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

Pros and cons of running a fiction podcast

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 marketplace for premium content?
  • How Hawk & Cleaver has built the success of The Other Stories and their other podcasts
  • The importance of experimenting with different business strategies and even entirely new business models
  • The pros and cons of running a fiction podcast
  • Monetizing podcasts
  • How to decide if podcasting is for you
  • How to get started with your first podcast
  • The importance of building a community around your podcast
  • How their experience with Hawk & Cleaver has helped Luke and Daniel grow as creators

Part of the Hawk & Cleaver fiction podcast collective, The Other Stories is a modern take on The Twilight Zone, Tales from the Crypt, and The Outer Limits. The Other Stories tells fresh, unique stories every Monday, with new themes every month.

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: Lori Drake, Michael Robertson, L.D. Fox, Rebecca Adams, Chuck Buda.

Get exclusive bonus content by supporting The Career Author Podcast on Patreon at www.patreon.com/thecareerauthor

News Links:

Google turns on the charm with publishers by focusing on subscriptions.


As promised, Facebook traffic to news publishers declines again, post news-feed change.


New York Times CEO States Print is Dead.


Other Links:




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

Sell More Books Show Summit – http://www.sellmorebooksshow.com/summit

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