Best Publishing podcasts — Insights into the book industry, online and off (Updated November 2018; image)
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Hosted by actor/comedian Jason Deline it's like a book club with comedy albums. First Thursday of every month we listen to an agreed upon/curated comedy album, then we get together and talk about it! Fun, right?
 
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.
 
Insights and inspiration for growing your self-publishing business, featuring interviews with bestselling authors and publishing experts.
 
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.
 
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.
 
Learn all about the audiobook, ebook and e-reader industry!
 
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 ...
 
Bimonthly podcast from Jenn Baker (and guests within the industry) on diversity (or lack thereof) in publishing.
 
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.
 
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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 ...
 
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Shaun Stevens, a fantasy author who writes as S.P. Stevens. Before turning to writing, Shaun followed a passion for music at first, writing and performing House and Techno in the 1990s. Then, in 2001, he founded an internet marketing company, finding a home for his writing in the form of technical SEO and copywriting services. Unable to resist ...…
 
Show notes: https://self-publishing-journeys.com/podcast-diary-10-11-2018/By paul@paulteague.com (Paul Teague & Clixeo Ltd).
 
In this month's Advanced Self-Publishing Salon from the Alliance of Independent Authors, Orna Ross and Joanna Penn discuss five tips for growing your author business. Plus, lessons learned at Novelists INC and Digital Book World. The AskALLi podcasts are sponsored by Damonza: Books Made Awesome. Topics discussed this week include: Orna updates ...…
 
In our second panel episode from our shiny new studio space we sat down with comedians Courtney Gilmour (@CourtGilmour) and Ryan Dillon (@TheRyanDillon) to discuss the amazing album John Mulaney: Kid Gorgeous At Radio City. We chat about assembly, sex ed and this incredible album by this gifted writer and teller of jokes.…
 
If you had one "author wish" what would it be? Our Happy Book Reviews feature winner this week is George Sirois. Bryan thanks our wonderful Patrons: Fighting to Survive, The Hunted, and Leading Effectively: Proven Leadership. This week, Bryan talked success stories with nine awesome special guests. Expect insights, entertainment, and wildly var ...…
 
Being aware of who you are is important if you want optimal results in your life and storytelling. Hardship has shaped our worldview and the kinds of stories we yearn to tell. In today’s episode, we discuss how we—like our characters—carry the baggage of histories. — You're invited to join us at the final Smarter Artist Summit on February 18th ...…
 
In this episode, Stephanie and Laura sit down with New York Times and USA Today bestselling author Shayla Black. Shayla chats to us about celebrating 20 years in publishing, how she got her start in indie publishing and how she manages to balance the business side of writing. Shayla also talks about staying authentic online and why being true t ...…
 
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: Jyotsna co-authored a book with 23 other authors called Write and Grow Rich, which is n ...…
 
Jo and Lindsay recorded early this week, since Lindsay is off to the 20Booksto50K conference (inspired by Michael Anderle, as Lindsay said in the show, but put together by Craig Martelle, which Lindsay should have said!). While Jeff was busy packing up his house to make his move to Phoenix permanent, Jo and Lindsay offered some tips on how to d ...…
 
Julie Stock only started writing in 2013 when she was in her late forties but she was soon hooked and went on to join the RNA’s New Writers’ Scheme the following year. She is now an independent author of contemporary romance from around the world, having published her debut novel, From Here to Nashville, in February 2015, followed by her second ...…
 
Show notes: https://self-publishing-journeys.com/podcast-diary-03-11-2018/ My Path To Publication - 20 things which led to the publication of my first book 1 - Exercise book 2 - Mr Plum & Mr Apple 3 - Letter from Penguin 4 - Letter from Pan 5 - Reading Enid Blyton books at primary school 6 - TV - Flash Gordon/Buck Rogers/6 Million Dollar Man/Sp ...…
 
In celebration of Adam Sandler's well received new Netflix Special 100% Fresh we are re-airing our December 2017 episode of Adam Sandler's They're All Gonna Laugh At You. In it, Jason sits down with Jordan Kennedy, Jon Blair and Kat Letwin to discuss this Adam Sandler album. Join us in discussing this interesting and early work.…
 
