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opportunity costs for authors

The Career Author Podcast: Episode 88 – Opportunity Costs (and a Story Levels pivot)

The Career Author Podcast is a podcast where co-authors J. Thorn and Zach Bohannon share their struggles and successes as full-time authors, advice for improving your writing craft, and honest discussions of what it takes to build a successful career as an author. Every opportunity comes with a cost. We must decide what’s critical to[…]

Writing Better Dialogue

The Career Author Podcast: Episode 87 – Writing Better Dialogue

The Career Author Podcast is a podcast where co-authors J. Thorn and Zach Bohannon share their struggles and successes as full-time authors, advice for improving your writing craft, and honest discussions of what it takes to build a successful career as an author. “We all want to write better dialogue,” Zach screamed irritably. Ugh. Clunky[…]

The Career Author Podcast: Episode 86 – The Myth of Work/Life Balance

We’re all striving for work/life balance. Or are we? Discover how you can have it all as J. and Zach discuss how a career can intersect a fulfilling home life. The Career Author Podcast is a podcast where co-authors J. Thorn and Zach Bohannon share their struggles and successes as full-time authors, advice for improving[…]

Using Pen Names

The Career Author Podcast: Episode 85 – Using Pen Names

Choosing to use a pen name when publishing can be a difficult decision. Make sure you look at the issue from all angles before deciding. The Career Author Podcast is a podcast where co-authors J. Thorn and Zach Bohannon share their struggles and successes as full-time authors, advice for improving your writing craft, and honest[…]

Finding an Audience with Anthologies and Box Sets

The Career Author Podcast: Episode 84 – Finding an Audience with Anthologies and Box Sets

It’s getting hard to find an audience these days so leveraging multi-author box sets and anthologies might be one solution. The Career Author Podcast is a podcast where co-authors J. Thorn and Zach Bohannon share their struggles and successes as full-time authors, advice for improving your writing craft, and honest discussions of what it takes[…]