And it's very hard with an established name. Lindsay: I feel like it's working pretty well the way we set it up, because we have four different point of view characters, and so we're each able to write our character through that character's eyes. Forbes, Matt Verish, Megg Jensen, C. Her process for writing so many books, and much, much more. It means so much to me that you enjoy the show enough to contribute! Joanna: Everyone hates that piece of advice. Today, the co-written book is out. What made you decide to do this collaboration in the first place? That caused me to write a few things that wound up getting cut, and that's okay.
I mean, I feel like you can still make it if you're just solo and consistently put out books. But, yeah, like Amazon ads have worked really well for me as far as marketing. Yes he is, his name is Mike Brooker. The eye strain makes me nauseous. I don't have to go back and read what happened in the first few chapters when I get to the end.
So those are some definite advantages. How many artists get to…you know, the struggling artist thing is not a myth. All those borrows count as good as sales, as far as the algorithms or figuring the sales ranking and whether you're gonna be in the top 100 for your category. Joanna: Yeah, and a sense of humor. And it just seemed like a good match. Is the mailing list swap dead? Gockel, Matt Verish, Chris Reher, Christopher Holliday, J.
Zach: I think just from the story aspect. You can do the same thing for your name, the book title and the book blurb on the back; just insert text boxes and adjust them to the desired sizes and move them to where you want them. You're seeing some really talented books come out of indie publishing. I imagine most of these folks simply came across it because they were surfing around, looking for some new fantasy to listen to. That episode will air on March 22, 2019. And if it makes sense, I change it. Or does it just take a good story of any genre? Like, I mean, I really think this is something anyone can do.
Do you see your niche as a publisher being a collaboration guru machine? Lindsay: I think it's exciting that we're starting to get a little more street cred. Or else, you won't get anything done. For the first month, mine was the 1 podiobook as far as new subscribers go in the Podiobooks. What other promotion did you do? After that tragedy the desire to publish became her focus. Don't get overwhelmed when you listen to podcasts and you hear a strategy work for other people, and then you feel like you have to chase rabbits and do all those things. What rules of craft or promotion do you live by? Is there anything you would do differently? I've been trying to walk a fine line between giving input but not bowling people over with what I think it should be because it's my world.
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It's not that you can't still get there. That's a great deal for them. I just thought, because I knew when it took so long, I'd have to go back and reread everything I'd written before, and it was just a very slow process. Lindsay: I'm Lindsay Buroker, and I write fantasy and science fiction, usually set in other worlds. How does the marketing work for all the co-writing stuff in terms of making the algorithms happy? We had our characters built and stuff. You know, I've been working out a new process. Or will authors get fed up with the high cost of clicks and flock to something else? I'm getting more into sort of more formal contracts.