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EP179: Chris Humphries - From The Stage To Page

3/24/2019
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Chris Humphries started as an actor but his writing career took off when he took one of his key roles and created an acclaimed series of novels. The post EP179: Chris Humphries – From The Stage To Page appeared first on The Bestseller Experiment.

Duration:01:20:41

EP178: The Crafty Craft of Writing Live Show

3/17/2019
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We asked our Patreon supporters for their questions on the crafty craft of writing and with our live audience we discuss comedy, genre, tropes, unique expression, and how to make your supporting characters stand out. The post EP178: The Crafty Craft of Writing Live Show appeared first on The Bestseller Experiment.

Duration:01:06:15

EP177: One Page Punch-Ups with Jon Wood

3/10/2019
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In the second of our One Page Punch-Up specials we asked our Patreon Chart Topper supporters to send us one page from their work-in-progress and we gave them to agent and editor Jon Wood to critique. The post EP177: One Page Punch-Ups with Jon Wood appeared first on The Bestseller Experiment.

Duration:00:35:08

EP176 Teaser: Deep Dive - An Amazon Ads Masterclass with Craig Anderson

3/9/2019
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Author Craig Anderson recently sold over ten thousand copies of his books on Amazon and much of this was down to his painstaking work with Amazon and Facebook ads. In the first of three special Deep Dive episodes, Craig takes us through his top tips for navigating the murky waters of Amazon advertising. Hear more […] The post EP176 Teaser: Deep Dive – An Amazon Ads Masterclass with Craig Anderson appeared first on The Bestseller Experiment.

Duration:00:02:27

EP175: Anna Stephens - From 36 rejections to a 6-figure deal

3/3/2019
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Anna Stephens’ fantasy novel Godblind was one of the most-anticipated debuts of 2017, but it had a very long road to publication. Anna talks honestly about coping with thirteen years of rejection and why she never gave up. To support the show, check out bestsellerexperiment.com/support Our novel Back To Reality is out now bestsellerexperiment.com/backtoreality PODCAST […] The post EP175: Anna Stephens – From 36 rejections to a 6-figure deal appeared first on The Bestseller Experiment.

Duration:01:08:06

EP174 Teaser: Deep Dive - Dos and Don’ts of a Book Launch

3/3/2019
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We run through the essential elements of a successful book launch, including top tips on venues, public speaking, food and drink, social media, ticketing, publicity, sales and how to keep people talking about your book. Hear more at https://bestsellerexperiment.com/support PODCAST Find out more at https://bestsellerexperiment.com/backtoreality Thanks for listening and joining us. Have some feedback you’d like to […] The post EP174 Teaser: Deep Dive – Dos and Don’ts of a Book Launch appeared...

Duration:00:02:26

EP173: Gavin G Smith - Rock N Roll Book Promotion

2/24/2019
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Gavin G Smith is the author of The Veteran and The Bastard Legion science fiction series. When it came to promoting his latest book, he decided that a few Tweets simply wasn’t enough. Instead he chose to get the band together and produce a music video and song that ties-in to the series… To support […] The post EP173: Gavin G Smith – Rock n Roll Book Promotion appeared first on The Bestseller Experiment.

Duration:01:15:44

EP172 Teaser: A Deep Dive Q&A with Dave Chesson The Kindlepreneur

2/24/2019
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We speak to Dave Chesson, the Kindlepreneuer, and ask him listener questions about Kindle pricing, marketing niche titles, marketing YA and middle grade eBooks, KDP Rocket, selling a series and much more! Hear more at https://bestsellerexperiment.com/support PODCAST Find out more at https://bestsellerexperiment.com/backtoreality Thanks for listening and joining us. Have some feedback you’d like to share? Leave a note in […] The post EP172 Teaser: A Deep Dive Q&A with Dave Chesson The...

Duration:00:02:29

EP171: James Oswald - From Self-Published To Six Figure Deals

2/17/2019
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We haven’t had many authors who have Sheep Shit Sampler on their resumé, but James Oswald is a farmer who has gone from self-publishing fantasy fiction to six-figure deals with Penguin and Wildfire. His story is inspirational and extraordinary. To support the show, check out bestsellerexperiment.com/support Our novel Back To Reality is out now bestsellerexperiment.com/backtoreality […] The post EP171: James Oswald – From Self-Published To Six Figure Deals appeared first on The Bestseller...

Duration:01:06:12

EP170 Teaser: Deep Dive - Start Your Own Publisher with Michael R Miller

2/15/2019
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Michael R Miller is author of the Dragon Blade trilogy and, with Taran Matharu, is co-founder of Portal Books, a publisher dedicated to LitRPG (Literary Role Playing Games). Michael tells us how they took their passion for the genre, experience from selling their own books, and created their own publishing company. In this Deep Dive […] The post EP170 Teaser: Deep Dive – Start Your Own Publisher with Michael R Miller appeared first on The Bestseller Experiment.

