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#103 - Succeeding as an Indie Publisher with Kevin J. Anderson

Kobo Writing Life Podcast

Release Date: 02/27/2018

#270 - From Romance to Fantasy with K.A. Tucker show art #270 - From Romance to Fantasy with K.A. Tucker

Kobo Writing Life Podcast

Internationally bestselling author K.A. Tucker joins us on the podcast this week to discuss her most recent release, A Fate of Wrath & Flame. After building a successful career as an author of romance and women's fiction, A Fate of Wrath & Flame is K.A.’s first fantasy novel. She speaks to us about switching genres, how she created her fantasy world, and what we can expect from her next.  !

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#269 - Cross Promotions with Evan Gow from StoryOrigin show art #269 - Cross Promotions with Evan Gow from StoryOrigin

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Founder and developer of StoryOrigin Evan Gow joins us on the podcast this week. Evan tells us the how authors can utilize cross promotions such as newsletter swaps and group promotions, build their mailing list, distribute review copies, and even track their writing goals on StoryOrigin, and he gives us his predictions for the future of indie publishing and how he sees his site fitting into that future. !

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#268 - Plotting a Twist with Eric Rickstad show art #268 - Plotting a Twist with Eric Rickstad

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Bestselling author Eric Rickstad joins us on the podcast this week to discuss his newest dark, psychological thriller, I Am Not Who You Think I Am. Eric talks to us about his unique and organic writing process, how he plots the twists and turns of his thrillers, and why he is drawn to writing stories about the aftermath of violence.  !

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#267 - Creating a Sustainable Writing Career with Patricia McLinn show art #267 - Creating a Sustainable Writing Career with Patricia McLinn

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Bestselling author Patricia McLinn is on the podcast this week to discuss the craft of writing and how to create a sustainable career as a writer. Patricia chats to us about her writing process, why discovering the writing process that works for you is so important as an author, and she gives us her best advice for creating and maintaining a long-standing successful career. !

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Bonus Episode: A Conversation with Michelle Good show art Bonus Episode: A Conversation with Michelle Good

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For this bonus episode of the KWL Podcast, we are honoured to share a conversation between Kobo’s Diversity and Inclusion committee, led by Alyssa Andino, and Kobo Emerging Writer Prize winner Michelle Good. During this conversation, Michelle speaks to us about the writing and research process behind her award winning novel Five Little Indians, a story about five survivors of residential schools in Canada, and the long lasting impact the residential school system has had on the Indigenous community. Michelle also speaks to us about finding joy and healing within her community and she shares...

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#266 - Retelling Myths and Fairytales with Katee Roberts show art #266 - Retelling Myths and Fairytales with Katee Roberts

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Bestselling author Katee Robert joins us on the podcast to talk about her writing process and why she’s drawn to retellings of myths and fairytales. Katee tells us about the research that goes into her reimagined classics and how she keeps them fresh and original, and she talks to us about how her book going viral on TikTok has changed her marketing approach.  !  

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#265 - Moving A Series Wide with T.W. Piperbrook show art #265 - Moving A Series Wide with T.W. Piperbrook

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Author T.W. Piperbrook joins us on the podcast this week to discuss bringing his Sandstorm series wide for the first time. T.W. talks to us about his career as a full-time author, why he decided to take his series wide and how he went about setting his wide release up for success, and he explains how his time working in the indie music industry compares to indie publishing.  !

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#264 - Love and Defiance in Storytelling with David Bezmozgis show art #264 - Love and Defiance in Storytelling with David Bezmozgis

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We are joined by David Bezmozgis on the podcast this week. David is an award winning author, the host of the writing podcast Love and Defiance, and the creative director of the Humber School for Writers, and he speaks to us about all avenues of his career. He tells us about the different writing opportunities he’s had, how he got involved in the Humber School for Writers and what the mentor-based program involves, and he tells us about his podcast and how he hopes it can inspire aspiring writers. !

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#263 - Finding Your Ideal Reader with Sue Campbell show art #263 - Finding Your Ideal Reader with Sue Campbell

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Book launch coach Sue Campbell joins us on the podcast this week to share her best advice for finding your niche as an author and reaching your ideal reader. Sue tells us about the proven framework she uses to build marketing plans, she explains why approaching marketing with a positive mindset can make a huge difference in your marketing success, and she tells us how to find and pitch your work to influencers. !

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#262 - Finding Writing in Retirement with Michael Polelle show art #262 - Finding Writing in Retirement with Michael Polelle

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We are joined by author Michael Polelle on the podcast this week. Michael is a former lawyer and emeritus law professor who started his writing career after he retired from practicing law. He talks to us about his two novels, The Mythros Conspiracy and American Conspiracy, what his research process was like for his books, and what his writing process (which includes morning chocolate!) is like.  !

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