true ► For our #FIVERR affiliate link click here (we will earn a little from you signing up through our link and more if you use the service. We back this service and have used it with great results! - https://fvrr.co/32SB6cs ► For our PRO #WRITING AID affiliate link click here - https://prowritingaid.com/?afid=15286
01:03:02
January 13, 2022
Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Bar, with Izabella May.
Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Bar, with Izabella May.
Isabella May is the author of 10 novels. Her curiosity and love of international food and travel influenced them. Both of which feature extensively in her cross-genre novels, fused with a dollop of #romcom, and a sprinkle of magical realism. We will look at how her start in children's publishing lead to her #writing these much loved novels. And why writing with a #Christmas theme seemed the right thing to do. Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Bar was released in September of this year and has been called a delicious laugh-out-loud, feel-good romantic comedy - perfect for the holidays... Blurb: River and Alice miss Somerset. Christmas isn’t Christmas without family and friends, even when you live in quaint Cornwall. When River’s aunt Sheba dies unexpectedly, leaving him her ancient VW camper van, nostalgia nudges him and Alice back to Glastonbury - and the surrounding villages - to rediscover their roots whilst serving the most decadent hot chocolate and delectable gingerbread from their renovated ‘bar on wheels’. A bar on wheels complete with a fold-up stage to host local talent competitions rivaling anything Simon Cowell could dream up, even if he’d gorged on a truckle of Cheddar cheese! As the villagers sip their cocoa and ice their gingerbread houses amidst the festive backdrop of song, dance, and slightly more unconventional talents, River and Alice find themselves in an unexpected race against time: Zara, their chocolate supplier is leaving Glastonbury on the twelfth day of Christmas, keen to put a string of disastrous relationships behind her to make a fresh start. Bruno, their gregarious and gorgeous baking supplier is secretly smitten with Zara - ticking every box on her New Year’s wish list.If only they can get them together for one experimental kiss under the mistletoe... They’ve even enlisted their customers’ help in their mission to wrap this budding romance up in all the jingle bells and whistles. How hard can it be? So, ho, ho VERY tricky, as it turns out... If you want to sponsor CJ Aggett on The Frontline 100k Walk, please visit here: https://events.soldierscharity.org/fundraisers/christopheraggett FOLLOW US ► Our website - https://www.thewritingcommunitychatshow.com ► Universal link - https://linktr.ee/TheWCCS ► Buy the show a coffee - https://www.buymeacoffee.com/TheWCCS ► Use hashtag #TheWritingCommunityChatShow or #TheWCCS on social media to keep us current. This show will only succeed with your support! ► Support us through #Patreon - https://www.patreon.com/WCCS?fan_landing=true ► For our #FIVERR affiliate link click here (we will earn a little from you signing up through our link and more if you use the service. We back this service and have used it with great results! - https://fvrr.co/32SB6cs ► For our PRO #WRITING AID affiliate link click here - https://prowritingaid.com/?afid=15286
01:03:46
December 09, 2021
Top writing tips from the writing community
Top writing tips from the writing community
Members of the #writingcommunity have joined forces to bring you 10 #writingtips that they feel are valuable to authors. Below you can see a list of the authors that have taken their time to give us their knowledge.  The #writing community and I thank you. CONTENTS 0:00 - Intro 0:54 - Terry Geo 1:30 - Louise Fein 3:08 - Dale Roberts 4:22 - Tina Baker 6:34 - Mario Dell'oli 8:45 - Nadine Matheson 9:38 - Brandon Morehouse 11.05 - N J Simmonds 13:41 - Tony Lee 16:10 - Matt Adcock FOLLOW US ► Our website - https://www.thewritingcommunitychatshow.com ► Universal link - https://linktr.ee/TheWCCS ► Buy the show a coffee - https://www.buymeacoffee.com/TheWCCS ► Use hashtag #TheWritingCommunityChatShow or #TheWCCS on social media to keep us current. This show will only succeed with your support! ► Support us through #Patreon - https://www.patreon.com/WCCS?fan_landing=true ► For our #FIVERR affiliate link click here (we will earn a little from you signing up through our link and more if you use the service. We back this service and have used it with great results! - https://fvrr.co/32SB6cs ► For our PRO #WRITING AID affiliate link click here - https://prowritingaid.com/?afid=15286
17:59
December 02, 2021
Geoff Petty Teaching Today & Teaching Better on The WCCS!
Geoff Petty Teaching Today & Teaching Better on The WCCS!
