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Learn how to write a book that grows your business. Every week, I interview your favorite authors - the most successful authors on the planet - to see how they write & launch their books and to learn how they use books to grow their business. I’m your host, Chandler Bolt - CEO of Self Publishing School / SelfPublishing.com and the host of the 7 Figure Principles Podcast. New episode every Wednesday.
 
Tune into our podcast twice weekly. On Fridays, the self-publishing advice podcast offers guidance to authors about publishing their own fiction, nonfiction and poetry books, with ALLi director Orna Ross and co-hosts (includes ALLi Member Q&A). And on every other Sunday, multimedia manager Howard Lovy interviews ALLi members and advisors about their books in the Inspirational Indie Authors series.
 
Authors, are you struggling to get the word out about your books? Discover the latest book marketing and publishing news, tools and strategies. This is the Sell More Books Show with Jim Kukral and Bryan Cohen. Every week you'll get helpful tips and ideas to make your book sales soar. Visit SellMoreBooksShow.com for detailed show notes and more info.
 
Join us as we explore trending topics, discuss publishing industry news, and share expertise on how to self-publish a book successfully. IngramSpark’s Director Robin Cutler and Manager of IngramSpark’s Author Acquisition Program Justine Bylo will be joined by publishers and experts throughout essential fields in the publishing industry to provide you with self-publishing resources. These short episodes are an easy way to gain quick insights on how to self-publish your book. Visit www.ingrams ...
 
Kelton Reid studies the habits, habitats, and brains of a wide spectrum of renowned writers to learn their secrets of productivity and creativity. Tune in each week to learn how great writers keep the ink flowing, the cursor moving, and avoid block. Explore our archives at writerfiles.fm to find interviews with notable guests that include bestselling authors John Scalzi (Old Man's War), Greg Iles (Natchez Burning), Jay McInerney (Bright Lights, Big City), Kevin Kelly (founder of WIRED magazi ...
 
Mark Dawson is a best selling self-published author on multiple platforms including Amazon and Kobo. He is the author of the John Milton thriller series and its spin-off Beatrix Rose. In addition, he’s written several ‘Soho Noir' novels. Mark’s breakthrough came when he developed a marketing strategy for promoting and selling his books. His swift success enabled him to quit his 9 to 5 job and he has generated gross revenues of more than a million dollars in less than five years. Mark has bec ...
 
3 Books is a completely insane and totally epic 15-year-long quest to uncover and discuss the 1000 most formative books in the world. Each chapter discusses the 3 most formative books of one of the world's most inspiring people. Sample guests include: Brené Brown, David Sedaris, Malcolm Gladwell, Roxane Gay, Cheryl Strayed, Rich Roll, Soyoung the Variety Store Owner, Derek the Hype Man, Kevin the Bookseller, Shirley The Nurse, Vishwas the Uber Driver, Angie Thomas, David Mitchell, Surgeon Ge ...
 
This podcast charts Paul Teague's self-publishing journey, from writing his first book to achieving his first 5-figure earnings months. Episodes cover writing, editing, marketing, time management, author platform strategies, business issues & much more. You'll also find the archive for The Self-Publishing Journeys podcast here, a show aimed specifically at indie authors and featuring interviews with self-published writers and providers of author services. This show uses affiliate links: http ...
 
Take your writing from average to awesome, and learn tools of the trade from bestselling authors, master writing teachers, and publishing industry insiders. This podcast will give you tools and techniques to help you get those words on the page and your stories out into the world. Past guests include: Delia Ephron, John Sandford, Steve Berry, Jojo Moyes, Tana French, Guy Kawasaki, and more.
 
Brought to you from the indie author experts at Draft2Digital! Each week, Self Publishing Insiders features an interview with a new guest, covering self-publishing topics from writing and craft to marketing and promoting your books, and anything that can help you build and grow your author career. Learn about new tools, new software, new markets—and of course, all the inside information that D2D can provide! This show features interviews taken from our live D2D Spotlight, available on YouTub ...
 
The Authorpreneur Podcast is hosted by Indie Author, Amelia D. Hay. The show acts as a virtual writing and business coach for fiction writers. Every Thursday, Amelia will teach you how to develop a story idea, create compelling characters and outline your novel. In each season of the podcast, you will learn how to write your first draft, revise your story, self-publish, establish your author platform, and reach readers. Season one of the podcast is on Plot and Story Structure, and the upcomi ...
 
