Supernatural thriller writer John L. Monk recently made the move to post-apocalyptic YA to bestselling results. This week, I talk to John about the specific launch strategies he took to make his new book a success.
Jonny Andrews is the founder of Author Platform Rocket, a service that helps authors build their subscriber lists using advertising and giveaways. This week, I talk to Jonny about his experience as an online business entrepreneur, why he thinks authors are late to Facebook ads and what they can do about it, and the two most important activities indie authors should be doing on a daily basis.
Fantasy author Jefferson Smith is the mad scientist behind the Immerse or Die Report, a three-strike rating system designed to identify which indie-published books can keep him walking on his treadmill the longest. This week, I talk to Jefferson about what it takes to keep readers immersed in your story and what makes readers close a book unfinished.
Speculative fiction author Michael Coorlim previously appeared on Episode #37 back in March of 2014 to talk about self publishing to survive. This week Michael’s back to give us an update on his career and his new endeavor in audio drama podcasting.
Five years and eight books into his career, Adam Croft was making enough to pay his bills. But it was his ninth book with a killer hook and Facebook ads that launched his sales into the stratosphere, attracting a major publishing deal with Thomas & Mercer, and putting him on track to make $1.5 mil this year. This week I talk to Adam to find out how it all happened.