Posts Tagged ‘readers’

Advice From a Bookseller: An Interview with Jodie Brandt

Episode 151I Advice From a Bookseller

EPISODE 151I Today’s guest is Jodie Brandt, senior bookseller at Brilliant Books, an independent bookstore in Traverse City, Michigan. Jodie shares some ideas on how to approach Brilliant Books or another bookstore as an author. You can find more information on what Brilliant Books is looking for in authors who would like to do a…

Listen to this episode

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.…

Listen to this episode

119T – Knowing Your WHY Will Change Your Writing

Episode 119T Knowing Your Why Will Change Your Writing

Today’s episode is taken from a live writing workshop I taught at my church in Malmö, Sweden, in November 2018. In this first portion of the talk, I discuss the “why” of your writing and how that “why” will help you choose topics and stories that will impact your audience to a greater degree. (See…

Listen to this episode

111I – Lessons From a Long Career: An Interview with Thomas Locke

Episode 111I Lessons From a Long Career - An Interview with Thomas Locke

Today’s guest is author Thomas Locke, also known as Davis Bunn. Thomas has a brand new book out this week, the dystopian novel Enclave. In today’s interview, we walk through Thomas/Davis’ career as he tells us what he’s learned over twenty-plus years of highs and lows. The first thing he talks about is discipline. The…