Join neuroscientist, philosopher, and best-selling author Sam Harris as he explores important and controversial questions about the human mind, society, and current events. Sam Harris is the author of five New York Times bestsellers. His books include The End of Faith, Letter to a Christian Nation, The Moral Landscape, Free Will, Lying, Waking Up, and Islam and the Future of Tolerance (with Maajid Nawaz). The End of Faith won the 2005 PEN Award for Nonfiction. His writing and public lectures ...
 
Every Tuesday, we share a conversation with one of the world's best entrepreneurs or investors. In each episode we dissect what they've mastered and how they got to the top of their field. We break down the tactics, tools, and routines you can put to use today. Including everything from favorite books, morning routines, exercise habits, time-management tricks, and so much more. Subscribe now and start learning how the world's best got that way. For more, visit Outlieracademy.com.
 
If you want to know how bestselling authors find the time to write their books, the methods they use to be productive and how they find their ideas you will love this podcast. Writing coach Azul Terronez shares interviews with clients such as Pat Flynn, of the Smart Passive Income, Jon Vroman, of the Front Row Factor, and Dana Malstaff of Boss-Mom, Jadah Sellner of Simple Green Smoothies. Learn from New York Times, Wall Street Journal, and USA Today bestselling authors. Want to get behind th ...
 
David Edmonds (Uehiro Centre, Oxford University) and Nigel Warburton (freelance philosopher/writer) interview top philosophers on a wide range of topics. Two books based on the series have been published by Oxford University Press. We are currently self-funding - donations very welcome via our website http://www.philosophybites.com
 
Let's nerd out where writing, psychology, and business success overlap! On this show, we look at how to ethically apply psychological principles of persuasion. You'll learn compelling copy tips to improve your writing of all lengths for biz. And you'll be ready to become a #1 bestselling published author on Amazon (faster, easier, and cheaper than you thought possible) and make money with your books as you grow your exposure and business. Join host Laura Petersen (a.k.a. @LaptopLaura) a tall ...
 
Do you want to share your story, earn more money and make an impact with your writing? You're in the right place. On the Become a Writer Today podcast, Bryan Collins interviews creatives and best-selling authors. He profiles their writing processes, so you can learn about everything from writing your book to building a profitable creative business. Subscribe today!
 
Do you have a book in you? Face The Book TV brings you the how-to of independent publishing. Regular segments include Author Spotlight and Ask the Experts, featuring expert panelists, indie authors, and publishers from Independent Publishers of New England and the Independent Book Publishers Association.
 
Join Penny Sansevieri and Amy Cornell for fun and frank discussions packed with clever ideas and easy-to-implement book marketing strategies! Designed to help self-published authors and traditionally published authors at any level, the Book Marketing Tips and Author Success Podcast will definitely inspire you with new ideas for how to sell books and grow your platform. Subscribe today and take that next step toward a more successful, long-term book marketing plan!
 
A book’s journey is far from over once it’s been launched. In fact, it’s got a whole lifetime ahead of itself. And so while this podcast leads you through writing and launching a bestselling book, its ultimate goal is to help you create a book that changes your career—and your life. The show is a combination of solo question-and-answer episodes and interviews with best-selling authors, entrepreneurs and publishing insiders. It has had over 900,000 downloads, regularly appears on the top 100 ...
 
From kindergarten teacher to best selling author, my name is Laurie Wright and I help children’s authors publish and market their books for kids. We talk about productivity, strategies and tactics so that you can grow your impact, even if you only have a few hours a week. I share my biggest AH HAHS, my ups and downs, and I chat with other authors who are busy making their dreams come true. This show is for ambitious #wordnerds who want to make more sales and reach more readers!
 
From the team at Troubador Publishing comes industry insights into the best of self-publishing. From books to ebooks to audiobooks, we look at all aspects of self-publishing… cover design and text formatting, marketing to retailers and online, recording audiobooks and converting to ebooks… plus author interviews, features from commentators and specialists… all designed to help anyone self-publishing their work get a headstart. Troubador Publishing run the UK's most widely recommended self-pu ...
 
Stefan James from Project Life Mastery reveals the best strategies to mastering and living life fully; everything from how to be motivated, secrets to success, how to make money online, making passive income online, investing, how to change your beliefs and mindset, being healthy and physically fit, being happy and productive, life management, cultivating relationships, spirituality, and much more! This podcast contains Stefan's best strategies and principles that he's shared in-depth on his ...
 
I help writers discover their passions, overcome their fears, and understand their unique strengths to create sustainable writing habits and put their stories out into the world. Join me as I document my writing journey and share strategies about creating a writing career you love. Whether you're writing full-time or in the margins of your busy life, you're here because you're a little unconventional. You ignore what society tells you about making a living through your writing. Your ideas ab ...
 
