Episode 71: What Pronoun's Demise Means For Authors

In this episode Chris and Anne Janzer talk about the challenges and opportunities that come with the failure of Pronoun. Show Notes & Links: -If you were using Pronoun to distribute your books, what does the aftermath look like for you? What are your options? -Why the loss of Pronoun reveals a bigger challenge for all indie authors. -Why using [...]

5 Ways to Turbo Boost Your Author Biz in 2018

In this episode Chris and Becca talk about five paradigm shifts authors need to make to succeed in their author business in 2018. It's just around the corner so let's get going! Show Notes & Links: -Why authors need to concentrate on writing better books in 2018. -The ying and yang of FOMO (the fear of missing out). Can it [...]

Episode 69 - How to Write Like a Boss with Honoree Corder & Ben Hale

In this week's episode we interview Honoree Corder and Ben Hale, co-authors of a new series of books designed to help authors make writing their full-time career and write like a boss. Links & Show Notes: -Why becoming a writing professional is like baking a batch of cookies. -What the heck is a writing hobbyist? -Why authors need business goals. [...]

Episode 67-Produce & Promote Your Own Audio Books With Kate Tilton

In this episode Chris and guest co-host Kate Tilton discuss the process of producing and promoting your own audio books. Show Notes & Links: -How ACX University helps authors navigate the audio book process. -Some of the initial questions authors need to ask before considering audio books. -Pros and cons of releasing an audio book at the same time as [...]

Episode 66 - Joanna Penn on the Business of Becoming a Full-Time Author

In this episode Chris and Becca interview successful author-entrepreneur Joanna Penn about the keys to her success and advice for other authors who want to make a full-time living publishing their books. Show Notes & Links -Hear Joanna's story and how she pulled the plug on a successful corporate career to pursue building her own author business. -What is the [...]