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Podcasts about Publishing

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Episodes about Publishing

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Sarah Cooke has successfully launched 3 projects on Kickstarter for her series "No Spell Lasts Forever." Now she's in the process of working on a additional projects that she'd like to launch in the not-to-distant future. That means running more campaigns each year. How can she best grow her crowdfunding project output without being overly demanding of my audience? A mastermind roundtable of veteran creators help Sarah get her head around launching more.
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Join hosts J.D. Barker, Christine Daigle, JP Rindfleisch, Kevin Tumlinson, and Patrick O'Donnell as they discuss the week's publishing topics, including a conversation about Kindle Unlimited's diminishing returns. Is Amazon exclusivity still worth it for authors? Then stick around as Kevin chats with author and memoirist Nicholas Fillmore! Nicholas Fillmore is the author of Smuggler, an IndieReader Discovery Award-winning memoir. Fillmore attended the graduate writing program at the University of New Hampshire and was a finalist for the Juniper Prize in poetry. He is currently working on Sins of Our Fathers, a novel, and The Genteel Pleasure of Anonymity, new and selected poems. His latest novella, The Gospel of Satan, was released in April and is available in paperback and ebook. Check It Out! Nicholas's Books on Amazon! — https://www.amazon.com/stores/Nicholas-Fillmore/author/B07KX92CZB The Gospel of Satan Book Trailer — https://youtu.be/_V7Sj7IkNLs?si=S3Ywx7MoHPDk0cDg Show Links: Writers, Ink on YouTube! - ⁠⁠⁠https://www.youtube.com/@jdbarker_author/podcasts⁠⁠⁠ J.D. Barker - ⁠⁠⁠https://jdbarker.com/⁠⁠⁠ Christine Daigle - ⁠⁠⁠https://www.christinedaiglebooks.com/⁠⁠⁠ JP Rindfleisch IX - ⁠⁠⁠https://www.jprindfleischix.com/⁠⁠⁠ Kevin Tumlinson - ⁠⁠⁠https://www.kevintumlinson.com/⁠⁠⁠ Patrick O'Donnell - ⁠⁠⁠https://www.copsandwriters.com/⁠⁠⁠ Nicholas Fillmore - https://nicholasfillmore.com/ TODAY'S SPONSOR: AutoCrit - https://www.autocrit.com/jd (click this link to take advantage of our Writers, Ink special offer!!!) Other Links Best of BookTok - ⁠⁠⁠https://bestofbooktok.com/⁠⁠⁠ Booktrib - ⁠⁠https://booktrib.com/author/writers-ink/⁠⁠ Music by Nicorus - ⁠⁠⁠https://cctrax.com/nicorus/dust-to-dust-ep⁠⁠⁠ Voice Over by Rick Ganley - ⁠⁠⁠http://www.nhpr.com⁠⁠⁠ and recorded at Mill Pond Studio - ⁠⁠⁠http://www.millpondstudio.com⁠⁠⁠ Show notes & audio production by Geoff Emberlyn - ⁠https://twitter.com/horrorstoic⁠⁠⁠ Website Design by Word & Pixel - ⁠⁠⁠http://wordandpixel.com/⁠⁠⁠ Contact - ⁠⁠⁠https://writersinkpodcast.com/contact/⁠⁠⁠ *NOTE: Some of the links are affiliate links. --- Support this podcast: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/writersink/support
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Need a side hustle while you’re waiting for your books to take off? Enjoy helping authors and doing routine, detail oriented tasks? Then becoming an author assistant might be the right move for you! But before you jump in, Janeen Ippolito discusses the pros and cons of author assistant work in this episode of Author Elevate. Includes key questions to ask yourself before deciding to become an assistant, the differences between author assistance work and other kinds of author services, and how to connect with your ideal clients. Plus, in this week’s Our Take we discuss the Messy Middles of stories and how to make sure your story keeps readers riveted all the way to the end!
