Episode 188 #HowtoJudgeaBook(byits)Cover
Listen now (47 min) | Turns out you should judge a book by its cover, and readers do. Which means authors need to consider that (and not our own taste)…
Episode 187 #TheThankYouProjectProject
Listen now (46 min) | The infamous how-to meets self-help meets memoir-with-a-dash-of-stunt genre. It may be awkwardly named, but we love it. This week…
Haven’t heard of Bookbub yet? Well hustle over there, because it may just be the fastest growing publisher partner authors have these days. On the face…
186 #TheJoyofHolidayRomCom
Listen now (49 min) | We wanted to talk holiday writing—as in, writing ABOUT holidays, not writing during the holidays. So we went strolling through th…
Gobble gobble gobble. That’s not a turkey, it’s the sound of the upcoming holidays and all the many, many various activities associated with them, gobb…
Episode 185: #AudioExplosion
Listen now (34 min) | Here’s one way to learn how to write books that work in audio: narrate over 700 of them, like our guest this week, Tanya Eby. If …
#SupporterMini 1: #Prewriting
Listen now (6 min) | It’s the first ever #AmWriting SupporterMini! #AmWriting SupporterMinis are bite-sized podcasts of writing advice and inspiration …
Nobody except Jeff Bezos knows for certain what percentage of the global book market Amazon controls. (Amazon does not break out book sales in their fi…
Episode 184 #BeforeYouStartthatNonFictionProject
Listen now (35 min) | Every nonfiction book starts out as a glimmer of an idea. A topic. An area of interest or expertise. But you can’t just pitch a b…
Oh, we hear you. You’re a writer—but you’re not a “real” writer. Not yet. Not until you [fill in the blank here]. Back in 2002, when I was an active me…
Episode 183: #FacebookforWriters
Listen now (45 min) | Writers need a page, a profile and a whole lot of patience and persistence to even feel like we’re close to getting Facebook “rig…
Oh sure, you’re on top of the obvious social media. You’ve made your choice among Insta, FB and Twitter and you’re maintaining as appropriate. (Yeah, o…