38 episodes

Bestselling indie author Steff Green shares the highs, lows, and adventures of her self-publishing journey. Learn how to tell your story, find your audience, and build a badass author brand.

Rage Against the Manuscript Steff Green

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    • 5.0 • 6 Ratings

Bestselling indie author Steff Green shares the highs, lows, and adventures of her self-publishing journey. Learn how to tell your story, find your audience, and build a badass author brand.

    Everything you want to know about running a Kickstarter for limited-edition hardcover books

    Everything you want to know about running a Kickstarter for limited-edition hardcover books

    Right now, I've raised over $26k on Kickstarter to create signed, limited-edition hardcovers of one of my book series. I tell you all about how I planned the campaign, what's worked, and how authors can use Kickstarter as a tool for fandom building.

    Interested in my Kickstarter? You can check it out here: https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/steffmetal/nevermore-bookshop-mysteries-exclusive-hardcovers-swag

    • 42 min
    How to get your backlist selling

    How to get your backlist selling

    Do you have 5 books, or 15, or 50, that aren't pulling their weight? Does your income slide back to nothing between book releases? It's time to get that backlist working for you with these ideas.

    • 32 min
    How to make smart investments in your self-publishing business

    How to make smart investments in your self-publishing business

    Today we are talking money! Specifically, all the millions of ways you can spend it on your self-publishing business, and where I think the smartest investments are.

    • 29 min
    Self-publishing success in a competitive genre

    Self-publishing success in a competitive genre

    In this episode, I talk about the belief that there are certain fiction genres where so many authors are writing that it's extra tough to be seen, and how you can carve your own place in the genre fiction landscape. 

    • 41 min
    What to do when a book flops

    What to do when a book flops

    You've published your book and it isn't selling the way you hoped – what do you do? Is it time to give up self-publishing altogether? HELL NO. In this episode, I look at why some books flop, what you can learn from them, and how to make them valuable assets in your backlist.

    • 30 min
    How I plan a book series (esp as a non-planner)

    How I plan a book series (esp as a non-planner)

    In this episode, I use the example of one of my successful series to show you how I plan a series from idea to finished product. 

    • 34 min

Customer Reviews

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6 Ratings

6 Ratings

Chicmira ,

Generous host

I learned about this podcast from attending a KDP University event when Steff was interviewed. The information she provides to her listeners is invaluable for authors trying to navigate the winding road toward indie publishing success while avoid pitfalls along the way.

Robert JJ ,

Easy wisdom!

I stumbled across this podcast and let me tell you as a new author the information has been incredible! The wisdom is easy to follow and she is very easy to listen to. In just a few minutes of each podcast I learn something that will make me a better writer!
Thank you Steff!!

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