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Kobo Writing Life Podcast – Episode 072 – Affinity Konar

Described as “One of the most harrowing, powerful, and imaginative books of the year” Affinity Konar’s MISCHLING is a novel about twin sisters fighting to survive the evils of World War II. As part of the experimental population of twins known as Mengele’s Zoo, the girls experience privileges and horrors unknown to others, and they find themselves changed, stripped of

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Kobo Writing Life Podcast – Episode 071 – Robert Harris

Executive Vice President of Publisher Relations and Content at Kobo, Pieter Swinkels introduces a “Kobo in Conversation” interview of Robert Harris about his latest book, Conclave. (As an interesting aside, Pieter was, at one time, Robert’s publisher in the Netherlands). Robert is interviewed by Toronto pop culture columnist, film journalist and television personality, Johanna Schneller. In the interview Johanna and

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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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How Pinterest Helps Me Research That Next Book AND Build My Author Brand

Bestselling historical romance author Lucinda Brant has become an all-star Pinterest user. Over the last four years, she has gained almost 15,000 followers by pinning everything from 18th century fashion to “power paunches.” She also uses private boards to pin various photos and articles as she researches each novel, and makes the board public once the novel is published as

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Kobo Writing Life Podcast – Episode 024 with Kathy Reichs

This podcast includes the full and unabridged audio of the Kobo in Conversation interview with Kathy Reichs conducted by Bob Ramsay and hosted by Kobo’s Senior Director of Communications Tracy Nesdoly. The interview covers the following: The “Big Bang Break” that happens in an investigation – that one moment when realization explodes and the search hurdles forward on the right trajectory. The

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