Optimizing SEO can sound intimidating and most authors don’t want to think about it. And yet, if you have a website or blog and want readers to find you, it’s becoming increasingly important. But what … Continue reading The Career Author Podcast: Episode 97 – Optimizing SEO with Dianna Gunn
The health and wellness theme for this month’s episode is emotional health. J. asks Rachael about what she does when the unexpected happens. Rachael’s Query Letter Service – http://rachaelherron.com/query/ J.’s Author Services – https://theauthorlife.com/editing/ More … Continue reading The Writer’s Well Episode 147: How do you cope with unexpected events?
My flight landed on Wednesday night, and then, I realized I was at the Pittsburgh International Airport and not the Cleveland Hopkins Airport. That meant I had to drive my car from Pittsburgh to Cleveland … Continue reading You might not always be an introvert.
Pay-Per-Click advertising can bring in a great return on investment or it can be a bottomless pit of frustration. It’s difficult to know if you should be running paid ads, how much you should be … Continue reading The Career Author Podcast: Episode 96 – Pay-Per-Click Advertising
With Rachael away on vacation, J. asks friend, full-time author, and frequent commenter, Crys Cain on the show to discuss how genre affects her writing and marketing. Rachael’s Query Letter Service – http://rachaelherron.com/query/ J.’s Author … Continue reading The Writer’s Well Episode 146: How do you approach genre?
When I was a teenager in the late 1980s, I wanted to live in Seattle in the worst way. When I saw the movie, Singles, I felt like I was missing out on something important … Continue reading Collaborating in the shadow of the Space Needle.
Dedicated thinking time can be some of the most important minutes in a career author’s day. Without the ability to create space for big ideas to grow and take shape, we’re left with an unending … Continue reading The Career Author Podcast: Episode 95 – Dedicated Thinking Time
J. asks Rachael a question about a manuscript he has on submission, but the conversation applies to many decisions we have to make as authors. Give up or double down? Rachael’s Query Letter Service – … Continue reading The Writer’s Well Episode 145: Should I give up or double down?
My friend Yvonne Carder shared this with me after we spent some time together at an author event. She gave me permission to share it with you. Enjoy. How do you explain to someone about … Continue reading Sharing a passion by Yvonne Carder.
Things to know when self-publishing a book can be overwhelming. Zach and J. share some surprising and important pieces of advice for those who want to be independent creators. There are horror stories out there. … Continue reading The Career Author Podcast: Episode 94 – Things to Know When Self-Publishing a Book