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MEET MADIE, a seventeen year-old marketing intern at TABC who is currently on her journey to write a book, just like many of you.

The Next Best-Seller:

A podcast for aspiring teen authors, hosted by Madie Bramble.



On The Next Best-Seller, teens will have the opportunity to learn all there is to know about writing from best-selling authors.


From what an author’s day might look like to the nitty gritty process of editing, character development to plotting your novel, this podcast will reveal all you need to know to become a best-selling author yourself.

Podcast Schedule


Jo Schaffer

July 1, 2021

 Jo Schaffer is a co-founder of TABC and author of “Stanley and Hazel,” a historical fiction full of romance, action, and some classy 1930s vibes. Jo and I are going to talk all about her life as an author, as well as “Understanding The Psychology of Your Characters. So pick up a copy of “Stanley and Hazel,” and get ready for an all new @thenextbestseller podcast episode on July 1st. 


Maren Detlefs

June 1, 2021

TABC’s 2021 First Chapter Contest winner, Maren Detlefs, discusses the difficult task of balancing the life of a teen writer and gives other teen writers advice on how to make your first chapter enticing enough to hook readers in by the first page.

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Caleb Smith

May 1, 2021

This teen author's debut hits the publishing industry like a grenade with his book Peacebunny Island. 


His release tour includes interviews with People Magazine, The Today Show, The Kelly Clarkson Show, and more. You're not going to believe his story! He is the perfect guest to launch our podcast. 

Check out the feature on Caleb on People.com