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Turn Your Author Failures, Setbacks, And Mistakes Into Success With Joanna Penn And Orna Ross

We all experience failures, setbacks, and mistakes on the author journey — but if we learn…

It’s Never Too Late. How To Achieve Your Goals At Any Age With Kate Champion

If you feel like it’s too late to achieve your goals — whether that’s because of…

How To Be A Healthy Writer In 2021 With Dr Euan Lawson

Let’s make 2021 a healthy, creative year! In today’s show, Dr. Euan Lawson talks about ways…

Tips For Your Author Business Plan With Joanna Penn

You are an author. You turn ideas into reality in the shape of a book. You…

From Chaos to Creativity: Productivity For Writers With Jessie Kwak

How do you balance your time between what you have to do and what you want…

Copyright Law And Blockchain For Authors And Publishers In An Age Of Artificial Intelligence

Should copyright be attributed to original literary and artistic works autonomously generated by AI? How will…

Business Mindset And Pivoting Your Author Career With Holly Worton

How can you prevent self-doubt and fear from blocking your creative expression? What if you’ve built…

YouTube For Authors And Multiple Streams Of Income With Meg LaTorre

How can you use video to attract readers to your books — and create multiple streams…

Networking For Authors With Daniel Parsons

How do you build a network of author friends and peers over the long-term? How can…

How To Write And Market Books Across Multiple Genres With Wendy H Jones

How do you successfully write and market in multiple genres if you’re a multi-passionate creator? How…

Writing In The Dark. Horror Writing Tips With Tim Waggoner

How do you write your darkness without drowning in it? How do you write an original…

Building A Creative Business Brand With Pamela Wilson

How do you build a creative business that you love — and makes you money? Pamela…

Mental Models For Writers And The Empowered Indie Author With Michael LaRonn

Writing is absolutely about the practical step of getting words on the page — but your…

Outlining Your Novel And Filling The Creative Well With K.M. Weiland

How can you use an outline to improve your book before you start the first draft?…

Starting From Zero And Success With BookBub Ads With David Gaughran

When you’ve been self-publishing over a decade, it’s easy to see how things have changed for…

Audiobook Narration, Production And Marketing Tips With Derek Doepker

Audiobooks are one of the fastest-growing segments in publishing and the expansion of podcasts onto every…

Publishing Wide For The Win With Erin Wright

Do you want to make your books available to readers in every format, in every online…

Creativity, Business, And Ambition With Emily Kimelman

How can you juggle full-time writing and a family? How can you manage ambition about adventure…

Changes In Ebook Publishing Over The Last Decade And Possible Changes Ahead With Len Edgerly Of The Kindle Chronicles Podcast

The last decade has seen a dramatic change in the publishing industry as ebooks and digital…

How To Write Narrative Non-Fiction With Matt Hongoltz-Hetling

What is narrative non-fiction and how do you write a piece so powerful it is nominated…

How To Reboot A Flagging Author Career With Michaelbrent Collings

What happens when you’ve written award-winning books, get amazing reviews from readers, and your sales still…

How To Write A Bestseller With Suzy K Quinn

How can you write what you love and still aim for bestseller status? How can you…

Writing And Business Lessons Learned From 500 Episodes And 11 Years Of The Creative Penn Podcast

It’s episode 500! Time flies indeed. The first episode of The Creative Penn Podcast was released…

Writing Action Adventure Fiction And Systems Thinking With Nick Thacker

The life of a full-time independent author involves wearing many hats. You have to balance your…

Writing A Series. Satisfy Readers And Make More Money With Lindsay Buroker

We live in a binge consumption culture and the best-loved stories are often those that allow…