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Past Episodes
How To Write Monsters With Philip Athans
Published: 13 July 2020
Duration: 00:53:51
How To Write Memoir With Marion Roach Smith
Published: 06 July 2020
Duration: 01:07:37
Building A Creative Business For The Long Term With Natalie Sisson
Published: 29 June 2020
Duration: 00:56:06
How To Develop Bestselling Story Ideas With JD Barker
Published: 22 June 2020
Duration: 01:01:00
Writing Tips: How To Self-Edit Your Novel With Kris Spisak
Published: 15 June 2020
Duration: 00:57:22
Creativity, Artificial Intelligence, And Time Off With Max Frenzel
Published: 08 June 2020
Duration: 01:06:16
How To Take Your Author Career To The Next Level With Mark Dawson
Published: 01 June 2020
Duration: 00:58:12
Writing Tips: How Character Flaws Shape Story With Will Storr
Published: 25 May 2020
Duration: 00:58:29
The 7-Figure One Person Creative Business With Elaine Pofeldt
Published: 18 May 2020
Duration: 01:01:48
Great Stories Don’t Write Themselves: How To Develop Strong Fiction Ideas With Larry Brooks
Published: 11 May 2020
Duration: 01:05:56
Writing And Selling Short Fiction With Matty Dalrymple
Published: 04 May 2020
Duration: 01:10:17
Writing And Working Together As A Creative Couple With Jeff Adams And Will Knauss
Published: 27 April 2020
Duration: 00:59:34
Building A Unique Author Brand With Gail Carriger
Published: 20 April 2020
Duration: 01:04:49
How To Stay Creative In Difficult Times With Mark McGuinness
Published: 13 April 2020
Duration: 01:05:38
How To Sell Your Books In Bulk And Make More Money As An Author With David Chilton
Published: 06 April 2020
Duration: 01:03:07
How To Get Your Book Into Libraries And Bookstores With Mark Leslie Lefebvre
Published: 30 March 2020
Duration: 01:10:24
Keep Going: How To Be Creative For The Long-Term With Austin Kleon
Published: 23 March 2020
Duration: 01:13:53
A Career In Writing With Danielle Trussoni
Published: 16 March 2020
Duration: 00:58:23
The Career Author With J Thorn And Zach Bohannon
Published: 09 March 2020
Duration: 01:18:26
Opportunities In Audiobook Publishing With Michele Cobb
Published: 02 March 2020
Duration: 01:02:34
How To Find And Pitch A Literary Agent With Barbara Poelle
Published: 24 February 2020
Duration: 00:56:47
Writing Fight Scenes With Female Characters With Aiki Flinthart
Published: 17 February 2020
Duration: 00:45:59
From Blog To Book And Repurposing Content With Amy Woods
Published: 10 February 2020
Duration: 00:58:08
Writing Crime: Myths And Misconceptions About The FBI With Jerri Williams
Published: 03 February 2020
Duration: 00:57:37
Empowering Authors Around Copyright With Rebecca Giblin
Published: 27 January 2020
Duration: 01:01:24
How To Pitch Your Book To Agents, Publishers And Readers With Kate Harrison
Published: 20 January 2020
Duration: 00:57:55
How Will Self-Publishing Change In The 2020s? Thoughts From Joanna Penn And Orna Ross
Published: 17 January 2020
Duration: 00:57:13
How To Focus And Be Indistractable With Nir Eyal
Published: 13 January 2020
Duration: 00:51:58
Financial Independence, Retire Early (FIRE) For Authors With Brad Barrett From ChooseFI
