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The Career Author Podcast: Episode 72 – The past, present, and future of publishing (a special panel).

There’s no substitute for spending time with real people. J. and Zach reflect on their recent events plus a panel on publishing from Rock Apocalypse. Thanks to all of our newest Patrons: Valerie Ihsan, Anmarie, Michael Alan Peck. Get exclusive bonus content by supporting The Career Author Podcast on Patreon at www.patreon.com/thecareerauthor Want to work[…]

The Career Author Podcast: Episode 71 – LIVE from The Sell More Books Show Summit!

This week, J. and Zach come to you live from The Sell More Books Show Summit in Chicago. A big announcement as well! Thanks to all of our newest Patrons. Get exclusive bonus content by supporting The Career Author Podcast on Patreon at www.patreon.com/thecareerauthor Want to work with us? Get the details at https://thecareerauthor.com/services/ Links:[…]

The Career Author Podcast: Episode 70 – Series and Spin-offs

It’s not always easy to know when to end a series or if you should spin one off a successful one. Zach and J. break down your options for both existing and new series. Thanks to all of our newest Patrons. Get exclusive bonus content by supporting The Career Author Podcast on Patreon at www.patreon.com/thecareerauthor[…]

The Career Author Podcast: Episode 69 – Tag! You’re it! Opt-in forms and Tagging Your List

The best way to cultivate your mailing list is to know what your readers and want and where they came from. Zach and J. discuss “tagging” subscribers and how that system can pay dividends later. Thanks to our newest Patrons: Maggie Menane Get exclusive bonus content by supporting The Career Author Podcast on Patreon at[…]

The Career Author Podcast: Episode 68 – What Makes a Good Character Great?

Character is critical and in this episode, Zach and J. go deep on how to take yours from good to great. Thanks to our newest Patrons: Kimberly de la Montanya Get exclusive bonus content by supporting The Career Author Podcast on Patreon at www.patreon.com/thecareerauthor Want to work with us? Get the details at https://thecareerauthor.com/services/ Links:[…]

The Career Author Podcast: Episode 67 – Knowing How and When to Sell Direct

While we’d all love to sell books directly to our readers, there are still some hurdles to overcome with direct sales. Zach and J. discuss the advantages and disadvantages of selling direct along with some ideas on how and where you can begin. Thanks to our newest Patrons: Peter Dudley, Kirsten Harrell, Jesse Read Get[…]

The Career Author Podcast: Episode 66 – Digital Minimalism for the Career Author

It’s not easy to turn away from social media in this day age but what’s it costing you? Zach and J. discuss the toll our digital life can take while exploring some ways to stay healthy. Thanks to our newest Patrons: Kevin Partner, S.G. Seabourne, Amy Padgett, Lon Varnadore (upped pledge) Get exclusive bonus content[…]

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. Thanks to our newest Patrons: Whitney, Paul Geltmacher Get exclusive bonus content by supporting The Career Author Podcast on Patreon[…]

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 Pixar’s process. Thanks to our newest Patrons: Glori Medina, Mike McCrary Welcome to the newest Molten Universe Media author, Lori Drake! Get exclusive bonus content by supporting The Career Author Podcast on Patreon at[…]

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. Welcome to the newest Molten Universe Media author, Cameron Coral! Get exclusive bonus content by supporting The Career Author Podcast on Patreon at www.patreon.com/thecareerauthor Want to[…]

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 author services with tips and suggestions on how to carve out your niche. Thanks to our newest Patrons: Michael Lister (upped his pledge) Get exclusive bonus content by supporting The Career Author Podcast on Patreon at www.patreon.com/thecareerauthor Want to work with[…]

The Career Author Podcast: Episode 61 – Should I Write For or Offer Services to Authors? (Part 1)

In many past episodes, the guys have discussed the importance of income diversification with multiple revenue streams. In today’s episode (part 1 of 2), Zach and J. dive deep into potential ways authors can help other authors while earning money. Thanks to our newest Patrons: Brian Winston, Roland Denzel, Lynda Washington, Sharon Finster, Gavin Collinson,[…]

