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The pyramid for products and services

The Career Author Podcast: Episode 65 – The Pyramid for Products and Services

Maslow’s Hierarchy can be used in so many ways, and in this episode, J. and Zach look at a Bain study from the Harvard Business Review and discuss how it can apply to independent authors. You will discover the pyramid for products and services and more: Zach’s latest experiment with dictation using the Dragon Anywhere[…]

The Pixar Rules of Storytelling

The Career Author Podcast: Episode 64 – The Pixar Rules of Storytelling

There’s always something to learn by studying the masters which is what the guys do today as they dive deep into the Pixar rules of storytelling. You will discover: Some exciting things coming up on the Patreon + the newest Molten Universe Media author, Lori Drake Reedsy’s new discoverability tool for authors How Pixar has[…]

Show don't tell

The Career Author Podcast: Episode 63 – Exposition as Ammunition (Show, Don’t Tell)

We’ve all heard “show, don’t tell,” but what does that mean? Join J. and Zach as they discuss the Robert McKee technique of exposition as ammunition along with examples. You will discover: Some of the exciting things the guys are working on + the newest Molten Universe Media author, Cameron Coral! An easy way to[…]

Author services

The Career Author Podcast: Episode 62 – Should I Write For or Offer Services to Authors? (Part 2)

In part 2 of this two-part episode, J. and Zach continue the conversation around whether or not you should offer author services. You will discover: Bookbub’s new service for audiobooks + what this might mean for the future of audiobooks Four powerful questions to help you assess scenes in your manuscript Why change is the[…]