Writer On The Road

Writer On The Road

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  • #161 Mel  Sam in Orlando: Audio Matters  What You Need to Know For Your Writing
    #161 Mel & Sam in Orlando: Audio Matters & What You Need to Know For Your Writing
    Duração: 15min | 16/08/2019

    Podcasts are the new blogs. And, as an author, the best way to reach your audience to promote your novels and stories is through audio. If you’re not guesting on podcasts, it’s time to start. Audio is king, is the key message we bring away from our Podcast Movement Conference in Orlando, Florida, as we… The post #161 Mel & Sam in Orlando: Audio Matters & What You Need to Know For Your Writing appeared first on Writer On The Road.

  • #160 10 Minutes with Sam  Mel: Tall Ships, Hamilton  a Research Sabbatical
    #160 10 Minutes with Sam & Mel: Tall Ships, Hamilton & a Research Sabbatical
    Duração: 24min | 08/08/2019

    It’s time to write. And research. Join us as we enter the research and writing phase of our NYC journey. Let’s call it a writing retreat where we meet people who give generously of their time and knowledge with no expectation of return. If you love history and the gilded age, then this one’s for… The post #160 10 Minutes with Sam & Mel: Tall Ships, Hamilton & a Research Sabbatical appeared first on Writer On The Road.

  • 10 Minutes with Mel  Sam in NYC: Living Like Locals and Dastardly Budget Discussions
    10 Minutes with Mel & Sam in NYC: Living Like Locals and Dastardly Budget Discussions
    Duração: 21min | 31/07/2019

    International travel, book buying, theatre attendance and writerly adventures all need budgetary considerations if one wants to survive for an extended period in the greatest city in the world. Having comfortable shoes is also a good idea. In this episode we chat about the importance of keeping an eye on the budget on a daily… The post 10 Minutes with Mel & Sam in NYC: Living Like Locals and Dastardly Budget Discussions appeared first on Writer On The Road.

  • #158 10 Minutes with Sam  Mel in NYC: A Night at the Theatre
    #158 10 Minutes with Sam & Mel in NYC: A Night at the Theatre
    Duração: 22min | 25/07/2019

    The writing life can be tough sometimes and this week was no exception as we busied ourselves attending two theatre pieces; Antigone in Ferguson and Mojada. You don’t need to know your Greek myths but it helps if you want to fully appreciate the political statement each piece makes. The intention of original Greek theatre… The post #158 10 Minutes with Sam & Mel in NYC: A Night at the Theatre appeared first on Writer On The Road.

  • #157 10 Minutes With Mel  Sam in NYC: Writin’ Along On Our Pushbikes, Honey…
    #157 10 Minutes With Mel & Sam in NYC: Writin’ Along On Our Pushbikes, Honey…
    Duração: 16min | 20/07/2019

    Writing the road less travelled is turning out to be the path of our NYC ’10 Minutes With Mel & Sam’ journey. Exploring the greatest city in the world on foot, by bike, train and ferry is opening up adventures we never deemed possible all that time ago when we were planning our adventure. But,… The post #157 10 Minutes With Mel & Sam in NYC: Writin’ Along On Our Pushbikes, Honey… appeared first on Writer On The Road.

  • #156 10 Minutes with Mel  Sam in NYC: Bookshops Aren’t Meant to be Like That
    #156 10 Minutes with Mel & Sam in NYC: Bookshops Aren’t Meant to be Like That
    Duração: 26min | 16/07/2019

    Join us in NYC to celebrate the creative freedom of being able to work from anywhere, starting with the greatest city in the world. We explore the opportunities in the world of theatre, books and writing, combined with travel, good food and the occasional drop of Long Island wine. In this episode we set the… The post #156 10 Minutes with Mel & Sam in NYC: Bookshops Aren’t Meant to be Like That appeared first on Writer On The Road.

  • #155 Never Give Up On Your Publishing Dreams, with Cassie Hamer
    #155 Never Give Up On Your Publishing Dreams, with Cassie Hamer
    Duração: 47min | 05/06/2019

    If at first you don’t succeed at this thing called writing…keep writing, and learning, and writing some more. Cassie Hamer, author of  After the Party, has put in the hard yards, earning her Masters in Creative Writing, and then unlearning most of what she’d been studying for years as she searched to find voice. And… The post #155 Never Give Up On Your Publishing Dreams, with Cassie Hamer appeared first on Writer On The Road.

  • #154 Grand Narratives  Epic Adventures: The Real Meaning of Romance, with Elizabeth Ellen Carter
    #154 Grand Narratives & Epic Adventures: The Real Meaning of Romance, with Elizabeth Ellen Carter
    Duração: 42min | 26/05/2019

    Welcome to the world of pirates, love, blackmail, ill-gotten gains, treason and trickery. And that’s on a good day. Elizabeth Ellen Carter is an award-winning historical romance author who pens richly detailed historical romantic adventures. Carter is known for her meticulous research. My husband jokes that it’s five minutes of writing and twenty five minutes worth… The post #154 Grand Narratives & Epic Adventures: The Real Meaning of Romance, with Elizabeth Ellen Carter appeared first on Writer On The Road.

  • #153 How To Narrate Your Novel, with Renee Conoulty
    #153 How To Narrate Your Novel, with Renee Conoulty
    Duração: 44min | 08/04/2019

    You’ve written your novel and now it’s time to narrate it. Renee Conoulty is the author of novels and flash fiction that contain elements of dance, romance, and/or military life in a variety of genre – chick lit, women’s fiction, romantic comedy, contemporary romance, children’s books. She also has a book on how to narrate… The post #153 How To Narrate Your Novel, with Renee Conoulty appeared first on Writer On The Road.

  • #152 How To Boost Your Writing Work-Flow using Dragon Dictation, with Scott Baker
    #152 How To Boost Your Writing Work-Flow using Dragon Dictation, with Scott Baker
    Duração: 01h01min | 27/03/2019

    Are you ready to ditch your keyboard? Scott Baker is an expert in all things Dragon Dictation. If you want to learn to train your Dragon, Scott’s your man. Scott’s official bio: Scott Baker has written dozens of books under various pen names and spent most of the last decade working as a freelance writer… The post #152 How To Boost Your Writing Work-Flow using Dragon Dictation, with Scott Baker appeared first on Writer On The Road.

  • #151 What Happens When a Software Developer  a Pair of Writers Get Together? with Lee Powell
    #151 What Happens When a Software Developer & a Pair of Writers Get Together? with Lee Powell
    Duração: 42min | 21/03/2019

    Lee Powell is a writer and expert in technology. He works with Angela Ackerman and her co-creator Becca Puglisi at One Stop for Writers. He also created the Windows version of renowned writing program Scrivener. When the team collaborated, they came up with the Character Building Tool, which combines Powell’s software design skills with Ackerman and… The post #151 What Happens When a Software Developer & a Pair of Writers Get Together? with Lee Powell appeared first on Writer On The Road.

