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Stories turn songs into symphonies, events into memories, and lives into legends. In our crowded world, “knowing your story” cuts through the noise so you can make your mark — whether you want to sell more books, increase profits, or just make a difference. At Sterling & Stone, Story is our business. The Story Studio Podcast is where we explore ways we can all tell our stories better.
 
Each week we interview some of the biggest names in self-publishing. In these in-depth interviews we look at where these authors started, how they made it, and how an aspiring self-published author can aim to do the same thing.
 
The Author Hangout is a Hangout on Air and podcast dedicated to helping authors navigate the self-publishing world.
 
A writing show hosted by A.C. Fuller featuring interviews with authors, screenwriters, journalists, and publishing experts. The show will illuminate the writing process, explore the publishing industry, and discuss excellent books.
 
Interviewing and Learning from Successful Authors
 
Authors, are you struggling to get the word out about your books? Discover the latest book marketing and self 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.
 
Mat Morris and Nancy Elliott give their listeners the tools they need to succeed in today's publishing world. Mat shares the knowledge and experience he's gained over the last three years of being a full time writer to help Nancy, and all of the listeners, achieve their writing goals and make their dreams of writing for a living come true. Along the way, Mat and Nancy interview other amazing and best selling authors to find out exactly what they do to make themselves successful. Some special ...
 
Interviews with authors, tips for self-publishing, digital publishing and using Kobo Writing Life
 
Two writers. One just starting out. The other a best-selling indie author. Join James Blatch and Mark Dawson and their amazing guests as they discuss how you can make a living telling stories. There’s never been a better time to be a writer.
 
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The Writing Podcast
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The Writing Podcast was founded in late 2014 in the wake of The Self Publishing Roundtable’s final host stepping down from the show. Adam and Lindsay (the newest hosts of SPRT at the time) decided it would be best to branch off into a new show rather than continue with one in which all original hosts and owners were no longer involved.So what are the similarities and differences between this podcast and the old?I am glad you asked, convenient narrator. Like Adam and Lindsay’s prior show, thi ...
 
Chandler Bolt from Self Publishing School teaches how to write a book, how to launch it, and use it to grow a 6-figure income. Gary Vaynerchuk, Pat Flynn, Grant Cardone, Lisa Nichols and Russell Brunson are just a few of the successful authors you'll learn from on this show. On this show you'll learn how to grow your income, authority & business with a book. Chandler reveals what it really takes to successfully launch a book, without the BS of traditional publishing.
 
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Non-Traditional Book Publishing for Independent Authors
 
This podcast will take you through how to self-publish your eBook onto Amazon, Apple and the other global eBook Stores, how to market a book and general online business techniques needed to be a successful self-publisher.
 
Are you new to self-publishing? Or a seasoned indie author who wants to cut through the noise to get only the most up-to-date and important self-publishing advice? The “AskALLi Podcast" is brought to you by the most trusted name in self-publishing, the non-profit Alliance of Independent Authors (ALLi). www.allianceindependentauthors.org/ 1st Tuesdays: ALLi Member Q&A: Answers to members' current self-publishing queries, hosted by ALLi team members, Debbie Young and David Penny. Only ALLi Mem ...
 
The Self Publishing Journeys podcast is a weekly show for all indie authors.Show host Paul Teague interviews self- published authors about their writing journeys, passing on hints, tips and tricks along the way.He'll also chat to experts in related fields - proofreaders, development editors, cover designers, PR specialists, author platform creators - and they'll be offering their best advice and strategies.
 
Interviews and blog posts to help you succeed in Self-Publishing. For indies, by indies.
 
