Writing Characters With Matt Bird

How do we decide on the hero for our story? How can we write distinctive —…

Writing, Independence, And Selling Books Direct With Derek Sivers

Why is writing so important? How can we pursue true independence as authors? How can we…

Writing A Successful Crime Thriller Series With Angela Marsons

In this inspirational interview, crime writer Angela Marsons talks about how she overcame years of rejection…

Tiny Business, Big Money With Elaine Pofeldt

How can you make more money without growing the size of your business? What systems and…

7 Figure Fiction With Theodora Taylor

How can you hook readers into your story by using universal human desires and motivations? How…

From Big Idea To Book With Jessie Kwak

How can you turn one idea into a short story or expand it into a novel?…

Creating And Selling Books For Children With Daniel Miller

How can you write a book that children will love? How can you reach schools and…

Intuitive Editing With Tiffany Yates Martin

How can you create distance from your manuscript in order to see it as a reader…

Kickstarter For Authors With Monica Leonelle

Would you like to successfully crowdfund your book on Kickstarter? Monica Leonelle shares practical and mindset…

Your Story Matters With Nikesh Shukla

How do we tell the deeper story that matters in a way that engages readers? How…

Creativity, Collaboration, Community, and Cash. NFTs For Authors [Audio] With Joanna Penn

I’ve spent the last 15 years building an author business on Web 2 — digital publishing,…

Dealing With Self-Doubt And Writer’s Block With Dharma Kelleher

How can we overcome self-doubt to write the books we really want to? How can we…

Pivoting On The Creative Journey With Johnny B Truant

The creative journey is often a winding path to success, but our experiences along the way…

Tips For Indie Author Success And 20 Books To 50K With Craig Martelle

It’s never too late to start writing and there are many pro writers ahead of you…

Self-Publishing In Jamaica And The Caribbean And The Importance Of Diverse Voices With C. Ruth Taylor

The self-publishing movement is just getting started in Jamaica and the Caribbean islands, and authors are…

Book Marketing Tips For The Long Term With John Kremer

John Kremer’s 1001 Ways to Market Your Book was the first book I ever bought on…

Episode 600: Thoughts On Writing Craft, Publishing, Marketing, Mindset, And The Author Business With Joanna Penn

Welcome to episode 600! I’m doing a solo show today, answering some questions from my recent…

Take Back Your Book: An Author’s Guide to Rights Reversion and Publishing on Your Terms With Katlyn Duncan

How can you take back your rights when publishing conditions change? How can you make sure…

The Craft And Business Of Poetry With Rishi Dastidar

How do you turn an idea into a poem? What are the publishing options for poets,…

A Writer’s Guide To The End Of Self-Doubt With William Kenower

How can we recognize self-doubt and create alongside it as part of the author journey? How…

Improve Your Sleep And Creativity With Dr. Anne D. Bartolucci

If the pandemic has affected your sleep, you are not alone! If you want to sort…

Not Quite The Year We Hoped For. Review Of My 2021 Creative Business Goals

As we all look back at the past year, it feels like it’s flown by —…

How To Find The Time To Write And Make The Most Of Your Writing Time With Joanna Penn

Our publishing, marketing and author business tasks are important — but at the end of the…

Story Or Die With Lisa Cron

Why is story so important — no matter what genre we write? How can we use…

Writing Hooks And Improving Your Fiction Book Description With Michaelbrent Collings

Readers buy or borrow your book based on your cover and book description, so how can…