  • #150 Career Strategies For Indie Authors, with Adam Croft
    #150 Career Strategies For Indie Authors, with Adam Croft
    Duração: 45min | 11/03/2019

    Adam Croft is an Indie author and a counterpoint to anyone who says you can’t make a living through Indie publishing. He’s sold more than 1.5 million books and once bumped J.K. Rowling off the USA Today bestseller list. His ‘Knight and Culverhouse’ thrillers have sold more than 250,000 copies worldwide, and his Kempston Hardwick… The post #150 Career Strategies For Indie Authors, with Adam Croft appeared first on Writer On The Road.

  • #149 Asking Big Questions: Writing The Landscape Novel, with Karen Viggers
    #149 Asking Big Questions: Writing The Landscape Novel, with Karen Viggers
    Duração: 45min | 06/03/2019

    Karen Viggers is the award winning, internationally bestselling author of four novels, including her new release, The Orchardist’s Daughter. She writes contemporary realist fiction set in Australian landscapes, and her work explores connection with the bush, grief and loss, healing in nature, death, family, marriage and friendship. During our conversation, we discuss the following: the… The post #149 Asking Big Questions: Writing The Landscape Novel, with Karen Viggers appeared first on Writer On The Road.

  • #148 From Traditionally Published To Indie: A Success Story, with Keri Arthur
    #148 From Traditionally Published To Indie: A Success Story, with Keri Arthur
    Duração: 39min | 25/02/2019

    I’ve always trusted myself. I’ve always written what I want to write and gone in the direction I want to. I’ve never actually had much input from the publishers that way. So that really hasn’t changed. I’m still using the same beta writer that I always have. I’m still with my same crit. group so… The post #148 From Traditionally Published To Indie: A Success Story, with Keri Arthur appeared first on Writer On The Road.

  • #147 How to Cut Through The Noise  Win Google Love Using SEO, with Kate Toon
    #147 How to Cut Through The Noise & Win Google Love Using SEO, with Kate Toon
    Duração: 48min | 21/02/2019

    “With small businesses, their greatest assets are all the other people in their network, and leveraging that can lead to big gains.” Kate Toon is an award-winning SEO copywriter and SEO consultant with over two decades of experience in all things advertising, digital and writing. She is the founder of The Clever Copywriting School and The Recipe for… The post #147 How to Cut Through The Noise & Win Google Love Using SEO, with Kate Toon appeared first on Writer On The Road.

  • #146 Boundless: From Indie Brand to Indie Movement, with Michael Evans
    #146 Boundless: From Indie Brand to Indie Movement, with Michael Evans
    Duração: 44min | 12/02/2019

    This week’s podcast showcases up and coming Indie author, Michael Evans, and coincides with the launch of the Indie Issue of Author Success Stories Magazine. Find out more here. Michael Evans is a young adult author and futurist. He’s an up and coming Indie author, following in the footsteps of the likes of Adam Croft,… The post #146 Boundless: From Indie Brand to Indie Movement, with Michael Evans appeared first on Writer On The Road.

  • #145 How to Create Characters That Resonate With Your Readers, with Angela Ackerman
    #145 How to Create Characters That Resonate With Your Readers, with Angela Ackerman
    Duração: 38min | 05/02/2019

    Angela Ackerman is a writing coach, international speaker and co-author of six best-selling books with the latest one the updated Emotion Thesaurus: a Writer’s Guide to Character Expression. Angela is an international speaker and bestselling author who loves to travel, teach, empower writers, and pay-it-forward. She also enjoys dreaming up new tools and resources for One Stop… The post #145 How to Create Characters That Resonate With Your Readers, with Angela Ackerman appeared first on Writer On The Road.

  • #144 Out of Africa: Telling the Story That Wants to Be Told, with TM Clark
    #144 Out of Africa: Telling the Story That Wants to Be Told, with TM Clark
    Duração: 49min | 29/01/2019

    Born in Zimbabwe, T.M. Clark completed her primary school years at boarding school in Bulawayo, but on weekends and holidays she explored their family ranch in Nyamandhlovu, normally on the back of her horse. Her teenage years were totally different to her idyllic childhood. After her father died, the family of five women moved to… The post #144 Out of Africa: Telling the Story That Wants to Be Told, with TM Clark appeared first on Writer On The Road.

  • #143 Do You Need An Agent? The Business of Being a Writer, with Haylee Nash
    #143 Do You Need An Agent? The Business of Being a Writer, with Haylee Nash
    Duração: 44min | 23/01/2019

    Ever wondered whether you’re better to strike out on your own  with your writing career, pitch directly to publishers or hire an agent? Haylee Nash, of The Nash Agency, outlines the pros and cons of each option, demystifying the publishing cycle in the process. But be warned, after listening to Nash, you’ll be hard pressed… The post #143 Do You Need An Agent? The Business of Being a Writer, with Haylee Nash appeared first on Writer On The Road.

  • #142 The Magic of Being a Writer, with Belinda Alexandra
    #142 The Magic of Being a Writer, with Belinda Alexandra
    Duração: 44min | 27/12/2018

    One of the joys of being a writer is sinking into the research abyss: events, characters, society, music, language and culture, reading books of the period, interior design, cookbooks, and the list goes on. Belinda Alexandra writes historical and historical/contemporary fiction novels set in exotic locations with the latest being The Invitation, a gilded age… The post #142 The Magic of Being a Writer, with Belinda Alexandra appeared first on Writer On The Road.

  • #141 A Room Of Her Own, with Darry Fraser
    #141 A Room Of Her Own, with Darry Fraser
    Duração: 36min | 12/12/2018

    Darry Fraser is the bestselling author of Daughter of the Murray, Where the Murray River Runs, and The Widow of Ballarat. We first met Darry on the podcast, here, where we talked about the research and writing of The Daughter of the Murray, and here, last Christmas, as part of our Summer Reading Series. This week we… The post #141 A Room Of Her Own, with Darry Fraser appeared first on Writer On The Road.

  • #140 Writing Life Out Loud: A Story Told in Real Time, with Lisa Messenger
    #140 Writing Life Out Loud: A Story Told in Real Time, with Lisa Messenger
    Duração: 45min | 06/12/2018

    Lisa Messenger writes her books in real time – almost like a journal. Sometimes the results aren’t pretty, but they’re real. Messenger is an Australian entrepreneur, author, and the founder and CEO of Collective Hub, an international multimedia business and lifestyle platform. She is also an international speaker, best-selling author, and an authority on disruption.… The post #140 Writing Life Out Loud: A Story Told in Real Time, with Lisa Messenger appeared first on Writer On The Road.