#GeoffreyPetty is one of Britain’s leading experts on #teaching methods. He is also an author and his #books, Teaching Today and Evidenced-based Teaching have been the inspiration for practicing teachers and those learning the trade worldwide. His book, The Little Gods Who Cooled the Earth’, is a free novel that has been shortlisted for the International Green Story Prize. This book addresses the issues of the ever-present #climatecrisis. You can download that book here: https://geoffpetty.com/?download=1&kccpid=1236&kcccount=https://geoffpetty.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/11/The-LIttle-Gods-Who-Cooled-The-Earth.epub_.zip In this show, we will discover who Geoff is, where his inspirations came from and we will be answering the questions you have for one of the world's best teachers. Plus, look at the link between being a teacher and an author. BECOME OUR FEATURED #AUTHOR OF THE MONTH WITH THE WCCS #BOOK CLUB!: https://raffall.com/268371/enter-raffle-to-win-the-wccs-book-club-hosted-by-christopher-aggett If you want to support host Christ on his Frontline 100k Walk, please visit here: https://events.soldierscharity.org/fundraisers/christopheraggett FOLLOW US ► Our website - https://www.thewritingcommunitychatshow.com ► Universal link - https://linktr.ee/TheWCCS ► Buy the show a coffee - https://www.buymeacoffee.com/TheWCCS ► Use hashtag #TheWritingCommunityChatShow or #TheWCCS on social media to keep us current. This show will only succeed with your support! ► Support us through #Patreon - https://www.patreon.com/WCCS?fan_landing=true ► For our #FIVERR affiliate link click here (we will earn a little from you signing up through our link and more if you use the service. We back this service and have used it with great results! - https://fvrr.co/32SB6cs ► For our PRO #WRITING AID affiliate link click here - https://prowritingaid.com/?afid=15286
35:37
November 25, 2021
Being an indie author. The WCCS & Writing Community discussion panel.
Being an indie author. The WCCS & Writing Community discussion panel.
Join us Live in the last week of Indie November... is that a thing? It is now! We will be celebrating all things indie, but in reality, we will be discussing genuine issues, thoughts and tactics that indie #authors face/use each day. You will most likely pick up some amazing tips and hear the harsh realities too. Guests: Mario Del'Ollio, Anna Mocikat, Jo Paulson, Ross Young, Halo Scott. BECOME OUR FEATURED AUTHOR OF THE MONTH WITH THE WCCS #BOOK CLUB!: https://raffall.com/268371/enter-raffle-to-win-the-wccs-book-club-hosted-by-christopher-aggett If you want support our host in his The Frontline 100k Walk, please visit here: https://events.soldierscharity.org/fundraisers/christopheraggett FOLLOW US ► Our website - https://www.thewritingcommunitychatshow.com ► Universal link - https://linktr.ee/TheWCCS ► Buy the show a coffee - https://www.buymeacoffee.com/TheWCCS ► Use hashtag #TheWritingCommunityChatShow or #TheWCCS on social media to keep us current. This show will only succeed with your support! ► Support us through #Patreon - https://www.patreon.com/WCCS?fan_landing=true ► For our #FIVERR affiliate link click here (we will earn a little from you signing up through our link and more if you use the service. We back this service and have used it with great results! - https://fvrr.co/32SB6cs ► For our PRO #WRITING AID affiliate link click here - https://prowritingaid.com/?afid=15286
01:13:26
November 18, 2021
Editing special with Tash Barsby & Lizzy Goudsmit Kay!
Editing special with Tash Barsby & Lizzy Goudsmit Kay!
Lizzy Goudsmit Kay is head of The Novelry editorial services and previously was a senior commissioning editor at Transworld Publishers, a division of Penguin Random House. Tash Barsby is Publishing Editor at The Novelry. She too worked a Transworld Publishers, as a commissioning editor who published the debut thriller from Sarah Pearse, The Sanatorium. Sarah Pearse was a previous guest on our show promoting that amazing novel. Between them, they have gained substantial knowledge when it comes to writing effective pitches, the editing process and help help to make manuscripts magnificent! If you want to know more about THE NOVELRY then click here - https://www.thenovelry.com/ (Don't forget to tell them The WCCS sent you!) BECOME OUR FEATURED AUTHOR OF THE MONTH WITH THE WCCS #BOOK CLUB!: https://raffall.com/268371/enter-raffle-to-win-the-wccs-book-club-hosted-by-christopher-aggett If you want to join in with The Frontline 100k Walk, alongside host CJAggett, or would like to sponsor him, please visit here: https://events.soldierscharity.org/fundraisers/christopheraggett FOLLOW US ► Our website - https://www.thewritingcommunitychatshow.com ► Universal link - https://linktr.ee/TheWCCS ► Buy the show a coffee - https://www.buymeacoffee.com/TheWCCS ► Use hashtag #TheWritingCommunityChatShow or #TheWCCS on social media to keep us current. This show will only succeed with your support! ► Support us through #Patreon - https://www.patreon.com/WCCS?fan_landing=true ► For our #FIVERR affiliate link click here (we will earn a little from you signing up through our link and more if you use the service. We back this service and have used it with great results! - https://fvrr.co/32SB6cs ► For our PRO #WRITING AID affiliate link click here - https://prowritingaid.com/?afid=15286
01:03:09
November 11, 2021
Author, Writer & The Novelry creative director, Katie Kahn.
