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The Career Author Podcast: Episode 22 – The Power of Hosting an Event for Authors

On this week’s episode, J. and Zach talk about some of the reasons they host events, what goes into hosting an event for authors, and more:

  • Upcoming features on the Patreon
  • The ongoing controversy of the Audible unlimited romance subscription program’s terrible royalty rates
  • Amazon quietly bans ARC reviews? Or are authors overreacting to a glitch?
  • Chris Fox releases his three main tips for writing a successful reader magnet + the ideal time to write your reader magnet
  • J.’s experience with selling books at fan conventions and who these conventions are most beneficial for
  • Why Zach and J. host collaborative events
  • Different types of events for authors and the various benefits you can get from them
  • The legwork that goes into planning and marketing these events
  • The work that comes after hosting an event for authors
  • What you need to consider before you start hosting author events of your own
  • The easy way into hosting author events

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.

Special thanks to our newest Patrons: Melissa Banczak, Randy Spears, and Jonathan

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More Tips From a Sly Fox

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fKz2Wv28XSo

A Romantic Follow-Up

https://the-digital-reader.com/2018/05/22/amazon-continues-to-pay-unfairly-low-royalty-rate-in-audible-romance-but-is-finally-letting-authors-out-of-the-program/

A Policy Up For Review

https://the-digital-reader.com/2018/05/24/amazon-has-banned-arc-reviews-and-forgot-to-tell-anyone/

Links:

Night of the Writing Dead – http://www.nightofthewritingdead.com

Authors on a Train – http://www.authorsonatrain.com Findaway Voices – http://www.findawayvoices.com

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