  • #139 Writing Fight Scenes For Women, with Aiki Flinthart
    #139 Writing Fight Scenes For Women, with Aiki Flinthart
    Duração: 55min | 26/11/2018

    Aiki Flinthart is the author of the YA 80AD Series (where the downloads went nuts), the Ruadhan Sidhe Series, Shadows Wake, Shadows Bane and Shadows Fate, and now, newly released, Iron, the first of the Kalima Chronicles. She has been shortlisted for the Aurealis Awards & Writers of the Future Contest, appeared on the Science Fiction/Fantasy Writers Assn of America… The post #139 Writing Fight Scenes For Women, with Aiki Flinthart appeared first on Writer On The Road.

  • #138 The Spiderweb Effect: How Writing A Book Will Grow Your Business, with Brian K. Wright
    #138 The Spiderweb Effect: How Writing A Book Will Grow Your Business, with Brian K. Wright
    Duração: 43min | 20/11/2018

    Brian K Wright is the host of Success Profiles Radio and publisher of Success Profiles Magazine. Over the last 6 years, Brian has interviewed world-class achievers such as Darren Hardy, Jack Canfield, Loral Langemeier, Kevin Harrington, Sharon Lechter, and many more. A lot of people, when they think about writing a book, they think of… The post #138 The Spiderweb Effect: How Writing A Book Will Grow Your Business, with Brian K. Wright appeared first on Writer On The Road.

  • #137 Writing, Procrastination  Getting Things Done, with Geoff McDonald
    #137 Writing, Procrastination & Getting Things Done, with Geoff McDonald
    Duração: 45min | 13/11/2018

    In the last 13 years, Geoff McDonald has read 550 books and written sixty plus Book Rapper ebooks, as well as over 1000 blog posts. And now he’s launching two books on the same day, Done and Project Done. McDonald has always been prolific, great with ideas and creativity, but not so strong at execution. It wasn’t until… The post #137 Writing, Procrastination & Getting Things Done, with Geoff McDonald appeared first on Writer On The Road.

  • #136 Allegory  the Australian Landscape, with DM Cameron
    #136 Allegory & the Australian Landscape, with DM Cameron
    Duração: 40min | 06/11/2018

    Sometimes, it’s best to let a novel speak for itself. DM Cameron’s Beneath The Mother Tree is lyrical from the first page and deliciously unputdownable. It could be Cameron’s Irish ancestry, or her background as an award-winning scriptwriter, or never-give-up attitude, but her debut novel hooks us from the first page and keeps us enthralled.… The post #136 Allegory & the Australian Landscape, with DM Cameron appeared first on Writer On The Road.

  • #135 How to Build a Community of Loyal Readers, With Rachael Johns
    #135 How to Build a Community of Loyal Readers, With Rachael Johns
    Duração: 44min | 22/10/2018

    ABIA award-winning and bestselling author, Rachael Johns, is one half of the duo who has been organising the upcoming Australia’s West Coast Fiction Festival, an event eighteen months in the making. The other half is Tess Woods. It’s shaping up to be one of the biggest events of the year as sixty top Australian and… The post #135 How to Build a Community of Loyal Readers, With Rachael Johns appeared first on Writer On The Road.

  • #134 Women’s Fiction Takes to the High Seas, with Tricia Stringer
    #134 Women’s Fiction Takes to the High Seas, with Tricia Stringer
    Duração: 45min | 16/10/2018

    There’s something about character driven novels that has you turning the pages, feeling you know the characters already but want to know more. But what about writing them, with one eye on giving your reader a satisfactory ending whilst at the same time putting your characters through their paces and herding them all in the… The post #134 Women’s Fiction Takes to the High Seas, with Tricia Stringer appeared first on Writer On The Road.

  • Knowing When It’s Time to Step Up Your Writing Ambitions, with Ber Carroll
    Knowing When It’s Time to Step Up Your Writing Ambitions, with Ber Carroll
    Duração: 20min | 04/10/2018

    Told in seven first-person voices, The Missing Pieces of Sophie McCarthy, is a new direction for Australian author, Ber Carroll, author of eight contemporary fiction novels. Tightly constructed and difficult to edit, it’s Carroll’s most ambitious novel yet, and if the early reviews are anything to go by, a highly successful novel at that. Carroll… The post Knowing When It’s Time to Step Up Your Writing Ambitions, with Ber Carroll appeared first on Writer On The Road.

  • #132 What A Career as an Author Looks Like: 10 Years, 15 Books  Gaining Momentum, with Jacquie Underdown
    #132 What A Career as an Author Looks Like: 10 Years, 15 Books & Gaining Momentum, with Jacquie Underdown
    Duração: 34min | 24/09/2018

    Have you ever wondered what it takes to be a career author? Jacquie Underdown has put in the hours and she’s starting to reap the rewards after ten years of hard work. It’s not an uncommon story. Underdown set about learning her craft through a A Masters in Writing, Editing & Publishing. Her first contract… The post #132 What A Career as an Author Looks Like: 10 Years, 15 Books & Gaining Momentum, with Jacquie Underdown appeared first on Writer On The Road.

  • #131 Kindle Unlimited or Wide, and Other Vexing Indie Publishing Questions, with Joanne Dannon
    #131 Kindle Unlimited or Wide, and Other Vexing Indie Publishing Questions, with Joanne Dannon
    Duração: 37min | 16/09/2018

    There’s no such thing as an overnight success in the writing game – well, maybe occasionally – but there’s a fast establishing pathway to give yourself the best chance of a long and profitable writing career. First, it takes time and writing more than a few good books, preferably in series, followed by perfecting your… The post #131 Kindle Unlimited or Wide, and Other Vexing Indie Publishing Questions, with Joanne Dannon appeared first on Writer On The Road.

  • Origin Stories, Myths  Dragons: How to Write SciFi/Fantasy, with Sherrilyn Kenyon
    Origin Stories, Myths & Dragons: How to Write SciFi/Fantasy, with Sherrilyn Kenyon
    Duração: 48min | 07/09/2018

    With over 70 million books sold, Sherrilyn Kenyon is worth listening to when it comes to all things writing. She’s experienced all the trials that we’re familiar with and celebrated all the successes the rest of us dream about. Stygian, a Dark Hunter Novel, has been named the Best SF and Fantasy novel for August,… The post Origin Stories, Myths & Dragons: How to Write SciFi/Fantasy, with Sherrilyn Kenyon appeared first on Writer On The Road.