The Definitive Source on e-Readers, eBooks and Digital Publishing News
 
Are you an aspiring author who wants to successfully self-publish your book? Are you looking for ways to increase your book sales and use your book to grow your business? You are in the right place because this is Happy Self Publishing show where you get all your questions related to book writing, publishing and marketing answered by successful authors. Enjoy the show with your host - the founder of Happy Self Publishing, Jyotsna Ramachandran
 
Everybody Hates Self-Publishing explores the good, the bad and the ugly of creating and producing your own work. Self-published authors will find advice on writing, book marketing and getting your book in bookstores. Aspiring writers will learn about being an indie publisher: Being an entrepreneur, creating your own DIY publishing house and thriving as an indie publisher means connecting with readers, booksellers and librarians and competing in a market that favors traditional publishing. Ho ...
 
This is because I live on a farm and I publish. Expect a Sunday/Monday show pretty much every week, depending if I get swamped. This is where I tell about the new releases and the special offers members can get.
 
Bimonthly podcast from Jenn Baker (and guests within the industry) on diversity (or lack thereof) in publishing.
 
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Getting Published
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Getting Published is for aspiring writers everywhere who want to turn their hobby—their passion—into a career. I'm Peter Brewster, a Barcelona-based graphic designer; but deep down I've always been a writer. If you feel the same, follow me on my journey as I try to hone my craft and earn credibility as an author. Episode to episode, you'll hear the lessons I learn, as well as invaluable advice from interviews with published authors and other aspiring writers like me. Let's build a community ...
 
Podcast for Indie Authors and Aspiring Writers
 
Welcome to the Positive on Publishing Podcast. I’m your host, Kathryn Kemp Guylay. The Positive on Publishing Podcast features published authors and their stories about writing and the creative process. We cover book development, editing, distribution, and marketing for a complete perspective on the journey to bring a book to life. Each show highlights inspirational messages and positive advice for aspiring authors. Let the Positive on Publishing Podcast inspire you to transition from aspiri ...
 
A new weblog detailing our journey to self-publishing happiness using Xtreme methods.
 
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Australian and international authors talk about their books and how they got published or how they self-published. Listeners, writers and readers will also hear about what's going on in our local writing community.
 
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This week's show notes: https://self-publishing-journeys.com/podcast-diary-19-05-2018/By paul@paulteague.com (Paul Teague & Clixeo Ltd).
 
Welcome to AskALLi, the self-publishing advice broadcast from the Alliance of Independent Authors. This week it's our monthly IndieVoices' self-publishing salon with interviews conducted by ALLi Managing Editor Howard Lovy and updates from News Editor Dan Holloway. This Month's IndieVoices Claire Baldry of East Sussex, UK, is 63 years old and r ...…
 
The first three recipients of Self Publishing Formula's Foundation scholarships about their writing, book marketing, and future career hopes.
 
Award-winning and NY Times bestselling author Jay Kristoff's latest riveting young adult sci-fi novel is LIFEL1K3 (Lifelike), published by Allen & Unwin.Yvonne Fein takes us into the layered intensity of Jewish culture in her absorbing collection of short stories, Choose Somebody Else, published by Wild Dingo Press.…
 
Are you prepared to handle something like having your KDP account suspended? Jim and Bryan discuss the fabulous feedback from the Summit and Bryan offers a Book Description coupon to give folks a chance to get in at the lower price before the increase at the end of the month. Jim shares an update on his journey into the fiction world. The guys ...…
 
We'd gotten our hedgehog concept wrong for a while, but we want to perform our best for each other and for our audience. By establishing fences, we've really crystalized what Sterling & Stone stands for and our trajectory going forward. We’ll talk about: How we got the Hedgehog Concept wrong. Blinds in Manila. How we now to use the Hedgehog Con ...…
 
In this interview we talk to Harper Bliss & Caroline Manchoulas, successful Lesbian Romance authors about Lesbian fiction and it's differences to normal fiction. You can find full show notes at https://beginselfpublishing.com/lesbian-fiction-harper-bliss
 
This week, epic fantasy/fantasy romance author Miranda Honfleur joined us on the show. She launched her first series last November and has kept book 1 selling well and sticking in the Amazon fantasy charts while releasing more books in the series. She has three out now with a fourth to follow later this summer. We asked her how she did so well ...…
 
