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English

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Episodes

Ep. 206: On Promotion and SWAG

10/17/2018
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In this episode, Marni and Diana discuss various kind of promotional swag available to you as an author to promote yourself and your books and how to get it. Learn more at www.imakewords.com This episode was written and recorded by Marni Bates and Diana Rosengard. This episode edited by Diana Rosengard. Our theme song is "Jazz Cafe" by Jam Morgan, used under Creative Commons license, from www.taketones.com. "I Make Words (And So Can You!)" is a Snoozletime Media production, a division of...

Duration:00:25:57

Ep. 205: On Taking Care Of Yourself and Your Work

10/10/2018
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In this episode, Marni and Diana discuss how to deal with being a writer and creator at a time when events entirely beyond your control begin to take their toll on you. Learn more at www.imakewords.com. This episode was written and recorded by Marni Bates and Diana Rosengard. This episode edited by Diana Rosengard. Our theme song is "Jazz Cafe" by Jam Morgan, used under Creative Commons license, from www.taketones.com. "I Make Words (And So Can You!)" is a Snoozletime Media production, a...

Duration:00:29:27

Ep. 204: On Promotion and Author Appearances

10/3/2018
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In this episode, Marni and Diana discuss public appearances as an author and how it relates to the promotion of your book. Learn more at www.imakewords.com This episode was written and recorded by Marni Bates and Diana Rosengard. This episode edited by Diana Rosengard. Our theme song is "Jazz Cafe" by Jam Morgan, used under Creative Commons license, from www.taketones.com. "I Make Words (And So Can You!)" is a Snoozletime Media production, a division of Horseshoes & Hand Grenades...

Duration:00:35:02

*BONUS* Ep. 1: Diana's Debut Book Birthday!

9/1/2018
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In this short bonus episode, Marni forces Diana to face the reality of her book birthday for her debut novel, SPOOKED. Learn more at www.imakewords.com This episode was written and recorded by Marni Bates and Diana Rosengard. This episode edited by Diana Rosengard. Our theme song is "Jazz Cafe" by Jam Morgan, used under Creative Commons license, from www.taketones.com. "I Make Words (And So Can You!)" is a Snoozletime Media production, a division of Horseshoes & Hand Grenades Publishing,...

Duration:00:04:23

Ep. 203: On Promotion and Social Media

8/29/2018
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In this episode, Marni and Diana discuss the role of social media (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Tumblr, Snapchat, and more) in your life as an author and how it relates to the promotion of your book. Learn more at www.imakewords.com This episode was written and recorded by Marni Bates and Diana Rosengard. This episode edited by Diana Rosengard. Our theme song is "Jazz Cafe" by Jam Morgan, used under Creative Commons license, from www.taketones.com. "I Make Words (And So Can You!)" is a...

Duration:00:31:49

Ep. 202: What to Expect When You're Expecting to be Published

8/22/2018
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In this episode, Marni and Diana talk about what work kind of support you can expect from a traditional publisher versus what you can expect to do yourself to promote your book. Learn more at www.imakewords.com This episode was written and recorded by Marni Bates and Diana Rosengard. This episode edited by Diana Rosengard. Our theme song is "Jazz Cafe" by Jam Morgan, used under Creative Commons license, from www.taketones.com. "I Make Words (And So Can You!)" is a Snoozletime Media...

Duration:00:29:54

Ep. 201: I Have a Publisher. Now What?

8/15/2018
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In this episode, Marni and Diana talk about the steps that come for you after you have chosen your path, made your peace, and are on your way toward your publication date. Learn more at www.imakewords.com This episode was written and recorded by Marni Bates and Diana Rosengard. This episode edited by Diana Rosengard. Our theme song is "Jazz Cafe" by Jam Morgan, used under Creative Commons license, from www.taketones.com. "I Make Words (And So Can You!)" is a Snoozletime Media production,...

Duration:00:28:36

Ep. 110: Season 1 Wrap-Up

8/8/2018
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In this episode, Marni and Diana answer listener questions, debate the differences between various current genres of literature, and give some last minute advice before we move into Season 2. Learn more at www.imakewords.com This episode was written and recorded by Marni Bates and Diana Rosengard. This episode edited by Diana Rosengard. Our theme song is "Jazz Cafe" by Jam Morgan, used under Creative Commons license, from www.taketones.com. "I Make Words (And So Can You!)" is a...

Duration:00:50:02

Ep. 109: Frauds, Con Artists, and Other Perils of the Literary Arts

8/1/2018
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In this bonus episode of season one, Marni and Diana talk about some recent publishing and writing stories from the headlines and the lessons contained therein. See related articles and more at www.imakewords.com. This episode was written and recorded by Marni Bates and Diana Rosengard. This episode edited by Diana Rosengard. Our theme song is "Jazz Cafe" by Jam Morgan, used under Creative Commons license, from www.taketones.com. "I Make Words (And So Can You!)" is a Snoozletime Media...