  • How to Optimise Your LinkedIn Profile and Why You Should, with LinkedIn Expert, Adam Houlahan
    How to Optimise Your LinkedIn Profile and Why You Should, with LinkedIn Expert, Adam Houlahan
    Duração: 35min | 30/08/2018

    Are you a scaling entrepreneur who wants to gain influence by defining who you are and why you matter? Checking your LinkedIn profile is one of the first things a potential connection will do before they reach out to you, and you need make a good impression. Social Media Strategist and LinkedIn expert, Adam Houlahan,… The post How to Optimise Your LinkedIn Profile and Why You Should, with LinkedIn Expert, Adam Houlahan appeared first on Writer On The Road.

  • #128 Name Your Poison: Writers, Alcohol  The Creative Muse, with Cassandra Gaisford
    #128 Name Your Poison: Writers, Alcohol & The Creative Muse, with Cassandra Gaisford
    Duração: 53min | 22/08/2018

    Are you a grey area drinker? If your writing routine is anything like mine you go about the business of writing all day and knock off in time to do a little editing whilst watching the sunset and enjoying a glass of wine or two…or three. Imagine my chagrin reading psychologist and author, Cassandra Gaisford’s… The post #128 Name Your Poison: Writers, Alcohol & The Creative Muse, with Cassandra Gaisford appeared first on Writer On The Road.

  • #127 How To Self-Publish Your Book, with Alexandra Amor
    #127 How To Self-Publish Your Book, with Alexandra Amor
    Duração: 37min | 18/08/2018

    The world needs your book, says Self-Publishing coach, Alexandra Amor. In the ever-changing world of publishing it’s easy to become overwhelmed and that’s where Amor steps in as she guides your through the publishing maze. Amor has been an independent author for over ten years. She’s written eleven novels and hosts a mystery podcast (you… The post #127 How To Self-Publish Your Book, with Alexandra Amor appeared first on Writer On The Road.

  • #126 What Readers Want in a Novel, with Book Reviewer, Helen Sibbritt
    #126 What Readers Want in a Novel, with Book Reviewer, Helen Sibbritt
    Duração: 30min | 07/08/2018

    Writers need readers and one way to find readers is through book reviews. With over 800 romance book reviews under her belt Helen Sibbritt knows a thing or two about what makes a good book and it would be pertinent for the writers amongst us to listen to what she has to say. She’s what’s… The post #126 What Readers Want in a Novel, with Book Reviewer, Helen Sibbritt appeared first on Writer On The Road.

  • #125 When Australian Romance Authors Take on the World, with Alli Sinclair
    #125 When Australian Romance Authors Take on the World, with Alli Sinclair
    Duração: 37min | 29/07/2018

    Australian romance authors are taking on the world with their novels. Hot on the heels of Natasha Lester’s success with The Paris Seamstress, Alli Sinclair’s latest novel, Burning Fields, will be available worldwide in November. Burning Fields is an historical novel set in my part of the world, Far North Queensland, and is touted as an… The post #125 When Australian Romance Authors Take on the World, with Alli Sinclair appeared first on Writer On The Road.

  • #124 Strategically Planning a Writing Career, with Annie Seaton
    #124 Strategically Planning a Writing Career, with Annie Seaton
    Duração: 16min | 21/07/2018

    We talk a lot here at Writer on the Road about what it takes to be a successful author. Today, we’re celebrating the success of one of our favourite authors, Annie Seaton. Our conversation is short and it’s powerful as Seaton shares with us her journey over the last seven years. Here’s what it takes,… The post #124 Strategically Planning a Writing Career, with Annie Seaton appeared first on Writer On The Road.

  • #123 On Being a Real Writer, with Christian White
    #123 On Being a Real Writer, with Christian White
    Duração: 31min | 19/07/2018

    It’s a question that bugs us all – when do we get to call ourselves a real writer? Christian White, Aussie author of thriller The Nowhere Child shares with us what it feels like to become an overnight success in the literary world. The Nowhere Child is White’s fifth novel but the first to see light of… The post #123 On Being a Real Writer, with Christian White appeared first on Writer On The Road.

  • #122 Writing For Your Life: An Indie Publishing Success Story with Bella Andre
    #122 Writing For Your Life: An Indie Publishing Success Story with Bella Andre
    Duração: 25min | 12/07/2018

    Have you ever wondered how to become a bestselling Indie author? Well, here’s the secret: write and write a lot. This is from a woman who has just celebrated selling over 7 million books. Her other secret is to work really hard for a very long time. Bella Andre is the New York Times, USA Today, Publishers Weekly and Wall… The post #122 Writing For Your Life: An Indie Publishing Success Story with Bella Andre appeared first on Writer On The Road.

  • #121 When Writers Collaborate, with Kelly Hunter, Victoria Purman, Cathryn Hein  Fiona McArthur
    #121 When Writers Collaborate, with Kelly Hunter, Victoria Purman, Cathryn Hein & Fiona McArthur
    Duração: 50min | 05/07/2018

    What do you get when you combine the talents of four of Australia’s top romance authors – Kelly Hunter, Victoria Purman, Cathryn Hein and Fiona McArthur? A bestselling romance series, for a start. And an altogether fun podcast, notwithstanding the challenges of keeping track of the number of awards, novels, and accolades these ladies have… The post #121 When Writers Collaborate, with Kelly Hunter, Victoria Purman, Cathryn Hein & Fiona McArthur appeared first on Writer On The Road.

  • The Art of Travel-Inspired Novel Writing, with Janice Horton
    The Art of Travel-Inspired Novel Writing, with Janice Horton
    Duração: 37min | 27/06/2018

    Travel fiction has a long tradition. Think Gulliver’s Travels, by Jonathon Swift, On the Road, by Jack Kerouac, and more recently, The Time Traveler’s Wife, by Audrey Niffenegger and The No. 1 Ladies Detective Agency by Alexander McCall-Smith. The list is endless. Janice Horton’s, The Backpacking Housewife, is in fine company, and although Horton is experiencing… The post The Art of Travel-Inspired Novel Writing, with Janice Horton appeared first on Writer On The Road.

  • Accountability, Clarity  Mindset: Success Traits For Entrepreneurs
    Accountability, Clarity & Mindset: Success Traits For Entrepreneurs
    Duração: 43min | 21/06/2018

    Success comes in all shapes and sizes and it seems successful people share similar habits. A strong success mindset requires vision, strategy, focus, grit, consistency, and positive positive habits. Kim Argentsinger is a creative entrepreneur, coach and writer. It’s her job to help us get out of our own way and create a plan to… The post Accountability, Clarity & Mindset: Success Traits For Entrepreneurs appeared first on Writer On The Road.

