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Pros and cons of running a fiction podcast

The Career Author Podcast: Episode 8 – Pros and Cons of Running a Fiction Podcast with Luke Kondor and Daniel Willcocks of Hawk & Cleaver

With Zach still on the road, J. Thorn is joined by Luke Kondor and Daniel Willcocks from Hawk & Cleaver. Together with J., they discuss the pros and cons of running a fiction podcast and more: The latest claim that print is dead, brought to you by the New York Times CEO Is there still a[…]

Story Grid

The Career Author Podcast: Episode 7 – Story Grid Creator, Shawn Coyne

Story structure is one of the most important elements of writing craft, and you can learn a lot by analyzing the structure of stories you love. In this very special episode of The Career Author Podcast, J. is joined by Story Grid creator, Shawn Coyne.  Discover how to break down and analyze any story beat or[…]

Audiobooks

The Career Author Podcast: Episode 6 – Should You Have Audiobooks?

Should you publish audiobook versions of your work? On this episode of The Career Author Podcast, Zach and J. discuss this question and more: Audible aggressively courting traditional publishers The unveiling of a new Barnes & Noble mobile app which sounds strangely familiar How Draft2Digital is expanding their Universal Book Link tool to improve author[…]

Reader magnets

The Career Author Podcast: Episode 5 – Reader Magnets

Reader magnets can be excellent tools for indie authors trying to build their tribe. On this episode of The Career Author Podcast, Zach and J. discuss what reader magnets are, how they can benefit your author career, and more: Kobo announces a new contract with Kobo and Wal-Mart, bringing e-readers, ebooks, and audiobooks to Wal-Mart[…]