Authors on a Train California 2020

In this special episode coming to you live from J.’s aunt’s kitchen in San Francisco, it’s the Authors on a Train California 2020 round table conversation! After riding the Coastal Starlight train from Los Angeles to Oakland, California, the guys shared a mansion with 12 other amazing writers for 3 days of living together and geeking out on writing. The attendees gathered around the dining room table to talk about the experience with big takeaways on the value of collaboration and in-person events.

The Career Author Podcast is a podcast where co-authors J. Thorn and Zach Bohannon share their struggles and successes as full-time authors, advice for improving your writing craft, and honest discussions of what it takes to build a successful career as an author.

In this episode, you’ll discover:

  • Why there isn’t one right way to collaborate
  • How being fully immersed in an experience can really move the needle
  • What happens when strangers come together under one roof for a common purpose
  • Why virtual events can never be as meaningful as ones in real life

Also, learn how to get a green card if you’re not a United States citizen (joking).

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