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Podcast – A writing resource on Writing that Second Novel

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Sharon Thompson

On May 17th, Andrea Mara guest-hosted on our #WritersWise tweet-chat, discussing, ‘Writing that Second Novel.’

There is a summary of the discussion in pod-cast form here;


The chat took an hour and was structured around four questions.

T1 Is the second novel really very challenging?

T2.Do readers expect more of the same or want something different?

T3.What are the pitfalls when writing a second book?

T4. Is the book promotion side of it easier second time around?

You can pop in during the hour –

The full, fun transcript of the hour long live-chat can be found here;


The next chat is with Paul Dunphy on the 31st May and is about ‘How to use twitter effectively as a writer.’ Details are available on http://www.writerswise1.wordpress.com  Everyone is welcome and we will put together a few pointers from the chat for writing.ie, but please join us on twitter, on the 31st May 9-10pm GMT under #WritersWise. www.writerswise1.wordpress.com

There is a summary of the discussion in pod-cast form here; http://www.podbean.com/media/share/pb-7krvh-91819d

Sharon Thompson is the co-founder of #WritersWise and her debut crime novel, ‘The Abandoned’ was published by Bloodhound Books UK on 25th Jan 2018. ‘The Abandoned’ www.goo.gl/gktVqK

It launched at #1 in Kindle Irish Crime Fiction. Bloodhound have signed her for a further two crime novels and some of her other manuscripts are on submission, through her agent Trace Literary Agency.

Sharon lives in Donegal, Ireland and writes crime fiction, short stories and commercial fiction. Sharon’s short stories have been published in various on-line magazines and she writes anything she can! Her blog and free digital magazine are available on her website. She writes anything she can and has founded an online writing group called #indulgeinwriting. http://www.Indulgeinwriting.wordpress.com will help you build your writing life.

On Sunday mornings, Sharon’s regular column is on Woman’s Words with Donegal Woman website and Facebook. http://www.donegalwoman.ie/author/sharon-thompson/

Sharon also founded #Indulgeinbooks on stylish woman’s website, Indulgeme.ie https://indulgeme.ie/indulgeinbooks-7-new-books-may-2018/

Find Sharon on http://www.sharontwriter.com and @sharontwriter.

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