  • Bikers, Millionaires  Military Men: Writing The Romantic Hero, With Jackie Ashenden
    Bikers, Millionaires & Military Men: Writing The Romantic Hero, With Jackie Ashenden
    Duração: 39min | 10/06/2018

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  • The Business of Entrepreneurship, with Classy Career Girl Founder, Anna Runyan
    The Business of Entrepreneurship, with Classy Career Girl Founder, Anna Runyan
    Duração: 42min | 28/05/2018

    Are you ready to invest in yourself to achieve your goals? Do you know what your ideal workday looks like? Do you need a step by step process to help you get where you want to go with your life? Anna Runyan, founder of Classy Career Girl, has a Corporate Rescue Plan just for you.… The post The Business of Entrepreneurship, with Classy Career Girl Founder, Anna Runyan appeared first on Writer On The Road.

  • Turning To Crime: Writing Colonial Mysteries, with Alison Stuart
    Turning To Crime: Writing Colonial Mysteries, with Alison Stuart
    Duração: 48min | 17/05/2018

    Curious about how an author goes about building a world to create a series? Alison Stuart, Australian author of historical fiction set around the time of the Civil War, is embarking on a new project, the Harriet Gordon Mysteries, the first of which, Singapore Sapphire, is set in 1910 Singapore and will be released early… The post Turning To Crime: Writing Colonial Mysteries, with Alison Stuart appeared first on Writer On The Road.

  • #115 How To Market Your Book: The Five Stages Of The Reader’s Journey, with David Gaughran
    #115 How To Market Your Book: The Five Stages Of The Reader’s Journey, with David Gaughran
    Duração: 50min | 10/05/2018

    ‘Self publishing hasn’t just arrived, it’s taken over,’ says a man who knows. David Gaughran, champion of Indie authors, and author of several versions of Let’s Get Digital and Let’s Get Visible, has released a new bible for us, Strangers To Superfans, A Marketers Guide To The Readers’ Journey.  Think discoverability, visibility, consideration, purchase and… The post #115 How To Market Your Book: The Five Stages Of The Reader’s Journey, with David Gaughran appeared first on Writer On The Road.

  • Advising Young Women in Business by Studying The Masters In Leadership, with Robyn Wilson
    Advising Young Women in Business by Studying The Masters In Leadership, with Robyn Wilson
    Duração: 38min | 25/04/2018

    Working with millennials is rewarding because young entrepreneurs think differently. New ways of thinking, getting rid of the past and working with new technologies, including Artificial Intelligence, is the way forward. Any of these things sound familiar? Robyn Wilson, educator and lifestyle designer, is at the forefront of a revolution, or if you like, a… The post Advising Young Women in Business by Studying The Masters In Leadership, with Robyn Wilson appeared first on Writer On The Road.

  • The Rhymes  Writings of Aussie Bush Poet, Tim Borthwick
    The Rhymes & Writings of Aussie Bush Poet, Tim Borthwick
    Duração: 37min | 17/04/2018

    There’s nothing better than kicking back around the campfire in outback Australia and listening to a bush poetry slam. Humour, larrikanism and more than a little heartbreak often make up mood of most bush poetry, all of it heartfelt, and most of it inspired by the poet’s personal experiences. Enter Tim Borthwick, quiet and unassuming,… The post The Rhymes & Writings of Aussie Bush Poet, Tim Borthwick appeared first on Writer On The Road.

  • #112 It’s The Journey That Matters: A Healthy Writing Life, With Joanna Penn
    #112 It’s The Journey That Matters: A Healthy Writing Life, With Joanna Penn
    Duração: 54min | 12/04/2018

    The life of an Indie writer is a busy one – what with writing, taking care of business, family life, eating, exercising and down time – so is it any wonder we need a little help occasionally to re-align our priorities, and get our lives back into balance.       Today’s guest, Joanna Penn,… The post #112 It’s The Journey That Matters: A Healthy Writing Life, With Joanna Penn appeared first on Writer On The Road.

  • #111 Deep Writing, with Kevin Tumlinson
    #111 Deep Writing, with Kevin Tumlinson
    Duração: 56min | 06/04/2018

    Kevin Tumlinson has just returned from a road trip and he has a few secrets to share. You see, he learned a few things out there on the road about the writing process and his novels are all the better for the time he spent on the prairies. And Kevin, being Kevin, is ever generous… The post #111 Deep Writing, with Kevin Tumlinson appeared first on Writer On The Road.

  • Hard Work, Luck  Timing: How To Write A Bestseller, with Natasha Lester
    Hard Work, Luck & Timing: How To Write A Bestseller, with Natasha Lester
    Duração: 42min | 26/03/2018

    Sagas are back!! The Paris Seamstress is the right novel at the right time for Australian Author, Natasha Lester. How much will a young Parisian seamstress sacrifice to make her mark in the male-dominated world of 1940s New York fashion? Labelled as a novel of ‘hope, heartache and a journey of discovery’ by Books &… The post Hard Work, Luck & Timing: How To Write A Bestseller, with Natasha Lester appeared first on Writer On The Road.

  • #109 How To Succeed At Self-Publishing, with Joanne Dannon
    #109 How To Succeed At Self-Publishing, with Joanne Dannon
    Duração: 45min | 22/03/2018

    Learn how to self-publish before you choose to self-publish, is the sage advice of self-publishing expert, Joanne Dannon. It’s easy to upload your book, but it’s a lot harder to sell your book, develop your brand and make a living from your writing. Step 1 is to write a good book, followed by professional editing… The post #109 How To Succeed At Self-Publishing, with Joanne Dannon appeared first on Writer On The Road.

  • #108 The Secret Life of Authors Revealed, with Rachael Johns, Lisa Ireland  Sally Hepworth
    #108 The Secret Life of Authors Revealed, with Rachael Johns, Lisa Ireland & Sally Hepworth
    Duração: 01h03min | 14/03/2018

    How much fun can three Aussie Romance Authors have? Rachael Johns, Lisa Ireland and Sally Hepworth share their secrets of living their lives as professional writers, including making the time to write, pushing through the resistance, finding your tribe and more, much more. The trio chat about word-counts, trusting in the process and accountability. Committing… The post #108 The Secret Life of Authors Revealed, with Rachael Johns, Lisa Ireland & Sally Hepworth appeared first on Writer On The Road.

