Special Guest J.D. Barker

In this special episode, Zach and J. welcome international bestselling author J.D. Barker! J.D. co-hosts the Writers, Ink Podcast with J. but he does so much more. Barker has cowritten with one of Bram Stoker’s descendants as well as with James Patterson. He is a master of horror and suspense and we get to know him better in this conversation.

In the opening, the guys discuss the global situation right now including tornados and pandemics.

About J.D. Barker:

J.D. Barker is the international best-selling author of numerous novels, including DRACUL and THE FOURTH MONKEY. He is currently collaborating with James Patterson. His novels have been translated into two dozen languages and optioned for both film and television. Barker resides in coastal New Hampshire with his wife, Dayna, and their daughter, Ember.

The Career Author Podcast is a podcast where co-authors J. Thorn and Zach Bohannon share their struggles and successes as full-time authors, advice for improving your writing craft, and honest discussions of what it takes to build a successful career as an author.

In this episode, you’ll discover:

  • Why podcasting with J. was one of J.D.’s lifelong dreams
  • What’s it like to cowrite with James Patterson
  • How a pantser (J.D.) and a plotter (James Patterson) can work together
  • What Dean Koontz taught J.D. about drafting
  • The definition of a hybrid writer
  • How J.D. gets his books in front of as many readers as possible
  • Common mistakes authors make when pursuing traditional publishing

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