Episode 34: Novelist Spotlight #34: Boo Walker gives up Nashville and his banjo for a writing career

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Always a wanderer, novelist Boo Walker has lived in locales ranging from St. Petersburg, Florida and Valencia, Spain to the Yakima River Valley in Washington State and Cape Elizabeth, Maine with his wife and son. He writes under both his given name and writes thrillers under the pseudonym Benjamin Blackmore.

We discuss:

>> Pat Conroy, Nelson DeMille and John Corey

>> His alter ego, Benjamin Blackmore

>> His use of “beta readers”

>> How to produce 3,000 words per day

>> How he markets his work

>> Etc.

Learn more about Boo Walker and his novels at: https://www.boowalker.com/

Novelist Spotlight is produced and hosted by Mike Consol, author of “Hardwood: A Novel About College Basketball and Other Games Young Men Play,” and three yet-to-be-published manuscripts, including “Family Recipes: A Novel about Italian Culture, Catholic Guilt and the Culinary Crime of the Century,” “Lolita Firestone: A Supernatural Novel,” and the short story collection “Love American Style.” Write to him at novelistspotlight@gmail.com. We hope you will subscribe and share the link with any family, friends or colleagues who might benefit from this program.

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