#008: J.D. Horn, Wall Street Journal Best Selling Author, talks about writing, the publishing process and beta readers.
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J.D. Horn is the Wall Street Journal bestselling author of the Witching Savannah series (The Line, The Source, The Void, and Jilo), the Witches of New Orleans Trilogy (The King of Bones and Ashes, The Book of the Unwinding, The Final Days of Magic), and the standalone Southern Gothic horror tale Shivaree. J.D. is also founder and owner of Curious Blue Press, a small publishing concern originally founded during the Coronavirus pandemic. Curious Blue Press has just published Good Southern Witches, a collection of short spooky fiction. A world traveler and student of French and Russian literature, Horn also has an MBA in international business and formerly held a career as a financial analyst before turning his talent to crafting chilling stories and unforgettable characters. His novels have received global attention and have been translated into Turkish, Russian, Romanian, Polish, Italian, German, and French. Originally from Tennessee, he currently lives in California with his spouse, Rich, and their rescue Chihuahua, Kirby Seamus.
This is another brilliant episode! In this conversation, we discuss J.D.’s writing, his method, his experience with traditional publishing. We also discuss his independent publishing company, Curious Blue Press, and how this has given him a new perspective.
Selected Links From Episode
J.D. Horn’s website.
Curious Blue Press’ website.
J.D. Horn’s Instagram Profile.