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On Writing, Ideas, and Making a Difference

What It Means to be a Real Writer: An Interview With Charlie Wetzel

What It Means to be a Real Writer: An Interview With Charlie Wetzel

While you may not recognize his name you’ll definitely recognize some of the books he has written. For the last 20 years, Charlie Wetzel has been a professional writer who has published more than 80 books with John Maxwell. And together, they’ve sold over 26 million books.

How to Be a Successful Author in Both Fiction & Non-Fiction: Interview with Joanna Penn

Becoming a Successful Author in Fiction and Non-Fiction: An Interview with Joanna Penn

Have you wondered what becoming a successful author actually takes, and if you can do it in both fiction and non-fiction? Our guest for today has authored 24 books, 14 in fiction and 10 in non-fiction.

Joanna Penn of The Creative Penn is here to talk about how she has created a personally-fulfilling and financially successful business as an author. We talk about her early days as a “corporate slave” and how she escaped her golden handcuff situation that so many others face but never leave.

Creating a Long-Term Marketing Plan For Your Book: An Interview with Michael Bungay Stanier

Creating a Long-Term Marketing Plan For Your Book: An Interview with Michael Bungay Stanier

Today’s guest has sold over 200,000 copies of his latest book in the past two years — all without a traditional book contract or a big marketing budget! In this episode, he shares how a long-term plan beats just about anything you could do short-term.

How to Sell 25,000 Self-Published Books: Interview with Frank McKinley

How to Sell 25,000 Self-Published Books: Interview with Frank McKinley

Frank McKinley is a Tribe Writer and he recently let slip that he has sold 25,000 of his self-published books. He’s here today to talk about how this incredible feat, including valuable lessons on writing, publishing and failure. Frank’s journey as a writer began when he was very young, in fact he says he has been writing for as long as he can remember! Writing helped him deal with the world when he was a teenager, it was therapeutic for him. His first writing assignment came from a job interview. It was for a sales position; they didn’t hire him for […]

Pursuing Your Art Full-Time: An Interview With Cassia Cogger

Pursuing Your Art Full-Time: An Interview With Cassia Cogger

One of the things I admire most about today’s guest is her voice as a true artist. I also value her experience in business, entrepreneurship, and raising a family. Cassia Cogger is an artist, an entrepreneur who has taken her art online, an author and a wife and mother. For Cassia, art has always been a part of her life, and an artist is who she has always been. Her biological father was an artist who was always creating when she was with him, and her paternal grandmother encouraged her to follow in his footsteps. However, when it was time […]