Equestrian Author Spotlight Podcast

Episode 20: On Murder Mysteries, Thoroughbred Racing & Building Community with Sasscer Hill

February 19, 2020

Episode 20: Welcome to the Equestrian Author Spotlight podcast! In each episode, you’ll hear inspirational stories from horse book authors including writing advice and marketing tips to help you write your own horse book. If you are an author, aspire to be an author, or simply love horse books then you are in the right place!

In this week's episode, you'll meet Award-Winning Equine Author Sasscer Hill. You'll learn ...

  • About her life as an amateur jockey and how it led to her breeding her own racehorses which inspired her to become an author of horse racing murder mystery and suspense thrillers.
  • What it was like working with small press, how she transitioned to independent publishing, and what to look out for in contracts.
  • How she combines what she knows about the horse world with input from legal and law enforcement professionals to develop her novels.
  • The emotional story of winning the Dr. Tony Ryan Best in Racing Literature Award and what she did with the $10,000 prize.
  • Thoughts on finding your herd through writing organizations, conferences and critique groups.
  • And MUCH more!

Website: https://www.sasscerhill.com/

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