The Golden Age of Independent Publishing

Has there ever been a better time to be an independent author or publisher? The guys don’t think so. Whether it’s the tools available to publish books or the ease of finding readers, there’s never been so many literate people on the planet.

J. and Zach discuss the reasons why, despite J.’s pessimistic outlook on AI, this is the golden age of independent publishing. Put on your rosy glasses and a smile as the career authors get happy on your ass.

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:

  • How technology favors the independent author
  • Why it’s easy to learn from the masters
  • How diversity in storytelling is making the world a better place
  • The difference between micro niche and mass markets

Also, J. shares an interesting announcement about Kindle Create.

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