Established wisdom says that success in a creative career is more likely if you choose your niche and focus entirely on one thing. But what if you are someone who likes to play in all kinds of creative arenas?
Many authors are introverts and prefer creation to marketing, but what if you could use your words to attract your perfect target market? In today's episode, André Chaperon gives some valuable tips for building a sustainable creative business.
What if the future of book discovery and purchasing is mobile-first through apps like WeChat which dominates in China? I talk about AI translation, voice-first tech and more with Makoto Tokudome today. In the intro,
Some people say that publishing has already been disrupted, that this current state is the new model. But I don’t think the disruption has even started yet. As Jeff Bezos says, “it’s always Day One.” In the last ten years,
Audiobooks are the fastest growing segment in publishing and voice-first technologies like Amazon Alexa, Google Assistant, Siri, Cortana, and others mean that voice content will become even more popular. But audiobook production is still expensive,
In a world full of distractions, how do we make our books unskippable? We are more distracted than ever, but once we find content we love, we binge it and become dedicated fans, so how do we become one of those trusted voices?
How do you start again under a new author name in a new genre? Toby Neal explains how she had to do things differently with her memoir about Hawaii after 30+ novels. In the intro, I mention that Barnes & Noble may be bought by the same hedge fund that ...
Conflict lies at the heart of every great story but writers often get important details wrong when it comes to criminal investigation. You'll get some great tips from this conversation with Detective Adam Richardson. In the intro,
How can you effectively use image-based social media to reach readers and sell more books? How can you avoid time-wasting but still build a community? I discuss these questions and more with Frances Caballo in today's interview. In the intro,
Can self-publishing be a viable route for literary authors? If you write cross-genre, can you be successful with your writing? I talk about these topics and more with award-winning author, Jane Davis, in today's interview. In the intro,