  • #107 A Passion For Writing Making a Living Doing What You Love, With The Cooking Ladies
    #107 A Passion For Writing; Making a Living Doing What You Love, With The Cooking Ladies
    Duração: 57min | 06/03/2018

    From working seven days a week as restauranteurs to a self-funded life on the road in an eleven metre motorhome, Phyllis Hinz and Lamont Mackay, have lived the life most of us dream about. More commonly known as The Cooking Ladies, the duo have cruised the United States and Canada, and gathered more than a… The post #107 A Passion For Writing; Making a Living Doing What You Love, With The Cooking Ladies appeared first on Writer On The Road.

  • #106 Travel, Work  Play The Life of a Digital Nomad, with Barbaralicious
    #106 Travel, Work & Play; The Life of a Digital Nomad, with Barbaralicious
    Duração: 54min | 28/02/2018

    Ever wondered about taking your work on the road and combining it with travel and pleasure? The freedom to do exactly that is common for more people than you think. Co-working spaces solve most problems in relation to internet connections, skill-sharing, meet-ups and events. There’s a growing community out there who can tell you where… The post #106 Travel, Work & Play; The Life of a Digital Nomad, with Barbaralicious appeared first on Writer On The Road.

  • #105 Writing Through The Messy Middle with Creative Mermaid, Sherrie McCarthy
    #105 Writing Through The Messy Middle with Creative Mermaid, Sherrie McCarthy
    Duração: 01h02min | 23/02/2018

    We all have good days and bad days with our writing, but spare a thought for today’s guest where a good day is a very good day indeed and a bad day could sink her boat. Sherrie McCarthy, founder of Creative Mermaids, encourages us all to live our most creative and vibrant lives – and… The post #105 Writing Through The Messy Middle with Creative Mermaid, Sherrie McCarthy appeared first on Writer On The Road.

  • #104 Squeezing Your Writing Into The Gaps of Your Life, With Clare Connelly
    #104 Squeezing Your Writing Into The Gaps of Your Life, With Clare Connelly
    Duração: 45min | 13/02/2018

    Harlequin Mills & Boon sell a book every four seconds, and today I’m chatting with Australian Romance Author, Clare Connelly, to learn the secrets to writing a romance novel. You also get to tweet your pitch for a chance to win one of four copies of Clare’ M&B Dare romance, Off Limits.   Clare’s first tip… The post #104 Squeezing Your Writing Into The Gaps of Your Life, With Clare Connelly appeared first on Writer On The Road.

  • #103 How to Write a Million Words a Year the Romantic Way, with Tracey Pedersen
    #103 How to Write a Million Words a Year the Romantic Way, with Tracey Pedersen
    Duração: 58min | 07/02/2018

    Grow you email list, network and promote your books, is the advice that prolific romance author, Tracey Pedersen, shares with us today and she makes it sound so easy. But listen a little closer and you’ll learn the real secret. Bum on chair and write. Tracey is dedicated to her craft and she’s learnt everything… The post #103 How to Write a Million Words a Year the Romantic Way, with Tracey Pedersen appeared first on Writer On The Road.

  • #102 The Thing About Freelance Writing, with Lindy Alexander
    #102 The Thing About Freelance Writing, with Lindy Alexander
    Duração: 46min | 30/01/2018

    If you’ve ever thought of supplementing your income with a bit of travel writing, dabbling with magazine writing or becoming a serious full time freelancer, then sit back and listen as Lindy Alexanders shares what she’s learnt along the way to earning $100k a year as a freelance writer. Here are some of the things… The post #102 The Thing About Freelance Writing, with Lindy Alexander appeared first on Writer On The Road.

  • Girlpreneur: the Theory  Practice of Entrepreneur Education
    Girlpreneur: the Theory & Practice of Entrepreneur Education
    Duração: 01h26min | 24/01/2018

    The world needs more daydreamers. It’s okay to fail. How do we enable our girls? These are just a few of the ideas up for discussion with Col Jones, entrepreneur educator at Queensland University. Then there’s Sam, Girlpreneur, out there doing her way. I call it when theory meets practice. And it makes for interesting… The post Girlpreneur: the Theory & Practice of Entrepreneur Education appeared first on Writer On The Road.

  • #100 Creativity  Entrepreneurship: Skills For The 21st Century
    #100 Creativity & Entrepreneurship: Skills For The 21st Century
    Duração: 01h01min | 24/01/2018

    Creating something from nothing is the entrepreneur’s most important skill. Discipline and art is what makes it happen. Jarie Bolander, Editor in Chief of the Daily MBA and author of The Entrepreneur Ethos: How to Build a More Ethical, Inclusive and Resilient Entrepreneur Community,unpacks the internal workings of what it takes to be an entrepreneur. He… The post #100 Creativity & Entrepreneurship: Skills For The 21st Century appeared first on Writer On The Road.

  • #99 Summer Reading  Writing Series, with Darry Fraser
    #99 Summer Reading & Writing Series, with Darry Fraser
    Duração: 20min | 03/01/2018

    Happy summer reading, everyone. Meet Darry Fraser, author of historical and contemporary fiction. You can find out more about Darry and her novels, Daughter of the Murray and Where the Murray River Runs, here. I asked my Summer Reading Series guests four questions in an attempt to peek behind the scenes of the life of… The post #99 Summer Reading & Writing Series, with Darry Fraser appeared first on Writer On The Road.

  • #98 Summer Reading  Writing Series: This Writing Life, with Tess Woods
    #98 Summer Reading & Writing Series: This Writing Life, with Tess Woods
    Duração: 15min | 28/12/2017

    I asked my Summer Reading Series guests four questions in an attempt to peek behind the scenes of the life of a writer: What books influenced you as a writer? Where do you write? What do your readers most often want to know about you? What are you reading now? We hope you enjoy our… The post #98 Summer Reading & Writing Series: This Writing Life, with Tess Woods appeared first on Writer On The Road.

  • Research Matters: Tools for Writing Historical Fiction, with Tea Cooper
    Research Matters: Tools for Writing Historical Fiction, with Tea Cooper
    Duração: 40min | 18/12/2017

    A conversation with Australian author, Tea Cooper, where we discuss all things research, from the wonders of Trove to the delights of local folk museums spawning treasures that bring added life to our stories. You can find out more about Tea and her novels here. The post Research Matters: Tools for Writing Historical Fiction, with Tea Cooper appeared first on Writer On The Road.

  • It’s 5 o’clock Somewhere Writing on the Road  Making Money Doing It, With Joe Russo
    It’s 5 o’clock Somewhere; Writing on the Road & Making Money Doing It, With Joe Russo
    Duração: 39min | 05/12/2017

    Freedom’s just another word for taking the leap, and getting out there and doing it. Word is, it’s not as scary as it seems. Joe Russo, of We’re The Russos, should know. He’s written a book about it, Take Risks; One Couple’s Journey to Quit Their Jobs & Hit The Open Road. Not only is it… The post It’s 5 o’clock Somewhere; Writing on the Road & Making Money Doing It, With Joe Russo appeared first on Writer On The Road.

