46 episodes

Writing is only part of a writing career -- no one warned us that we would need business acumen and entrepreneurship to be an author. Whether you're traditionally published or an independent self-publisher, it's good to have a leg up on accounting, marketing, time management, and other key skills.These recordings of live discussion on craft and development, on business best practices, on explorations of fascinating and inspiring real life cool stuff, and more will help you along your writing journey and career development. Join Laura VanArendonk Baugh as she shares what she's learned and what she's learning. (Or join the weekly live discussion with your own questions!) See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

To Write and Have Written: A Writer's Guide To The Business Side Laura VanArendonk Baugh

    • Arts

Writing is only part of a writing career -- no one warned us that we would need business acumen and entrepreneurship to be an author. Whether you're traditionally published or an independent self-publisher, it's good to have a leg up on accounting, marketing, time management, and other key skills.These recordings of live discussion on craft and development, on business best practices, on explorations of fascinating and inspiring real life cool stuff, and more will help you along your writing journey and career development. Join Laura VanArendonk Baugh as she shares what she's learned and what she's learning. (Or join the weekly live discussion with your own questions!) See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

    The Many Mental States of A Creative Project (and Handling Them!)

    The Many Mental States of A Creative Project (and Handling Them!)

    It's really easy to get caught up in the emotional streams of creating, and that can be great -- or destructive. Let's talk through some common and predictable moods so we know they're coming and know what to do with them.

    • 47 min
    The Eye of Argon (and what we can learn from it)

    The Eye of Argon (and what we can learn from it)

    "The Eye of Argon" is generally considered to be the worst piece of writing every produced in English -- but is that fair? Let's talk about the history behind -- and then do a live reading of -- the iconic disaster, "The Eye of Argon." And then let's talk about what we can learn from it as writers.

    • 1 hr 4 min
    GenCon author table recap, and preparing for NaNoWriMo

    GenCon author table recap, and preparing for NaNoWriMo

    What I gained and what I learned from my first author table at Gen Con, and then preparing for NaNoWriMo.

    • 1 hr 1 min
    Brainstorming (and chatting)

    Brainstorming (and chatting)

    Live brainstorming! Well, more chatting. Some brainstorming. Lots of chatting. XD
    Laura answers questions as she tries to work.

    • 59 min
    Adjusting Author Newsletters After Apple's Privacy Changes

    Adjusting Author Newsletters After Apple's Privacy Changes

    After Apple's less-altruistic-than-advertised "privacy changes" change open rate reports for emails, what are we to do to measure engagement? Well, we can measure actual engagement, beyond open rates. Let's talk about newsletters!

    • 52 min
    Everything Audiobooks!

    Everything Audiobooks!

    We've had questions about audiobooks and now we've got answers! Join professional narrators Tim Alexander and Liz Morey to talk about how to audition, collaboration, Audiblegate, why narrating is the best job, and more.

    • 1 hr 14 min

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