Thanks for tuning into the SHE SPEAKS Podcast by GCW Publishing House! We made a slight shift for season 3 as our core focus is centred around publishing, writing & story sharing! If you have a story inside you, this podcast will help you gain the courage to let it out! If you're thinking about writing your book or becoming a publishing author in one of our many anthologies, visit us at www.gcwpublishing.com! Thanks for being here! The GCW Publishing Team
 
THE BIBLIO FILE is one of the world's leading podcasts about "the book" and an inquiry into the wider world of book culture. Hosted by Nigel Beale it features wide ranging conversations with authors, poets, book publishers, booksellers, book editors, book collectors, book makers, book scholars, book critics, book designers, book publicists, literary agents and other certified bibliophiles.
 
We are in a new age of publishing where the author has more creative control over how their book goes to market. Many have turned to self-publishing to break past the gatekeepers within traditional publishing. With as many as 50,000 new books being added to Amazon each month, and over 90,000 books about self-publishing on Amazon, we have learned two things: 1) The competition for selling books is only getting fiercer and most self-published books lack the polish and craft of traditionally pu ...
 
My Life Now is a half-hour podcast show which regularly features reviews of NEW RELEASES and all-time classics of both traditionally published and self-published books. Tune in for special guest interviews and of course, helpful tips to not only write your next book but also to help market it. My Life Now is most often referred to as a great way for authors to get quality exposure and avid readers to discover their next read! Without further delay, here’s another stimulating episode of My Li ...
 
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During May and June, I experimented with more low budget book promotions on a 99 cent sale on my first-in-series novella, Missing. Naturally, things didn't go as expected. In this episode, I dive into why I believe my low budget book promotions went horribly wrong. But before I delve into all of that, I discuss what I achieved in terms of writing a…
 
What should you do if this happens? CLICK to find out! =================================================== ☆★☆ FREE Self-Publishing Secrets Checklist! ☆★☆ https://selfpublishingmadeeasynow.com/freechecklist ☆★☆ Get Coaching for Self-Publishers with Chris! (while slots available) ☆★☆ https://selfpublishingmadeeasynow.com/Coaching ☆★☆ COURSE: Book Fo…
 
It's Tuesday and that means it's time for a new episode of the Self Publish N 30 Days Podcast! If you desire to share your story with the world, want to advance in your career, and don't want to take years to do it then this is for you. This week on Self Publish N 30 Days Podcast join us for a Special Edition of Leah's Lens and listen as Engagement…
 
How do I protect my book from pirates? This is among the questions answered on our #AskALLi Members Q&A hosted by Michael La Ronn, author of science fiction and fantasy novels as well as author self-help books; and ALLi Director, author, and poet Orna Ross. Other questions include: What are recommended WordPress themes for my author website? Who is…
 
Your personal story can change other people's lives, but only if you get your words into the world. In this episode, Gin Stephens shares how she self-published her first book on intermittent fasting and went on to get a traditional deal for more books, and lead a community of people into a healthier way of life. [For more on my IF journey, listen t…
 
Author Eric Maikranz joins us on the podcast this week to talk to us about his book, The Reincarnationist Papers, and the unique approach he took in order to secure a film adaptation of his book. Eric also talks to us about the differences between his indie and traditional publishing experiences, what the research process was like for his book, and…
 
Cozy Mysteries are hugely popular with readers and authors alike, and Nancy J. Cohen is with us today to share her fantastic advice for writing the successful cozy. Alongside her fiction, Nancy has also written the acclaimed “how to” for cozies “Writing The Cozy Mystery”, so we’re thrilled she agreed to give us the scoop on all things cozy. We disc…
 
Dialogue can be tricky for authors, especially if you’ve never heard of the idea of beats in dialogue. It can either feel stilted in an attempt to make it grammatically correct, or end up nonsensical with a lack of structure. What goes in the dialogue and what goes around it? What actually needs to be said out loud? These are all things writers wor…
 
TB is having a stressful week, and all of her hair is standing straight up. Why is she more stressed than normal? Because it’s the final week before her editing deadline for the cowrite with Miranda MacLeod, and TB is foregoing sleep to meet it, making her very cranky. In Girl Love Happens news, it’s so close to being done, but all the words are bl…
 