Duration:00:27:02

Ep. 108: Choosing the Path that is Right For You

7/25/2018
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In this last episode of the first season of I Make Words, Marni and Diana talk how they chose their paths to publishing, if they would choose the same path again, and how to choose the path that is right for you. Learn more at www.imakewords.com This episode was written and recorded by Marni Bates and Diana Rosengard. This episode edited by Diana Rosengard. Our theme song is "Jazz Cafe" by Jam Morgan, used under Creative Commons license, from www.taketones.com. "I Make Words (And So Can...

Duration:00:26:47

Ep. 107: On Working With a Publisher

7/18/2018
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In which Marni and Diana talk about the process and benefits of working with a traditional publisher verse the effort and benefits that goes into self-publishing. This episode was written and recorded by Marni Bates and Diana Rosengard. This episode edited by Diana Rosengard. Our theme song is "Jazz Cafe" by Jam Morgan, used under Creative Commons license, from www.taketones.com. "I Make Words (And So Can You!)" is a Snoozletime Media production, a division of Horseshoes & Hand Grenades...

Duration:00:30:30

Ep. 106: On Going Without (An Agent)

7/11/2018
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In which Marni and Diana talk about Diana's experience choosing to go without an agent, and consequently, a traditional publishing deal, and the good and bad that came with her choice. Learn more at imakewords.com. This episode was written and recorded by Marni Bates and Diana Rosengard. This episode edited by Diana Rosengard. Our theme song is "Jazz Cafe" by Jam Morgan, used under Creative Commons license, from www.taketones.com. "I Make Words (And So Can You!)" is a Snoozletime Media...

Duration:00:35:10

Ep. 105: The Ups and Downs of Having an Agent

7/4/2018
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In which Marni and Diana talk about Marni's experience working with agents. Learn more at imakewords.com. This episode was written and recorded by Marni Bates and Diana Rosengard. This episode edited by Diana Rosengard. Our theme song is "Jazz Cafe" by Jam Morgan, used under Creative Commons license, from www.taketones.com. "I Make Words (And So Can You!)" is a Snoozletime Media production, a division of Horseshoes & Hand Grenades Publishing, LLC.

Duration:00:29:39

Ep. 104: Rejection - In Querying

6/27/2018
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In which Diana and Marni talk about dealing with query rejections and all the various ways you can hear no at this stage of the author process. Learn more at imakewords.com. This episode was written and recorded by Marni Bates and Diana Rosengard. This episode edited by Diana Rosengard. Our theme song is "Jazz Cafe" by Jam Morgan, used under Creative Commons license, from www.taketones.com. "I Make Words (And So Can You!)" is a Snoozletime Media production, a division of Horseshoes &...

Duration:00:25:32

Ep. 103: On the Hunt (For an Agent)

6/20/2018
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Marni and Diana talk about how you can go about finding the agent that is right for you. See imakewords.com for additional info on sample queries, helpful links, and more. This episode was written and recorded by Marni Bates and Diana Rosengard. This episode edited by Diana Rosengard. Our theme song is "Jazz Cafe" by Jam Morgan, used under Creative Commons license, from www.taketones.com. "I Make Words (And So Can You!)" is a Snoozletime Media production, a division of Horseshoes & Hand...

Duration:00:28:37

Ep. 102: I have a book. Now what?

6/13/2018
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In which Marni and Diana talk about the art of the query/pitch. What goes into one, one doesn't, and how the whole process will make you crazy. See imakewords.com for additional info on sample queries, helpful links, and more. This episode was written and recorded by Marni Bates and Diana Rosengard. This episode edited by Diana Rosengard. Our theme song is "Jazz Cafe" by Jam Morgan, used under Creative Commons license, from www.taketones.com. "I Make Words (And So Can You!)" is a...

Duration:00:26:25

Ep. 101: How did I get here?

6/6/2018
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In which Diana and Marni talk about themselves and why you should listen to them talk about writing, editing, publishing, and promoting your own book. This episode was written and recorded by Marni Bates and Diana Rosengard. This episode edited by Diana Rosengard. Our theme song is "Jazz Cafe" by Jam Morgan, used under Creative Commons license, from www.taketones.com. "I Make Words (And So Can You!)" is a Snoozletime Media production, a division of Horseshoes & Hand Grenades Publishing, LLC.

Duration:00:26:25

What exactly is I Make Words (And So Can You!)

6/4/2018
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Introducing a new podcast about the art and business of making words by two authors and best friends. This episode was written and recorded by Marni Bates and Diana Rosengard. This episode edited by Diana Rosengard. Our theme song is "Jazz Cafe" by Jam Morgan, used under Creative Commons license, from www.taketones.com. "I Make Words (And So Can You!)" is a Snoozletime Media production, a division of Horseshoes & Hand Grenades Publishing, LLC.

Duration:00:02:25