There isn’t one process that works for everyone. There isn’t a formula. Zach and J. tackle some of the most commonly repeated bad advice from real authors and what you should be doing instead. You … Continue reading The Career Author Podcast: Episode 74 – Things Authors Say That You Don’t Have to Believe
This month’s health theme is finances so J. asks Rachael about the ways she spends and saves. Rachael’s Query Letter Service – http://rachaelherron.com/query/ J.’s Author Services – https://theauthorlife.com/editing/ More information here – http://thewriterswell.org
I have a friend who is a writer and I love her dearly. She’s sweet and she wants me to succeed as much as she wants to. But the other day, when I asked her … Continue reading Don’t pout. Work it out. By Rebecca Monterusso
After going through the data from the recent Career Author survey, J. and Zach discuss the difference between “write to market” and “write to audience.” You will discover how the guys are shifting their own … Continue reading The Career Author Podcast: Episode 73 – Write to Audience
Beware of admin task creep! Rachael asks J. how to manage all of the marketing work that seems to be overwhelming and never ending. Rachael’s Query Letter Service – http://rachaelherron.com/query/ J.’s Author Services – https://theauthorlife.com/editing/ … Continue reading The Writer’s Well Episode 124: How do you manage your marketing tasks?
“I’m bored.” If you have teenagers or have spent any time around them, you’ve no doubt heard this before. When my kids were younger, I would respond by saying, “Only boring people get bored.” That … Continue reading Only boring people get bored.
There’s no substitute for spending time with real people. J. and Zach reflect on their recent events plus a panel on publishing from Rock Apocalypse featuring Mark Leslie Lefebvre, Jim Kukral, T.W. Piperbrook. You’ll discover … Continue reading The Career Author Podcast: Episode 72 – The past, present, and future of publishing (a special panel).
Taking a page out of Ryan Holiday’s book, J. asks Rachael about a book she should have read sooner. The Writing Life by Annie Dillard – https://amzn.to/2YvyHjY The Dip by Seth Godin – https://amzn.to/2W9I9vT Rachael’s … Continue reading The Writer’s Well Episode 123: What book do you wish you read earlier in life?
We’d been driving in the wrong direction for at least 15 minutes before I figured it out. I’d told the cabbie, “Patterson Street,” but he insisted I’d said, “Harrison Street,” which was on the other … Continue reading You’re going the wrong way.
This week, J. and Zach come to you live from The Sell More Books Show Summit in Chicago. You will discover: How the guys have changed Authors on a Train for the 2020 event The … Continue reading The Career Author Podcast: Episode 71 – LIVE from The Sell More Books Show Summit!