Zach flies solo on the show today, talks about some of the big things he did to get his personal finances healthy to prepare for the jump to becoming a career author, and offers some powerful money tips for authors. You’ll discover:

  • The special author service Zach is now providing to listeners of The Career Author Podcast 
  • 3 simple tips to help you write first drafts faster
  • A reminder that publishable books are made in revisions, not the first draft
  • Why you need to tackle your debt if you want to become a full time author
  • The major financial things you need to do before you even consider transitioning out of your day job + the power of the Snowball Method for getting out of debt
  • Practical money tips for authors looking to transition out of their day jobs

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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