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A podcast for indie authors who are ready to market and self-publish their books, and make a living with their writing. In this show, Ella interviews successful authors who share their best writing, marketing, and mindset secrets.

A podcast for indie authors who are ready to market and self-publish their books, and make a living with their writing. In this show, Ella interviews successful authors who share their best writing, marketing, and mindset secrets.
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A podcast for indie authors who are ready to market and self-publish their books, and make a living with their writing. In this show, Ella interviews successful authors who share their best writing, marketing, and mindset secrets.

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English

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Episodes

ALAB 056: Ella Unedited--What's happening right now

5/14/2019
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Unique episode and completely unedited. No intro or anything. Struggle with sharing myself and being vulnerable, and being a downer. I want you to always come to the podcast for inspiration. Not complaining. Just reality. Sick with ovarian cysts. Bedridden for 3 days because I couldn't sit upright or stand. Went to ER this time because the pain wasn't going away. The cyst had ruptured. Self care is important. Can't keep doing all the things on my list if I'm too ill to move. Doing...

Duration:00:08:45

ALAB 055: Overcoming Writer's Block with Wendy H. Jones

5/7/2019
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Wendy H. Jones is an author who can literally cover you from the cradle to the grave and all points in-between. Her first book came out four years ago and she now has twelve books out. She shares how she did it. Here are just a few of the things we touched on: You can get the shownotes at https://authorlikeaboss.com/episode55

Duration:00:53:39

ALAB 054: Networking for Success with Debbie Herbert

4/30/2019
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Debbie Herbert's book, Cold Waters, was #1 in all of Amazon this last month. That's why I'm rereleasing the interview I did with her last year, and have already scheduled another interview to get the scoop on her recent success. Debbie has this gentle & incredibly informative style... plus she's got a lovely Southern accent. In our conversation she shares how she became a traditionally published author and how she actually really enjoys the freedom of indie publishing. Here are just a few...

Duration:00:58:58

ALAB 053: Building Rich Characters and Worlds with Elise Kova

4/23/2019
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Elise Kova is one of my author-crush writers. She's incredibly thoughtful about her worlds, characters, and marketing. Getting to chat with her was the gift of a lifetime. Here are just a few of the things we touched on: You can get shownotes at https://authorlikeaboss.com/episode53

Duration:01:05:15

ALAB 052: Celebrating One Year of Author Like a Boss

4/9/2019
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It's been one year! 52 episodes, 14 Star Trek references, 23 inappropriate jokes ("That's what she said"), dozens of great interviews, and bunches of new friends!!! This episode celebrates one year of Author Like a Boss by sharing your favorite episodes, my favorite episodes, PLUS A SPECIAL THANK YOU! To celebrate the one year anniversary, I’m giving all of you the chance to win an Author Like a Boss goodie bag with all kinds of fun author related swag! To find out more about how to...

Duration:00:27:30

ALAB 051: Insider Tricks & Real Truths on Indie Publishing with S.M. Blooding

4/2/2019
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S.M. Blooding has been an indie author since the ebook “thing” started. She was publishing ebooks—in erotica because that was the only market available at the time. She has failed a lot over the years, but she has learned a great deal as well. Here are just a few of the things we touched on: You can view the shownotes at https://authorlikeaboss.com/episode51

Duration:00:57:24

ALAB 049: How to Build Worlds and Profits with Katherine Bogle

3/26/2019
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Katherine Bogle is the bestselling author of the steampunk phenomenon, QUEEN OF THIEVES, as well as the international bestselling DOMINION RISING series. When she isn’t working on her next book, she can be found playing video games, binge watching Netflix, or designing book covers. After we stopped recording, she shared some more about her cover designs and she’s incredibly talented… you get to see those worlds made visual. Here are just a few of the things we touched on: You can get the...

Duration:00:47:43

ALAB 050: Blasting Your Digital Marketing Into the Stars with Craig Robertson

3/26/2019
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Craig Robertson has led a varied life. He was a physician, an immunologic researcher, a shoe salesman, and now he’s an author. He started writing so he could do some house cleaning in his head. It was filling up with stories, notions, and weird images. The best way to clean one's head, it turns out, is to become an author. His aspiration in writing is to entertain the reader, while making them think, consider, and reflect. Here are just a few of the things we touched on: You can get the...

