WPC-150 - Thrillers as Satire with Rick Pullen

WPC-150 - Thrillers as Satire with Rick Pullen

Rick Pullen is a novelist, award-winning investigative reporter and magazine editor. His 2016 thriller, Naked Ambition, about a reporter investigating a corrupt presidential candidate, became a bestseller. The Apprentice is his latest release. In 2018, newspaper reporter Beck Rikki returns as she sets out to discover the Naked Truth, the sequel to Naked Ambition. Pullen is a member of the Folio 100—the 100 most influential people in magazine publishing—and was a finalist for Editor of the Year.


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WPC-149 - Fantasy Writing Career with Michelle Madow

WPC-149 - Fantasy Writing Career with Michelle Madow

Michelle Madow is a USA Today bestselling author of fast paced fantasy novels that will leave you turning the pages wanting more! She grew up in Maryland and now lives in Florida. Some of her favorite things are: reading, traveling, pizza, time travel, Broadway musicals, and spending time with friends and family. Someday, she hopes to travel the world for a year on a cruise ship.​​​​​​​ 


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WPC-148 - Paranormal Inspiration with Heather Hildenbrand

WPC-148 - Paranormal Inspiration with Heather Hildenbrand

Heather Hildenbrand was born and raised in a small town in northern Virginia where she was homeschooled through high school. (She's only slightly socially awkward as a result.) She writes paranormal and contemporary romance with plenty of abs and angst. Her most frequent hobbies are riding motorcycles and avoiding killer slugs.


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WPC-147 - Freewriting with Adam Leeb

WPC-147 - Freewriting with Adam Leeb

Adam Leeb is the Cofounder of Astrohaus, the makers of the Freewrite Distraction-Free writing tool. He is a product designer and mechanical engineer (MIT graduate)


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WPC-146 - Wins of the Father with Beau L'Amour

WPC-146 - Wins of the Father with Beau L'Amour

Beau L'Amour was born in Los Angeles, California. His father was Louis L'Amour, a well known author of magazine and paperback fiction. His mother was Katherine Adams, the daughter of a silent movie actress and a southern California real estate developer. Throughout a good deal of his youth Beau lived in West Hollywood, an unincorporated section of Los Angeles county, known as a center of counter-culture and beatnik life. He grew up surrounded by his parents eclectic and eccentric group of friends; Austrian philosophers, American Indians, FBI agents, members of the Hollywood Ten, Eastern European refugees, Thai aristocracy, mysteriously talented dealers in primitive art and a wide array of writers, from Ray Bradbury to Jim Thompson. 


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WPC-145 - Explosive Author Marketing with Jonny Andrews

WPC-145 - Explosive Author Marketing with Jonny Andrews

With over 15 years in online marketing experience Jonny Andrews has been in digital publishing before Amazon released the Kindle.


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WPC-144 - Relaunching with Bryan Cohen

WPC-144 - Relaunching with Bryan Cohen

Bryan Cohen is a two-time USA Today bestselling author with over 40 books and 100,000 copies sold. He's also the head copywriter at Best Page Forward, a book description service, and he's the co-host of The Sell More Books Show, a weekly publishing industry news show.


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WPC-143 - From Indie to Traditional with Alisse Lee Goldenberg

WPC-143 - From Indie to Traditional with Alisse Lee Goldenberg

Alisse Lee Goldenberg is an award winning author of Horror, Young Adult Paranormal Romance, and Young Adult Fantasy fiction. She is currently working on three series: The Sitnalta Series, The Dybbuk Scrolls, and The Bath Salts Journals (co-authored with An Tran). She has her Bachelors of Education and a Fine Arts degree, and has studied fantasy and folk lore since she was a child. Alisse is also a screenwriter and playwright living in Toronto with her husband Brian, and their triplets Joseph, Phillip, and Hailey.


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WPC-142 - Author anywhere with Michael La Ronn

WPC-142 - Author anywhere with Michael La Ronn

Michael La Ronn is the author of over 30 science fiction & fantasy books including the Android X series, Modern Necromancy series, and the Galaxy Mavericks series. He writes from the great plains of Iowa and has perfected the art of balancing writing with a full-time job and family, writing 5-7 books per year.


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WPC-141 - Thrillers and History Matters with Steve Berry

WPC-141 - Thrillers and History Matters with Steve Berry

Steve Berry is the New York Times and #1 internationally bestselling author of 13 Cotton Malone adventures and 4 stand-alone thrillers. His books have been translated into 40 languages with over 22,000,000 copies in 51 countries. They consistently appear in the top echelon of The New York Times, USA Today, and Indie bestseller lists.


