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The Career Author Podcast: Episode 9 – The Importance of 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 the importance of unplugging and more on this episode of The Career Author Podcast:

  • The joys and sorrows of long days at Disney World
  • Serial Box, an upcoming app for serialized fiction in both ebook and audiobook form, gets notice from major publishers, but does it have a real shot at success?
  • The blurry lines between vacation and work for career authors
  • The importance of unplugging to live in the moment and nurture your creativity
  • How building a life as a career author gives you the freedom to rest, recharge, and enjoy more quality time with your loved ones
  • What Zach realized during his time away from email and social media
  • The one rule about what social media platforms you should be on

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: Sheryl Hayes, Suzie Howe, John Connelly

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News Links:

Fantasy Author Terry Goodkind is not too good or kind to his cover artist

https://www.theguardian.com/books/2018/feb/26/terry-goodkind-book-cover-shroud-of-eternity?CMP=share_btn_tw&utm_content=buffer5db62&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter.com&utm_campaign=buffer

Twitter Says Goodbye to Mass Tweets

https://the-digital-reader.com/2018/02/21/twitter-changes-rules-crack-bots-bans-mass-tweeting-duplicate-accounts/

A Subscription Service for Serials

http://deadline.com/2018/02/serial-box-e-books-audio-startup-raises-1-65-million-seed-round-1202296871/

Other Links:

Star Wars: Secrets of the Empire at The Void – https://www.thevoid.com/dimensions/starwars/secretsoftheempire/

Facebook Notifications – http://www.facebook.com/notifications

Authors on a Train – http://www.authorsonatrain.com Sell More Books Show Summit – http://www.sellmorebooksshow.com/summit

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