The Self-Publishing Podcast: 3 Guys Telling You What Does and Doesn't Work For Them in Indie Publishing

SPPEach day we get emails from writers telling us how much we have helped them, inspiring them to show up, do the work, and change their game. Our podcast does all of that for us and more. A live mastermind where we think through process and strategy. Frequently off-topic, often NSFW, and always authentic: three guys telling you what does and doesn’t work for them.

SPP208 Writing to Market with Chris Fox

Right-click here to download the MP3 Click here to subscribe via iTunes Today’s guest is Chris Fox, multi-published author, and he discusses writing to market. This isn’t writing crap for a successful market, but providing what readers are passionate about in a market you love. Johnny talks about his coming move and the guys compare […]

SPP207 Why Readers Buy the Books They Buy

Right-click here to download the MP3 Click here to subscribe via iTunes This is a little different than just writing to market; understanding why readers buy the books they buy digs deeper into strategy. Today, the guys talk about that underlying thought process readers go through, how to find out why, and the hidden benefit […]

SPP206 Have a Tribe and Love Your Tribe

Right-click here to download the MP3 Click here to subscribe via iTunes Today the guys recap their experiences and lessons from the Smarter Artist Summit, and what YOU can take away from what they learned. Something cool: Dave got a hand-made teddybear with one of his famous quotes; Sean got a new decoy wallet; Johnny’s […]

SPP205 Creating Audio Dramas with Michael Coorlim

Right-click here to download the MP3 Click here to subscribe via iTunes Today’s guest is Michael Coorlim, who is doing something exciting with storytelling and audio, with his podcast, Synesthesia Theatre. He was disillusioned with what ACX is doing with intellectual property, and he decided to do his OWN thing. Something cool: Sean’s excited about […]

SPP204 Building a Business One Fuck Up at a Time with JB Glossinger

Right-click here to download the MP3 Click here to subscribe via iTunes Today the guys welcome JB Glossinger, the Morning Coach, who’s built a business one fuck-up at a time. So yes, it CAN be done. Something cool: Sean talks about scheduling a wedding with his wife when he worked at a flower shop during […]

SPP203 Intentional Reading for Authors with Maya Goode

Right-click here to download the MP3 Click here to subscribe via iTunes As a writer, you need to feed your brain with good things. Today the guys talk with Maya Goode, from Literary Roadhouse, about being very intentional with your reading. Something cool: Sean’s glad Stephen King’s book didn’t have a terrible ending; Dave likes […]

SPP202 Downsizing for Authors with Kevin Tumlinson

Right-click here to download the MP3 Click here to subscribe via iTunes Today, Kevin Tumlinson talks about intentional minimalism and paring things down to what matters. It’s time to change the way you think about your possessions! It’ll free you up to be a much better artist! Iterate and Optimize is out!!! Go to SterlingAndStone.net/IO […]

SPP201 How to be Happy Where You Are in Your Writing Career

Right-click here to download the MP3 Click here to subscribe via iTunes Writers are often guilty of comparisonitis – comparing themselves to other, far more successful writers. When you do that, it’s easy to get discouraged, but you miss the bigger picture. Those really successful writers were, at one time, where you are now. Today, […]

SPP200 200th Episode Milestone Show

Right-click here to download the MP3 Click here to subscribe via iTunes Today, Johnny, Sean, and Dave celebrate a real milestone: the 200th episode of the Self-Publishing Podcast. That’s over three years of podcasts the guys have done, and millions of words written in the meantime. They’ll go through some of their favorite moments and […]

SPP199 How to work on multiple project

Right-click here to download the MP3 Click here to subscribe via iTunes Explicit The guys try out Blab for the second time! Make sure to tune in live and subscribe to upcoming shows. Today, the guys talk about how it’s important to know yourself and how you work to help increase your productivity. Johnny’s in […]