Jeff & Will spent the past week at Podcast Movement and they came away with a number of things authors can learn from podcasters. They kick off with a chat Jeff had with author and podcaster Joanna Penn from The Creative Penn Podcast to get her thoughts on the conference and her top three takeaways for authors. Then the guys talk about other things they heard during the conference that authors can relate to their business, including tips from Pat Flynn, Patrice Williams and Bryan Orr.
Jeff & Will had to put their business hats on this past week and they talk a little bit about that. Will shares things he learned from three books: The 10 X Author by Sean M. Platt and Johnny Truant, How to Write Fast by Sean M. Platt and Neeve Silver and On Being A Dictator by Kevin J. Anderson and Martin L. Shoemaker. Will wraps up this week’s show honoring Toni Morrison with two inspirational quotes for writers.
Jeff & Will present part two of their interview with Joanna Penn, the writer of many books for authors, including Business for Authors: How to Be An Author Entrepreneur. This interview originally appeared on the Big Gay Fiction Podcast episode 45. In this segment, the discussion focuses on running an author business and focusing on the long game as well as more about author mindset.
Jeff & Will present part one of an interview with podcaster and indie publishing guru Joanna Penn. This interview originally appeared on the Big Gay Fiction Podcast episode 44, but the information remains timely. In this part of the discussion, Joanna talks about her The Successful Author Mindset book. The insightful interview is ideal for both authors and readers as Joanna’s tips are applicable to nearly any career.
In part two of their conversation, Judith Utz from A Novel Take Promotions offers tips for authors who are doing their own promotion work. Among the tips: Make sure people can easily find you on the web and always go into every situation expecting a yes.