Episode # 38 – How a Street Team can be Great for Book Marketing

In Editing, Networking, Social Media, Street teams, Uncategorized by Julius S23 Comments

Victoria Danann is an award winning novelist and author of the Order of the Black Swan. I talk to her about her rather unique planning process and just how she manages to bring such depth to her characters (something her reviewers constantly praise her for). We also talk in depth about book marketing and street teams and the value of …

Julius SEpisode # 38 – How a Street Team can be Great for Book Marketing

Episode # 36 – What do Top Authors Have in Common?

In Business, Full time writing, Mindset, Networking, Social Media by Simon Whistler15 Comments

What do Top Authors Have in Common? This week I talk to Beverley Kendall about a survey she completed late last year and publishing in January 2014, which look at what top authors (who self published) were earning, and what these top authors were doing in common. We also talk about her journey from being a traditionally published author to …

Simon WhistlerEpisode # 36 – What do Top Authors Have in Common?

Episode # 33 – Hybrid Deals and Online Self Publishing Events with Tim Long

In Communities, Launching, Marketing, Networking by Simon Whistler11 Comments

Today’s interview with with Tim Long who is a hybrid author (traditional and self publishing). He writes both action/horror and comedy. We talk about the benefits of being a hybrid author as well as taking part (and running) online self publishing events which have been a boon to him in terms of book sales.

Simon WhistlerEpisode # 33 – Hybrid Deals and Online Self Publishing Events with Tim Long

Episode # 18 – NaNoWriMo Special (Part 1) with J Bridger

In Communities, NaNoWriMo, Networking by Simon Whistler1 Comment

In this special episode of the podcast I talk to a second time NaNoWriMo contestant, J Bridger about the journey she embarks on today. 50,000 words. 30 days. I talk to her about what she will be writing, how she will be writing it, and whether she is prepared to write those 1667 daily words! Join us again for another …

Simon WhistlerEpisode # 18 – NaNoWriMo Special (Part 1) with J Bridger

Episode # 14 – Networking and Real World Events with Colin Taber

In Communities, Marketing, Networking, Real world, Series Writing by Simon WhistlerLeave a Comment

In this episode I talk to Australian author Colin Taber who is the author of the alternative history series the United States of Vinland. We talk about a lot in this one with a particular focus on the value of networking and attending real world events.

Simon WhistlerEpisode # 14 – Networking and Real World Events with Colin Taber