BS20 Karma Police


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Karma Police claims 6 episodes of blood, sweat, and tears for Dave, and puppy enthusiasm from Sean. Dave’s inspiration comes from David Levithan’s Every Day. This is a story Dave wishes he wrote, and so he and Sean wrote Karma Police instead. This was an interesting project that almost became a superhero story. Plus, listen […]

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BS19 Backstory for Cursed


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Cursed was designed to be an episodic experience, but things changed along the way. The guys talk about the experience of writing the series, how they decided to close it, and some of the plot changes and world-building scrambles they had along the way. Discover the thought behind each of the characters, how they bridged […]

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BS18 The Guru


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WARNING: THIS EPISODE CONTAINS SPOILERS FOR THE GURU AND THE TRILLIONAIRE BOYS CLUB SERIES. We haven’t been able to do any Backstory episodes for the Trillionaire Boys’ Club for one reason: Johnny wasn’t ‘out’ as Aubrey yet. But now that’s behind us, and we can talk The Guru. Learn about the one throw-away decision that […]

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BS16 Devil May Care


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This is one book that’s difficult to talk about without revealing some shocking spoilers. Today, Sean and Johnny discuss the process of writing Devil May Care, one of Sterling and Stone’s passion projects. While this literary work won’t necessarily be a best-seller, that wasn’t the purpose. Find out what was cut and the struggle of […]

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BS13 Resurrection


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***This episode contains spoilers for Resurrection, part of the Invasion series. Resurrection is the final book in the Invasion series, one of the guys’ favorite and most popular stories. Want to know what ending the guys originally intended versus what happened? Want to know Johnny’s and Sean’s favorite moments, and the awesome Easter eggs you […]

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BS12 Available Darkness


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**This episode contains spoilers for the Collective Inkwell book, Available Darkness.** Available Darkness is special to Sean and Dave; it’s the first work they started together. Find out the strange place Dave got the idea of the story, and dig into the part of Dave’s psyche that fuels a lot of what Collective Inkwell publishes. […]

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BS10 Yesterday’s Gone


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Yesterday’s Gone was the title where Collective Inkwell (Sean and Dave) really found its voice. With the entire series complete, the guys have an amazing time remembering the process they went through writing it, and the challenges they faced as indies several years ago. They also talk about the beloved serial character, Boricio. Help a […]

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BS09 Extinction


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**This episode contains spoilers for Extinction, part of the Invasion series, as well as earlier books in the series.** Invasion is a series that Sean and Johnny have had a blast writing, and Extinction is their absolute favorite book in the series. In today’s episode, they share the struggles and challenges, as well as the […]

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BS07 Shadeborn Extras


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THIS EPISODE CONTAINS SPOILERS FOR SHADEBORN, THE FOURTH BOOK OF THE NIGHTBLADE EPIC. Today, Sean and Garrett talk about the creation of the Shadeborn book, part of the Nightblade epic series. Find out when Sean and Garrett collaborated, and whether it was a good idea or not Rogan, and the challenges of filling the character […]

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BS04 Nightblade Extras


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THIS EPISODE CONTAINS SPOILERS FOR NIGHTBLADE, FIRST BOOK OF ITS SERIES. Today, Sean and Garrett talk about Nightblade, the first book of the series with the same name. Find out what went on behind the scenes during the book’s creation. These spoilers will ONLY be for Nightblade, so feel free to listen if you haven’t […]

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BS02 The Beam Season 3 Extras


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While this episode is primarily about season three, it’s also about the entire series of The Beam. Sean and Johnny talk about some of what they experienced during writing it, where the ideas came from, and hints of what’s in store. Where the story originated. One of the guys was hesitant to choose this as […]

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