Why I Stopped Waiting to Win the Lottery and Just Published My Book

Why I Stopped Waiting to Win the Lottery and Just Published My Book

It was nearly midnight when I desperately tweeted to my 300 precious followers: Does anyone have any sort of literary agent connection they could hook me up with?

I had little to no idea how to go about getting the book burning inside me published. It felt impossible to get a publisher to bat an eye at little ol’ me. Because really, I had little to no platform and in order to win the lottery of a traditional publisher (nearly–if not all—every writer’s dream is to be picked up) I needed a platform.

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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.

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