Author, Writer & The Novelry creative director, Katie Kahn.
Katie Kahn is the #author of Hold Back The Stars and The Light Between Us. Hold Back The Start is currently being adapted for film by the producers of Arrival and Stranger Things! It has been described as ‘AN EDGE-OF-YOUR-SEAT TALE’ — by VOGUE. Katie has also a very impressive cv, having worked in film and television for over 13 years. Katie has worked at the BBC, UKTC, Channel 4, Paramount Pictures and Warner Bros. Katie also help writers with #writing a novel and more importantly, story structure. She does this at The Novelry where she is creative director. In this interview we will did into Katie's past, her current projects and her future. And we will also pick up tips for our next show where Tash & Lizzy from The Novelry, will look at your pitches and breakdown what it is that publishers look for. To enter your pitch for next weeks show, fill out this form: https://forms.gle/cySH51sbiwgfwW4m9 THE NOVELRY link:  https://www.thenovelry.com/ BECOME OUR FEATURED AUTHOR OF THE MONTH WITH THE WCCS #BOOK CLUB!: https://raffall.com/268371/enter-raffle-to-win-the-wccs-book-club-hosted-by-christopher-aggett If you want to support host CJAGGETT on The Frontline 100k Walk, sponsor him here: https://events.soldierscharity.org/fundraisers/christopheraggett FOLLOW US ► Our website - thewritingcommunitychatshow.com ► Universal link - https://linktr.ee/TheWCCS ► Buy the show a coffee - https://www.buymeacoffee.com/TheWCCS ► Use hashtag #TheWritingCommunityChatShow or #TheWCCS on social media to keep us current. This show will only succeed with your support! ► Support us through #Patreon - https://www.patreon.com/WCCS?fan_landing=true ► For our #FIVERR affiliate link click here (we will earn a little from you signing up through our link and more if you use the service. We back this service and have used it with great results! - https://fvrr.co/32SB6cs ► For our PRO #WRITING AID affiliate link click here - https://prowritingaid.com/?afid=15286
01:04:56
November 04, 2021
The WCCS HALLOWEEN Panel Show! 2021
The WCCS HALLOWEEN Panel Show! 2021
HAPPY HALLOWEEN! The WCCS panel show is back! Happy #Halloween #horror fans! The WCCS panel show was a blast. 6 indie authors from the #WritingCommunity joined me to battle for glory. The BOYS Vs the GIRLS! Who won? Well, you will have to watch it to find out! I thank each guest for their time, effort and spectacular acting! Anna Mocikat, Jo Paulson, Anya Pavelle, Matt Adcock, Anders Kingsley & Terry Geo! IF YOU WOULD LIKE TO SUPPORT & SPONSOR HOST CJ AGGETT FOR THE FRONTLINE 100K WALK, PLEASE VISIT HERE: https://events.soldierscharity.org/fundraisers/christopheraggett FOLLOW US  ► Our website - https://www.thewritingcommunitychatshow.com ► Universal link - https://linktr.ee/TheWCCS ► Buy the show a coffee - https://www.buymeacoffee.com/TheWCCS ► Use hashtag #TheWritingCommunityChatShow or #TheWCCS on social media to keep us current. This show will only succeed with your support! ► Support us through #Patreon - https://www.patreon.com/WCCS?fan_landing=true ► For our #FIVERR affiliate link click here (we will earn a little from you signing up through our link and more if you use the service. We back this service and have used it with great results! - https://fvrr.co/32SB6cs ► For our PRO #WRITING AID affiliate link click here - https://prowritingaid.com/?afid=15286
01:00:01
October 30, 2021
The WCCS Book launch with BL Cagle.
The WCCS Book launch with BL Cagle.