Do you give great advice? Do you wish you’d take it? Bryan reports on the benefits of his mental health day last week. Jim talks about preparing for a speaking road-tour in 2019. This week’s Happy Book Reviews feature winner is S.J. Pajonas. Bryan thanks our featured Patrons: Stone Cold, Dorothy and the Cane of Destiny: Book One in the Elderly ...…
 
We recently held a small genre therapy event where we talked to authors that were motivated by a wide range of forces. During our meet-up, we asked: “how many of you feel like you can’t not write?” This is a question that authors can easily take for granted. In today’s episode, we explore our “why” and how that has affected our creative journey ...…
 
In this episode I talk again to Jen Cole about her book plan, which she has now completed and talk about the next steps in her book writing journey. https://beginselfpublishing.com/jen-finishes-her-plan/
 
Our guest for this week’s show is long-time podcaster and slightly less long-time science fiction and fantasy author Mur Lafferty. She is the author of the Nebula and Hugo-nominated Six Wakes, The Shambling Guides, and I Should Be Writing: A Writer’s Workshop. Her most recent publication is Solo, the Star Wars movie adaptation, which we asked h ...…
 
Jon Evans is a UK indie author who always wanted to become a writer and there were many false starts and unfinished projects along the way. The first three books in a space marine series about the adventures of the Royal Marine Space Commandos – Commando, Guerrilla and Ascendant – were co-written with his brother, James. Jon has also written Th ...…
 
This week's show notes: https://self-publishing-journeys.com/podcast-diary-27-10-2018/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 Back in 2009, Angelique L'Amour received news that she ...…
 
The third in our JFL42 2018 interviews we chatted with Matteo Lane, I was lucky enough to catch him perform twice at the festival and it was a real joy. He joined me for a phone interview after his return to New York from Toronto and we discussed one of his favourite comedy albums Ellen Degeneres' special Here and Now. The chat was a blast, we ...…
 
Would you knowingly write a book in a poorly selling genre? Jim welcomes his cohost Alex Newton from K-Lytics. This week’s winner of the Happy Book Reviews feature is Katherine Bogle. Jim thanks the featured Patrons: Achieve Anything In Just One Year, Dead Still, and The Busy Busy Author: Writing Faster and More Efficiently to Fit Around your B ...…
 
We’ve all taken on new adventures and challenges in our writing, and we’ve learned a lot over the past year. Committing to the vision of the Story Studio has meant channeling our energy into producing fiction in ways that are unprecedented for Sterling and Stone. Today, we’re doing a quick check-in on our progress towards being a story-first co ...…
 
Today, we were joined by fantasy author, Joseph Malik, who published his first novel, Dragon’s Trail, in 2016 and has managed to sell 10,000 copies over the last two years, despite being a new author and new to marketing. We talked to him about some of the things he tried that didn’t work, plus what he tried that did. *Note: a couple of swear w ...…
 
This episode was recorded live at our first-ever indie author library night at Kobo HQ. Chrissy Munroe interviewed Maria Cipriano and Beth Godlewski from Toronto Public Library to discuss how they curate the library catalogue and give advice on best practices for indie authors.
 
In this episode, Chrissy chats with Kobo’s VP of Product and Devices, Ramesh Mantha, to learn all about Kobo’s newest eReader Forma. Ramesh gives listeners a peek into the work that goes into creating new devices at Kobo. He talks about the features of Forma, specifically the focus on physical comfort, and the readings stats that influenced the ...…
 
Jonathan de Montfort's self-publishing story is a little different to most. He started his career as a hedge fund manager in London, working for companies such as Lehman Brothers and Goldman Sachs, then leaving in 2013 to set up his own hedge fund company. Jonathan is also a keen writer with an interest in literature and it's taken him four and ...…
 
This week's show notes: https://self-publishing-journeys.com/podcast-diary-20-10-2018/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 Are book teas ...…
 
Have you stumbled across some unusual keywords that have given you surprisingly positive results? “Happy Birthday!” to Bryan, who celebrated this past weekend. This week’s Happy Book Reviews Feature winner is Dan Thompson. Bryan and Jim share a hilarious post from William Oday—the ultimate Sell More Books Show spinoff—Bigfoot Big Heart: A Steam ...…
 
