Episode 15: Finding Your Niche with Joe Biel, Founder of Microcosm Publishing


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Ever thought of opening your own publishing company? This week Emily interviews Joe Biel, founder and manager of Microcosm Publishing, who decided to do just that starting as a teenager. With 23 years of experience publishing books and zines, hustling at conferences and book fairs, and learning book business the hard way, he's now sharing his knowledge for all budding book-lovers ready to take a professional leap. We discuss his new book, A People's Guide to Publishing, and all its advice on niche selection and editorial strategy, sales and distribution, and staying true to your audience and ideals. Plus we discuss the publicity gold that is Henry and Glenn forever. Visit our site for a complete breakdown of the episode so you can jump-in wherever you are the most interested. To enter our giveaway, now through February 28, 2019, visit: https://hybridpubscout.com/giveaways/peoples-guide-publishing-giveaway/ Facebook @hybridpubscout Buy a copy by visiting Microcosm's shop at: 2752 N Williams Ave Portland, OR 97227 Or online at microcosm.pub

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