My ALLi author guest this week is Benedict Brown, a crime fiction author who started out writing for children. He loved the creative freedom that came with writing books for kids. He found out the hard way that it's a very competitive market for traditionally published children's authors. That's when he discovered self-publishing and he turned to a life of crime … well, crime fiction. It was there that he found success. Benedict Brown tells us his story.
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Inspirational Indie Authors Podcast: Benedict Brown Interview
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Inspirational Indie Authors Podcast: About the Author Benedict Brown
Benedict Brown is a Welsh-Irish-Englishman originally from South London but now living with his French/Spanish wife and decidedly European infant daughter in Burgos, a beautiful city in the north of Spain. He writes overlooking the Castilian countryside, trying not to be distracted by the vultures, hawks and red kites that fly past his window each day. He grew up in a crime fiction family and had made a few half-hearted attempts at writing one over the years before coming up with the idea for his detective Izzy Palmer. You can find Benedict on his website.
Inspirational Indie Authors Podcast: About the Host Howard Lovy
Howard Lovy has been a journalist for more than 30 years, and has spent the last eight years amplifying the voices of independent publishers and authors. He works with authors as a book editor to prepare their work to be published. Howard is also a freelance writer specializing in Jewish issues whose work appears regularly in Publishers Weekly, the Jewish Daily Forward, and Longreads. Find Howard at howardlovy.com, LinkedIn and Twitter.
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