Published: 06 January 2020
Duration: 01:10:12
Operation Evergreen: My Creative And Business Goals For 2020
Published: 01 January 2020
Duration: 00:35:24
2019 Round-Up. Did I Achieve My Creative Goals? Did You?
Published: 30 December 2019
Duration: 00:39:13
Reflections On A Decade Of Self-Publishing With Joanna Penn And Orna Ross
Published: 23 December 2019
Duration: 00:41:56
From Book To Hollywood Film With Ken Atchity
Published: 16 December 2019
Duration: 00:50:53
The Key To Long Term Success As A Writer With Kevin J Anderson
Published: 09 December 2019
Duration: 01:02:15
How To Effectively Work From Home With Amanda Brown, The Homepreneur
Published: 02 December 2019
Duration: 01:09:44
Writing With A Family. Productivity Tips With Andrea Pearson
Published: 25 November 2019
Duration: 01:09:07
Tips For Self-Publishing In Translation: Adventures With AI and German
Published: 22 November 2019
Duration: 00:36:55
How To Sell More Books With Reader Funnels With Mark Dawson
Published: 18 November 2019
Duration: 00:56:10
How To Write Your Darkness With David Wright
Published: 11 November 2019
Duration: 01:13:19
From Bestselling Book To Netflix Series With Vikram Chandra, Author Of Sacred Games
Published: 04 November 2019
Duration: 01:09:48
How To Be A Free Range Human With Marianne Cantwell
Published: 28 October 2019
Duration: 00:56:05
From Indie Author To Creative Empire With Michael Anderle
Published: 21 October 2019
Duration: 01:22:18
Why Authors Should Learn To Speak In Public With Joanna Penn
Published: 18 October 2019
Duration: 00:10:24
How To Write a Novel In A Month #NaNoWriMo With Grant Faulkner
Published: 14 October 2019
Duration: 01:02:19
Writing For Audio First With Jules Horne
Published: 07 October 2019
Duration: 01:07:30
Book Marketing: Publicity Tips For Your Book With Dana Kaye
Published: 30 September 2019
Duration: 01:12:15
Trust Your Creativity And Choose Yourself With Jen Louden
Published: 23 September 2019
Duration: 01:05:37
Writing Tips: Unforgettable Endings With James Scott Bell
Published: 16 September 2019
Duration: 00:57:48
Audiobook Narration And Performance Tips For Authors With Sean Pratt
Published: 09 September 2019
Duration: 00:55:18
Happiness, Anxiety And Writing As A Second Career With Lisa Lilly
Published: 02 September 2019
Duration: 01:07:46
Podcasting Goes Mainstream. How Can Authors Benefit? Lessons Learned From Podcast Movement 2019
Published: 28 August 2019
Duration: 00:53:59
Navigating Changes In The Publishing Industry With Mike Shatzkin
Published: 26 August 2019
Duration: 01:03:19
The Creative Introvert With Cat Rose.
Published: 19 August 2019
Duration: 00:47:34
Transitioning To A Full-time Creative Career With Blaire Palmer
Published: 12 August 2019
Duration: 01:00:13
Book Marketing: Content Marketing Strategy With Pamela Wilson
Published: 05 August 2019
Duration: 00:58:43
Amazon Advertising Insights With Russell Blake And Michael Beverly
Published: 29 July 2019
Duration: 01:12:46
Flash Fiction And Making A Living As A Writer With Jason Brick
Published: 22 July 2019
Duration: 01:05:23
Managing A Diverse Creative Career With Tim Chizmar
Published: 15 July 2019
Duration: 01:00:19
Attraction Marketing And Tips For Creative Business With Andre Chaperon
Published: 08 July 2019
Duration: 01:06:14
Mobile Payments, Reaching Chinese Readers, And AI For Voice With Makoto Tokudome
Published: 01 July 2019
Duration: 00:42:32