Duration:01:00:55

ALAB 048: How to Beat Out your Book with Jessica Brody

3/12/2019
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Jessica Brody started out in Hollywood, and has translated her screenwriting prowess into her novels. Her success has brought her many opportunities, including every author's dream—potential movie adaptations! Now, she helps other authors march to the 'beat' of their own story by writing instructional novels and making courses, while also continuing to write her own novels. Here are just a few of the things we touched on: You can get the shownotes at authorlikeaboss.com/episode48

Duration:00:52:01

ALAB 047: Creating Believable Characters and Consistent Profits with Maryann Jordan

3/5/2019
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Maryann Jordan has always been an avid reader. She jokes that she “cut her romance teeth” on the old historical romance books. In 2013, she finally gave in to the characters in her head pleading for their story to be told. Now she is a USA Today Bestselling and Award-Winning Author. Here are just a few of the things we touched on: You can get the shownotes at authorlikeaboss.com/episosde47

Duration:00:57:17

ALAB 046: Tools to Succeed as an Indie Author with Corey Alderin & Stacy Sowers

2/26/2019
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This week Corey Alderin and Stacy Sowers share some amazing tools they have created to make your author marketing so much easier. Here are just some of the things that we touched on: You can see the shownotes at authorlikeaboss.com/episode46

Duration:00:59:40

ALAB 045: Exploring Motivation and Alternate Marketing Pathways with Ron Schrader

2/19/2019
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Ron Schrader began his journey as an author and publisher in 2013 when he helped an uncle self-publish. Since that time, Ron's work life has been split between writing, publishing, and various business pursuits. To-date he's been involved with the publishing of over 20 books, a handful of which have gone on to become best-sellers in their respective categories. In late 2018 he started an author marketing services called App for Authors, with the goal of helping authors create and use mobile...

Duration:00:44:58

ALAB 044: Success and Strategies at Shows and Beyond with Russell Nohelty

2/12/2019
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Russell Nohelty is a USA Today Bestselling Author and motivational speaker. He has raised over $100,000 on Kickstarter, built a mailing list of over 25,000 people, and tabled at more than 100 events since 2016. Now, he teaches other creatives how to lead a complete and successful life and build their fanbases through his teaching academy: The Complete Creative. Here are just a few of the things we touched on: See the shownotes at authorlikeaboss.com/episode44

Duration:01:07:21

ALAB 043: Relationships in Marketing (and with God) with Adell Ryan

2/5/2019
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Adell Ryan is a sci-fi reverse harem author with a trunk full of her own personal stories to tell. Taking inspiration from her favorite novels during hard times, she realized her love for writing and broke loose with her supportive husband in tow. In this podcast, she details how her own struggles pushed her first toward reading, and then toward writing, and how she learned to make peace with the judgement that found its way to her. Here are just a few of the things we touched on: See the...

Duration:00:45:38

ALAB 042: Writing (& Succeeding) with Mental Illness with Melissa Storm

1/29/2019
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Melissa Storm believes in angels and in true love and she writes about both in her USA Today bestselling Christian Romances. She’s and entrepreneur, mom, reality TV addict, domestic zoo keeper, founder of LitRing and a jillion other businesses, former gastric bypass patient, quirky person, your new best friend... Here are just a few of the things we touched on: See the shownotes at authorlikeaboss.com/episode42

Duration:00:54:39

ALAB 041: How to Finish Everything You Work On with Ben Reeder

1/22/2019
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Ben Reeder has the successful author mindset down pat because even with some ups and downs on his journey, but he's still dedicated to his writing... and to his readers. In this episode he shares how he keeps going. Here are just a few of the things we touched on: You can get the shownotes at authorlikeaboss.com/episode41

Duration:00:59:07

ALAB 040: Become a Six-Figure Author Using FB Ads with Bobby Kim (Part 2)

12/11/2018
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Bobby Kim became a 6-figure indie author before he turned 21 by writing good books and using FB ads. Welcome to Part 2 of his interview where he shares how other authors can achieve the same success as part of the Indie Author Academy. I had so much fun chatting with Bobby that I couldn't stop. Last week you heard his fascinating author journey and beginning tips on FB ads. This week we'll continue the deep-dive into FB ads and how they can help you build your indie author business. Here...

Duration:00:29:55

ALAB 039: Become a Six-Figure Author Using FB Ads with Bobby Kim (Part 1)

12/4/2018
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Bobby Kim became a 6-figure indie author before he turned 21 by writing good books and using FB ads. Now he helps other authors achieve the same success with the Indie Author Academy. Here are just a few of the things we touched on: See the shownotes at authorlikeaboss.com/episode39

Duration:00:43:57

ALAB 038: Making Time to Write with Ella Barnard

11/20/2018
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If you're stressing about getting your words down in the next couple weeks, then you'll want to listen to these Five Tools for Making Time to Write. Make the most of these final days so you can win NaNoWriMo!

Duration:00:13:24

ALAB 037: Marketing to Your Newsletter Subscribers with Kara Lockharte

11/13/2018
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Kara Lockharte stumbled into success with the willingness to say "Yes," and keep learning and improving. In this episode, she shares what has worked for her. Here are just a few of the things we touched on: You can find the shownotes at authorlikeaboss.com/episode37

Duration:00:52:16