Kate and Ali get the giggles talking about writing spice and chat with guest author Susan Renee. You can find Susan Renee on Tiktok, Facebook, and Instagram at @authorsusanrenee Join the community in the Indies Fully Booked Podcast Facebook group! You can find Ali at akmulford.com and Kate at kellemorrison.com Thanks for listening! If you enjoyed t…
 
Picks for Wednesday, July 28, 2021 Mike- Spawn #320 Greg- The Michael Moorcock Library: Stormbringer HC Need suggestions for your LCS trip this week? Let Mike & Greg point out the books hitting shelves on Wednesday they're most excited about in this four hundred eightieth installment of their ongoing "Pull List" series! These episodes are the perfe…
 
I recently read Mind Management, Not Time Management by David Kadvy. It made a big impact on me because David has thought a lot about popular productivity methods like Getting Things Done and considered how they can apply to writers and creatives. He breaks down how creatives can organize their day so they’re at their best when it’s time to write o…
 
How do you know when the seed of an idea is enough for a novel? What makes literary fiction different from other genres? Roz Morris shares her writing process from idea to the publication of Ever Rest. In the intro, my experience of COVID, my interview on Story of a Storyteller, and A Mouthful of Air poetry podcast. Today's show is sponsored by Pro…
 
Nicola May is the bestselling author of a dozen romantic comedies, all of which have topped the UK Kindle charts, and now she’s back with her new book Welcome To Ferry Lake Market. In a jam-packed interview, Nicola answers listener questions on the essential elements of a romcom, tenacity, blog tours, self-belief, asking for help, and writing in be…
 
This week on Author Spotlight Podcast 🎙 join Self Publish -N- 30 Days Chief Book Officer Darren M. Palmer as he takes you behind the scenes into the private life of Certified Life Coach, Author, Speaker & Media Personality Dawn Paul, aka The Dr. Dawn®. Dawn Paul is an award-winning media professional and personality, national speaker and entreprene…
 
Have you ever wondered why you're getting NO RESULTS from your book marketing activities, even though you're doing exactly what everyone else is?! You'll want to tune in to hear the reason why, in the third and final episode in the TRAFFIC series. Join Laurie as she shares a new way to think about your book marketing activities. Find the Pitch kit …
 
“Our technologies, markets and cultural institutions, once forces for human connection and expression, now isolate and repress us. It is time to remake society together, not as individual players, but as the team we actually are: Team Human.” That little paragraph is printed right on the cover of the latest book by Douglas Rushkoff. Do you know Dou…
 
In this episode of the podcast, Sam Harris speaks with Eric Topol about vaccine hesitancy and related misinformation. They discuss the problem of political and social siloing, concerns about mRNA vaccines, the Emergency Use Authorization by the FDA, the effectiveness of the COVID vaccines, vaccine efficacy vs effectiveness, the Delta variant, the m…
 
Kate and Ali talk about world building and chat with guest Harriet Everend. You can find Harriet Everend on Instagram and Tiktok @harriet_everend_author For all sorts of tools to help with your world building, check out Scribe Forge and be sure to use the discount code: IndiesFullyBooked for 15% off your first purchase! Join the community in the In…
 
Bradley Metrock, author, broadcaster and publishing thought leader, outlines the latest developments in voice technology, artificial intelligence and other important emerging tools for author-publishers. At the end of the session you will be informed about new possibilities and opportunities opening up for you and where your books fit in. This is a…
 
Join us as we discuss fear and creativity including the books Art and Fear, and Steal Like an Artist. * Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/authorcontentmarketing Website: https://www.authorcontentmarketing.com/ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/authorcontentmarketing/ Facebook Group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/authorcontentmarketing Youtube C…
 
Today, author Courtney Ellis talks to us about the realization that her family had lost their sense of playfulness, and then shares what they did to get it back again. Courtney's new book: Happy Now Help us keep the lights on here at The Stories Between Us and support the work we do by donating $5 / month through our Patreon account!…
 
#PodcastersForJustice New York Times bestseller, and award-winning neo-noir novelist, S. A. Cosby, returned to chat about his creative process, cinematic heroes, and fantasy casting his new revenge tale, Razorblade Tears. “I loved Blacktop Wasteland...[A] fast-paced, bare-knuckle thriller.” -Stephen King S.A. is also an Anthony Award-winning short …
 
How is your cover being judged? CLICK to find out! =================================================== ☆★☆ FREE Self-Publishing Secrets Checklist! ☆★☆ https://selfpublishingmadeeasynow.com/freechecklist ☆★☆ Get Coaching for Self-Publishers with Chris! (while slots available) ☆★☆ https://selfpublishingmadeeasynow.com/Coaching ☆★☆ COURSE: Book Format…
 