This is the first ever WCCS book launch show. This new format allows indie authors to promote their books on or around launch day. Brandy's book, Dreams of Darkness and Desire, has already had many brilliant beta reader reviews and there is demand for book 2 pre release of book 1! This is very promising. As is Dreams of Darkness being compared to the smash hit Inception! Read the blur below and pick up her book today! The WCCS, TOGETHER AS ONE, WE GET IT DONE!  Dreams of Darkness and Desire: Kira Lockwood has moved in with her best friend, developed a loving relationship with her boyfriend, and is excelling in her dance classes. Everything was perfect until she is suddenly plagued by unusual dreams and nightmares. And to make things more complicated, the man who haunts those very dreams has just moved in down the street. Their attraction is undeniable, but she struggles to understand why he torments her at night while she sleeps. Her dreams are erotic, shifting from seduction to drowning, burial, and abduction in the span of seconds. But dreams aren’t real…or are they? Blake Michaelson is a handsome and powerful centuries-old warlock. He and his three brothers have moved to New Orleans in search of one thing - Kira Lockwood. Though she does not know it, she is a descendent of the first Supra Virtutem, a witch with the ability to harness the ultimate power. He and his brothers have spent a lifetime, hunting others like them, and claiming their magic as their own. To ensure their immortality, Blake must complete the Order of Three: claim her body, take her blood, and end her life. Kira will not ascend and harness her power until her 21st birthday but her magic lives within her and her light recognizes the darkness. Will the power within her be enough to save her? Or will Blake complete his mission and steal her power before she steals his heart? The book link: https://amzn.to/3b8zJL4 Brandy's website: https://t.co/a2aZ8jiFt1?amp=1 The WCCS #Book launch show is a free promotion tool for indie #authors. However, donations are encouraged as a thank you and to keep the show going. See below for a list of ways to support the show!  FOLLOW US  ► Our website - https://www.thewritingcommunitychatshow.com ► Universal link - https://linktr.ee/TheWCCS ► Buy the show a coffee - https://www.buymeacoffee.com/TheWCCS ► Use hashtag TheWritingCommunityChatShow or #TheWCCS on social media to keep us current. This show will only succeed with your support! ► Support us through Patreon - https://www.patreon.com/WCCS?fan_landing=true ► For our FIVERR affiliate link click here (we will earn a little from you signing up through our link and more if you use the service. We back this service and have used it with great results! - https://fvrr.co/32SB6cs ► For our PRO #WRITING AID affiliate link click here - https://prowritingaid.com/?afid=15286
16:48
October 26, 2021
Author, film reviewer & blog editor Matt Adcock joins Chris on The WCCS!
Author, film reviewer & blog editor Matt Adcock joins Chris on The WCCS!
You may know Matt Adcock from Twitter handle @Cleric20, a nod to his best selling #cybernoir thriller. If not, Matt is a great writing community member who is supportive of others and really leads the way when it comes to #bookmarketing and #booksales. Complete Darkness became an Amazon best-seller under Christian Futuristic Fiction and he continues to show great examples of how to make a story more than a book! We all could learn a lot from this interview. Complete Darkness: For centuries many have pondered the prospect of an afterlife and feared what came to be known as ‘hell’. In the near future, we map the elusive ‘dark matter’ around us, only to find out that it is hell itself, and it is very real… As the satanic President Razour attempts to bring forward Armageddon to prevent humanity repenting, the fate of us all rests in the hands of Cleric20, a hedonistic loner with a chequered past, and his robot sidekick, GiX. An action-packed literary shock to the senses that mixes flights of comic fantasy with bouts of brutal violence. Mankind’s only hope seems to be having a very bad day. Can Cleric20 halt Razour’s devilish plans after an experimental bioweapon deployed to kill him accidentally gives him superpowers? Has the Devil inadvertently created a hero who could actually stop him? Little can prepare you for this spiritually-charged, cyber-noir thrill ride. PLEASE SUPPORT MATTS PROJECT ON KICKSTARTER! https://t.co/SxEKC7Qijl?amp=1 IF YOU WOULD LIKE TO SUPPORT & SPONSOR HOST CJ AGGETT FOR THE FRONTLINE 100K WALK, PLEASE VISIT HERE: https://events.soldierscharity.org/fundraisers/christopheraggett FOLLOW US  ► Our website - https://www.thewritingcommunitychatshow.com ► Universal link - https://linktr.ee/TheWCCS ► Buy the show a coffee - https://www.buymeacoffee.com/TheWCCS ► Use hashtag #TheWritingCommunityChatShow or #TheWCCS on social media to keep us current. This show will only succeed with your support! ► Support us through #Patreon - https://www.patreon.com/WCCS?fan_landing=true ► For our #FIVERR affiliate link click here (we will earn a little from you signing up through our link and more if you use the service. We back this service and have used it with great results! - https://fvrr.co/32SB6cs ► For our PRO #WRITING AID affiliate link click here - https://prowritingaid.com/?afid=15286
01:09:02
October 21, 2021
ISZI LAWRENCE on The WCCS!
