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Explore the expanding universe of indie books. Discover your next read or learn the ins and outs of indie publishing with Emma G. Rose and Shelley Shearer.

Emma G. Rose is the owner of Imperative Press Books, a publishing house that amplifies niche voices. She is also the author of contemporary fantasy and mythological weirdness, including Nothing's Ever Lost and Near-Life Experience.

Shelley Shearer is a writer of cozy mysteries and urban fantasy. Her first novel, Menace at Meeple Manor, the first of the Board Game Mystery Series is coming soon.

Find out more at ImperativePressBooks.com

Indie Book Talk Emma and Shelley

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Explore the expanding universe of indie books. Discover your next read or learn the ins and outs of indie publishing with Emma G. Rose and Shelley Shearer.

Emma G. Rose is the owner of Imperative Press Books, a publishing house that amplifies niche voices. She is also the author of contemporary fantasy and mythological weirdness, including Nothing's Ever Lost and Near-Life Experience.

Shelley Shearer is a writer of cozy mysteries and urban fantasy. Her first novel, Menace at Meeple Manor, the first of the Board Game Mystery Series is coming soon.

Find out more at ImperativePressBooks.com

    What is Bookshop.org: For Indie Authors and Indie Publishers

    What is Bookshop.org: For Indie Authors and Indie Publishers

    Bookshop.org might sound like a dangerous idea--An ecommerce platform to sell books. Sounds familiar right? The twist is that every book sold supports indie bookstores and indie booksellers. This episode of the Indie Book Talk podcast isn't an ad, it's a PSA. If you're a book lover, book seller, reviewer, or author, you want to know about bookshop.org.  Bookshop.org is awesome. 



    the site: https://bookshop.org/

    Emma's Storefront: https://bookshop.org/shop/ImperativeBooks

    • 24 min
    Dave Baker And Nicole Goux Love Indie Comics

    Dave Baker And Nicole Goux Love Indie Comics

    Dave Baker drew Nicole Goux into the world of indie comics more than six years ago. Together they've written and drawn dozens of books, and attended hundreds of conventions. Hear how their indie adventures drew the attention of Dark Horse, D.C., and Simon and Schuster.

    More about Dave: heydavebaker.com

    More about Nicole: nicolegoux.com

    Their new book, Everyone is Tulip, launches June 16th. 

    • 25 min
    Adventure Riot: On-Air Critique

    Adventure Riot: On-Air Critique

    Two more brave writers have shared their work with us, and we're going to critique it on air for you.  Think of it as a virtual writer's group. Like this critique? Want to share your stories? Visit our podcast page at imperativepressbooks.com

    Thank you to Amanda Sharp and Amelia Loken for sharing their first chapters with us. 

    Amelia has a book coming out in 2022, follow her on Instagram @amelialoken

    • 27 min
    Elissa Dickey Author of the Speed of Light Talks Amazon Publishing

    Elissa Dickey Author of the Speed of Light Talks Amazon Publishing

    We talk to Elissa Dickey about being published by an Amazon imprint (no we're not talking about KDP). Her mission to help people understand life with MS.
    Her website: https://elissaadickey.wordpress.com/

    • 23 min
    Book Review: The Sense of Death by Matty Dalrymple

    Book Review: The Sense of Death by Matty Dalrymple

    Emma and Shelley compare their reactions to The Sense of Death: An Anne Kinnear Mystery Thriller from Matty Dalrymple. The first book in her Ann Kinnear series. 

    Spoiler alert! They loved it. 

    Learn more about Matty: https://www.mattydalrymple.com/

    Get the book: https://www.amazon.com/dp/B00GW9DUVY/

    • 17 min
    Demon & Doe: On Air Critique

    Demon & Doe: On Air Critique

    Two brave souls sent in their writing...and we critiqued it. Think of this as a virtual writer's group.

    Featuring: 

    The Gracelynn Doe by V. George & Demon Curse by Marie Flynn

    Like this critique? Want to share your stories? Visit our podcast page at imperativepressbooks.com

    • 22 min

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