Episode # 150 – The Importance of Focus with Angela McConnell

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In this interview, I bring back onto the show Angela McConnell to talk about everything that has been going on since we last spoke six-months ago. We talk about her decision to pursue an ambitious new writing project, and how she plans to use it to build a loyal fan following.

Simon WhistlerEpisode # 150 – The Importance of Focus with Angela McConnell

Episode # 112 – Angela McConnell on Setting Goals

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Angela McConnell was responsible for the massive improvements to the show notes that happened in January! She and I have been working together since then, and I thought it was about time that I had her onto the show to talk about how her journey into the self-publishing world is going. We talk a lot about setting goals, and one …

Simon WhistlerEpisode # 112 – Angela McConnell on Setting Goals

Episode # 104 – Rachael Herron on Why Your First Draft Should Suck! [REBROADCAST]

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My guest today, Rachael Herron, started in the traditional world, having big publishers fighting over the rights to her books. It was the deal that every author aspiring for a traditional contract hopes for, and it was for a book she wrote during NaNoWriMo. We talk about how that came about, and why she decided to head into the self-publishing …

Simon WhistlerEpisode # 104 – Rachael Herron on Why Your First Draft Should Suck! [REBROADCAST]

Episode # 80 – 18 Month Retrospective with Libbie Hawker

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Libbie 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, …

Simon WhistlerEpisode # 80 – 18 Month Retrospective with Libbie Hawker

Episode # 79 – Judith Glynn on Media Exposure and Freelance Writing

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In today’s interview I talk to Judith Glynn about her varied writing background. From freelance travel writing, to fiction, to memoirs, Judith has written all across the board, and this is an interview that dives into that background, as well as what she is working on currently. We also talk about gaining exposure for your books in the traditional media, …

Simon WhistlerEpisode # 79 – Judith Glynn on Media Exposure and Freelance Writing