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The Kobo Writing Life Podcast features exciting interviews with bestselling authors, tips on the craft and business of writing, and advice for successfully self-publishing. Millions of readers are waiting to discover your book - self-publish today at www.kobo.com/writinglife

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The Kobo Writing Life Podcast features exciting interviews with bestselling authors, tips on the craft and business of writing, and advice for successfully self-publishing. Millions of readers are waiting to discover your book - self-publish today at www.kobo.com/writinglife

    Reaching Your Publishing Goals with Kate Tilton

    Reaching Your Publishing Goals with Kate Tilton

    Author consultant Kate Tilton joins us on the podcast this week to discuss figuring out your goals as an indie author and what practices to implement in order to reach them. Kate started out in the publishing industry as an author’s assistant, and she talks to us about what prompted her to start her own business, why authenticity is key when it comes to social media, and why avoiding burnout as an indie author is so much easier than recovering from it. 
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    • 44 min
    Bonus Episode: Kobo in Conversation with Eden Robinson

    Bonus Episode: Kobo in Conversation with Eden Robinson

    Please enjoy this preview of Season 3 of Kobo in Conversation! Eden Robinson joined us to talk about how she outfoxed her inner editor to write the Trickster trilogy -- including Return of the Trickster, coming in 2021 -- and explained why it’s a bad idea to follow her on twitter if you enjoy popular TV shows. And we learned how many narrators she tried for the Trickster story before landing at last on Jared. You can subscribe to Kobo in Conversation anywhere you listen. https://www.kobo.com/blog/kobo-in-conversation

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    A Festive Kobo Original with Talia Hibbert

    A Festive Kobo Original with Talia Hibbert

    Bestselling author Talia Hibbert joins us on the podcast this week to discuss her career, her writing process, and her newest Kobo Original, Wrapped Up in You. Talia writes sexy, diverse romance and she talks about how indie publishing is more accessible for diverse authors. We also discuss how she works from the initial story idea to the finished product and where she thinks indie publishing is going next.
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    • 34 min
    Using Patreon as an Indie Author with Lindsay Buroker

    Using Patreon as an Indie Author with Lindsay Buroker

    Author and co-host of the Six Figure Author podcast Lindsay Buroker joins us on the podcast this week. Lindsay has been an indie author for almost a decade and she talks to us about how the industry has changed over that time, where she thinks it’s going next, and she tells us about her Patreon and how she utilizes the platform to distribute ARCs and reward her fans.

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    • 45 min
    Writing Bestselling Crime Fiction with Karin Slaughter

    Writing Bestselling Crime Fiction with Karin Slaughter

    New York Times bestselling author Karin Slaughter joins us on the podcast this week to discuss her career and what makes a great crime novel. Karin tells us how she plots both her novels and her long-running series, what her research process is like, and the double standards imposed on female crime writers. Karin also tells us about her non-profit, Save the Libraries, and she gives some great advice for aspiring authors.

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    • 53 min
    Finding the Right Translator for Your Novel with Vanessa Åsell Tsuruga

    Finding the Right Translator for Your Novel with Vanessa Åsell Tsuruga

    Debut author Vanessa Åsell Tsuruga joins us on the podcast this week to discuss her novel Förgätmigej för alltid (Forget-me-not Forever), and how she went about translating her book into English. Vanessa tells us how she found the right translator for her novel, what the translation workflow was like, and how she fits writing into her busy work and home life.

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    • 42 min

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4.8 out of 5
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11 Ratings

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Love you guys!

You are so insightful and a huge inspiration to me! Thank you for all you do!

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GREAT Podcast

Learning a lot by listening not only to the interviews about writing, but the advice given on the business of books.

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