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Ashia Ajani, Aya de Leon, and Camille Dungy, moderated by Devin T. Murphy 2023 marks the thirtieth anniversary of Octavia Butler's novel, which has only grown more relevant over the past three decades. Two poets and a novelist will discuss the power of Octavia Butler’s prophetic parables, placing their own writing in her lineage connecting climate justice and racial justice. Buy the books here 
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Jennifer Keishin Armstrong is the New York Times bestselling author of Seinfeldia: How the Show About Nothing Changed Everything; a history of The Mary Tyler Moore Show, Mary and Lou and Rhoda and Ted; and Sex and the City and Us: How Four Single Women Changed the Way We Think, Live, and Love. She spent a decade on staff at Entertainment Weekly and has since written for many publications, including BBC Culture, The New York Times Book Review, Vice, New York magazine, and Billboard.She's also an old pal from my NYC days; in fact, we used to host Readings & Rubdowns events where people would listen to writers read from their latest books while getting massaged.In the ensuing years, Jennifer has become a huge author and in this episode she breaks down, step-by-step, what makes for a successful launch.FOR MORE INFO, GO TO WWW.ONGOODAUTHORITYPOD.COM
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In this episode meet award-winning writer Esmeralda Santiago Professor of Shakespeare Studies at King’s College London Farah Karim-Cooper, and the first woman to win the Thurber Prize, Julie Schumacher. Tune in to hear how Farah Karim-Cooper became empowered through recording her audiobook, how Julie Schumacher intentionally included the point of views of undergraduates in her novel, and how the fear of losing history inspired Esmeralda Santiago. Las Madres by Esmeralda Santiago https://www.penguinrandomhouseaudio.com/book/222921/las-madres/ The Great White Bard by Farah Karim-Cooper https://www.penguinrandomhouseaudio.com/book/691287/the-great-white-bard/ The English Experience by Julie Schumacher https://www.penguinrandomhouseaudio.com/book/730658/the-english-experience/
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ANNOUNCEMENT Starting on Saturday, September 16th, we will be moving hosts meaning you’ll have to resubscribe to the new address. It is already active, so you can search already for New Author Podcast in your podcast player. The correct option will be the one with Jerry and Rich in the logo image. If you look at the episodes on the list, you should see an Episode 228.5. That’s how you know you have the correct one. You can also put this RSS feed into your Podcast Player, which will give you the correct New Author Podcast to subscribe to: https://anchor.fm/s/e73fcf2c/podcast/rss Here’s a YouTube video on how to do that: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7PWe0m02ABs So please make sure you follow us over to our new host. We’d hate to lose you as a subscriber! And now, on with the podcast: Welcome to 2023! Join Read more...
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Liv Savell and Sterling D'Este talk about content warnings, why they're essential, and how they can help you sell more books. Check out their latest novel, The Last Contender, available on Amazon!
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For her last guest as guest-host, Mira chats with former mentee Gina Chung about her debut novel Sea Change, writing about the honest messy stuff, and about learning to take better care of yourself (mind, body, and spirit) for the long-haul creative practice. MENTIONED: The bats under Congress Bridge in Austin, TX “The Love Song of the Mexican Free-Tailed Bat” by Gina Chung (at F(r)iction) The Daniels accepting the Oscar for Best Picture for Everything Everywhere All At Once Gina Chung is a Korean American writer. Born in Queens and raised in New Jersey, she is now based in Brooklyn, New York. She is the author of SEA CHANGE (2023 B&N Discover Pick for April; Vintage, March 28, 2023; out in the Commonwealth on April 13, 2023 and in the UK on August 10, 2023 from Picador) a novel about climate change, giant Pacific octopuses, and family, and GREEN FROG (Vintage, 2024; out in the UK/Commonwealth from Picador in 2024) a collection of short stories that explore themes of Korean American womanhood, bodies and animals. A recipient of the Pushcart Prize, she is a 2021-2022 Center for Fiction/Susan Kamil Emerging Writer Fellow and holds an MFA in fiction from The New School's Creative Writing Program and a BA in literary studies from Williams College. She is an alumnus of several workshops and/or craft intensives, including the Asian American Writers' Workshop, Sevilla Writers House, The Center for Fiction, Kweli, and Tin House.  For more Thresholds, visit us at www.thisisthresholds.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices