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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.
 
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 ...
 
Explore the expanding universe of indie books. Discover your next read or learn the ins and outs of indie publishing with Emma G. Rose and Shelley Shearer. Emma G. Rose is the owner of Imperative Press Books, a publishing house that amplifies niche voices. She is also the author of contemporary fantasy novels, including Nothing's Ever Lost, Near-Life Experience, and Assembling Ella. Shelley Shearer is a writer of cozy mysteries and urban fantasy. Her first novel, Menace at Meeple Manor, the ...
 
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Self Publishing Insiders

Draft2Digital, Kevin Tumlinson, Mark Leslie Lefebvre, Dan Wood

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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 ...
 
Welcome to The Indy Author Podcast, where we explore the writing craft, the publishing voyage, and how we can navigate our way to the readers who will love our work. I'm Matty Dalrymple, and I independently publish my Lizzy Ballard Thrillers and my Ann Kinnear Suspense Novels and Suspense Shorts through my imprint, William Kingsfield Publishers.
 
The Writing Sparrow is all about writing, publishing and marketing your book, so you can go from unfinished draft to published novel no matter where you are on your indie author journey! We're here to motivate and encourage you. Also find us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/thewritingsparrowpodcast and Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/thewritingsparrowpodcast/
 
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!
 
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The Devolver Digital Forkcast

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The Devolver Digital Forkcast

JM Specht, Jared Stults and Robbie Paterson

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Straight from our mouths to your ears! Hot takes delivered direct from the Devolver Digital Forkcast! Learn meaningless factoids about the wild world of indie game publishing! Marvel at moderately witty banter as Robbie Paterson and JM Specht exchange underwhelming joke after joke! The Devolver Digital Forkcast: It's a podcast!
 
A podcast dedicated to all things indie comics! We read them, we make them, we talk about them, and we love them! We'll be discussing everything from the process of creating comics, publishing comics, reviewing comics and interviewing creators. If you would like to be a guest on our podcast: https://www.amazingactioncomics.com/podcast Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/amazingactioncomics/support
 
Author News Weekly is the only news show you need to become a better writer, market your books successfully, and stay in-the-know about the latest and greatest news in the self-publishing world. Every Monday we bring you a panel-like discussion of what’s what in the self-publishing and indie author community, featuring interviews with best-selling authors, book marketing and sales experts, and more. Hosted by RA McGee, Philippa Werner, Jim Heskett, and Nick Thacker.
 
Hello and welcome to Writer’s Therapy! Some people write therapeutically, authors need therapy after writing. We aren’t therapists, but we feel like we need one. This podcast is like our group therapy, just a couple of budding romance authors discussing writing, storytelling, reading and publishing--with many detours along the way.
 
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.
 
Listen to Confessions of a Debut Novelist, hosted by author Chloe Timms, to hear from new and up-and-coming writers about their debut novel. We talk writing journeys, tips and advice and what it's like to be new to the world of publishing. Each episode features a writer about to have their debut novel published, covering adult, YA and children's in a range of genres. We'll hear about rejections and setbacks, how writers signed with their agent and whether their book deal was with an indie pu ...
 
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, season two d ...
 
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 ...
 
Welcome to Ink and Impact - the podcast for Christian writers who want to impact their readers.Hosted by Dalene Bickel, Ink and Impact will help you keep a pulse on the publishing industry, showcase Christian authors and their books, and share ways you can improve your craft and magnify your message.Whether you’re a fiction or nonfiction writer, traditionally or indie published, established or just starting out, this podcast is for you.
 
We're Emily Einolander and Corinne Kalasky and we're mapping the frontier between traditional and indie publishing. We interview people from all over the industry—publishers, marketers, publicists, editors, and authors. Whether they be self-published, small press, or from the corporate Big 5 publishers, we want to hear from everyone! And we also talk some crap in the process, because otherwise what fun would we be? Opinions don't reflect those of our employers. [Theme song by Amy Hakanson | ...
 
Helping indie authors successfully write, market, & self-publish their books and make a living with their writing. In this show, Ella interviews successful authors who share their best writing, marketing, and mindset secrets. You'll hear from them about topics such as making time to write, tools to succeed as an indie author, exactly what steps they took to achieve their self-publishing success.
 
We are a small independent publisher in the South West predominately specialising in promoting spoken word artists. We aim to dispel the assumption that performance poetry does not transfer well to page as well as give emerging and established artist opportunities to be published where they might be rejected from other traditional poetry publishers. As well as poetry, we publish indie fiction, please have a look at our webstore for new release and popular titles. http://burningeyebooks.bigca ...
 
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 ...
 
Tune in for weekly discussion with queer indie or small press authors or other in the biz of self-publishing and small presses to talk about their books, journeys, pets, and more! Music from https://filmmusic.io "Cheery Monday" by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.com) License: CC BY (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/) Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/queer-indie-beat/support
 
We've reached the indie author revolution, my friend, and it's time to talk honestly about how you can manifest your millionaire author destiny. I believe all creatives are called here for a purpose bigger than they realize and making money is an extension of that. You are worthy of making the money you've always dreamed of. I'm going to show you the way. The Author Revolution Podcast is here to help guide you. I'll give you actionable advice, tips, and tricks to make stepping into your mill ...
 
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My guest this episode is Keith A Pearson, who grew up in economically disadvantaged conditions in England, left school when he was sixteen, and developed a work ethic as he advanced in his career. That work ethic came in handy when he transitioned to full-time author. It was a very unlikely new career choice for Keith, who did not exactly surround …
 
Jeffe Kennedy is a multi-award-winning and best-selling author of romantic fantasy. She is the current President of the Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America (SFWA) and is a member of Novelists, Inc. (NINC). She is best known for her RITA® Award-winning novel, The Pages of the Mind, the recent trilogy, The Forgotten Empires, and the wildly…
 
Catrina Taylor is an indie author building a strong community of writers through her platform on Twitch. We discuss her motivation behind working with so many authors, building an online virtual conference, and why she doesn't view her work as "networking." Check out Catrina on Twitch at https://Twitch.tv/TheLadyWrites.…
 
Mark Coker, founder of Smashwords and Chief Strategy Officer at Draft2Digital, discusses LOOKING FORWARD IN INDY PUBLISHING. He discusses how platforms like Facebook are the new gatekeepers, the rise of subscription models (and why he likes Scribd), the importance of implementing best practices, why we should be excited about AI narration, and how …
 
Today's guests are R.S. Mellette, author of Kiya & The Morian Treasure, as well as his publisher Matt Sinclair, founder and CEO of Elephant's Bookshelf Press. They joined me today to talk about what works in indie publishing versus trad in terms of marketing and publicity, as well as the function that indie publishers serve - providing a home to no…
 
This week on The Indy Author Podcast, Jennifer Hilt discusses TROPING YOUR WAY TO A STRONGER STORY. She talks about how tropes differ from clichés; whether tropes can turn into plagiarism; the role of conventions and reader expectations; using tropes to support goals, motivation, and conflict; tropes as a marketing device; and tropes as writing pro…
 
Be open to opportunities around you and love what you do. In this episode, Renee Rose shares her experience of having the best outcome in her life by following her guts. She had a degree in creative writing and knew she would be a writer. Her opportunity came after discovering 50 Shades of Grey, wherein she knew she could also write the same genre …
 
Episode 126 / In this re-air episode we discuss expectations, common mistakes, and understanding our motivation to write. Claire is also an expert on applying the Enneagram to story structure. She has a kickstarter preview up for her book Reclaim Your Author Career, which uses the Enneagram to help authors align their careers. Intro link: Inkers Co…
 
On this episode of Black & Published, Nikesha speaks with Zakiya Dalila Harris, author of the novel, The Other Black Girl. Zakiya spent nearly three years in editorial at Knopf/Doubleday before leaving to write her debut novel. Prior to working in publishing, Zakiya received her MFA in creative writing from The New School. Her essays and book revie…
 
The Successful Writer Podcast is full of encouragement to help you skyrocket your writing career. USA Today bestseller Alana Terry brings you tips and inspiration on productivity, mindset, and marketing. It’s everything you need to take your writing career to the next level, brought to you by 6-figure bestseller Alana Terry.…
 
Are you looking for graphic designers who can do the best book cover design? Then, consider these options before ordering your next book cover. You'll also learn how to craft the perfect design brief, how to communicate with your designer and so much more! Fiverr Cover Designers - https://DaleLinks.com/BookCovers Archangel Ink - https://DaleLinks.c…
 
Today's guest is Jamie Lyn Smith, author of Township, a collection of short stories set in Appalachia. Jamie joined me today to talk about writing literature of place, the art of the short story, and ways to make money on your short fiction. Read the TranscriptSupport the PodcastFollow on Facebook Jamie's Links: Site Twitter Instagram Ad Links: She…
 
We're back with a brief hello and teaser for Season 3! Lots of exciting things coming next season on Indies Fully Booked. We can't wait to share more with you soon! Join the community in the Indies Fully Booked Facebook group! You can find Ali at akmulford.com and Kate at kellemorrison.com! Watch the uncut videos on Youtube! Support the show…
 
Angeline is joined by children's author Matt Beighton to chat all about writing and marketing children's books. Hear about the unique projects Matt has launched, how he adapts his marketing for his audience, and the secret to how he keeps track of all the plotlines in his Pick Your Path books. Read the show notes at www.unstoppableauthors.com…
 
How can you write creative non-fiction? And what makes it stand out? I am fascinated by creative non-fiction. It is a type of writing where the writer or author injects something of themself from their personal life or a little bit of creativity into the work. In other words, it's not simply researching a topic and turning it into another dry busin…
 
This week! Join our NEW Submission Packet Workshop to get your query and first pages optimized for today’s stressed-out agent. Learn more here: https://manuscriptacademy.com/product/submission-packet-workshopHave you ever wondered about the rule to not pitch agents and small presses at the same time? Or wondered how small presses treat you—versus a…
 
Right now, I've raised over $26k on Kickstarter to create signed, limited-edition hardcovers of one of my book series. I tell you all about how I planned the campaign, what's worked, and how authors can use Kickstarter as a tool for fandom building. Interested in my Kickstarter? You can check it out here: https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/steffm…
 
Your heads up for the week ahead with general messages for all zodiac signs. Listen to your tarotscope for the weeks of 26 June to 9 July 2022 with general and random messages. For your in-depth bi-monthly tarotscope (each sign gets about 12-15 minutes at least), visit https://leennascreativebox.com or subscribe to my Patreon channel: https://www.p…
 
Are you publishing low content books? Would you like to hear insights from an established video creator who specializes in the low content book publishing space? Find out more about host of The Home Boss on YouTube, Nuria Corbi. Nuria Corbi's site - https://thehomeboss.com The Home Boss on YouTube - https://youtube.com/c/thehomeboss Children's book…
 
In this episode, we are continuing our discussion on how to start a writing group. The key to good writing groups is clear rules…or is it? We’ll discuss rule setting and expectations as well as how to avoid the pitfalls of being a toxic writing group. 30 Days of Writing Sprint Prompts: https://www.amazon.com/dp/B08MGR7431 Our new Facebook Group! ht…
 
This episode Angel and Phil bring you another episode of the Indie Comic Review, along with some weekly news. INDIEGOGO CAMPAIGN NOW LIVE FOR “PROJECT: SHADOW BREED” BY Justin Bartz - https://bit.ly/PSBvol2 TITLES FOR: 6/22/22* BEWARE THE EYE OF ODIN - IMAGE COMICS* THE LONESOME HUNTERS - DARKHORSE COMICS If you would like to be a guest on our show…
 
Today on Self-Publishing News: Spotify rewrites the rules on audiobook sales by ditching the subscription model and going à la carte. Also, Spotify buys an AI narration tool, but is artificial intelligence really ready to take over from human narrators? These are among the topics discussed on Self-Publishing News with ALLi News Editor Dan Holloway …
 
Join James and Xtina on the Panic Room Radio Show as they talk with seasoned paranormal investigator and the author of twenty paranormal books, Joni Mayhan & horror author Nick Roberts. Featuring samanthas_shelf, a new segment for your enjoyment with book reviews by the lovely Samantha Hawkins. Don't miss the fun and shenanigans!…
 
Hey Black and Published family. I’m Checking in with you today to introduce you to a new podcast. The Ursa short fiction podcast hosted by Black & Published season 1 alums Deesha Philyaw and Dawnie Walton. They’re also from Jacksonville, which is where I live so, you know, they get the extra hometown Duval love. Join Deesha (The Secret Lives of Chu…
 
Elyse Russell is curating an anthology for Band of Bards Comics. Funded by Kickstarter, The Dark Side of Purity, will feature comics, artwork, prose, and poetry from female and non-binary creators. After the the project is fully funded the book will be available in bookshops and online, with proceeds benefiting NARAL. Elyse talks to us about why th…
 
David Mike is the author of Dishonor: One Soldier's Journey from Desertion to Redemption. He is passionate about sharing the message that we do not have to be defined by our past, and that God can use our kind of mess for good. On this episode of Ink and Impact, we discuss his book and also a bit about his writing journey, how he turned his difficu…
 
In this episode of Confessions of a Debut Novelist, I’m talking to Catherine Yardley about her contemporary novel Ember. In this episode we discuss writing sibling relationships, how acting helps her create characters and the snobbery surrounding women’s fiction. Buy Ember: https://linktr.ee/balavageyardley Follow Catherine on Twitter: @Balavage ht…
 
E.S. Curry is an insatiable renaissance man that loves writing outside the data stream on a Royal typewriter while listening to classical music on vinyl, plays piano and guitar, races his sailing yacht Escapade, fencing, and imagines bedtime stories with his son Åsmund. //Draft2Digital is where you start your Indie Author Career// Looking for your …
 
We are more powerful than we even realize. When we make a decision and put our focus on it, we can literally move mountains. Manifestation (of any kind) is an inside job and when we take action, trusting that the rest will be clear as we go along, we become unstoppable. In today's episode, we're talking about the power of taking action before you'r…
 
A conversation with my friend and performing artist Laurence Warner, aka Cerulean. Celebrating the release of his second album, The Divided Selfie LP, out 22nd June 2022. 🎶 BUY + LISTEN NOW: Ceru.li/2 or Bandcamp.CeruleanSounds.com -- podcast by Jas Hothi @ jasraj.me | with a short interlude by Chris Porter @ thebeatboxclub.com…
 
Building a deep connection between your characters and your readers is what creates raving fans, books that stick like glue to the sales charts and fuels word-of-mouth recommendations. So how do we do this? Today we’re talking about tools and resources we use to build reader connection with our characters. “When readers recognize the character’s em…
 
On this episode of Black & Published, Nikesha speaks with Carlos Allende, author of the novel, Coffee, Shopping, Murder, Love. Carlos is is a media psychology scholar and a writer of fiction. He has written two previous novels: Cuadrillas y Contradanzas, a historical melodrama set during the War of Reform, in Mexico, and Love, or the Witches of Win…
 
Susan Hatters Friedman, MD discusses MISTAKES WRITERS MAKE ABOUT FORENSIC PSYCHIATRY AND HOW TO AVOID THEM. She talks about the differences between forensic psychiatry and forensic psychology; the rules governing psychiatric confidentiality; the fact that forensic psychiatrists are not lie detectors; the depiction of competency versus sanity in fic…
 
There is so much more authors can do with their books. In fact, it need not only provide you with one income stream. You can leverage them to provide you with multiple streams of income. Today's guest is proof that this is possible. Ella Barnard sits with Willow Winters, an author who has over 50 books published and continues to deliver addictive l…
 
This week the One Hour Book Club reviews Episode 10:Heroes Of the Shadow. Blue Scar Indeabinito - S. S. Frankowska Find this weeks book at: https://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/B08XNYGGJ9/ref=cm_sw_em_r_mt_dp_QC621DTV45ZJ9QBKF4HV Make sure to follow One Hour Book Club on our Twitter to find more great Indie titles and get your own work submitted. https://tw…
 
Episode 125 / Jami and Sara share the tips and ideas they got at Inkers Con then discuss how to connect with writers at in person events as well as how to connect online. Inkers Con digital ticket (affiliate code for discount: JAMI22) Show notes: Merchandising - Kimbra Swain Patreon - Emilia Rose Translations - Tanya Anne Crosby Get backlist sellin…
 
Thank You in advance for supporting this podcast with your contributions at: https://en-el-publishing.aweb.page/p/ab4bd1de-9e60-4a66-84fc-94e6cfdb8ec5 Authors, writing your books faster, just got easier with The Unfair Writing Advantage. Go from book idea to manuscript in 30 days or less writing just 3 to 4 pages! https://www.theunfairwritingadvant…
 
Since first publishing in 2014, I've gone to one place repeatedly for my self-publishing needs - Fiverr. But, this freelance platform can be difficult to understand and use for first timers. That's why I'll share how I find the best freelancers on the platform and what I do to keep working with them. Fiverr - https://DaleLinks.com/List…
 
The Successful Writer Podcast is full of encouragement to help you skyrocket your writing career. USA Today bestseller Alana Terry brings you tips and inspiration on productivity, mindset, and marketing. It’s everything you need to take your writing career to the next level, brought to you by 6-figure bestseller Alana Terry.…
 
In the first lockdown of 2020, Juno Dawson’s editor was expecting a YA thriller—but all she wanted to write was Desperate Housewives, with witches. We talk about organizing multiple storylines, plotting a trilogy, and the question of “At what point do you turn the card”—when do you reveal information to the reader?Plus the delightful idea that a st…
 
How can you collaborate with other writers and authors? And what should you know before you decide to write an article, essay, or book with someone else? This week's interview is all about collaborative writing, and I caught up with two authors from Nebraska, Becky Breed, and Lucy Adkins, to discuss the process. They are collaborative authors who h…
 
Today I'm talking to Aluko Deborah JB about every writer's greatest foe (besides burnout, self-doubt, etc): the rabbit hole of procrastination. Want to know how to beat procrastination and foster consistency instead? You've come to the right place. Note: we sadly had technical issues when we were recording, so we apologise if this chat sounds a lit…
 
A sneak peek at the situations in and around your career. Timestamps below. Welcome to the podcast! A reminder that patrons still have access to the archive of weekly and biweekly tarotscopes plus all the timeless Pick A Cards. If you're looking for your tarotscope, listen to the previous episode or visit my Patreon page. Subscriptions start from j…
 
Nader Sabry is a world-renowned and highly sought-after consultant in the world of growth hacking. Just what is growth hacking? And, can these strategies help your author business? Find out more in this exclusive interview with the growth hacking expert, Nader Sabry. Nader Sabry - https://NaderSabry.com Ready. Set. Growth Hack (book) - https://Read…
 
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