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Bianca Marais, Carly Watters and CeCe Lyra
The Shit No One Tells You About Writing
This is a podcast for emerging writers who want to improve the quality of their work and learn more about the publishing industry. Your one host, Bianca Marais (the bestselling author of 'The Witches of Moonshyne Manor') interviews authors, agents, editors and just about anyone and everyone who's involved in bringing a book to market. She's joined by her cohosts, literary agents Carly Watters and CeCe Lyra from P.S. Literary Agency, who read and critique query letters as well as opening pages in their Books with Hooks segment. Expect good advice, honest insights, and a few laughs along the...
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4.9 stars from 670 ratings
This Podcast is AMAZING!
I stumbled onto this podcast and boy am I glad I did!! This is absolutely one of the best writing podcasts I've found. The advice Bianca, Cecelia and Karly share mixed with the incredible interviews with authors and editors is FANTASTIC!! Love it!Read full review »
bookville via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 05/31/23
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TLDR: The expertise offered from the hosts is absolutely outstanding. I’ve learned a lot from their on air manuscript critiques and their interviews with other authors and publishing professionals. I think this a great podcast for a very particular demographic of writers: authors interested in...Read full review »
LilMermaid64 via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 05/29/23
I’ve learned so much!
Thanks to the ladies for their generosity in sharing all sorts of tips, tricks and valuable information and feedback on all things writing, querying and publishing!
DLR5628 via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 05/25/23
Recent Episodes
In today’s episode, we’re rolling out a new format wherein our guest authors will help Bianca, Carly, and CeCe critique submissions. We’re starting with Carly’s client, Mai Nguyen, author of Sunshine Nails. In this episode, we discuss great query letters; YA word count ranges; world building and...
Published 06/01/23
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Published 05/29/23
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