Writer Groupie Episode 28 Interview with Maddie James

Writer Groupie Episode 28 Interview with Maddie James

Maddie James

Maddie James is the bestselling author of over forty romance novels published worldwide in over six languages. Available in ebook, trade paperback and audiobook, her titles span the romance genre from contemporary, to paranormal, to romantic suspense. Her books have landed on Amazon, Barnes & Noble, and Kobo top-selling lists, and she has been listed as a Top 100 Most Popular Contemporary Romance Author at Amazon. Writing as Bella Masters, she writes erotic romance/erotic fiction.

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In her spare time, she is the CEO/Publisher of a small romance publishing house called Turquoise Morning Press.

Maddie is a member of Romance Writers of America (RWA) and its Published Author Network (PAN), Louisville Romance Writers (LRWA), Music City Romance Writers (MCRW), Novelists, Inc. (NINC), and Kentuckiana Authors.

In this episode, we discuss her journey as an author, and a look at insider info on indie publishing.


  • We discuss how she gets her workload accomplished.
  • She tells us about her journey as an author, including how she came to love doing research papers.
  • We learn how it feels to be an author of 40 books and how it came about as an escape.
  • Bella Masters books and how she writes with two pen names.
  • How she splits her time between publishing and writing and how she wears all the hats and keeps her sanity.
  • Maddie tells us what she’s looking for as a perfect client.
  • Insider Details : What Turquoise Morning Press is looking to publish.
  • Inspiration: What she would do if she were going to start all over again in 2015.
  • Industry info : What readers want and need in the book world today.
  • Maddie’s best marketing advice.

    You can find out more about Maddie at her website, Maddie James


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    Kim Smith is the author of the Shannon Wallace Mysteries, and the Mt. Moriah Series- plus, YA fantasy, and Bizarro fiction. All available on Amazon.

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