ISZI LAWRENCE on The WCCS!
Tonight's guest is ISZI LAWRENCE! She is a writer, comedian, podcaster and History presenter. She has works credited on Netflix, BBC radio xtra, BBC radio 1 & BBC Radio 4’s flag ship show, Making History (with Tom Holland). Before COVID restrictions, she performed bespoke History shows at events for The British Science Festival & she also runs workshops for academic institutions & schools teaching people to be engaging public speakers. She has hosted many podcasts including her latest witch is about Dinosaurs called Terrible Lizards with Dr Dave Hone. She has written The Unstoppable Letty Pegg (historic children's fiction book in 2020 and her next novel, Billie Swift Takes Flight was out this September. BILLIE SWIFT TAKES FLIGHT HISTORICAL FICTION AGES 8+ It is 1942. Billie witnesses a Spitfire crash, but when she returns to the site, the plane has disappeared. She infiltrates the local airfield, and is mistaken for a cadet. Will Billie tell the truth and get thrown out of flying school? Can she save the life, of her favourite chicken who has stopped laying eggs? Is one of her fellow ATA pilots a Nazi spy?! BECOME OUR FEATURED AUTHOR OF THE MONTH WITH THE WCCS #BOOK CLUB!: https://www.thewritingcommunitychatshow.com/the-wccs-book-club If you want to join in with The Frontline 100k Walk, alongside host CJAggett, or would like to sponsor him, please visit here: https://events.soldierscharity.org/fundraisers/christopheraggett FOLLOW US ► Our website - https://www.thewritingcommunitychatshow.com ► Universal link - https://linktr.ee/TheWCCS ► Buy the show a coffee - https://www.buymeacoffee.com/TheWCCS ► Use hashtag #TheWritingCommunityChatShow or #TheWCCS on social media to keep us current. This show will only succeed with your support! ► Support us through #Patreon - https://www.patreon.com/WCCS?fan_landing=true ► For our #FIVERR affiliate link click here (we will earn a little from you signing up through our link and more if you use the service. We back this service and have used it with great results! - https://fvrr.co/32SB6cs ► For our PRO #WRITING AID affiliate link click here - https://prowritingaid.com/?afid=15286
01:04:32
October 06, 2021
The Brooklyn Book Festival Indie Spotlight Show!
The Brooklyn Book Festival Indie Spotlight Show!
Queer Indie and The Writing Community Chat Show are teaming up in an attempt to talk and showcase all things indie. As part of the #BrooklynBookFestival schedule, we will be discussing being an indie #author, the struggles, the wins, how to write diversity without offending and much more. This will be a live show. We welcome your live engagement and questions. The Brooklyn Book Festival: "Mission Statement: The mission of the Brooklyn Book Festival is to celebrate published literature and nurture a literary cultural community through programming that cultivates and connects readers of diverse ages and backgrounds with local, national and international authors, publishers and booksellers. To this end, the Brooklyn Book Festival develops original programming that is hip, smart, diverse, inclusive and collaborative and presents free and low-cost public events including the Brooklyn Book Festival, Children’s Day and Bookend events. The Brooklyn #Book Festival is New York City’s largest free literary festival and connects readers with local, national and international authors and publishers during the course of a celebratory literary week. The Festival presents original programming and enthusiastically welcomes New York City’s cross cultural book readers as well as national and international attendees. The Festival is known for fostering creative dialogue among the authors, presenting new literary voices as well as established authors, and for serving the literary community by providing a highly visible platform for the work of authors and publishers. The Brooklyn Book Festival was launched in 2006 as a one-day event to address the need for a free, major literary event that embraced the diverse constituencies of New York City. It has since grown to include 8 days of city-wide Bookend events, its flagship Festival Day with 300 authors and a Literary Marketplace with 250 independent and major publishers, and the BKBF Children’s Day that celebrates childhood reading. The Festival’s credo is “hip, smart and diverse”. This year’s dates are September 28 – October 5." BECOME OUR FEATURED AUTHOR OF THE MONTH WITH THE WCCS #BOOK CLUB!: https://www.thewritingcommunitychatshow.com/the-wccs-book-club If you want to join in with The Frontline 100k Walk, alongsid