The Career Author Podcast: Episode 60 – Nerd Alert! Implementing a Backup System

Would you be prepared if your computer crashed tomorrow and your cloud service went down? It’s a doom and gloom subject, but implementing a backup system is something many authors put off until it’s too late. On this episode, J. shares his time and experience as a systems administrator to help you implement a plan[…]

The Career Author Podcast: Episode 59 – How to Get More Writing Done

Do you feel like you don’t have enough time to write? Is it hard to focus? Do you find yourself procrastinating? Today, J. and Zach share some tips to help stay in the zone and get more writing done. Thanks to our newest Patrons: Leigh Ann Beckett (increased pledge) and Brandy Henry Get exclusive bonus[…]

The Career Author Podcast: Episode 58 – StoryLevels, Sci-Fi Seattle, and a Look Behind the Curtain

J. and Zach have two big announcements on today’s show and also take you behind the scenes to discuss some of the big mistakes we’ve made running past author events, and how they’ve fixed them for 2019. Get exclusive bonus content by supporting The Career Author Podcast on Patreon at www.patreon.com/thecareerauthor Let J. check the[…]

The Career Author Podcast: Episode 57 – Dealing With Project Burnout

Have you ever worked on a project you just don’t want to do? Of course you have! On this episode, Zach talks about a recent bout with burnout and Resistance he faced and has an open discussion with J. about it. Get exclusive bonus content by supporting The Career Author Podcast on Patreon at www.patreon.com/thecareerauthor[…]

The Career Author Podcast: Episode 56 – Content Marketing for Fiction (List Building Part 2)

The guys have been teasing this episode for a while, and it’s finally here. On this episode, J. and Zach go in-depth about why and how they are publishing a free digital magazine for post-apocalyptic fans and building their own network to engage with those people in. Also, they talk about why they are building[…]

The Career Author Podcast: Episode 55 – Paid Advertising in 2019

How effective is BookBub in 2019? Do Facebook ads still work? What about Amazon ads? On this episode, Zach and J. talk about their experience with different paid advertising avenues for books, including what works and doesn’t work for them. Get exclusive bonus content by supporting The Career Author Podcast on Patreon at www.patreon.com/thecareerauthor Thank[…]

The Career Author Podcast: Episode 54 – The Screw Resolutions Episode

If you’ve listened to the podcast for any amount of time, you’re likely to know that J. and Zach aren’t big fans of goals. On the show today, they discuss how they focus on systems to achieve the results they want while giving the finger to New Years resolutions. Get exclusive bonus content by supporting[…]

The Career Author Podcast: Episode 53 – The State of Independent Publishing in 2019

The landscape of the publishing is everchanging, especially for indies. On this episode, J. and Zach discuss the changes in marketing and selling your books, why you need to be ready to pay to play, and talk about some of the different things they are thinking about as we move into a new year. Get[…]

The Career Author Podcast: Episode 52 – Practical Steps to Becoming a Career Author

Are you ready to take your writing from a side gig to your full-time work? If so, are you asking yourself the right questions or making the best moves to prepare for the transition? On this episode, J. and Zach discuss some of the practical things aspiring Career Authors need to be doing and thinking[…]

The Career Author Podcast: Episode 51 – From Book to Film With Bird Box Author Josh Malerman

On this special episode of The Carer Author Podcast, J. and Zach sit down with Josh Malerman, bestselling author of the post-apocalyptic thriller, Bird Box. Josh talks about the process of getting his book adapted into a Netflix original movie starring Sandra Bullock, as well as talks about screenwriting and gives tips to aspiring authors.[…]

The Career Author Podcast: Episode 50 – List Building Fundamentals (List Building Part 1)

Every author needs a mailing list. But where do you start on building one? When you should start one? What should you focus on when building a list? How often should you send broadcasts? And of course, what do you send to your list? J. and Zach tackle all those questions and more on this[…]

The Career Author Podcast: Episode 49 – Morning Routines

Morning routines are crucial to productivity and getting your day started off right. It’s scientifically proven, and the most successful people in the world all have morning routines. On this episode, J. and Zach discuss what goes into their morning routines, and their ‘why’ related to each task. Get exclusive bonus content by supporting The[…]

The Career Author Podcast: Episode 48 – Collaborative Story Building, Rock Apocalypse, and Content Marketing

