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.

SPP198 The Future of Publishing

Right-click here to download the MP3 Click here to subscribe via iTunes Explicit Today the guys talk about the future of publishing. The parallel is drawn with television, and how people consume it. What’s more, the audience has far more choice, and there’s not so many fingers in the pie or advertisers to answer to. […]

SPP197 Working With Editors with Jason Whited

Right-click here to download the MP3 Click here to subscribe via iTunes Explicit. Today the guys have one of the editors they work with, Jason Whited, to talk about what new AND experienced writers should know about working with an editor. They also talk about new writers specifically, and common mistakes they make. Something cool: […]

SPP196 Writing to Your Market Versus Writing to Your Muse

Right-click here to download the MP3 Click here to subscribe via iTunes Explicit Today is a special episode: Johnny, Sean, and Dave directly respond to a listener question, one that they’ve been asked very often. Do you follow the market, or do you follow your muse? Also, the guys have a big announcement today that […]

SPP195 Multi-Sense Storytelling and Expanding Your Reach with Cameron Drew

Right-click here to download the MP3 Click here to subscribe via iTunes Today, the guys talk to Cameron Drew, who works for a company that allows writers to create soundtracks for their writing – not just music but multi-layered sound. Want immersion? This is how you get it, for the writer and the reader. Something […]

SPP194 Goals, Resolutions, and Kicking Ass in the New Year

Right-click here to download the MP3 Click here to subscribe via iTunes Today, the guys talk about their goals and resolutions for 2016. Dave was strangely enthusiastic. Something cool: Sean’s new fav book is ‘Level Up Your Life,’ Johnny’s is the Smarter Artist Summit and his new Fitbit, and Sean stole Dave’s cool thing. The […]

SPP193 Social Media Mastery with Tara Jacobsen

Right-click here to download the MP3 Click here to subscribe via iTunes Social media has been something the guys at Sterling and Stone haven’t pursued a lot, but that’s changing. The value of social media is obvious, so today, they talk with social media expert Tara Jacobsen. Are you guilty of some of the biggest […]

SPP192 Grow Your List While Building Your Readership with Derek Webb of NoiseTrade

Right-click here to download the MP3 Click here to subscribe via iTunes Today, the SPP guys talk with NoiseTrade’s Derek Webb about building your readership and growing that all-important list. Also, bad jokes. Smarter Artist Summit tickets are now available at smarterartistsummit.com Something cool: Mint.com is Sean’s new awesome thing; Dave loves Fargo season 2; […]

SPP191 Creating a Whole New Genre with JA Huss

Right-click here to download the MP3 Click here to subscribe via iTunes Julie Huss joins the guys right at the beginning, and after a little nonsense, they talk about how to forge your own genre. Julie teased her next big project for a long while, and she confided in the guys. Now, the secret is […]

SPP190 Replay of Breakout success with The Martian author Andy Weir and narrator Bob Bray

Right-click here to download the MP3 Click here to subscribe via iTunes Hugh Howie, John Locke, Amanda Hawkins… these are writers that are known for something we all wish would happen to us. They all started out self-publishing their books and ended up becoming household names (well, if your house is full of voracious readers, […]

SPP189 Replay of How to Sell a Metric Crap-Ton of Books

Right-click here to download the MP3 Click here to subscribe via iTunes Today, we’re replaying one of our most popular episodes, featuring the bestselling author and RABID Self Publishing Podcast fan — who may or may not have credited all of her success to the three of us on this podcast — CJ Lyons. CJ […]