Offering memberships or subscriptions to fans can provide regular and special content to them while providing more predictable income to creators. We discuss ideas and best practices with creators currently offering fiction, drama, poetry, visual art, and more.
With Kindle Vella on the horizon, let’s talk a bit about serial fiction, some of the confusion and misinformation about Kindle Vella, and what we might look for and plan for in choosing our own applications and career paths.
Content marketing is my favorite kind of marketing — the marketing that doesn’t feel like marketing! Let’s talk with Margaret McGriff about how to use this in our branding. (If you haven’t seen my episodes on branding and marketing without selling, you might want to get those, too!)
In today’s market, it’s critical to be able to reach your audience directly. Let’s walk through two options for selling audiobooks directly, for maximum control and profit, via Soundwise and Bookfunnel.
How did a war for natural resources in Korea lead to a ubiquitous American college food? Let’s talk about how in real life everything is connected, and how we can use that to make our fictional worlds more robust, cohesive, and fascinating.
Sorry, guys — had some tech issues this time, but there is info in here still. In this episode we’ll talk about SPREADSHEETS and MIND MAPS, two tools — linear and organic — for getting information out of your head and into an organized format for easy reference.
Let’s talk about Procrastination! (Spoiler: You’re probably not just lazy.) Speaking generally, writers procrastinate. A lot. But why, and what can we do about it? Here are five primary reasons why creative people procrastinate on their projects, and what to do about it. Plus a lot of fun chat.
Networking! You’ve heard before how authors are colleagues, not competitors, and how we need to stick together to get ahead. That’s all true. But there are social conventions and best practices to ask for help, and knowing how to ask is as important as knowing what to ask.