9 Ways That Artificial Intelligence (AI) Will Disrupt Authors And The Publishing Industry
Published: 01 July 2019
Duration: 01:06:34
Storyteller: Audiobook Narration Tips With Lorelei King
Published: 24 June 2019
Duration: 00:42:13
How To Be An Unskippable Author with Jim Kukral
Published: 17 June 2019
Duration: 00:58:32
Writing And Marketing Under A New Author Pen Name With Toby Neal
Published: 10 June 2019
Duration: 01:06:09
Writing Conflict In Crime Fiction With Detective Adam Richardson
Published: 03 June 2019
Duration: 00:59:35
Pinterest And Instagram For Writers With Frances Caballo
Published: 27 May 2019
Duration: 00:48:58
Self-Publishing And Marketing Literary Fiction With Jane Davis
Published: 20 May 2019
Duration: 01:03:21
Book Marketing: Voice Search For Authors With Miral Sattar
Published: 13 May 2019
Duration: 00:55:57
Exclusivity vs Publishing Wide For Ebooks, Print, And Audio With Joanna Penn
Published: 06 May 2019
Duration: 01:44:30
Writing And Marketing Travel Memoir With Adventurer Alastair Humphreys
Published: 29 April 2019
Duration: 01:03:15
How To Pitch Your Book For TV and Film With DJ Williams
Published: 22 April 2019
Duration: 01:01:18
The Author Entrepreneur Ethos With Jarie Bolander
Published: 15 April 2019
Duration: 01:13:13
The Importance Of Self-Editing And Why You Need To Read Your Publishing Contracts With Ruth Ware
Published: 08 April 2019
Duration: 00:46:40
Autopsies For Authors With Geoff Symon
Published: 01 April 2019
Duration: 01:02:27
Verbalize: Strengthen Your Writing With The Power Of Words With Damon Suede
Published: 25 March 2019
Duration: 01:18:08
10 Years Of The Creative Penn Podcast. 3.2 Million Downloads In 215 Countries
Published: 18 March 2019
Duration: 01:07:13
AI And Creativity With Marcus Du Sautoy
Published: 11 March 2019
Duration: 00:49:20
Writing Heroes And Villains With Sacha Black
Published: 04 March 2019
Duration: 00:54:39
Creativity, Symbolism And Writing With The Tarot With Caroline Donahue
Published: 25 February 2019
Duration: 01:07:33
7 Reasons To Narrate Your Own Audiobook
Published: 22 February 2019
Duration: 00:34:04
Audiobooks For Authors With Will Dages From Findaway Voices
Published: 18 February 2019
Duration: 01:21:51
How To Be Successful In Writing Horror With Iain Rob Wright
Published: 11 February 2019
Duration: 01:06:53
How To Take Your Creative Business To The Next Level With Tara McMullin
Published: 04 February 2019
Duration: 00:55:59
Author Email List And Newsletter Tips With Tammi Labrecque
Published: 28 January 2019
Duration: 00:54:21
How To Be A Successful Company Of One With Paul Jarvis
Published: 21 January 2019
Duration: 01:04:40
Voice Technologies For Authors With Bradley Metrock
Published: 14 January 2019
Duration: 01:16:36
Lessons For 21st Century Creatives With Mark McGuinness
Published: 07 January 2019
Duration: 01:01:26
Trends For Authors And Creative Goal Setting 2019
Published: 01 January 2019
Duration: 00:49:53
Round-Up Of 2018 Writing Goals And Lessons Learned
Published: 31 December 2018
Duration: 00:50:18
Tips For Long-Term Publishing Success With Mark Leslie Lefebvre
Published: 23 December 2018
Duration: 00:50:12
How To Be Successful When Publishing Wide with Adam Croft
Published: 17 December 2018
Duration: 00:50:45
Freedom And Long Term Business Thinking With Yaro Starak
Published: 10 December 2018
Duration: 01:17:39
From First Book To A Multi-Six-Figure Writing Business: 10 Years Of The Creative Penn