Amber Vilhauer (formerly Ludwig) is an online business development expert who supports authors, speakers and coaches to establish a powerful, integrated online presence that gets results and empowers them to make a difference in their industry. Since starting her multi-six-figure company NGNG Enterprises (standing for No Guts No Glory) in 2007, ...…
 
Clare Sager is a lifelong fantasy reader, former English teacher, and corsetiere. Her fate was set the day her father gave her a DragonLance graphic novel – after that, there was no hope for her to be anything other than a speculative fiction author. When she’s not writing, she can be found reading, role-playing, gaming, or laughing at cats or ...…
 
1) This week's writing progress: 2) The paperback proof for Who To Trust has arrived:By paul@paulteague.com (Paul Teague & Clixeo Ltd).
 
Welcome to AskALLi, the Self-Publishing Advice Podcast from the Alliance of Independent Authors. This week it’s our monthly Member Q&A where ALLi Members’ have their most pressing self-publishing questions analyzed and answered. Join your regular hosts for the Member Q&A: Michael La Ronn and Dan Blank. Questions this month include If I publish ...…
 
Non-fiction author Molly McCord shares her breakdown of the types of bad reviews authors can receive and how to deal with them.
 
The orchestration of Monash's battle at Le Hamel in France is compellingly detailed in Monash's Masterpiece by Peter FitzSimons, published by Hachette Australia.Once A Copper: The Life and Times of Brian 'The Skull' Murphy is the latest gripping true-crime book written by award-winning author Vikki Petraitis, published by Wild Dingo Press.…
 
Podcast AnnouncementBy paul@paulteague.com (Paul Teague & Clixeo Ltd).
 
How can we avoid picking up torches and joining the mob in the future? Bryan and Jim give a delightful summary of the fantastic Summit. It’s always a pleasure to thank our Patrons - Removed, Thawed, and the Hat Trick Series. This weeks hot tips include how authors can use ghostwriting to quit their day job, what authors should do to prepare for ...…
 
Sterling & Stone as we know it has existed for about seven years, but we've been on this journey together for ten years. We all started within months of each other, giving us a collection of thirty years of experience between the three of us (Johnny, Sean, and Dave). This is the first episode in an arc. We're going to start by talking about our ...…
 
John North is a versatile and experienced entrepreneur with a solid background in Accounting, Banking, Finance, Personal Development IT, Marketing and Business Management. John currently holds a number of titles, including CEO of Evolve Systems Group, Associate Diploma in Business (Accounting) and Fellow of the Institute of Public Accountants. ...…
 
Hey, folks! I (Lindsay) got back from the Sell More Books Show Conference this weekend, where I was one of several speakers. I took notes on some of the presentations that resonated most with me, and I shared them with Jo and Jeff on the show tonight. We proceeded to discuss them a bit. Hopefully, you’ll find it useful to listen! I’m going to s ...…
 
Actress, producer, TV host, business owner and newly minted author Vivica Fox sits down with Rene at Kobo HQ in Toronto to talk about her new memoir, Every Day I'm Hustling
 
We often ask our clients why they want to be an author. Most of the answers we get would be to gain authority, positioning themselves as leading experts in their industry. They hope to use their published books as calling cards to attract new customers in availing the services they offer. The question now lies on how they will convert their rea ...…
 
We're back from the 1st Annual Sell More Books Show Summit! On night #1, we recorded a live bonus episode of the show featuring tips from all of our speakers. Also, Jim is not intimidating and Bryan is exactly like you think he is. Enjoy the extra episode and the killer room noises!
 
1) Book promo results: 2) Book Barbarian: http://bookbarbarian.com/why-advertise/ 3) Freebooksy: https://www.freebooksy.com/for-the-authors/ 4) The remote island location for So Many Lies: http://www.docastaway.com/pages/hotels-villas-resorts/southeast-asia/get-together/get-together-main Andrew Lowe's Savages book: https://www.amazon.co.uk/Sava ...…
 
Welcome to AskALLi, the self-publishing advice podcast from the Alliance of Independent Authors. This week it's our monthly beginners' self-publishing salon with advice, tips, and tools for indie authors just starting out. Topics discussed this week include: Iain is on a "career high," selling more books than in the past years, mainly due to Fa ...…
 
GDPR is heading our way soon and it's going to have implications for every indie author business. Find out exactly what you need to know - and do - from SPF's expert legal eagles.
 
