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Hi! I’m Jed Herne, author of the fantasy books, Fires of the Dead and Across the Broken Stars. Each episode I analyse a story to help you become a better writer. Sometimes I also interview other authors. New episodes go live every 2nd Tuesday at 8am Perth time.
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The Novel Analyst Podcast: Creative Writing Advice & Author Interviews Jed Herne

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    • 4.3, 3 Ratings

Hi! I’m Jed Herne, author of the fantasy books, Fires of the Dead and Across the Broken Stars. Each episode I analyse a story to help you become a better writer. Sometimes I also interview other authors. New episodes go live every 2nd Tuesday at 8am Perth time.
jedherne.com
novelanalyst.com

    55. [Book Review] Shadows of Self - Mistborn 5 - by Brandon Sanderson

    55. [Book Review] Shadows of Self - Mistborn 5 - by Brandon Sanderson

    My in-depth thoughts on Shadows of Self (Mistborn, #5) by Brandon Sanderson.

    Email: jed@jedherne.com

    Booknest Reviews: https://booknest.eu/review-2/jed


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    • 11 min
    Q & A with Jed - why I write fantasy, why did I self-publish, and the state of the fantasy genre

    Q & A with Jed - why I write fantasy, why did I self-publish, and the state of the fantasy genre

    I was recently interviewed by Lavender Lass Books about Across the Broken Stars - my entry into this year's Self-Published Fantasy Book-Off, run by Mark Lawrence. This episode is the audio version of that interview. Enjoy!



    Twitter: @JedHerne

    Email: jed(at)jedherne.com




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    • 17 min
    54. [Interview] Gabriel Bergmoser talks about The Hunted, adapting his book into a major movie, and how to write gripping stories

    54. [Interview] Gabriel Bergmoser talks about The Hunted, adapting his book into a major movie, and how to write gripping stories

    Gabriel Bergmoser and I sat down to discuss The Hunted (his latest thriller novel) in depth. This is the third time I've interviewed him, and somehow he keeps getting better. The Hunted is my favourite book of his and it was enthralling to dive into the mind of its creator. Enjoy!   

    Buy The Hunted here:  https://www.gabrielbergmoser.com/novels.html  

    @gobergmoser 

    www.gabrielbergmoser.com  

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    Let me know what you thought on twitter: 

    @jedherne  

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    And if you'd like to try my own books, check out Fires of the Dead - a fast-paced fantasy novella, perfect for fans of The Hunted: https://jedherne.com/firesofthedead/


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    • 1 hr 39 min
    Q & A with Jed Herne - My favourite character, the books that inspired me to start writing, and more

    Q & A with Jed Herne - My favourite character, the books that inspired me to start writing, and more

    I recently did a live video in the Grimdark Fantasy Readers & Writers group, answering Qs about my writing. It was a lot of fun! Here's the audio replay - enjoy!

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    And if you have any other questions, I love talking with you listeners - email me at:

    jed(at)jedherne.com


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    • 27 min
    53. [Interview] Rob J. Hayes – Writing a Fantasy Trilogy, Overcoming Doubts, and The War Eternal

    53. [Interview] Rob J. Hayes – Writing a Fantasy Trilogy, Overcoming Doubts, and The War Eternal

    I chat with Rob for the second time to discuss his latest grimdark fantasy trilogy, The War Eternal. The trilogy follows Eska, a young magician struggling to reconcile her urges for revenge with her longing for human connection. The books include:


    Along the Razor’s Edge
    The Lessons Never Learned
    From Cold Ashes Risen

    We also talk about overcoming doubts, Rob’s techniques for building captivating fantasy worlds, and which of his characters he’d share isolation with. Enjoy!

    Show Notes:

    My BookNest review of The Lessons Never Learned: https://bit.ly/jedreviews

    Rob’s twitter: @RoboftheHayes

    Rob’s facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TheHeresyWithin

    Rob’s blog: http://www.robjhayes.co.uk/

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    My twitter: @JedHerne


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    • 1 hr 1 min
    52. [Interview} S. Andrew Swann - Lessons learned from publishing 26 fantasy and sci-fi books

    52. [Interview} S. Andrew Swann - Lessons learned from publishing 26 fantasy and sci-fi books

    S. Andrew Swann is the pen name of Steven Swiniarski. He has published over 26 novels since 1993. His recent works include Sword of the Slayer – an interactive fiction story from Choice of Games.   

    Show Notes:  

    Steven's website: sandrewswann.com

    Twitter: @SAndrewSwann 

    Facebook: facebook.com/sandrewswann

    Sword of the Slayer: choiceofgames.com/sword-of-the-slayer

    Steven's favorite books: 

    - American Gods 

    - Jim Butcher's Dresden Files 

    - Peter F. Hamilton's books 

    - Hyperion 

    - The Fireman by Joe Hill


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    • 51 min

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