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WPC-140 - Archaeological Thrillers or The Importance of Being Ernest Dempsey

WPC-140 - Archaeological Thrillers or The Importance of Being Ernest Dempsey

USA Today Bestselling action/adventure author Ernest Dempsey writes page-turning archaeological thrillers. Ernest currently splits time in his hometown of Chattanooga, Tennessee and Atlanta, Georgia. Despite having degrees in Psychology and Counseling, Ernest always enjoyed creating stories, has perpetually been fascinated by the ancient world, and can often be found reading books and watching television shows related to history.


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WPC-139 - Werecats in a No-Werewolf Zone with Mark Engels

WPC-139 - Werecats in a No-Werewolf Zone with Mark Engels

Boyhood interests in trains and electronics fostered Mark's career as an electrical engineer, designing and commissioning signal and communications systems for railroads and rail transit agencies across the United States. Along the way Mark indulged his writing desire by authoring articles for rail and transit industry trade magazines. Coupled with Mark's long-time membership in anime, manga and anthropomorphic fandoms, he took up writing genre fiction. Growing up in Michigan, never far from his beloved Great Lakes, Mark and his wife today make their home in Wisconsin with their son and a dog who naps beside him as he writes.  He is a member of Allied Authors of Wisconsin and the Furry Writers' Guild.


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WPC-138 - Twitter for Authors with Jesper Schmidt

WPC-138 - Twitter for Authors with Jesper Schmidt

Jesper Schmidt is a fantasy author, living in Denmark, but has a Finnish sauna to thank for getting into writing. 


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WPC-137 - Taking Risks with Joe and Kait Russo

WPC-137 - Taking Risks with Joe and Kait Russo

Joe & Kait Russo are full-time travelers, living in a travel van with their husky, Leo, as they travel the country to see what adventures they can find. Their popular YouTube channel, We're the Russos, informs thousands of would-be travelers about the ins, outs, and in-betweens of life on the road.


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WPC-136 - Writers on a train with J Thorn

WPC-136 - Writers on a train with J Thorn

J. Thorn is a Top 100 Most Popular Author in Horror, Science Fiction, Action & Adventure and Fantasy (Amazon Author Rank). He has published over one million words and has sold more than 170,000 books worldwide. In March of 2014 Thorn held the #5 position in Horror alongside his childhood idols Dean Koontz and Stephen King (at #4 and #2 respectively). He is an official, active member of the Horror Writers Association and a member of the Great Lakes Association of Horror Writers.


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WPC-135 - Building author trust with Tim Knox

WPC-135 - Building author trust with Tim Knox

Tim Knox is a bestselling author of over a dozen books in the fiction and nonfiction genres, the ghostwriter of over 100 books, editor, author coach, and digital publishing expert. 


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WPC-134 - A fit writing career with Dale Roberts

WPC-134 - A fit writing career with Dale Roberts

Dale L. Roberts is an accomplished self-published author, former personal trainer and YouTube content creator. While he loves to read and write, Dale’s greatest passions include spending time with his wife and cat, watching wrestling and making funny videos.


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WPC-133 - You can't edit a blank page with Chuck Manley

WPC-133 - You can't edit a blank page with Chuck Manley

C.Steven Manley has been and done quite a few things in his life. Now, he writes books and tries in vain to keep up with his children. 


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WPC-132 - Going Full Time with Nick Thacker

WPC-132 - Going Full Time with Nick Thacker

Nick is an action-adventure thriller novelist, who writes the types of books he likes to read. That means you won’t find anything boring, slow, or sappy in his stories. People have described his work as “airplane books." Nick was born in Connecticut, grew up in Texas, and lives in Colorado with his wife, two children, three dogs, and a tortoise. He loves snow, drinking whiskey by the fireplace while it’s snowing, and writing books by candlelight while a thick layer of snow piles up outside.


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WPC-131 - Getting Military Right with Andrew Watts

WPC-131 - Getting Military Right with Andrew Watts

Andrew Watts graduated from the US Naval Academy in 2003 and served as a naval officer and helicopter pilot until 2013. During that time, he flew counter-narcotic missions in the Eastern Pacific and counter-piracy missions off the Horn of Africa. He was a flight instructor in Pensacola, FL, and helped to run ship and flight operations while embarked on a nuclear aircraft carrier deployed in the Middle East. Today, he lives with his family in Ohio. 


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