  • The Voices In Your Head Daily Intentions  A Healthy Writing Mindset, With Brian Burkard
    The Voices In Your Head; Daily Intentions & A Healthy Writing Mindset, With Brian Burkard
    Duração: 01h02min | 29/11/2017

    Are you ready for a few top mindset strategies to help you deal with fear, ego and money? Brian Burkard, of the Marketing Mindset Podcast, mixes it with the experts and today he shares his mindset toolkit with us. Developing a growth mindset isn’t easy but there are a few tricks, like starting your day… The post The Voices In Your Head; Daily Intentions & A Healthy Writing Mindset, With Brian Burkard appeared first on Writer On The Road.

  • Getting Started on Your Writing Journey, With Judy Lawn
    Getting Started on Your Writing Journey, With Judy Lawn
    Duração: 38min | 19/11/2017

    ‘Where do I start?’ is the question Judy Lawn, author and Creative Writing Teacher, is most often asked in her writing classes. That, and where to find ideas. Her advice is always the same. Study good stories in depth and find out why they work. Look at the dialogue, setting and characters, the backstory and… The post Getting Started on Your Writing Journey, With Judy Lawn appeared first on Writer On The Road.

  • #93 Creating a Work/Life Balance, with Annie Seaton
    #93 Creating a Work/Life Balance, with Annie Seaton
    Duração: 46min | 13/11/2017

    Have you ever thought about sitting down and planning exactly what you want your writing life to look like? Annie Seaton – author of Kakadu, Daintree and Diamond Sky, along with countless other novels over the last five years – takes a breath and shares with us, not only her writing journey to date, but… The post #93 Creating a Work/Life Balance, with Annie Seaton appeared first on Writer On The Road.

  • #92 The Six-Figure Travel Writer, with Gabi Logan
    #92 The Six-Figure Travel Writer, with Gabi Logan
    Duração: 52min | 24/10/2017

    Ever wanted to try your hand at travel writing? The first thing you need to do is identify what’s motivating you; being published, freedom to travel or free trips? Once you know your motivation the rest falls into place, especially if you listen to the advice of Travel Writing Coach and journalist, Gabi Logan, or… The post #92 The Six-Figure Travel Writer, with Gabi Logan appeared first on Writer On The Road.

  • How to Write a Book  Get it Published, with Paul Brodie
    How to Write a Book & Get it Published, with Paul Brodie
    Duração: 39min | 16/10/2017

    Do you crave the freedom to do what you’re passionate about? If that means getting your book out there and being an authority in your field then you’re in the right place. Ask yourself what are you willing to invest and what it’s costing you not to have your book out there, and you start… The post How to Write a Book & Get it Published, with Paul Brodie appeared first on Writer On The Road.

  • Creating a Writing Life, with Tamsin Janu
    Creating a Writing Life, with Tamsin Janu
    Duração: 37min | 10/10/2017

    Interested in literary festivals, school visits and speaking gigs as part of your writing schedule? Award-winning Australian author, Tasmin Janu includes the Adelaide Writers Festival and the Premier’s Awards on her resume, Scholastic publishes her books and she makes her living from her writing life, with the occasional day job thrown in. And she’s young.… The post Creating a Writing Life, with Tamsin Janu appeared first on Writer On The Road.

  • Rich Pickings: Where to Find Story Ideas, with Fiona McArthur
    Rich Pickings: Where to Find Story Ideas, with Fiona McArthur
    Duração: 56min | 04/10/2017

    Write every day, start that book and keep going forward. If you think it sounds like good advice then you’re in for a treat. Fiona McArthur knows what she’s talking about. With nearly forty romance and a couple of non-fiction books to her name, two million sales, translated into twelve languages, it’s not a bad… The post Rich Pickings: Where to Find Story Ideas, with Fiona McArthur appeared first on Writer On The Road.

  • Making Stuff Up: From Non-Fiction to Fiction Author, with Julie Schooler
    Making Stuff Up: From Non-Fiction to Fiction Author, with Julie Schooler
    Duração: 37min | 28/09/2017

    How many assets do you own from your writing? Julie Schooler shares with us why it’s important to take care of your writing business even as you add more assets to your list. In Julie’s case, it’s meant a switch from non-fiction to trying her hand at fiction and she shares with us the struggles… The post Making Stuff Up: From Non-Fiction to Fiction Author, with Julie Schooler appeared first on Writer On The Road.

  • The Art  Craft of Writing Romance, With Barbara Hannay
    The Art & Craft of Writing Romance, With Barbara Hannay
    Duração: 25min | 19/09/2017

    With guest host, Sarah Williams: Barbara Hannay has been writing rural romance for twenty years and has seen many changes along the way. We talk about her early days writing for Mills and Boon before being head hunted by Penguin. Over recent years her books have had multiple stories and time lines and it is… The post The Art & Craft of Writing Romance, With Barbara Hannay appeared first on Writer On The Road.

  • Crazy Good Advice: Crowdfunding  Social Entrepreneurship, with Tony Loyd
    Crazy Good Advice: Crowdfunding & Social Entrepreneurship, with Tony Loyd
    Duração: 41min | 13/09/2017

    There’s no better introduction to what Social Entrepreneur and podcaster, Tony Loyd, does than the following quote: ‘Here’s to the crazy ones. The misfits. The rebels. The troublemakers. The square pegs in the round holes. The ones who see differently. They’re not fond of rules. And they have no respect for the status quo. You… The post Crazy Good Advice: Crowdfunding & Social Entrepreneurship, with Tony Loyd appeared first on Writer On The Road.

  • Networking Matters, with Lisa Sweeney
    Networking Matters, with Lisa Sweeney
    Duração: 42min | 30/08/2017

    Making a difference, values driven and entrepreneurial just about sums up what most of us want in our professional lives. Lisa Sweeney took things one step further when she purchased Business in Heels with her friend Jo Plummer. The duo’s business now has over 100,000 member across forty locations, and they’re well on the way… The post Networking Matters, with Lisa Sweeney appeared first on Writer On The Road.

  • Write More Books, with Leeanna Morgan
    Write More Books, with Leeanna Morgan
    Duração: 34min | 23/08/2017

    On any given day Indie author, Leeanna Morgan, gives away 1000 books and sells another three hundred. She has been publishing her books since 2014, writes 2000 words a day, and has published over twenty books to date. It takes her six weeks to write and another two weeks to edit, and she loves it… The post Write More Books, with Leeanna Morgan appeared first on Writer On The Road.

