In this special episode of The Career Author Podcast, Zach and J. are together in the same room once again. This time, they discuss the good and the bad from their most recent meeting, how … Continue reading The Career Author Podcast: Episode 26 – Planning a Long Book Series
With Petal under the weather, Metal talks with indie romance writer, Adrienne Bell and tries to figure out why somebody would be crazy enough to start a podcast. https://www.adriennebell.net/ More information here – http://thepetaltothemetal.com/
All authors think about what it would be like to see their book on the big screen or on a television set. But what are the opportunity costs of adaptation? Take a deep dive into … Continue reading The Career Author Podcast: Episode 25 – The Opportunity Costs of Adaptation
In the third installment of the Plot Fundamentals mini-series, Petal and Metal review the 15 obligatory scenes and discuss how to use them in drafting and revisions. More information here – http://thepetaltothemetal.com/
One of the most controversial and most discussed topics in the publishing world is what the future holds for bookstores, as well as physical books. J. and Zach discuss the future of bookstores and more: … Continue reading The Career Author Podcast: Episode 24 – The Future of Bookstores
Before returning to Petal’s project and the Story Grid fundamentals, this week Petal asks Metal where his writing falls in the priority list. And don’t feel sorry for Metal. He likes not having friends. More … Continue reading The Petal to the Metal Episode 75: Are Your Priorities in the Right Order?
You’ve heard all the advice on how to build a mailing list, but what do you do once you’ve got a reader’s email? On this week’s episode, J. and Zach talk about mailing lists for … Continue reading The Career Author Podcast: Episode 23 – Mailing Lists for Authors
This sequel is better! Petal and Metal drill deeper into the Five Commandments of the Global Story and Petal is excited to draft. More information here – http://thepetaltothemetal.com/