Although Kickstarter and Patreon are the two most recognized crowdfunding platforms, Metal asks Petal for her general thoughts on the technique, and they both ponder why a crowdfunded, standard novel feels underwhelming unless you’re Stephen … Continue reading The Petal to the Metal Episode 60: What about crowdfunding?
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: … Continue reading The Career Author Podcast: Episode 8 – Pros and Cons of Running a Fiction Podcast with Luke Kondor and Daniel Willcocks of Hawk & Cleaver
Not just from a financial standpoint, but Petal and Metal discuss how they’re preparing for the perfect future—when they both die on the same day with an unfinished manuscript in their cold, dead, hands. More … Continue reading The Petal to the Metal Episode 59: How are you future-proofing?
Story structure is one of the most important elements of writing craft, and you can learn a lot by analyzing the structure of stories you love. In this very special episode of The Career Author … Continue reading The Career Author Podcast: Episode 7 – Story Grid Creator, Shawn Coyne
All hail to INBOX ZERO! Petal asks Metal how he manages his email which leads to a question of daily activities, and trying to figure out which ones are unsustainable. More information here – http://thepetaltothemetal.com/
Should you publish audiobook versions of your work? On this episode of The Career Author Podcast, Zach and J. discuss this question and more: Audible aggressively courting traditional publishers The unveiling of a new Barnes … Continue reading The Career Author Podcast: Episode 6 – Should You Have Audiobooks?
Keeping it green, Petal and Metal discuss the idea of recycling old story ideas, themes, or manuscripts. More information here – http://thepetaltothemetal.com/
Reader magnets can be excellent tools for indie authors trying to build their tribe. On this episode of The Career Author Podcast, Zach and J. discuss what reader magnets are, how they can benefit your … Continue reading The Career Author Podcast: Episode 5 – Reader Magnets