'Little Gods' by Jenny Ackland has a young girl on the cusp of womanhood who wants to find answers to a family secret but also learns that the truth doesn't always set you free.Family and social dysfunction feature heavily in Julie Prendergast's 'The Earth Does Not Get Fat'.By Jenny Ackland with Jan Goldsmith and Julie Prendergast with David McLean.
 
What is your top pick for the location of the 2019 Sell More Books Show Summit? Jim and Bryan started things off by thanking their wonderful patrons - The Outline Book, A Curse upon the Saints, and The Last Days. The guys have some great tips this week, including how to banish author burnout, why connecting with other indie authors through soci ...…
 
Sterling and Stone has only been doing The Story Studio Podcast for twelve episodes, and they’ve already learned a lot about the best direction for the show. In this episode, Johnny, Sean, and Dave give an introduction to a few changes in direction that the podcast will take. Don’t worry! The Story Studio Podcast isn’t ending. It’s just getting ...…
 
Alissa Daire Nelson is the founder of Daire Success Coaching and the author of "From Frustrated To Frickin' Awesome: 4 Steps to Achieve the Success You're Wired For". On this interview we will have the opportunity of learning from Alissa's own publishing process from the perspective of a mother that is bringing her own child, or book, to the wo ...…
 
In this show I give you a behind the scenes glimpse of how I put to together the Begin Self-Publishing Podcast and the equipment I use to make the show. You can find full show notes at https://beginselfpublishing.com/behind-scenes
 
We had a great chat with David Gaughran this week. He’s a historical fiction author who dabbles in science fiction now and then, and when he’s not writing fiction, he’s keeping an eye on the publishing scene and analyzing what’s working for authors who are going wide and selling well on Apple, Barnes & Noble, Kobo, etc. and also what’s working ...…
 
Why is it important to get great positive reviews as soon as your book is launched? Reviews immediately add credibility to your book, communicating to potential customers that it is a worthy read. Also, promotional websites that can help you promote your newly published book do not accept a book without any positive reviews. If you are a new an ...…
 
Gurbir Singh is the publisher of www.astrotalkuk.org and the author of Yuri Gagarin in London and Manchester published in 2011 to mark the 50th anniversary of humanity’s first journey into space. A former college lecturer, he is now working in the information security sector. Gurbir has a science and an arts degree and – once keen on flying – h ...…
 
1) Self-Publishing Formula community for forthcoming GDPR guidance: https://www.facebook.com/groups/SPFsecretgroup/permalink/2117265515224006/ 2) Book Barbarian promo site: http://bookbarbarian.com/ 3) Freebooksy book promo site: https://www.freebooksy.com/ 4) Deviant Minds competition: https://atlantic-books.co.uk/2018/02/16/corvus-m-heath-lau ...…
 
In this month's Advanced Self-Publishing Salon from the Alliance of Independent Authors, Orna Ross and Joanna Penn discuss self-publishing 3.0. Topics discussed this week include Update from Orna on London Book Fair and associated live events. LBF is among the most author-friendly book fairs. ALLi launched its new member magazine called The Ind ...…
 
Independent author and publisher Jasper Joffe talks about the success his publishing house has had using a model very different to the traditional one.
 
'Bonesland' by Brendan Lawley, takes us on an adolescent journey full of testosterone trauma.An extended family is tangled together by a wealthy inheritance, secrets, simmering childhood rivalry and betrayal in Fiona Lowe's 'Birthright'.By Brendan Lawley with David McLean and Fiona Lowe with Jan Goldsmith.
 