Published: 03 December 2018
Duration: 01:19:18
Plot Gardening With Chris Fox
Published: 26 November 2018
Duration: 00:39:27
How To Scale Your Author Business with Joseph Alexander
Published: 19 November 2018
Duration: 01:16:17
5 Tips For Successful Publishing And Book Marketing. Lessons Learned From The Independent Author Conference.
Published: 12 November 2018
Duration: 00:51:02
Book Cover Design Tips With Stuart Bache
Published: 05 November 2018
Duration: 01:04:11
How To Sell More Books on Kobo with Camille Mofidi
Published: 29 October 2018
Duration: 01:06:59
Self-Publishing 3.0 And How To Build Success As An Indie Author With Orna Ross
Published: 26 October 2018
Duration: 00:36:20
80 Million Books Sold. Tips For Long-Term Author Success With Sherrilyn Kenyon
Published: 22 October 2018
Duration: 00:41:04
How To Be A Prolific Writer With Bec Evans From Prolifiko
Published: 15 October 2018
Duration: 00:58:51
Doubling Down On What You Love And Opportunities When Publishing Wide. My NINC 2018 Round-up
Published: 08 October 2018
Duration: 01:16:06
Book Marketing: How To Find and Fix Your Book Sales Problem With Dave Chesson
Published: 01 October 2018
Duration: 01:09:30
Author Mindset: Choose Wonder Over Worry With Amber Rae
Published: 24 September 2018
Duration: 00:53:27
Travel Writing 2.0 With Tim Leffel
Published: 17 September 2018
Duration: 01:00:51
Author Mindset: Your Road Map To Winning Creative Battles With Tim Grahl
Published: 10 September 2018
Duration: 01:09:28
Global Publishing With Kinga Jentetics From PublishDrive
Published: 03 September 2018
Duration: 01:09:29
Co-Writing With Family. Lessons Learned From Penny Appleton
Published: 27 August 2018
Duration: 01:11:47
Branding For Authors With Kristine Kathryn Rusch
Published: 20 August 2018
Duration: 01:14:21
How To Self-Publish And Market A Children’s Book With Karen Inglis
Published: 13 August 2018
Duration: 01:02:53
From Author To Screenwriter: Tips for Taking your Books to Hollywood with Huss McClain
Published: 06 August 2018
Duration: 01:00:25
Foolproof Dictation And Zero Social Media With Christopher Downing
Published: 30 July 2018
Duration: 01:10:42
How To Write Effective Injuries For Your Characters With Samantha Keel
Published: 23 July 2018
Duration: 01:12:20
The Artist’s Journey With Steven Pressfield
Published: 16 July 2018
Duration: 01:00:39
Tips For Editing Your Book With Natasa Lekic From NY Book Editors
Published: 09 July 2018
Duration: 01:15:52
Redesign Your Life To Prioritize Writing With David Kadavy
Published: 02 July 2018
Duration: 00:57:02
Writing With Depression With Michaelbrent Collings
Published: 25 June 2018
Duration: 01:02:37
Strategy And Business Plans For Authors With Johanna Rothman
Published: 18 June 2018
Duration: 01:19:23
Screenwriting Tips And Writing Diverse Characters With Selina Ukwuoma
Published: 11 June 2018
Duration: 00:50:47
Writing, Publishing And Marketing Non-Fiction. Facebook Live With Joanna Penn
Published: 08 June 2018
Duration: 01:02:04
Strangers to Superfans. Book Marketing with David Gaughran
Published: 04 June 2018
Duration: 01:09:03
How To Get Your Book Into Schools And Double Your Income With Volume Sales With Dave Hendrickson
Published: 28 May 2018
Duration: 01:04:59
The Motivation Myth. How High Achievers Really Set Themselves Up To Win with Jeff Haden
Published: 21 May 2018
Duration: 01:06:06
Turn Your Core Values Into The Heart Of Your Author Business With T. Thorn Coyle
Published: 14 May 2018
Duration: 01:10:47
Writing TV And Film Adaptations With David Nicholls, Bestselling Author Of One Day
Published: 07 May 2018
Duration: 00:54:41
How To Produce A Premium Journal With Joel Friedlander
Published: 30 April 2018
Duration: 01:02:59
Trust, Visibility, Mobile Storytelling And Blockchain For Books: Lessons Learned From London Book Fair 2018
Published: 23 April 2018
Duration: 01:09:16
Creative Entrepreneurship And Being Boss With Emily Thompson
Published: 16 April 2018
Duration: 00:50:40
The Business Of Being A Writer With Jane Friedman
