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2021 Writer’s Survival Guide, Ep. 3.05

2021 Writer’s Survival Guide, Ep. 3.05

January 31, 2021

What does it take to make it as a writer? Mindset, process, adaptability, and marketing are key. We'll cover these topics and more on tonight's episode of The Writer's Journey.

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Today’s spotlight is on Two Steps to Writing Great Short Stories by Ryan M. Danks

If you are a short story or serial fiction author, this is worth your time.

GET YOUR COPY TODAY: https://amzn.to/3tbd2xt 

Story Time, Ep. 02 - Midlife Curses

Story Time, Ep. 02 - Midlife Curses

January 29, 2021

Welcome to another Kalene's Story Time! Join me as I narrate Chapter One of "Midlife Curses" by Christine Zane Thomas.

"A paranormal women’s fiction murder mystery for anyone who believes you can find your powers at any age." https://amzn.to/2KxyMCk

This woman's whole world is falling apart around her--AND she gets magic powers? Let's get our listen on with Chapter One!

*Fingers crossed my connection doesn't go all "Blargh-lee-frah!" randomly this time. Darn technology!

Coffee & Concepts - Ep. 56 - Scribble Boards

Coffee & Concepts - Ep. 56 - Scribble Boards

January 29, 2021

Comic book artist Joe Gallagher joins us to talk up how a story board can improve your script.

MA 037 - Finishing Projects and A Response to “No One Will Read Your Book”

MA 037 - Finishing Projects and A Response to “No One Will Read Your Book”

January 28, 2021

I had some awesome word counts last week thanks to livestreaming in the morning, finished a book, launched a book with M.D. Cooper, and also had to make a hard decision about a job I would have liked, but would get in the way of my work.

Without being overly negative, I respond to this article and point out where the author could focus on finding success in the current publishing landscape, and you can too.

"Why No One Will Read Your Book" by Elle Griffin at the Writer's Collective. (https://writingcooperative.com/why-no-one-will-read-your-book-caa0e77ed5aa)

Jeffrey H. Haskell's Youtube Channel and Watch Jeff Crash and Burn Live Stream Event, February 2nd at 0630 PST. Let's help him get to a hundred followers on Youtube so he can name his channel after me.

Please fill out the Keystroke Medium listener survey: KeystrokeMedium.com/Survey

You could win a copy of my new book The SF Novel Workbook: The Offline Guide to Getting Your Novel Done.

Thanks for listening!

James

 

 

 

 

Ep 6.04 - LIVE! Putting the SUPER in Super Hero Fiction

Ep 6.04 - LIVE! Putting the SUPER in Super Hero Fiction

January 27, 2021

The Monday morning Crew sits down with two icons in the superhero genre, to discuss how to make your super novel the best it can be! C.C. Ekeke and Jeffery H. Haskell are killing it with their superhero novels, you're not going to want to miss this show!

Social Media Tips for Writers | Tee Morris, Ep. 3.04

Social Media Tips for Writers | Tee Morris, Ep. 3.04

January 24, 2021

Last week we looked at how authors can create and maintain their own platforms. This week, we're going to dive into the social media platforms at our disposal. Most of us are already on it, so why not use that time to reach new fans? Tonight we’re chatting with Tee Morris, the man who literally wrote the book on Social Media for Writers. Join us LIVE as we discuss new ways to make social media work for you.

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Today’s spotlight is on Social Media for Writers: Marketing Strategies for Building Your Audience and Selling Your Book by Tee Morris and Pip Ballantine

Social media has transformed into a necessity for writers.

This second edition offers something for both authors new to the social space, and experienced ones looking for fresh approaches to platforms old and new.

GET YOUR COPY TODAY: https://amzn.to/2KKuN5q

Marathon Author - Know, Like and Trust plus Hello KSM!

Marathon Author - Know, Like and Trust plus Hello KSM!

January 21, 2021

The latest addition to the Keystroke Medium Empire is Marathon Author.

James S. Aaron hosts this weekly author diary and podcast to share what he's learned about paying the bills as a full-time author. You can find out more about James here: https://jamesaaron.net/books

This week is an intro show, as well as some thoughts on livestreaming and "Know, Like and Trust" in building your author brand.

Thanks for listening!

Story Time, Ep. 01 - The Trashman

Story Time, Ep. 01 - The Trashman

January 20, 2021

Kalene's Story Time is BACK! Join me in the first reboot episode, where I'll be narrating Chapter One of "The Trashman" by William Alan Webb.

"Everything you don’t believe… is real. Steed learned that the hard way." https://amzn.to/39L1S9S

Hitmen legally for hire and a questionable mark? Let's get our listen on with Chapter One!

*Please bear with the slight connection issue here and there. Darn technology!

Coffee & Concepts - Ep. 55 - C.C. Ekeke

Coffee & Concepts - Ep. 55 - C.C. Ekeke

January 20, 2021

We run some pour over and get deep in the cowl and mask with C.C Ekeke!

Ep 6.03 - LIVE! Multi-Genre Success w/ Rhett C. Bruno

Ep 6.03 - LIVE! Multi-Genre Success w/ Rhett C. Bruno

January 18, 2021

USA Today Bestselling author Rhett C Bruno joins the Monday Morning guys to talk about writing and selling in multiple genres and how he manages it all!

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