Stories generally develop in one of two ways: with a focus on the plot with the characters playing their parts, or a focus on the characters as they navigate the world. In other words, plot-driven or character-driven. Both are valid storytelling techniques and play to the interests of readers in varying genres. Even if you are driven by one, though…
 
Another month, another “Previews” catalog to dissect! As always, Mike & Greg start things off with the diverse Green and Purple sections, covering the majority of publishers in one fell swoop. What's coming to comic shops in September (and beyond) that catches the lads’ fancies? Definitely something for everyone in the top half of this two-part “Pr…
 
I've read a few books about productivity and work that have radically changed how I think about finding time to work and creative projects. One of those books is Getting Things Done by David Allen, and it made a significant impact on how I think about work. In this week's interview, David discusses how your mind is for having ideas, not for holding…
 
Gordon Glenister is the author of Influencer Marketing Strategy: How to Create Successful Influencer Marketing. He is an influencer marketing strategist , speaker and trainer. He launched a new influencer marketing channel at the Branded Content Marketing Association and still remains the global head of influencer marketing. He is also the host of …
 
D2D’s Tara Robinette, Director of Operations & Customer Support, sits in to answer the most asked questions from D2D authors! //Draft2Digital is where you start your Indie Author Career// Looking for your path to self-publishing success? Draft2Digital is the leading ebook publisher and distributor. We’ll convert your manuscript, distribute it onlin…
 
Alexia Vernon joined me on this week’s episode as she talks about her book, “Step Into Your Moxie: Amplify Your Voice, Visibility, and Influence in the World,” her journey from a shy girl to a successful keynote speaker, and how she’s grappled with her recent diagnosis. What We Discuss with Alexia Vernon: Hobbyist vs. professional speaker Which com…
 
Elle has a popular true-crime podcast, her investigation into a cold case serial killer has more murders happening in this thriller, ‘Girl, 11’ by Amy Suiter Clarke.‘The Newcomer’ plays on the murder mystery genre. Laura Elizabeth Woollett gives voice and agency to the victim who is a damaged individual but, none the less, deserving of the reader’s…
 
Today, I have the pleasure of interviewing Brandie June. Brandie spent most of her childhood onstage or reading, as both activities let her live in fantastic stories. She moved to Los Angeles to study acting at UCLA, and eventually branched out into costume design and playwriting. While she spends most of her free time writing, she will still take …
 
This week Claire is joined by USAToday Bestseller Romance Author Michelle Spiva. We have a great show in store for you, please be sure to leave us a review on Apple Podcast and answer the Question of the Week in the comment section. The winner this week is Ethan Jones. Top Tips of the week include how to market your book on Amazon, what to do when …
 
Meet Nadine Robinson! Nadine was a midwife for almost 20 years. Catching babies and serving birthing families was her passion. When Nadine burnt out, it was a long, slow burn that left her debilitated emotionally, physically and spiritually. From the deep grief of her lost identity, she shifted and founded Peace Healing Wellness, a holistic women's…
 
Conventional wisdom says ‘bigger is better’ for books, but is that really true? In this episode, we discuss what different word counts and book sizes mean for successful publishers today, how you can use different sizes to your advantage, and how to find your sweet spot. The Right Size isn’t a black and white thing – in fact, there are 50 shades of…
 
Author Sarah Selecky joins us on the podcast this week. Not only is Sarah a Giller nominated author, but she is also a business owner, writing coach, and mentor, and she talks to us about her writing process and how overcoming her own writer’s block inspired her to start a writing school. We also chat about the craft of writing, the author communit…
 
Anxiety can be debilitating and stop us from achieving our true potential as human beings in all areas of our life. After suffering from anxiety myself and not feeling confident, I went on a mission to properly understand what it is and how to overcome anxiety. I share in this podcast my 5 top tips for overcoming anxiety and calming the mind down n…
 
This podcast episode is on self improvement, learning from failures and much more... Follow Alan on instagram- Alan Nogier (@alannogier) • Instagram photos and videos Don't forget to checkout Alan's book- intentionally fulfilled.. Please don't forget to subscribe us.. Also, don't forget to rate and review us on podchaser, castbox, apple podcast, im…
 
Welcome to Episode 5 of our UK Spotlight 2021 series. In October 2020, Paige Allen joined the IngramSpark team as our new Director. A Nashville native, she recently served as the Chief Operating Officer of the Horton Group, where she developed a passion for creating successful consumer-facing platforms. Ben leads the conversation with compelling qu…
 
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