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How Do You Publish A Book Online?

How Do You Publish A Book Online?

December 5, 2022

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On today’s episode, Dan goes solo to explain just exactly how you get your book from manuscript to published on the online stores.

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https://www.kobo.com/us/en/p/writinglife

https://play.google.com/books/publish/u/0/

https://www.draft2digital.com/login/?next=/book/

https://www.smashwords.com/about/how_to_publish_on_smashwords

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Why “Writers Block” Is Bullsh*t

Why “Writers Block” Is Bullsh*t

November 28, 2022

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On today’s episode, Dan and Sam dive into writers block and their own reasons why they think it is a myth and how to figure out what’s really going on and get past it.

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Special thanks to:

Show theme: Karl Hughes

Show editing: Sam Frost

Why Is Genre So Important?

Why Is Genre So Important?

November 21, 2022

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On today’s episode, Dan and Sam dive into their understanding of what genre is, and why it is so important, not just for your readers satisfaction but also, your work load.⁠

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Special thanks to:

Show theme: Karl Hughes

Show editing: Sam Frost

What is Theme and Tone?

What is Theme and Tone?

November 14, 2022

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On today’s episode, Dan and Sam dive into all things theme and tone, explaining what each is, what the difference between the pair and explaining why they are crucial in story telling by giving examples of each from well known books and films

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Show theme: Karl Hughes

Show editing: Sam Frost

Tools For New Authors

Tools For New Authors

November 7, 2022

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On today’s episode, Dan and Sam dive into their top tools and resources for drafting, writing, editing, publishing and marketing your book.

Watch the show: https://youtu.be/qiKiIIEqIGQ

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Show theme: Karl Hughes

Show editing: Sam Frost

When To Start Your Business

When To Start Your Business

October 31, 2022

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On today’s episode, Dan and Sam talk all about how to know when it is time to start your author business and if a business is the right move for you.

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Show theme: Karl Hughes

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What Is a First Draft, Really?

What Is a First Draft, Really?

October 24, 2022

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On today’s episode, Dan and Sam dive into the idea of ‘first drafts’, ‘Pantsing’ and ‘Plotting’ and what it all means.

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Special thanks to:

Show theme: Karl Hughes

Show editing: Sam Frost

What Is NaNoWriMo?

What Is NaNoWriMo?

October 17, 2022

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On today’s episode, Dan and Sam dive into their advice and top tips on all things Nano, sharing their own experiences with the writing challenge along the way.

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Special thanks to:

Show theme: Karl Hughes

Show editing: Sam Frost

 

What Is Your Why?

What Is Your Why?

October 10, 2022

What Is Your Why?

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On today’s episode, Dan and Sam dive into their ‘Why’s’ and why, a ‘Why’ is vital for success in any thing you do.

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https://youtu.be/yCvbaiS_2P8

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Special thanks to:

Show theme: Karl Hughes

Show editing: Sam Frost

What Is Story?

What Is Story?

October 3, 2022

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On today’s episode, Dan and Sam dive into their understanding of what story is, and explore what exactly goes into the makeup of a “good” story.

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Special thanks to:

Show theme: Karl Hughes

Show editing: Sam Frost

 

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