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Helping Writers & Authors to Write Efficiently & Market Effectively

Helping Writers & Authors to Write Efficiently & Market Effectively

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Helping Writers & Authors to Write Efficiently & Market Effectively

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Episodes

078: Your Inner Critic: Foe—or Misunderstood Friend?

5/7/2021
As writers, we’re told to silence, ignore, or drown out the voice of our inner critic…but is that the right advice? On today’s episode, I share an excerpt from the book “Unleash the Writer Within” by Cec Murphey that could change the way you relate to your inner voice. “Unleash the Writer Within” is available... The post 078: Your Inner Critic: Foe—or Misunderstood Friend? appeared first on Chris Jones, Ink: How to Write, Publish, and Market Your Book.

Duration:00:15:34

077: How to Dance to the Lyrics w/ Dwayne Ratleff

4/16/2021
Dwayne Ratleff knew he was different at a young age. Growing up gay and black in the 1960s, Dwayne learned how to be comfortable in his own skin and live life on his own terms. On this episode, he talks about his book, “Dancing to the Lyrics,” growing up gay and black, and the importance... The post 077: How to Dance to the Lyrics w/ Dwayne Ratleff appeared first on Chris Jones, Ink: How to Write, Publish, and Market Your Book.

Duration:00:42:10

076: How to Turn Your Stories Into Short Films w/ James Noll

4/9/2021
James Noll has worked as a sandwich maker, a yogurt dispenser, a daycare provider, a video store clerk, a daycare provider (again), a summer camp counselor, a waiter, a prep. cook, a sandwich maker (again), a line cook, a security guard, a line cook (again), a waiter (again), a bartender, a librarian, and a teacher.... The post 076: How to Turn Your Stories Into Short Films w/ James Noll appeared first on Chris Jones, Ink: How to Write, Publish, and Market Your Book.

Duration:00:42:26

075: How to Create an Attention-Grabbing Press Kit for Your Book

4/2/2021
When you want to make it easy for bloggers, editors, journalists, show producers, and podcast hosts to give you guest posting/contribution opportunities, write a story about you, or interview you, what’s your best resource for getting their attention? A press kit, of course. A press kit, sometimes called a media kit, is an information packet... The post 075: How to Create an Attention-Grabbing Press Kit for Your Book appeared first on Chris Jones, Ink: How to Write, Publish, and Market Your...

Duration:00:18:56

074: How Minimalism Made Me a More Productive Writer

3/25/2021
My first foray into minimalism started when I read Walden many years ago. It swept me into Henry David Thoreau’s off-the-grid living and minimalist ideology. Next came Tim Ferriss in the 4-Hour Work Week when he quoted William of Occam, who said, ” It is vain to do with more what can be done with... The post 074: How Minimalism Made Me a More Productive Writer appeared first on Chris Jones, Ink: How to Write, Publish, and Market Your Book.

Duration:00:15:37

073: The Hiatus is … Over!

3/19/2021
Welcome back to the Art & Business of Writing podcast. I am your host Chris Jones, and I am … BACK! It’s been nearly three full years (March 30, 2018) since my last podcast episode so, before we get rocking and rolling and picking up where we left off, let’s play some catch up, because... The post 073: The Hiatus is … Over! appeared first on Chris Jones, Ink: How to Write, Publish, and Market Your Book.

Duration:00:07:26

072: [Series] Writing a Book from Start to Finish

3/30/2018
Writing a book is nearly always on the tops of New Year’s Resolutions and goals. This week, I’m introducing a 15-week podcast boot camp on how to write your book from start to finish. Here are the topics we will cover. Episode 073: The Writer’s Mindset & Daily Habits Episode 074: Who is Your Avatar?... The post 072: [Series] Writing a Book from Start to Finish appeared first on Chris Jones, Ink: How to Write, Publish, and Market Your Book.

Duration:00:09:09

071: How to Win at Book Festivals (Rebroadcast)

3/23/2018
It's book festival season. In this rebroadcast episode, I talk with children's book author Tasha Fuller about how authors can be successful at these events. I chose to do this episode as a replay since we are entering spring and many cities and regions are beginning to launch their annual book festivals. The post 071: How to Win at Book Festivals (Rebroadcast) appeared first on Chris Jones, Ink: How to Write, Publish, and Market Your Book.

Duration:00:41:12

070: Tips & Tactics for Better Book Launches

3/16/2018
One of the most exciting (or more terrifying) aspects to book writing are book launches. Whether you're about to write a book, are writing a book, or about to publish a book, Candy Zulkosky is going to tell you the ins and outs of book launches and why they need to start from the moment you have a concept for your book. The post 070: Tips & Tactics for Better Book Launches appeared first on Chris Jones, Ink: How to Write, Publish, and Market Your Book.

Duration:00:36:34

069: How I Got a Book Deal Using a Clever Tweet (with Hannah Carmack)

3/9/2018
Hannah Carmack talks about how she went through several rejection letters before a clever 140-character tweet on Twitter caught the attention of a book publisher who offered her a deal for her book. The post 069: How I Got a Book Deal Using a Clever Tweet (with Hannah Carmack) appeared first on Chris Jones, Ink: How to Write, Publish, and Market Your Book.