Do you have to write nonfiction to make it as an author? Is nonfiction a more steady earner? Bryan and Jim are both a little under the weather but the excitement of the upcoming Summit in Chicago fuels them on! They first thanked their generous patrons - Mayhem & Murder, Cubicle Jail to Laptop Lifestyle, and Where The Leaves Wither. Next the gu ...…
 
Contrary to popular belief, there is no vault in Hollywood holding the secret that turns a story into a commercial success. In this episode, Johnny, Sean, and Dave share how a story can be crafted to appeal to a wider audience and reach beyond the established boundaries of genre. You’ll learn: How a commercial story is defined. Why a good comme ...…
 
Shannon Miles is CEO & Co-Founder of BELAY, a virtual services company that supports busy leaders. She is also the author of the brand new book, The Third Option: Why a Woman Doesn’t Have to Choose Between a Career and Family, but Can Actually Have Both and Succeed. Here are the five fun nuggets from our interview: 1) To get to a yes, often tim ...…
 
On this week’s show, YA fantasy author Sarah K.L. Wilson joined us to talk about the successful Dragon School serial she’s publishing on Amazon (and in Kindle Unlimited). She’s put out nine installments since the beginning of the year, publishing a new one every 18 days, and she’s kept them selling with Amazon ads and sheer momentum. Here’s a l ...…
 
In this episode, Stephanie and Cristina sit down with Sarah Wendell of Smart Bitches, Trashy Books. Sarah is a writer, blogger and podcaster and chats to us about running her successful romance book blog and podcast. She delves into the workshops she runs on topics such as “Digital Promotion” and “How to Put a Review in Your Rearview Mirror” an ...…
 
Why do you need a book launch team? Building a great launch team is a sure shot to a successful book launch and for the long-term success of your book. However, how and where do you find people who are passionate about your book and want you to succeed as much as you do? In this video, let our founder, Jyotsna Ramachandran shares the steps you ...…
 
Julie Cordiner is a former Assistant Director of Learning & Skills and now an independent consultant with over 30 years experience specialising in school funding and education finance. She has put her 30 years of experience into co-writing two, non-fiction text books – School Budget Mastery and Leading A School Budget Review, as well as plannin ...…
 
Welcome to AskALLi, the self-publishing advice broadcast from the Alliance of Independent Authors. This week it's our monthly IndieVoices' self-publishing salon with interviews conducted by ALLi Managing Editor Howard Lovy and updates from News Editor Dan Holloway. This Month's IndieVoices A brief tour of a cryptocurrency mining operation, and ...…
 
1) Blockchain for books via ALLi: http://selfpublishingadviceconference.com/blockchain-for-books/ 2) Stuart Bache website: http://stuartbache.co.uk/ 3) Book Barbarian promo site: http://bookbarbarian.com/ 4) FreeBooksy promo site: https://www.freebooksy.com/ 5) Richard & Judy competition: http://www.richardandjudy.co.uk/richard-and-judy/news/Ri ...…
 
Self published author John P. Logsdon introduces the ReaderLinks service, a unique new tool to help indie authors track and fine tune the marketing of their books.
 
Is it your dream to give an inspiring Ted Talk? Our founder, Jyotsna Ramachandran recently got the opportunity to speak at a TEDx event. In our new blog post, she shares the steps it takes to get your own TED Talk so you can start sharing your ideas and passion with a live audience. P.S. TED Talk organizers are most likely to consider you as th ...…
 
Michelle Scott Tucker has written the biography of an ordinagry English country woman who fell in love with a difficult man and came with him to New South Wales in 1790 in 'Elizabeth Macarthur; A life at the edge of the world'.Never say never is the maxim of Robert Hillman's latest work, 'The Bookshop of the Broken Hearted'.…
 
How secure our your “author” passwords? Bryan & Jim are excited about the ramp up to the Summit and they took a moment to thank their generous patrons - Stalked by Flames, Sell More Books With Less Social Media, and Peaks of Passion: Pleasure Point Series Book One. The guys jumped right into this weeks tips, which include how to keep a long ser ...…
 
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