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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

    #180 - A New Approach to Author Branding with Vanessa Vale

    #180 - A New Approach to Author Branding with Vanessa Vale

    Vanessa Vale, USA today best-selling author of sexy romance novels, discusses publishing in a niche genre and how she strives for brand recognition through her author name rather than a singular book. Vanessa talks about her strategy for going wide, why she releases a book every 6 weeks and the process of creating translations. Start self-publishing today with KWL. Join the platform that’s fast, free, easy. www.kobo.com/writinglife

    • 31 min
    #179 - How to Plot a Mystery with Sara Rosett

    #179 - How to Plot a Mystery with Sara Rosett

    Sara Rosett, USA Today bestselling author, gives her tips for plotting mystery novels and advises authors on which aspects of a mystery they should spend the most time on. Sara discusses the psychology of why readers choose cozy mysteries as well as the difficulties of marketing a long-standing series. Start self-publishing today with KWL. Join the platform that’s fast, free, easy. www.kobo.com/writinglife

    • 31 min
    #178 - The Pirate Author Code with David Mark Brown

    #178 - The Pirate Author Code with David Mark Brown

    Learn more about Fiction Vortex and StoryShop University with co-founder David Mark Brown. David talks to us about the idea behind Fiction Vortex and StoryVerses™ which allows authors to collaborate and make narrative content in shared worlds. David also discusses Pirate Publishing and the origins behind the Pirate Author Code. Interested in attending the StoryShop Summit? Use code S32020KWL to receive $250 off your ticket!

    • 48 min
    #177 - Writing Crime Fiction with Robert Craven

    #177 - Writing Crime Fiction with Robert Craven

    Crime fiction writer Robert Craven chats to us about how he writes strong female characters, his formula for writing and pitching a book and he provides insight into conferences available in the Ireland and the UK. He also discusses the common mistakes he sees in crime fiction novels. Start self-publishing today with KWL. Join the platform that’s fast, free, easy. www.kobo.com/writinglife

    • 27 min
    #176 - Exploring Steampunk with Victoria L. Szulc

    #176 - Exploring Steampunk with Victoria L. Szulc

    Multi-media artist and author Victoria L. Szulc chats to us about using steampunk as a creative theme, how she is able to create her own book trailers and covers with only her iPhone and we learn more about her research process. Calling all holiday romance lovers! All audiobooks in this sale are $6.99 or less. Go to https://www.kobo.com/holiday-romance to save! Start self-publishing today with KWL. Join the platform that’s fast, free and easy! www.kobo.com/writinglife

    • 44 min
    #175 - The Queen of YA: Holly Black

    #175 - The Queen of YA: Holly Black

    With 30 books published for children and teens, New York Times bestselling author Holly Black, discusses the evolution of the young adult genre from when she published her first book in 2002. She talks about the inspiration behind her latest series The Folk of the Air and what she is working on next after finishing her trilogy. Want to read The Cruel Prince? Use promo code KWLHOLLY to 30% off your purchase today! (https://www.kobo.com/ebook/the-cruel-prince)

    • 37 min

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