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Kobo Writing Life Podcast – Episode 75 – The Top 5 Things Successful Kobo Authors Have in Common

Instead of the regular interview with an author or industry person, episode 75 of the KWL Podcast features Kobo Writing Life Director Mark Lefebvre pausing to look at some of the most successful Kobo Writing Life authors on Kobo from the past year. Looking at some of the recently posted stats regarding the Top KWL Titles and Authors from 2016,

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Top 25 Bestselling KWL Titles from 2016

Self-Published titles at Kobo represent nearly 1 in every 4 books sold in the English language for 2016. To spotlight some of the highest selling titles by UNIT for 2016, we present the top-selling 25 titles published through Kobo Writing Life by UNIT sales. Mystery/Thriller/Suspense titles led the way in 2016, but Romance, always a strong selling category, remains quite

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Kobo Writing Life Podcast – Episode 061 – Peter James

Episode 61 features an interview with Peter James, an international best-selling British writer of crime fiction, which took place at Kobo’s HQ in June 2016 in front of a live audience. Peter is interviewed by KWL Director Mark Lefebvre. In their discussion, Peter and Mark talk about: Peter’s work on the Canadian children’s television program Polka Dot Door in Toronto

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Kobo Writing Life Podcast – Episode 056 – Weapons in Fiction with J. Daniel Sawyer

Mark Lefebvre, Director of Kobo Writing Life, interviews author, podcaster, film-maker, photographer and audio-book producer, J. Daniel Sawyer. In the interview, Mark and Daniel discuss: Dan’s publishing production schedule which include 5 books currently in the queue, 8 mysteries in a single series (The Clarke Lantham Mysteries) 6 science fiction books spread across two different series (The Antithesis Progression &

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Can you revive a series a decade later?

By Libby Fischer Hellmann My latest thriller, Jump Cut, is the fifth Ellie Foreman mystery, and it’s been ten years since the fourth one came out. Ellie will tell you she’s been on an extended vacation, but I wasn’t so sure. I had to evaluate whether it was possible to bring back a series, a lead character, and her “supporting

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