Published: 09 April 2018
Duration: 01:03:47
How Play Can Help You Overcome Anxiety And Become More Creative With Charlie Hoehn
Published: 02 April 2018
Duration: 01:00:58
Creative Lessons From Screenwriting With J.F. Penn
Published: 26 March 2018
Duration: 00:56:37
Writing About Death, Dying, And Grief With Dr Karen Wyatt
Published: 19 March 2018
Duration: 01:00:38
How To Write High-Volume Fiction In A Sustainable Way With Toby Neal
Published: 12 March 2018
Duration: 01:02:09
5 Important Things That Authors Need To Know About Self-Publishing With Mark Dawson
Published: 05 March 2018
Duration: 00:44:09
How To Build A Youpreneur Business Around A Personal Brand With Chris Ducker
Published: 26 February 2018
Duration: 01:07:46
How To Fast Draft Your Memoir With Rachael Herron
Published: 19 February 2018
Duration: 01:00:54
How To Write Emotion And Depth Of Character With Becca Puglisi
Published: 12 February 2018
Duration: 01:06:55
Balancing Craft And Commerce With Nathan Barry From ConvertKit
Published: 05 February 2018
Duration: 01:00:42
Successful Self-Publishing Tips With Steven Spatz From BookBaby
Published: 29 January 2018
Duration: 01:10:19
How To Write Diverse Characters With Alex Anders
Published: 22 January 2018
Duration: 00:57:16
Publishing, Online Business And Tech Trends For Authors In 2018
Published: 15 January 2018
Duration: 00:50:02
How To Be Creative In Writing And In Business with Orna Ross
Published: 08 January 2018
Duration: 01:04:11
Thoughts And Goals For A Creative 2018
Published: 01 January 2018
Duration: 00:53:42
How To Be A Healthy Writer With Dr. Euan Lawson
Published: 25 December 2017
Duration: 00:53:15
How To Make Money Writing Short Fiction With Douglas Smith
Published: 18 December 2017
Duration: 01:05:11
How To Use The Polarities Of Marketing To Craft The Best Plan For Your Book
Published: 15 December 2017
Duration: 00:24:16
Selling More Books In Print Through Ingram With Andy Bromley
Published: 11 December 2017
Duration: 01:00:42
Estate Planning For Authors With M.L Buchman
Published: 04 December 2017
Duration: 01:16:34
Business For Authors. How To Be An Author Entrepreneur. An Interview With Joanna Penn
Published: 29 November 2017
Duration: 00:40:19
The Bestseller Experiment with Mark Stay And Mark Desvaux
Published: 27 November 2017
Duration: 00:57:12
Publishing in 2027. Blockchain And Global Mobile Internet With Emmanuel Nataf
Published: 20 November 2017
Duration: 01:13:30
Stability Of The Indie Business Model and Positioning for the Next Phase of Growth: My Coast Business Workshop 2017 Round-Up
Published: 13 November 2017
Duration: 01:40:00
How To Build A Business Around A Book With Jim Kukral
Published: 06 November 2017
Duration: 01:05:59
Writing The Darkness And Tips For Audio Drama With A.K.Benedict
Published: 30 October 2017
Duration: 00:58:11
How To Make Your Book A Perennial Seller with Ryan Holiday
Published: 23 October 2017
Duration: 00:46:07
How To Find Creative Focus With Jessica Abel
Published: 16 October 2017
Duration: 00:53:31
Secrets Of A Seven Figure Non-Fiction Indie Author With Joseph Alexander
Published: 09 October 2017
Duration: 01:05:58
Travel Writing With Anna McNuff
Published: 02 October 2017
Duration: 00:57:06
Top 5 Mistakes Of Indie Authors With Ricardo Fayet From Reedsy
Published: 25 September 2017
Duration: 01:11:31
Writing Memoir With Roz Morris
Published: 18 September 2017
Duration: 01:15:05
From Traditional Publishing To Hybrid And Indie With Crime Thriller Author Michael Ridpath
Published: 11 September 2017
Duration: 01:02:05
Mastering Amazon Ads With Brian D. Meeks
Published: 04 September 2017
Duration: 00:46:57
Stop Worrying, Start Writing. How to Overcome Fear and Self-Doubt with Sarah Painter
Published: 28 August 2017
Duration: 01:03:04
How To Be A Writer: Traditional Publishing To Indie And Hybrid With John Birmingham
Published: 21 August 2017
Duration: 01:03:22
Writing Christian Fiction And Success Over A Long Career With Jerry B Jenkins
Published: 14 August 2017