The seeds of stories are all around us. It’s our job as storytellers to acknowledge and nurture these seeds so that our novels and screenplays have life—a three-dimensionality that binds our audience to our characters. This is episode 2 of 2 of our discussion about how our real-life experiences have informed our fiction. — You're invited to joi ...…
 
In this show I talk about my experiences in the release of my latest book and first non-fiction book, Social Media Networking. You can find full show notes at https://beginselfpublishing.com/social-media-networking-book-release/
 
This week, the guys answered a couple of questions about staying motivated and finishing projects, even when your oh-so-appealing sink full of dishes is distracting you. They talked a bit about their adventures with Amazon advertising and what’s actually working for them now in 2018. They also discussed marketing a stand-alone novel, since Lind ...…
 
In this episode, we sit down with the European Manager of Kobo Writing Life, Camille Mofidi. Camille shares her thoughts on why authors should go global, the questions they need to ask themselves before going global and why they should consider translations. She also gives listeners tips on translations, metadata, pricing, countries they should ...…
 
Nathan Burrows is a UK indie-author who's based in Norfolk. His debut novel, Blind Justice, was published in March 2018. Nathan's latest release is ‘The Butcher’, a dark post-Brexit comedy. It’s the first in a trilogy of dark comedy thrillers based in Norfolk. The next in the trilogy – ‘The Baker’ – is slated for release in late Autumn 2018. As ...…
 
This week's show notes: https://self-publishing-journeys.com/podcast-diary-13-10-2018/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 beginners' self-publishing salon with advice, tips, and tools for indie authors just starting out. Topics discussed this week include: How important are categories for selling ebooks on Amazon? Are readers still looking at ...…
 
Over the last two weeks of September JFL42 rolled into town and we got to sit with Jackie Kashian to talk about the state of the comedy world and her experiences in it but also about podcasts (like her two podcasts The Dork Forest and The Jackie and Laurie Show), fantasy novels, role playing games (including her husband's super hero game The He ...…
 
This week’s show should be of interest to those authors who have considered putting aside the author hat temporarily to don the publisher/editor hat for a project or two. Our guests were science fiction romance authors Veronica Scott and Pauline B. Jones, who also happen to be the editors and publishers of the Pets in Space series of scifi roma ...…
 
If you had the opportunity to pick a spinoff for a specific market from one of your series, which one would you choose? Jim is still scheduling 15-minute consultations over on AuthorAccelerate.com, hop on over and set up your one-on-one. Bryan had a great time on Smart Passive Income with Pat Flynn and shares his awesome experience. This week’s ...…
 
The Story Studio Podcast is phoning it in for a couple episodes. But really, we’re expanding the scope of the show. The seeds of stories are all around us. It’s our job as storytellers to acknowledge and nurture these seeds so that our novels and screenplays have life—a three-dimensionality that binds our audience to our characters. This is epi ...…
 
In this week’s episode, Chrissy sits down with Australian author Sasha Cottman. Sasha talks to us about her first-year being independently published, how she is able to balance paying her bills and having fun writing, and where she looks for inspiration and knowledge about indie publishing. She also talks to us about where she finds inspiration ...…
 
Show notes at: https://self-publishing-journeys.com/episode-122-linzi-drew-honey-take-2/ Linzi Drew-Honey is a former glamour model and editor of Penthouse magazine. She has also appeared on Page Three of The Sun. Linzi has just self-published her second book – Every Shade of Black – which is an erotic fiction novel. This second novel has also ...…
 
This week's show notes: https://self-publishing-journeys.com/podcast-diary-06-10-2018/By paul@paulteague.com (Paul Teague & Clixeo Ltd).
 
In this month's Advanced Self-Publishing Salon from the Alliance of Independent Authors, Orna Ross and Joanna Penn discuss tips and tools for how to launch a book. The AskALLi podcasts are sponsored by Damonza: Books Made Awesome. Topics discussed this week include An update from Orna Ross on ALLi's activities. Joanna Penn updates us on her wri ...…
 
If Amazon is willing to ditch long-string categories, what else do you think they will jettison? Jim welcomes Bryan back from his West Coast mastermind retreat. The guys celebrate their 700,000th podcast download. This week’s Happy Book Review feature winner is David Mark Brown. Bryan thanks the featured patrons God and Gigs, Star Flame, and Pe ...…
 
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