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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

    Moving a Series Wide with T.W. Piperbrook

    Moving a Series Wide with T.W. Piperbrook

    Author T.W. Piperbrook joins us on the podcast this week to discuss bringing his Sandstorm series wide for the first time. T.W. talks to us about his career as a full-time author, why he decided to take his series wide and how he went about setting his wide release up for success, and he explains how his time working in the indie music industry compares to indie publishing. 
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    • 34 min
    Love and Defiance in Storytelling with David Bezmozgis

    Love and Defiance in Storytelling with David Bezmozgis

    We are joined by David Bezmozgis on the podcast this week. David is an award winning author, the host of the writing podcast Love and Defiance, and the creative director of the Humber School for Writers, and he speaks to us about all avenues of his career. He tells us about the different writing opportunities he’s had, how he got involved in the Humber School for Writers and what the mentor-based program involves, and he tells us about his podcast and how he hopes it can inspire aspiring writers.
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    • 34 min
    Finding Your Ideal Reader with Sue Campbell

    Finding Your Ideal Reader with Sue Campbell

    Book launch coach Sue Campbell joins us on the podcast this week to share her best advice for finding your niche as an author and reaching your ideal reader. Sue tells us about the proven framework she uses to build marketing plans, she explains why approaching marketing with a positive mindset can make a huge difference in your marketing success, and she tells us how to find and pitch your work to influencers.
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    • 39 min
    Finding Writing in Retirement with Michael Polelle

    Finding Writing in Retirement with Michael Polelle

    We are joined by author Michael Polelle on the podcast this week. Michael is a former lawyer and emeritus law professor who started his writing career after he retired from practicing law. He talks to us about his two novels, The Mythros Conspiracy and American Conspiracy, what his research process was like for his books, and what his writing process (which includes morning chocolate!) is like. 
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    • 41 min
    An Editor's Perspective with Janice Zawerbny

    An Editor's Perspective with Janice Zawerbny

    Editor Janice Zawerbny sits down with us this week to discuss her career in publishing and to share her advice for authors who are new to the editorial process. Janice was the editor of three books on the Kobo Emerging Writer Prize shortlist, and she talks to us about what drew her to acquire those books and how the editorial process differed between each title. Janice also tells us about the writing prize she co-founded, the Carol Shields Prize for Fiction.
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    • 46 min
    Going Viral with Jennifer L. Armentrout

    Going Viral with Jennifer L. Armentrout

    Bestselling author Jennifer L. Armentrout joins us on the podcast this week to discuss her writing career and her experiences working with both large publishers and small indie presses. Jennifer’s most recent series, Blood and Ash, went viral on TikTok, and she talks to us about that experience and the power of word of mouth marketing.
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    • 45 min

Customer Reviews

4.7 out of 5
40 Ratings

40 Ratings

malfoxley ,

Great show!

The host of the Kobo Writing life podcast, highlights all aspects of writing and more in this can’t miss podcast! The host and expert guests offer insightful advice and information that is helpful to anyone that listens!

Alexstrath1 ,

Well done Kobo

Kobo continues to bring authors relevant, timely, and actionable information via their interviews with those that have made it happen

Dream5863 ,

Inspiring

The Kobo Podcast has great hosts and guest speakers. The information presented is fresh and up-to-date, and you can sense that those in the industry are happy to share their wealth of knowledge so that everyone is a success. I’ve been listening for a year and always come away with nuggets of information that inspire me! Thanks Kobo!!

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