J. and Zach have been working on a lot of stuff behind the scenes. On this episode, they make some announcements on some of the big things they have planned for authors and listeners of The Career Author, as well as for the readers of their fiction. Get exclusive bonus content by supporting The Career[…]

The Career Author Podcast: Episode 47 – Reflections From Authors on a Train 2018

Authors on a Train 2018 is officially over. The trip started with J. and Zach meeting six other authors in Chicago, jumping on the Amtrak train, and heading down to New Orleans for the week. On their last morning together in New Orleans, Zach and J. sat down with a microphone between them and shared[…]

The Career Author Podcast: Episode 46 – Ask Us Anything Live at Authors on a Train

On this very special episode of The Career Author Podcast, Zach and J. answer questions from their Authors on a Train 2018 attendees in an open round table discussion. Recorded on location in New Orleans, Louisiana. Thanks to our newest Patron: Jack Schaeffer Get exclusive bonus content by supporting The Career Author Podcast on Patreon[…]

The Career Author Podcast: Episode 45 – The Role of Social Media for the Career Author

Do you really need to have a presence on social media to succeed as an author? If so, which platforms should you be on? J. and Zach discuss their takes on social media on today’s episode. Thanks to our newest Patron: Dahlia von Dohlenburg, Jennifer Sivec, Marcela (increased pledge) Get exclusive bonus content by supporting[…]

The Career Author Podcast: Episode 44 – Money Tips For the Aspiring Career Author

Zach flies solo on the show today and talks about some of the big things he did to get his personal finances healthy to prepare for the jump to becoming a career author. Thanks to our newest Patron: Kit Hallows Get exclusive bonus content by supporting The Career Author Podcast on Patreon at www.patreon.com/thecareerauthor Let[…]

The Career Author Podcast: Episode 43 – Is It a Dream or a Goal?

A lot of aspiring authors dream about writing as their full-time career. But can you reach that point if it’s only a dream? J. and Zach discuss their different outlooks on goals and goal setting on this week’s show. Thanks to our newest Patron: Raymond Kennedy, Michael Robbins Get exclusive bonus content by supporting The[…]

The Career Author Podcast: Episode 42 – Podcasting 101 For Authors

One of the most common questions we are asked is, “Should I have a podcast?” So we tackle that topic today and give some advice on how to get started, including the gear you’ll need and some things to think about before you take the plunge into being a podcast host. Also, Zach gives a[…]

The Career Author Podcast: Episode 41 – Dawn of the Night of the Writing Dead

J. and Zach just got back from Pittsburgh and their Night of the Writing Dead writers retreat and worldbuilding summit. Today, they talk about the event and some of the takeaways for all authors, even if you weren’t there. Thanks to our newest Patrons: Tommy Hween, Rainbow Warrior Get exclusive bonus content by supporting The[…]

The Career Author Podcast: Episode 40 – Yes, Virginia, You Need An Editor

Being professional and treating your product (aka book) the best chance to succeed is a big part of what makes a career author. Today, J. and Zach discuss the importance of using professional editors and help you decipher which types of editors you need to use and how to find them. Thanks to our newest[…]

The Career Author Podcast: Episode 39 – Setting Up Boundaries

As an author, it’s important to protect your creative energy in order to produce the best book possible. Today, J. and Zach discuss the importance of setting up boundaries and barriers, from finding the right place to do your most creative work, to building a strong understanding with the people around you. Get exclusive bonus[…]

The Career Author Podcast: Episode 38 – Story World Building

For many authors, worldbuilding is the most fun part of the process. J. and Zach are back together in person this week and have a face to face discussion about their world building processes. Also, Zach gives a few tips on AMS ads for beginners. Get exclusive bonus content by supporting The Career Author Podcast[…]

The Career Author Podcast: Episode 37 – Publishing Tools in a Changing Landscape

Things seem to change every single day in self-publishing. Today, J. and Zach talk about some of our favorite tools you can use to publish your book, as well as some recent changes with paperbacks over at Amazon. They also veer off into a discussion about going wide vs being exclusive with Amazon. Get exclusive[…]

