Episode # 84 – Are Serials Alive and Well? With C.C. Wall

In Uncategorized by Angela McConnell27 Comments

wallcovernewThere has been much industry talk and speculation that serials are on the decline. Well, this week I spoke with C.C. Wall, the author of the horror mystery thriller series Black Star Canyon, who believes serials are alive and well. We also talk about the importance of deadlines, the beauty of the cliffhanger, and why Dexter should have stopped after Season 4.

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Episode # 83 – Leveraging Wattpad to Build a Following and Bolster Sales with Linda Poitevin

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lindacovernewLinda Poitevin is a hybrid author who writes both supernatural and romance fiction. Ten months after she self-published her romance novel, she decided to also share it for free on Wattpad…and subsequently racked up 4 million views and 18.1K followers! In this episode, I talk to Linda about the advantages of sharing your work on Wattpad, and how to best leverage Wattpad in order to increase book sales and readership.

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Angela McConnellEpisode # 83 – Leveraging Wattpad to Build a Following and Bolster Sales with Linda Poitevin

Episode # 82 – Amazon Imprints, Kindle Unlimited, and Kindle Serials

In Uncategorized by Julius S6 Comments

robertocovernewAmazon imprints (the trad publishing arms of Amazon) often come onto that radar of successful self-published authors. In this episode I talk (for the first time) to an author who has had years of experience working with an Amazon imprint (47North). We also talk about the various programs that Amazon has experimented with, from Kindle Serials, to Kindle Unlimited.

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Episode # 81 – Chris Fox on Applying the Startup Mindset to Writing

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chrisnewChris Fox has two lives. One where he is the lead developer of a medical app for a Silicon Valley startup, and another where he works redefining werewolf fiction. After seeing Twilight and thinking “we can’t have werewolves like that” Chris decided to write the sci-fi novel, No Such Thing As Werewolves. Since it’s recent launch it has taken off, and Chris puts a large part of that down to applying the startup mentality to indie publishing. In this interview, we talk about that. Show notes: rspcast.com/fox

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Episode # 80 – 18 Month Retrospective with Libbie Hawker

In Uncategorized by Simon Whistler7 Comments

libbiecoverLibbie was my first ever guest on RSP, and in this episode we look at everything that has changed for her and the industry over the last 18 months. In that time she has quit her job, started another pen name, and become a successful full time author. Libbie has also recently signed a deal with an Amazon imprint publisher, so we talk a bit about how that deal came about, and what it will mean for her career.

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Simon WhistlerEpisode # 80 – 18 Month Retrospective with Libbie Hawker