J. hit the jackpot and got accepted for a BookBub ad. But how did it go? On today’s episode, J. offers a detailed Bookbub breakdown and more:

  • Working on the holidays
  • The importance of learning to switch your focus from the macro to the micro when plotting or revising a story
  • J. explains how you can radically improve your story with polarity shifts
  • The two major lessons Zach thinks every writer should learn from the Story Grid methodology
  • J.  shares the steps he took to relaunch a trilogy and prepare for a BookBub ad
  • A complete BookBub breakdown: the raw numbers and how J. failed to meet his goals
  • Why it’s important to remember that there are no guarantees with any marketing strategy
  • The importance of placing your book in the right genre for promotions
  • Other variables you need to consider before you apply for a BookBub or partake in any kind of paid promotion
  • Practical tips for making your own ads successful
  • A reminder to use your failures as lessons to build future successes on

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.

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