The Career Author Podcast: Episode 36 – The Editor’s Six Core Questions

Zach and J. go deep on craft today and talk about The Editor’s Six Core Questions. They believe if you ask these six questions about your book, then they will help you have a better story for your reader once it’s time to publish. Get exclusive bonus content by supporting The Career Author Podcast on[…]

The Career Author Podcast: Episode 35 – Internet Etiquette for Authorpreneurs

Today on the show, Zach and J. share a story about something that recently happened to them, and how they turned lemons into lemonade. It leads to a conversation about how we should be treating other authors and readers within the indie community. Get exclusive bonus content by supporting The Career Author Podcast on Patreon[…]

The Career Author Podcast: Episode 34 – Retail or Real Life? Where to sell…

J. and Zach talk about selling at conventions, along with the advantages and disadvantages whether or not author book signings are worth it, and some experiences they’ve had direct selling. In this week’s Hacks and Ways, J. talks about batching. Get exclusive bonus content by supporting The Career Author Podcast on Patreon at www.patreon.com/thecareerauthor Thanks[…]

The Career Author Podcast: Episode 33 – Finding the Right Book Cover Artist

You’ve written that novel, but now you need a book cover. Do you make it yourself? Do you find a graphic artist? How do you even find a good cover artist, and what should you be looking for? J. and Zach break it all down with actionable advice and tips on today’s episode. Get exclusive[…]

The Career Author Podcast: Episode 31 – Great Storytelling in 15 Seconds

Do you think it’s possible to tell a complete story in fifteen seconds with no dialogue? Today, Zach and J. break down a fifteen second Clorox commercial and discuss how it has every element of a good story. Watch the commercial at: https://youtu.be/17fcpd4Bb-I Get exclusive bonus content by supporting The Career Author Podcast on Patreon[…]

The Career Author Podcast: Episode 30 – Night Rituals

What do the guys do at night to rest or to fill their respective creative wells? Zach and J. discuss their nighttime rituals. Get exclusive bonus content by supporting The Career Author Podcast on Patreon at www.patreon.com/thecareerauthor Thanks to our new Patron: Yvonne Carder Links: SFWA Nebula Conference presentation by Data Guy – http://authorearnings.com/sfwa2018/ The[…]

The Career Author Podcast: Episode 29 – Making Big Decisions

Zach stole the format from J.’s other podcast this week and asked him the question: how do you make big decisions about your business?. And in the tips segment, Zach talks about the importance of choosing good keywords in your metadata. Get exclusive bonus content by supporting The Career Author Podcast on Patreon at www.patreon.com/thecareerauthor[…]

The Career Author Podcast: Episode 28 – Our Experience Writing and Publishing Trilogies

Zach and J. have spent most of their time as collaborators working on trilogies, but now they’ve decided to move away from that. On this episode, they discuss what they’ve learned by writing and publishing trilogies, and why they are ready to try a longer series. In the tips segment, J. talks about being more[…]

The Career Author Podcast: Episode 27 – BookBub Breakdown

J. hit the jackpot and got accepted for a BookBub ad. But how did it go? On today’s episode, J. breaks down his results and discusses them with Zach. In the tips segment, J. offers a way to make your scenes better. Get exclusive bonus content by supporting The Career Author Podcast on Patreon at www.patreon.com/thecareerauthor[…]

The Career Author Podcast: Episode 26 – Planning a Long Book Series

In this special episode of The Career Author Podcast, Zach and J. are together in the same room once again. This time, they discuss the good and the bad from their most recent meeting, which focused around planning a long book series they’re going to be writing. In the tips segment, Zach talks about the[…]

The Career Author Podcast: Episode 25 – The Opportunity Costs of Adaptation

All authors think about what it would be like to see their book on the big screen or on a television set. But what are the opportunity costs involved with having your novel turned into a movie, television show, or video game? J. and Zach discuss on today’s show. Get exclusive bonus content by supporting[…]

The Career Author Podcast: Episode 24 – The Future of Bookstores

One of the most controversial and most discussed topics in the publishing world is what the future holds for bookstores, as well as physical books. J. and Zach give some of their thoughts on a recent article entitled Can Barnes and Noble Survive? and discuss what you as an author should be thinking about when[…]

