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The Bright Future of Audiobooks with Tina Dietz: Part One

12/4/2018
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This week audiobook publisher, award-winning podcast producer, and internationally acclaimed speaker, Tina Dietz, took a timeout to chat with me about her passion for helping authors grow their audiences, why you should produce an audiobook, and the bright future of audio content. Tina is an entrepreneur and content marketing expert who has been featured on... Listen to episode

Duration:00:23:01

How Bestselling Sci-Fi Author Richard K. Morgan Writes: Part Two

11/19/2018
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In Part Two of this file the acclaimed New York Times bestselling sci-fi author, Richard K. Morgan, spoke with me from overseas about his winding journey from English tutor to bestseller, having his novel adapted for the small screen, what it’s like to write for Marvel comics, and his unique take on creativity and the... Listen to episode

Duration:00:37:48

How Bestselling Sci-Fi Author Richard K. Morgan Writes: Part One

11/13/2018
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Acclaimed New York Times bestselling sci-fi author, Richard K. Morgan, spoke with me from overseas about his winding journey from English tutor to bestseller, having his novel adapted for the small screen, what it’s like to write for Marvel comics, and his unique take on creativity and the writing life. Richard is best known as... Listen to episode

Duration:00:36:04

How Professional Comedy Writer & Author James Breakwell Writes: Part Two

11/6/2018
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In Part Two of this file the prolific pro comedy writer, author, and amateur parenting expert, James Breakwell, took a timeout to rap with me about @XplodingUnicorn and his rise to viral Twitter fame, how he juggles multiple writing projects, his family and his sanity, and the writer as entrepreneur. In the early days of... Listen to episode

Duration:00:21:50

How Professional Comedy Writer & Author James Breakwell Writes: Part One

10/30/2018
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Prolific pro comedy writer, author, and amateur parenting expert, James Breakwell, took a timeout to rap with me about @XplodingUnicorn and his rise to viral Twitter fame, how he juggles multiple writing projects, his family and his sanity, and the writer as entrepreneur. In the early days of his writing career James told me that... Listen to episode

Duration:00:19:05

How Bestselling Self-Published Author Steff Green Writes: Part Two

10/23/2018
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In Part Two of this file the prolific, bestselling author of the paranormal and dark fantasy, Steff Green, returned to talk with me about overcoming rejection, perseverance, her inspiring journey from copywriter to bestseller, and her advice to fellow scribes who may be facing adversity. Steff Green is a New Zealander who is a fervent... Listen to episode

Duration:00:18:38

How Bestselling Self-Published Author Steff Green Writes: Part One

10/16/2018
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Prolific, bestselling author of the paranormal and dark fantasy, Steff Green, dropped by the show to talk with me about overcoming rejection, perseverance, her inspiring journey from copywriter to bestseller, and her advice to fellow scribes who may be facing adversity. Steff Green is a New Zealander who is a fervent self-publishing advocate, public speaker,... Listen to episode

How Literary Journalist and Novelist Michael Scott Moore Writes

10/9/2018
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The author of the captivity memoir, The Desert and the Sea: 977 Days Captive on the Somali Pirate Coast, Michael Scott Moore joined me this week to talk about his fascinating journey as a writer, how he wrote his harrowing and detailed memoir (much of it without notes), and why it’s changed him as a... Listen to episode

Duration:00:27:33

How to Make a Living as a Pro Content Writer: Part Two

10/2/2018
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In the second half of this special edition of the show we’re shining the light on two more freelance writers out there who are making it happen as professional online content creators. These are scribes who have found success — and a very good living — doing what they love … writing and helping others... Listen to episode

Duration:00:39:26

How to Make a Living as a Pro Content Writer: Part One

9/25/2018
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In this special edition of the show we’re shining the light on freelance writers out there who are making it happen as professional online content creators. These are scribes who have found success — and a very good living — doing what they love … writing and helping others achieve success. In full disclosure, the... Listen to episode

Duration:00:39:50

How Bestselling Self-Published Author Mark Dawson Writes: Part Two

9/11/2018
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In Part Two of this archival file from early 2016, the prolific international bestselling thriller author and self-publishing advocate, Mark Dawson, rapped with me about self-publishing versus traditional publishing, and the productivity hacks that have helped him publish over 30 books. Mr. Dawson’s multiple thriller series, self-publishing savvy, and an impressive email list of over... Listen to episode

