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An Interview with the Janney Family

A conversation with the three most important people on earth. http://alanjanney.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/07/Janney-Family-7_22_17-12.01-PM.mp3Podcast: Play in new window |...

Episode 2 – Aleron Kong

The father of Lit RPG AND a full-time physician.  An amazing man. http://alanjanney.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/07/Aleron-Kong-7_15_17-9.52-PM.mp3Podcast: Play in new window |...

Episode 3 – Todd Hodges

Science fiction best seller and rule breaker, T. Ellery Hodges. http://alanjanney.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/07/Todd-Hodges-7_15_17-9.45-PM.mp3Podcast: Play in new window |...

Episode 4 – Charlie Holmberg

Author of massively popular Paper Magician series.  Fun interview! http://alanjanney.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/07/Charlie-Holmberg-5_26_17-12.22-PM.mp3Podcast: Play in new window |...

Episode 1 – Ryan Mecum

We spend ten good minutes with Ryan Mecum, infamous vampire and zombie poet, and learn about the shock an editor can dump on us at the last minute. http://alanjanney.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/06/Ryan-Mecum-Final.mp3Podcast: Play in new window |...

Kirkus

Last year (2015) I submitted Infected to Kirkus for a review. It’s EXPENSIVE and often the reviewers don’t like the book. I was hoping to mine one positive sentence out of their vitriol to use for marketing purposes. Instead, they loved it. I nearly passed...

Carmine is done, and undergoing heavy edits.

Did you know the books you pick on Amazon or in the library are usually the fourth or fifth draft of the book? Or more? I recently sent the second draft of Carmine to an editor, and she wasn’t happy with me. Essentially, she said, ‘You need to fix...