The Career Author Podcast: Episode 22 – Hosting Events and Attending Them

On this week’s episode, J. and Zach talk about some of the reasons they host events, and what kind of work goes into them. Also, J. shares his experiences going to conventions and setting up tables to sell books and find new readers. Thanks to our newest Patron: Melissa Banczak, Randy Spears, and Jonathan Get[…]

The Career Author Podcast: Episode 21 – Multi-Author Box Sets, Anthologies, and One-Off Collaborations

There are more ways to collaborate on a book than writing a novel with another author. Join Zach and J. this week as they discuss multi-author box sets, anthologies, and one-time collaborations. Thanks to our newest Patron: John Rindfleisch IX Get exclusive bonus content by supporting The Career Author Podcast on Patreon at www.thecareerauthor.com News[…]

The Career Author Podcast: Episode 20 – How We Do Genre Research

On this week’s episode, Zach and J. discuss how they do genre research on both a story and a marketing level. They also talk about one author’s tips on how to sell 250,000 books. Thanks to our newest Patron: Angie Green Get exclusive bonus content by supporting The Career Author Podcast on Patreon at www.thecareerauthor.com[…]

The Career Author Podcast: Episode 19 – What We Learned at Sell More Books Show Summit 2018

On this week’s episode, Zach and J. reflect on some of their big takeaways from the great talks at Sell More Books Show Summit 2018, which was last weekend in Chicago. They also make a big announcement. Special thanks to Jim Kukral and Bryan Cohen for co-hosting SMBSS 2018 with us, and to the awesome[…]

The Career Author Podcast: Episode 18 – The Importance of a Crisis

Are you ready to raise the stakes? On this week’s episode, Zach and J. discuss the importance of identifying a strong act-level crisis in your story. And in the news, they talk about the rise of science fiction content at Netflix. Thanks to our newest patron: Daniel Willcocks Get exclusive bonus content by supporting The[…]

The Career Author Podcast: Episode 17 – The Pete Rose Effect and Outliers

On this week’s episode, Zach and J. discuss outliers and the danger in making decisions on your writing business around them. And in the news, they talk about Amazon giving controversial books special treatment, and a new group looking to give indie authors a voice. Get exclusive bonus content by supporting The Career Author Podcast[…]

The Career Author Podcast: Episode 16 – Our Favorite Tools

On this week’s episode, Zach and J. flip the script on their Choose Your News segment, putting J. in the driver’s seat and having him read headlines to Zach. And in the main topic, they go over their favorite productivity tools. Thanks to our newest Patron: Chad Lutzke, Philip Harris, Kevin G. Summers, Leenie Brown[…]

The Career Author Podcast: Episode 15 – Writing To Market: Misconceptions and Truths

On this week’s episode, Zach and J. discuss some of the biggest misconceptions around writing to market, and how you can find an audience and sell books while still writing the types of stories you love. Thanks to our newest Patron: James S. Aaron Get exclusive bonus content by supporting The Career Author Podcast on[…]

The Career Author Podcast: Episode 14 – Our Biggest Mistakes and How We Learned From Them

On this week’s episode, Zach and J. discuss some of their biggest mistakes they’ve made since they began publishing, and more importantly, how and what they’ve learned from them. Thanks to our newest Patrons: Prim Groover, Peter Dudley, Ben Fishbein, Harley Christensen, Lora Edwards Get exclusive bonus content by supporting The Career Author Podcast on[…]

The Career Author Podcast: Episode 13 – Turning Off Your Creative Brain and Setting Boundaries

On this week’s episode, Zach and J. talk about their struggles to shut off their brains, separate work from personal time, and offer solutions that have helped them feel less overwhelmed. There’s no Choose Your News segment this week, as Zach and J. were guests on this week’s Sell More Books Show where they discussed[…]

The Career Author Podcast: Episode 12 – Calls to Action

On this episode, Zach says R.I.P. to Toys R’ Us, the guys discuss a fun news story, and they talk about why they feel less is more when it comes to your book’s back matter. Special thanks to our newest Patrons: James, Caimh McDonnell, Tom Fowler Get exclusive bonus content by supporting The Career Author[…]