Duration: 00:58:12
Mobile, Multimedia, And An Audience Of Voracious Readers. Talking Wattpad with Ashleigh Gardner
Published: 07 August 2017
Duration: 01:02:01
Your Magic Bakery Of Intellectual Property Rights With Dean Wesley Smith
Published: 31 July 2017
Duration: 01:01:20
Balancing Ambition And Contentment. Lessons Learned From Thrillerfest 2017
Published: 24 July 2017
Duration: 00:54:07
Real Artists Don’t Starve. Creativity And Money With Jeff Goins
Published: 17 July 2017
Duration: 00:52:53
How To Write Fast, Publish Slowly And Focus On Your Author Marketing With Rachel Aaron
Published: 10 July 2017
Duration: 01:08:04
The Rollercoaster Of Traditional And Indie Publishing With Sean Black
Published: 03 July 2017
Duration: 01:13:21
How To Use Dictation To Write Faster And Stay Healthy With Scott Baker
Published: 26 June 2017
Duration: 01:04:10
How To Write a Mystery With Rebecca Cantrell And J.F.Penn
Published: 19 June 2017
Duration: 01:06:34
Changes In The Publishing Industry And Launching Non-Fiction Books With Dan Blank
Published: 12 June 2017
Duration: 01:10:14
How To Manage Your Time and Automate Your Author Marketing With Nick Stephenson
Published: 05 June 2017
Duration: 01:00:43
Inside The Writers’ Room: Screenwriting And Pitching Tips From Adam Gaines
Published: 29 May 2017
Duration: 00:59:54
The Art And Business Of Bookbinding With Lisa Van Pelt
Published: 22 May 2017
Duration: 00:54:16
Ebook Bundling For Authors With Chuck Heintzelman
Published: 15 May 2017
Duration: 01:12:44
How To Make A Million With Your Books With Dean Crawford
Published: 08 May 2017
Duration: 01:13:43
Small Press Publishing And Selling Non-Fiction Books With Alison Jones
Published: 01 May 2017
Duration: 01:04:54
Audiobook Production, Distribution And Sales With J. Daniel Sawyer
Published: 24 April 2017
Duration: 01:05:30
Co-Writing Dark Fantasy In New Orleans With Lindsay Buroker, J Thorn And Zach Bohannon
Published: 17 April 2017
Duration: 01:22:34
The Future of Publishing: AI, Mixed Reality, Machine Learning And More With Thad McIlroy
Published: 10 April 2017
Duration: 01:11:18
The Importance Of Time For Selling Books And Building An Author Career With Bryan Cohen
Published: 03 April 2017
Duration: 01:12:15
Podcasting Tips And Tricks With Jerod Morris
Published: 27 March 2017
Duration: 00:59:04
Advertising For Authors With Mark Dawson
Published: 20 March 2017
Duration: 01:17:06
Using Improv Techniques For Creativity Plus Facebook Ad Tips With Andrea Vahl
Published: 13 March 2017
Duration: 00:51:36
What Authors Can Learn From the Music Business with Dave Kusek
Published: 06 March 2017
Duration: 01:07:10
Copywriting For Authors With Joanna Wiebe
Published: 27 February 2017
Duration: 01:11:14
Find And Serve Your Niche For Long Term Success With Chris Brogan
Published: 20 February 2017
Duration: 01:01:28
How To Protect Your Creative Work With Kathryn Goldman
Published: 13 February 2017
Duration: 01:12:37
How To Balance Art And Business With Tara Gentile
Published: 06 February 2017
Duration: 00:57:25
Use Your Own Life Story To Bring Depth to Your Writing with Steven Pressfield
Published: 30 January 2017
Duration: 00:52:43
The Mastery Journal And How to Self-Publish Premium Print Products with John Lee Dumas
Published: 23 January 2017
Duration: 01:02:34
How Authors Can Empower Themselves as Creative Entrepreneurs with Kristine Kathryn Rusch
Published: 16 January 2017
Duration: 01:07:24
Beautiful Ebook Formatting with Brad Andalman from Vellum
Published: 09 January 2017
Duration: 01:11:56
My 2017 Goals. Plus Visualization and Positive Thinking For Authors with Nina Amir
Published: 02 January 2017
Duration: 01:27:39
How Authors Can Use Content Marketing To Sell More Books With Pamela Wilson
Published: 26 December 2016
Duration: 00:53:02
Seven Years And 300 Episodes. Creative Lessons Learned From Podcasting Since 2009
Published: 19 December 2016
Duration: 01:26:15
Merchandising For Authors With Melissa Addey
Published: 12 December 2016
Duration: 01:00:58