Duration:00:23:19

How Bestselling Self-Published Author Mark Dawson Writes: Part One

9/4/2018
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Prolific international bestselling thriller author and self-publishing advocate, Mark Dawson, dropped by the show back in early 2016 to talk with me about self-publishing versus traditional publishing, and the productivity hacks that have helped him publish over 30 books. Mr. Dawson’s multiple thriller series, self-publishing savvy, and an impressive email list of over 100,000 subscribers,... Listen to episode

Duration:00:24:27

5 Things Only Serious Writers Do: Part Two

8/28/2018
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In Part Two of this special edition of the show we traditionally call “writer porn” I’ve invited back my old friend, award-winning international journalist, author, pundit, and bad penny, Adam Skolnick, to discuss with me a piece I wrote recently for Copyblogger titled, “5 Things Only Serious Writers Do.” There are never enough words to... Listen to episode

Duration:00:44:00

5 Things Only Serious Writers Do: Part One

8/21/2018
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Welcome to a special edition of The Writer Files, we’re back from an extended Summer hiatus. My old friend, award-winning international journalist, author, pundit, and bad penny, Adam Skolnick, turned up this week to discuss with me a piece I wrote recently for Copyblogger titled, 5 Things Only Serious Writers Do. But before Adam and... Listen to episode

Duration:00:41:46

What’s Your Writing Productivity Type? (with Bec Evans of Prolifiko): Part Two

7/31/2018
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In Part Two of another special edition of the show we traditionally call “writer porn,” writer, educator, and co-founder of Prolifiko, Bec Evans, returned to conclude our chat about writer personality types, productivity secrets, and understanding your writing psychology. Bec is the co-founder of Prolifiko, a new digital coach aimed at helping writers beat writer’s... Listen to episode

Duration:00:21:23

What’s Your Writing Productivity Type? (with Bec Evans of Prolifiko): Part One

7/23/2018
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Welcome to another special edition of the show we traditionally call “writer porn,” and this week the writer, educator, and co-founder of Prolifiko, Bec Evans, stopped by to chat with me about writer personality types, productivity secrets, and understanding your writing psychology. Bec is the co-founder of Prolifiko, a new digital coach aimed at helping... Listen to episode

Duration:00:19:46

21 Productivity Hacks from 21 Prolific Writers: Part Two

7/17/2018
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In Part Two of this special edition of the show we traditionally call “writer porn” I’ve invited back award-winning international journalist, author, and serial pundit, Adam Skolnick, to discuss a piece I wrote for Copyblogger.com last year titled, “21 Productivity Hacks from 21 Prolific Writers.” Over the last four years, I ve been given the fantastic... Listen to episode

Duration:00:46:03

21 Productivity Hacks from 21 Prolific Writers: Part One

7/10/2018
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In this special edition of the show we traditionally call “writer porn” I’ve invited back award-winning international journalist, author, and serial pundit, Adam Skolnick, to discuss a piece I wrote for Copyblogger.com last year titled, “21 Productivity Hacks from 21 Prolific Writers.” Over the last four years, I ve been given the fantastic opportunity to interview... Listen to episode

Duration:00:46:37

‘The Writer’s Brain’ on Impostor Syndrome: Part Two

6/26/2018
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In Part Two of this special edition of the show we call “The Writer’s Brain,” a guest series with neuroscientist Michael Grybko, we dig into a phenomenon known as “impostor syndrome,” an experience many writers struggle with. The experience known as “impostor syndrome” has been recognized in over 70% of the population across a wide... Listen to episode

Duration:00:24:48

‘The Writer’s Brain’ on Impostor Syndrome: Part One

6/19/2018
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Welcome back to a special edition of The Writer Files called “The Writer’s Brain,” a guest series with neuroscientist Michael Grybko, and in this episode we dig into a phenomenon known as “impostor syndrome,” an experience many writers struggle with. The experience known as “impostor syndrome” has been recognized in over 70% of the population... Listen to episode

Duration:00:27:29