Episode # 46 – Writing Bestsellers While Commuting with Mark Dawson

In Book Covers, Business, Mindset, Series Writing by Julius S26 Comments

Mark Dawson is the British author of the John Milton series (among other works) which in the last year has really taken off. We look at his (rather complicated and very effective) structure for getting people into his different books, specifically how he uses permafree and newsletters to get people to cross series. Most importantly we talk about how to …

Julius SEpisode # 46 – Writing Bestsellers While Commuting with Mark Dawson

Episode # 41 – Hybrid Publishing with CJ Lyons

In Business, Marketing, Series Writing, Social Media, Street teams by Julius S4 Comments

For this week’s show I got to talk to one of the biggest names in hybrid publishing CJ Lyons, who was originally writing a book for the traditional world, but went self published after that deal went through. We talk in depth about how she works in both publishing worlds and what she has learned from each and how that …

Julius SEpisode # 41 – Hybrid Publishing with CJ Lyons

Episode # 35 – Don’t Look to the Outliers with Hugh Howey

In Full time writing, Mindset, Series Writing by Simon Whistler18 Comments

Given that Hugh is just a bit well known he’s told his story on many blogs, podcasts, and his own site. With that in mind, we basically skip over his journey to success and get into the things that are important to him today. In this Hugh Howey interview I talk to him about his S&S deal in retrospect, where he sees …

Simon WhistlerEpisode # 35 – Don’t Look to the Outliers with Hugh Howey

Episode # 29 – How to Write Faster with Armand Rosamilia

In Business, Marketing, Mindset, Rapid writing, Series Writing by Simon Whistler4 Comments

How to Write Faster with Armand Rosamilia In this episode of the Rocking Self Publishing podcast, I talk to Armand Rosamilia, who published 45 works in 2013 and plans even more for 2014, about how to write faster. We also talk about genre hopping – he writes ‘beach fiction’ as well as ‘graphic horror’ – all under the same name. …

Simon WhistlerEpisode # 29 – How to Write Faster with Armand Rosamilia

Episode # 24 – How to Write More and Manage Your Writing Time

In Business, fast drafting, Marketing Tools, Mindset, Series Writing by Simon Whistler4 Comments

How to Write More and Manage Your Writing Time In this episode of the podcast I talk to Johnny B Truant and Sean Platt, hosts of the Self Publishing Podcast and authors of the new book “Write. Publish. Repeat.” We talk about a the importance of putting the work in and managing your time properly, which will allow you to …

Simon WhistlerEpisode # 24 – How to Write More and Manage Your Writing Time