Fun! When was the last time you did something fun? I can’t tell you about everything I did for fun as a teenager as I’m sure I’d incriminate myself in some long-forgotten crime of youth. … Continue reading Have fun but keep it legal.
Simply by accident, J. and Zach stumbled upon the two most important questions you need to ask when planning your series. You will discover some of the basics of how to plan a series and … Continue reading The Career Author Podcast: Episode 78 – Don’t start a series until you answer these 2 questions.
Rachael brings the heart love with a question about the most supportive people in our lives for the health-themed episode of the month (relationships). How to Self-Publish – https://books2read.com/howtoselfpublish Rachael’s Query Letter Service – http://rachaelherron.com/query/ … Continue reading The Writer’s Well Episode 129: Who are your writing besties?
You don’t know me. I’ve been living in a cave. A few years ago, I decided to write novels. I introverted myself further into a dark space to put words on the page and to … Continue reading Emerging from the Cave by Janet Kitto
J.’s less tactful and unofficial title for this episode is a nod to Steven Pressfield: “Nobody Wants to Read Your Shit.” While protecting your intellectual property is wise, spending time trying to lock it down … Continue reading The Career Author Podcast: Episode 77 – Nobody Cares
With a special guest sitting in today, Rachael and J. discuss the mindset around mailing list rejection. Rachael’s Query Letter Service – http://rachaelherron.com/query/ J.’s Author Services – https://theauthorlife.com/editing/ What’s your answer to our … Continue reading The Writer’s Well Episode 128: How do you handle unsubscribes?
My kids didn’t understand what I was talking about. Not that this is a rarity because they’re both teenagers—nothing I say makes sense to them, it’s all noise like Charlie Brown’s teacher. I remember how … Continue reading You don’t want the unlimited plan.
Time management for authors can be a tricky business. Prioritizing what you should be doing when you’re not writing is important. Zach and J. make some suggestions on where you should focus. You will discover: … Continue reading The Career Author Podcast: Episode 76 – What to Focus on When Not Writing
After discussing earthquake fun, Rachael poses a question to J. who rejects the assumption, but then walks it back. He’ll explain later… Rachael’s Query Letter Service – http://rachaelherron.com/query/ J.’s Author Services – https://theauthorlife.com/editing/ … Continue reading The Writer’s Well Episode 127: How do you use procrastination as a tool?
The Muse Trap How long have you been working on your current project? We all have that friend in our writer’s group whom we love dearly, but who has been toiling away at the same … Continue reading Having an Abundance Mentality by James S. Aaron