Duration:00:32:20

068: My Biggest Lessons Learned from 2017

12/29/2017
Join host Chris Jones as he reflects on the 5 lessons that he learned in 2017 about the writing life and business as a full-time writer and author. The post 068: My Biggest Lessons Learned from 2017 appeared first on Chris Jones, Ink: How to Write, Publish, and Market Your Book.

Duration:00:21:38

067: How to Get Influencers to Endorse Your Book (Interview with Zack Miller of Hatch)

12/22/2017
Zack Miller is the CEO of Hatch where he helps entrepreneurs to start, build, grow, and thrive in their businesses. Zack is also a television show and podcast host, as well as an author. Today he’s going to teach you how to get influencers to say, “Yes!” to contribution to and endorsing your books. In... The post 067: How to Get Influencers to Endorse Your Book (Interview with Zack Miller of Hatch) appeared first on Chris Jones.

Duration:00:51:37

067: How to Get Influencers to Endorse Your Book (Interview with Zack Miller of Hatch)

12/22/2017
Zack Miller is the CEO of Hatch where he helps entrepreneurs to start, build, grow, and thrive in their businesses. Zack is also a television show and podcast host, as well as an author. Today he's going to teach you how to get influencers to say, "Yes!" to contribution to and endorsing your books. The post 067: How to Get Influencers to Endorse Your Book (Interview with Zack Miller of Hatch) appeared first on Chris Jones, Ink: How to Write, Publish, and Market Your Book.

Duration:00:51:37

066: Smart Online Marketing for Savvy Authors with Ajay Prashad

12/15/2017
Ajay Prasad is a serial entrepreneur and Founder of GMR Web Team, GMR Transcription, and RepuGen. A former Fortune 10 executive with years of marketing expertise, Ajay has helped small businesses grow to their fullest potential. He continues to craft a name for himself by building online businesses from the ground up. In this episode,... The post 066: Smart Online Marketing for Savvy Authors with Ajay Prashad appeared first on Chris Jones.

Duration:00:51:16

066: Smart Online Marketing for Savvy Authors with Ajay Prashad

12/15/2017
Ajay Prasad is a serial entrepreneur and Founder of GMR Web Team, GMR Transcription, and RepuGen. A former Fortune 10 executive with years of marketing expertise, Ajay has helped small businesses grow to their fullest potential. He continues to craft a name for himself by building online businesses from the ground up. The post 066: Smart Online Marketing for Savvy Authors with Ajay Prashad appeared first on Chris Jones, Ink: How to Write, Publish, and Market Your Book.

Duration:00:51:16

065: Toby Neal on Her Leap from the Corporate World to Kindle Worlds

12/8/2017
Today, we’re excited to have prolific fiction author Toby Neal on the show. She’s a writer who made the leap from the corporate world to full-time writing in an inspiring way. Toby made a name for herself with her 12 book Lei Crime Series, which has now turned into an Amazon Kindle World. She’s gone... The post 065: Toby Neal on Her Leap from the Corporate World to Kindle Worlds appeared first on Chris Jones.

Duration:00:36:02

065: Toby Neal on Her Leap from the Corporate World to Kindle Worlds

12/8/2017
Today, we’re excited to have prolific fiction author Toby Neal on the show. She’s a writer who made the leap from the corporate world to full-time writing in an inspiring way. Toby made a name for herself with her 12 book Lei Crime Series, which has now turned into an Amazon Kindle World. The post 065: Toby Neal on Her Leap from the Corporate World to Kindle Worlds appeared first on Chris Jones, Ink: How to Write, Publish, and Market Your Book.

Duration:00:36:02

064: Mastering Amazon Book Descriptions with Julie C. Gilbert

12/1/2017
Julie C. Gilbert is a multi-genre writer and a high school chemistry teacher. She writes everything from middle-grade fantasy (Awakening) to Christian mystery (Heartfelt Cases) to fast-paced mystery/thrillers (Lei Crime Kindle World Shadow Council Series) to nonfiction (5 Steps to Surviving Chemistry and 5 Steps to Better Blurbs). In other news, you can find her... The post 064: Mastering Amazon Book Descriptions with Julie C. Gilbert appeared first on Chris Jones.

Duration:00:32:18

064: Mastering Amazon Book Descriptions with Julie C. Gilbert

12/1/2017
Julie C. Gilbert joins us on the podcast to talk about how to write Amazon book blurbs that entice readers and sell books. She is a multi-genre writer and a high school chemistry teacher who writes everything from middle-grade fantasy to Christian mystery to fast-paced mystery/thrillers to nonfiction.

Duration:00:32:18

063: Joanna Penn on How to Write, Promote, and Sell Books

11/24/2017
Joanna Penn is an award-nominated, New York Times and USA Today bestselling author of thrillers under J.F.Penn. She also writes inspirational non-fiction for authors and is an award-winning creative entrepreneur and international professional speaker. Her site, TheCreativePenn.com is regularly voted one of the top 10 sites for writers and self-publishers. In this episode, Joanna discusses:... The post 063: Joanna Penn on How to Write, Promote, and Sell Books appeared first on Chris Jones.

Duration:00:44:46