100 episodes

Create If Writing is a weekly podcast for writers and bloggers dealing with authentic platform building online. You will hear from experts on list-building, connecting through Twitter, and how to utilize Facebook. But tools for building an audience would feel empty without a little inspiration, so these training episodes are balanced with inspirational interviews with writers who share their creative process, ups and downs, and how they have dealt with success or failure.

Kirsten Oliphant is a self-published author with an MFA in Fiction who has been blogging for 11 years and is in the top 20 of Houston's Social Media Power Influencers. She has spoken at Blog Elevated, Houston Social Media Breakfast, Adventure Con, Houston Business Advancement Conference, and Social Media Day Houston. She created the Free Email Course and loves to get nerdy about all things email list.

Create If Writing Kirsten Oliphant

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    • 4.9 • 94 Ratings

Create If Writing is a weekly podcast for writers and bloggers dealing with authentic platform building online. You will hear from experts on list-building, connecting through Twitter, and how to utilize Facebook. But tools for building an audience would feel empty without a little inspiration, so these training episodes are balanced with inspirational interviews with writers who share their creative process, ups and downs, and how they have dealt with success or failure.

Kirsten Oliphant is a self-published author with an MFA in Fiction who has been blogging for 11 years and is in the top 20 of Houston's Social Media Power Influencers. She has spoken at Blog Elevated, Houston Social Media Breakfast, Adventure Con, Houston Business Advancement Conference, and Social Media Day Houston. She created the Free Email Course and loves to get nerdy about all things email list.

    Creating an Author Newsletter

    Creating an Author Newsletter

    Creating an author newsletter doesn't have to be intimidating or take tons of time and money. Get the skinny on the whats, hows, and whys.

    • 27 min
    Author Platform in 2021

    Author Platform in 2021

    What do you REALLY need to know about author platform in 2021? Has it changed? Where should you spend your time? Let's dig in!

    • 31 min
    A Tale of Two Book Launches

    A Tale of Two Book Launches

    A detailed look at two book launches--one that soared and one that flopped, plus the takeaways from each.

    • 36 min
    2020 Updates for Authors

    2020 Updates for Authors

    A LOT has happened in 2020. Here are some big things that authors need to know.

    • 29 min
    Why Isn't My Book Selling?

    Why Isn't My Book Selling?

    This is a question I hear and get a lot: Why isn't my book selling? In this post, we'll dive into a simple checklist to help you look at why your book isn't selling and how you can get those sales moving.

    • 34 min
    Publishing Wide or Publishing Exclusive?

    Publishing Wide or Publishing Exclusive?

    When you publish, you can choose whether to go wide on many retailers or exclusive to amazon. Here are some thoughts to consider.

    • 30 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
94 Ratings

94 Ratings

Shana Gorian ,

Great podcast

Informative podcast with very helpful advice and suggestions for writers in regard to many, many areas of the business, especially for the indie author. With advice for both new and seasoned authors.

Sara R Ward ,

Great podcast for writers

Practical help and lots of specific information on what works and what doesn’t for writers. Love listening!

victoriasquare ,

Great info

Great info. Doesn’t waste your time. So practical! Download now. You won’t regret

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