Duration:00:02:28

EP169: Breaking The Rules - Live Show Highlights

2/10/2019
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In our latest live show – exclusive to our Patreon Chart Topper supporters – we asked which writing rules they liked to break and it led to some heated discussions! To support the show, check out bestsellerexperiment.com/support Our novel Back To Reality is out now bestsellerexperiment.com/backtoreality PODCAST Here are the “rules” we discussed… Should you […] The post EP169: Breaking The Rules – Live Show Highlights appeared first on The Bestseller Experiment.

Duration:01:15:48

EP168 Teaser: A Digital First & Metadata Deep Dive

2/7/2019
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We spoke to Orion Fiction’s Victoria Oundjian about their strategy for digital first publishing and she gives us some amazing tips on how to use metadata to make your books more visible online. In this Deep Dive you will learn: Why Digital First is a strategy that’s being adopted by so many publishers What BIC […] The post EP168 Teaser: A Digital First & Metadata Deep Dive appeared first on The Bestseller Experiment.

Duration:00:02:27

EP167: One Page Punch-Ups with Emad Akhtar

2/3/2019
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In the very first of our One Page Punch-Up specials we asked our Patreon Chart Topper supporters to send us one page from their work-in-progress and we gave them to Orion Editorial Director Emad Akhtar to critique them. The standard of writing was really high and you can read along by downloading the PDFs here… […] The post EP167: One Page Punch-Ups with Emad Akhtar appeared first on The Bestseller Experiment.

Duration:00:44:15

EP166 Teaser: The Edit Process step-by-step, a Deep Dive with Melissa Caruso

2/2/2019
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Melissa Caruso is the author of the amazing Swords & Fire trilogy and her recent Twitter thread on the editorial process inspired us to speak to her. She takes us through every stage, and shows how to work effectively with agents, editors and critique partners to create the best book possible. Hear more at https://bestsellerexperiment.com/support […] The post EP166 Teaser: The Edit Process step-by-step, a Deep Dive with Melissa Caruso appeared first on The Bestseller Experiment.

Duration:00:02:27

EP165: Peter May - Story In His Blood

1/27/2019
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Peter May is the multi-award-winning and bestselling author of the Lewis series and he takes us through his incredible career, including his years in television and how that influenced his novel writing. To support the show, check out bestsellerexperiment.com/support Our novel Back To Reality is out now bestsellerexperiment.com/backtoreality PODCAST In This Episode You Will Discover […] The post EP165: Peter May – Story In His Blood appeared first on The Bestseller Experiment.

Duration:00:58:03

EP164 Teaser: Deep Dive: Girl Friday Part 3 - Being Authentic in Sales - Plus Bonus David Barnett

1/27/2019
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In the third and final of our three exclusive episodes for our Patreon supporters we speak to Ingrid Emerick, one of the founders of Girl Friday Productions about why you don’t need to be a sell-out when it comes to marketing and selling yourself and how working with a company like Girl Friday can help […] The post EP164 Teaser: Deep Dive: Girl Friday Part 3 – Being Authentic in Sales – Plus Bonus David Barnett appeared first on The Bestseller Experiment.

Duration:00:02:27

EP163: Working With Editors - David M Barnett

1/21/2019
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David M Barnett is the bestselling author of Calling Major Tom, a book that came at a crossroads in his life and came out of a conversation with an editor. How much control do editors have over what an author writes? David takes us through an extraordinary change in his career and how it led […] The post EP163: Working With Editors – David M Barnett appeared first on The Bestseller Experiment.

Duration:01:13:25

EP162 Teaser: A Deep Dive: Our Marketing Masterclass with Sam Missingham continues...

1/15/2019
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We continue our masterclass with Sam Missingham, founder of Lounge Marketing, on how exactly we plan to sell ten thousand copies of our book by Glastonbury. We go into even deeper detail on how you can market and publicise your book effectively by putting together a budget, using FB ads, Amazon ads and newsletters like […] The post EP162 Teaser: Deep Dive: Our Marketing Masterclass with Sam Missingham continues… appeared first on The Bestseller Experiment.

Duration:00:02:27

EP161: A Marketing Masterclass with Sam Missingham

1/13/2019
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Sam Missingham, founder of Lounge Marketing, hijacks the show and grills us on how exactly we plan to sell ten thousand copies of our book by Glastonbury. We go into some serious detail on how you can market and publicise your book effectively. To support the show, check out bestsellerexperiment.com/support Our novel Back To Reality […] The post EP161: A Marketing Masterclass with Sam Missingham appeared first on The Bestseller Experiment.

Duration:00:53:14

EP160 Teaser: Deep Dive: Girl Friday Part 2 - Building Your Brand

1/8/2019
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In the second of three exclusive episodes for our Patreon supporters we speak to Ingrid Emerick, one of the founders of Girl Friday Productions about how they help authors build brands, how it’s a long game and how they’ve used the same strategies to build their own brand. Hear more at https://bestsellerexperiment.com/support PODCAST Find out […] The post EP160 Teaser: Deep Dive: Girl Friday Part 2 – Building Your Brand appeared first on The Bestseller Experiment.

Duration:00:02:27