A Geek Reader and Writer Podcast

Indie Book Magic is a podcast that connects geek readers and writers in an open, light-hearted, and occasionally random environment. In today’s publishing industry, all authors (traditional or self-published) need to think like indies, and we’re here to celebrate it! Launched by indie/small press authors and creatives Janeen Ippolito and H.L. Burke, Indie Book Magic offers practical advice, booksplosions, author interviews, and Q&A, all designed to add magic, joy, and dragons to your geek life. Enjoy!

Most Recent Episode – Hosts Janeen Ippolito and H. L. Burke dive into a booksplosion celebrating pets and animal sidekicks! Includes mechanical cats, snek floofs, and sapient toadstools (technically fungi but still cute). Plus, the grand reveal of Bruce the Cat’s Facebook page.

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Meet the Hosts

H. L. Burke 2H. L. Burke is a dragon-tamer, cat-keeper, and award-winning author specializing in fantastical tales of snark and magic. She is also the founder and administrator of the Fellowship of Fantasy Indie Author Co-op, a group devoted to helping Indie Fantasy authors meet their marketing goals and develop reader/writer relationships. When not writing, she spends most of her time obeying the whims of her cat and her two superhero-princess daughters. She is an admirer of the whimsical, a follower of the Light, and a believer in happily ever after. Check out her website https://www.hlburkeauthor.com/


Janeen Ippolito believes in Jesus, true love, and the power of your unique words. She’s a bestselling author of speculative fiction, writing resources, and poetry. She’s also an editor, author coach, marketing strategist, and the president of Uncommon Universes Press. When she’s not immersed in the geektastic world of words, she’s helping her husband with his youth swordfighting ministry, exploring a slew of random hobbies, and posting up cute animal videos on social media. This extroverted writer loves to connect, so find her on Facebook, Instagram, and her website janeenippolito.com