Posts Tagged ‘believe in yourself’

120E – The Art of Asking by Amanda Palmer

Episode 120E The Art of Asking by Amanda Palmer

I recently finished listening to the audiobook version of The Art of Asking by Amanda Palmer. Amanda is a popular musician, and her indie approach to her music and her fans reminds me a lot of the indie approach to self-publishing books. The thing is…Amanda isn’t afraid to ask her fans for what she needs.…

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107E – Planted, Not Buried

Episode 107E Planted Not Buried

Sometimes we feel stuck. Maybe a little, like walking in a bog. Maybe a lot, like waist-deep. Maybe we sometimes even feel we’re totally buried, cold, in the dark, alone. Imagine, though, that you’re not buried but…planted. Like a seed that gets planted in the spring, maybe this is a very temporary season, one which…

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083I – Pitching Your Book at a Conference: An Interview with Laura Drake

Episode 083I Pitching Your Book at a Conference

Laura Drake is back for a timely look at pitching your book! It’s conference season, and writers conferences are one of the best places to find and pitch your book to agents and editors who may be the right fit. But how do you say everything you want to say in 2-10 minutes?! Pitching veteran…