The Career Author Podcast: Episode 11 – Couch Time Collaboration

On a special episode of The Career Author Podcast, Zach and J. have a rare sit-down and face to face discussion about their collaborative process. They reflect on how they got started collaborating with each other, talk about the things they’ve learned along the way, discuss the goals and purpose of Molten Universe Media, and[…]

The Career Author Podcast: Episode 10 – Amazon Exclusivity v.s. Selling Wide

On today’s episode of The Career Author Podcast, Zach and J. talk about the Audible romance controversy, Facebook algorithm changes strike, and Amazon bookstores. In the main topic, the co-hosts discuss Amazon exclusivity and their strategies on being enrolled in Kindle Select versus selling on all retailers. Special thanks to our newest Patrons: Scott Jarol,[…]

The Career Author Podcast: Episode 9 – Unplugging, Distractions, and Living in the Moment

Zach is back from vacation and brings today’s topic with him as he and J. talk about unplugging and recharging. In the news, there’s a new serial subscription service. Special thanks to our newest Patrons: Sheryl Hayes, Suzie Howe, John Connelly Get exclusive bonus content by supporting The Career Author Podcast on Patreon at www.thecareerauthor.com[…]

The Career Author Podcast: Episode 8 – Talking Podcasts with Luke Kondor and Daniel Willcocks of Hawk & Cleaver

With Zach traveling, the guys from Hawk & Cleaver were kind enough to drop by and talk about their smashing fiction podcast, The Other Stories, as well as talking about the claim by the New York Times CEO that “print is dead.” Special thanks to our newest Patrons: Lori Drake, Michael Robertson, L.D. Fox, Rebecca[…]

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

Story Grid creator, Shawn Coyne, joins J. for a special episode of The Career Author Podcast. Originally broadcast in October of 2017 on The Intronaut, J. and Zach are thrilled to give this valuable conversation a permanent home on The Career Author Podcast. Discover how to break down and analyze any story beat or scene[…]

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

On this episode of The Career Author Podcast, Zach and J. discuss Draft2Digital’s plan to tackle reader discoverability and Barnes & Nobles’s new app. In the main topic, they talk about what authors should think about when considering audiobook production. Special thanks to our newest Patrons: Cameron Coral and Jami Albright Get exclusive bonus content[…]

The Career Author Podcast: Episode 5 – Reader Magnets

On this episode of The Career Author Podcast, Zach and J. discuss the announcement that Kobo and Wal-Mart have joined forces, Harper Collins releasing audiobooks on vinyl, and how to build a mailing list and provide more value with reader magnets. Special thanks to our newest Patrons: Melissa Corbett, Eliza Peake, Lon Varnadore, Ariel Teague,[…]

The Career Author Podcast: Episode 4 – Handling Negative Reviews

On this episode of The Career Author Podcast, Zach and J. discuss what’s going on with Nook, then talk about the best way to handle negative customer reviews on your books. Special thanks to all of our Patrons! Get exclusive bonus content by supporting The Career Author Podcast on Patreon at www.thecareerauthor.com Choose Your News[…]

The Career Author Podcast: Episode 3 – How To Find Your Collaborative Partner

On this episode of The Career Author Podcast, Zach and J. discuss the changes in Facebook’s algorithm and provide tips and advice on how to find your collaborative writing and publishing partner. Special thanks to our new Patrons: Crystal Bryant, Jesse Daggett, Christopher Wills, Amy Draper, and Guy Alton Get exclusive bonus content by supporting[…]

The Career Author Podcast: Episode 2 – Do You Need an Author Website?

On the second episode of The Career Author Podcast, Zach and J. discuss the responsibility of publisher with checking facts in non-fiction books, as well as whether or not you need to have a website for your author business. Special thanks to our new Patrons: Jeff and Will, Jana Floyd, Sperry Editorial, Richard Sayer, Leftie[…]

The Career Author Podcast: Episode 1 – The State of the Publishing Industry in 2018

On the inaugural episode of The Career Author Podcast, Zach and J. discuss an indie author’s recent troubles with Amazon KDP, as well as what 2018 holds (or doesn’t hold) for the indie author community. Special thanks to our very first Patrons: Leisa Zoeller, Steven Turner, Rachael Herron, Jill Harris, Chloe Adler, and Marrije Schaake[…]