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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

    Assembling a Street Team with Nick Thacker

    Assembling a Street Team with Nick Thacker

    Bestselling author Nick Thacker joins us on the podcast this week to discuss utilizing street team marketing to grow your readership. Nick explains how to use your mailing list to find beta readers, get honest feedback about your work, and learn more about your target audience and what they’re looking for in their next read.

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    • 42 min
    Creating a Fictional Future with Megan Angelo

    Creating a Fictional Future with Megan Angelo

    Author Megan Angelo joins us on the podcast this week to discuss her debut novel Followers. Megan tells us about what inspired the story of Followers, how she created the fictional not-too-distant future of 2051 and grounded it in reality, and how her previous work as a journalist helped her craft the social-media-obsessed world within her book. 

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    • 44 min
    An In Depth Look at Kobo Plus with Erik Rigters

    An In Depth Look at Kobo Plus with Erik Rigters

    Kobo Plus, our all-you-can-read subscription service, launched in Canada last week, so we asked the director of Publisher Relations, Erik Rigters, to join us on the podcast to help answer the big questions surrounding the launch. Using the data we’ve seen from Kobo Plus in the Netherlands, Erik explains how Kobo Plus can benefit authors, how it can help boost your backlist, and why you should consider enrolling your books!

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    • 31 min
    Creating a Successful Writing Routine with Allison Fallon

    Creating a Successful Writing Routine with Allison Fallon

    Bestselling author and writing coach Allison Fallon is on the podcast this week. As the published author of thirteen books and the founder of the writing community Find Your Voice, Alison brings her depth of knowledge to our conversation as she shares some tips and best practices for navigating the publishing industry, writing honest nonfiction, and utilizing science to successfully make writing a part of your routine. 

    • 22 min
    Establishing Your Author Brand with Dana Kaye

    Establishing Your Author Brand with Dana Kaye

    Veteran Publicist, social media pro, and brand manager Dana Kaye joins us on the podcast this week to discuss all things marketing, publicity, and branding. Dana gives us some great advice on striking a balance between PR and marketing, pitching yourself and your books to media outlets, and identifying and establishing your unique author brand.

    • 52 min
    A NaNoWriMo Success Story with Paul Austin Ardoin

    A NaNoWriMo Success Story with Paul Austin Ardoin

    Mystery novelist Paul Austin Ardoin joins us on the podcast this week. After spending eight years writing the first few chapters of his novel, Paul signed up for NaNoWriMo, finished writing his debut in a matter of weeks, and the rest is history! Paul talks to us about kick starting his writing career through NaNoWriMo, how his writing process has changed throughout his career, and why he decided to self-publish and go wide.

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