  • How to Make a Living With Your Writing – Part 2, with Cassandra Gaisford
    How to Make a Living With Your Writing – Part 2, with Cassandra Gaisford
    Duração: 46min | 17/08/2017

    Last week it was about developing a millionaire mindset, this week it’s about daily habits, attitudes and behaviours. Ours! What do we do every day to move ourselves, step-by-step, towards prosperity? Part 2 of my chat with Cassandra Gaisford completes the Prosperous Author jigsaw puzzle. ‘A writer who waits for ideal conditions under which to… The post How to Make a Living With Your Writing – Part 2, with Cassandra Gaisford appeared first on Writer On The Road.

  • #82 How to Make a Living With Your Writing – with Motivational Coach, Cassandra Gaisford
    #82 How to Make a Living With Your Writing – with Motivational Coach, Cassandra Gaisford
    Duração: 33min | 09/08/2017

    Adopt a millionaire mindset—dream big, be audacious, take inspired action, and fear less, says best selling author and motivational coach, Cassandra Gaisford. We need to live more and experience life to the full. The power to create a life of prosperous significance lies within us and Cassandra tells us how with her Prosperous Author Series, which… The post #82 How to Make a Living With Your Writing – with Motivational Coach, Cassandra Gaisford appeared first on Writer On The Road.

  • #81 Do You Need a Writing Coach to Help You Write, Publish  Market Your Book?
    #81 Do You Need a Writing Coach to Help You Write, Publish & Market Your Book?
    Duração: 45min | 01/08/2017

    Have you ever tried the do-it-yourself approach to a task where it ends up costing you more time and expense than you expected, not to mention the frustration at finding out halfway through that your project is not as easy as it looks?  Welcome to the world of Indie writing and publishing. You start out… The post #81 Do You Need a Writing Coach to Help You Write, Publish & Market Your Book? appeared first on Writer On The Road.

  • #80 A Passion for Indie Authors, With Kevin Tumlinson
    #80 A Passion for Indie Authors, With Kevin Tumlinson
    Duração: 01h05min | 25/07/2017

    Kevin Tumlinson’s been around the publishing game for awhile and he’s learned more than a thing or two about Indie publishing on his way. With the third book in his Dan Kotler Thriller series, The Devil’s Interval, released around about now, Kevin practises what he preaches. Did I mention he’s also Director of Marketing for… The post #80 A Passion for Indie Authors, With Kevin Tumlinson appeared first on Writer On The Road.

  • #79 Five Publishing Myths Debunked, with Belinda Pollard
    #79 Five Publishing Myths Debunked, with Belinda Pollard
    Duração: 50min | 19/07/2017

    ‘You never finish writing a book, you just stop,’ is a truism for most writers. Then comes the hard question, should you self publish or go the traditional route? The trouble is, there are more than a few myths still to be dispelled around the subject of Indie versus traditional publishing, and it’s a coversation… The post #79 Five Publishing Myths Debunked, with Belinda Pollard appeared first on Writer On The Road.

  • Writing Crime Fiction, with LA Larkin
    Writing Crime Fiction, with LA Larkin
    Duração: 34min | 11/07/2017

    Crime fiction is the biggest selling genre in Oz, says psychological thriller author, LA Larkin. Think biological warfare, espionage, cyber-stalking and hacking, and you start to understand how Larkin spends her days – researching it, not doing it, that is. Her latest novel, Devour, described as ‘ice-pick sharp, packed with intrigue, action and spine-chilling suspense’… The post Writing Crime Fiction, with LA Larkin appeared first on Writer On The Road.

  • Telling Stories using Dragon Dictation to improve your workflow, with Scott Baker
    Telling Stories; using Dragon Dictation to improve your workflow, with Scott Baker
    Duração: 59min | 03/07/2017

    Have you ever tried speech recognition software to dictate your book and supercharge your writing workflow? Scott Baker, author of How to Train Your Dragon, and soon to be provider of online courses of the same name, shares more than a few tricks and tips with us on how to get the most out of… The post Telling Stories; using Dragon Dictation to improve your workflow, with Scott Baker appeared first on Writer On The Road.

  • #76 Where Do Stories Come From? Writing Sagas, with Jean Grainger
    #76 Where Do Stories Come From? Writing Sagas, with Jean Grainger
    Duração: 47min | 27/06/2017

    The Irish are born storytellers and Indie author, Jean Grainger, is no exception. Following in the tradition of Maeve Binchy, Jean’s sagas span centuries and wars, exploring friendships and family ties. If your heart is broken it hurts, Jean says, a theme embedded in all her stories. With three novels published and one on the… The post #76 Where Do Stories Come From? Writing Sagas, with Jean Grainger appeared first on Writer On The Road.

  • Follow Your Dreams  Build a Career From Your Passion, with JB Glossinger
    Follow Your Dreams & Build a Career From Your Passion, with JB Glossinger
    Duração: 23min | 20/06/2017

    Sometimes life gets a little crazy and it’s time to realign. The Sacred Six: The Simple Step-By-Step Process For Focusing Your Attention And Recovering Your Dreams is my go-to book when I’m in overwhelm. JB’s book (and six-module course) is about helping you get clear about understanding what’s really important in your life so that… The post Follow Your Dreams & Build a Career From Your Passion, with JB Glossinger appeared first on Writer On The Road.

  • Online Marketing: How to Make the Most Out of the Content You Create, a Free Tutorial with Hani Mourra
    Online Marketing: How to Make the Most Out of the Content You Create, a Free Tutorial with Hani Mourra
    Duração: 44min | 13/06/2017

    Softwarepreneur, Hani Mourra, works with entrepreneurs to grow their businesses through social media and today he shares more than a few secrets with us as he takes us through the  basics of repurposing the content we create to grow our businesses. He reminds us of the three main tools we have at our disposal; written… The post Online Marketing: How to Make the Most Out of the Content You Create, a Free Tutorial with Hani Mourra appeared first on Writer On The Road.

  • Fan Fiction: Why Every Writer Should Read It – and Write it – At Least Once, With Tari Jeffers
    Fan Fiction: Why Every Writer Should Read It – and Write it – At Least Once, With Tari Jeffers
    Duração: 35min | 06/06/2017

    Fan Fiction is more popular than you think. Think Harry Potter fanfic, or Jane Austen if that’s your preference, and you’ll find legions of writers creating stories based on their fave characters. There’s something out there for us all to read – or write – but make sure you know the lingo. Fanfiction terminology is… The post Fan Fiction: Why Every Writer Should Read It – and Write it – At Least Once, With Tari Jeffers appeared first on Writer On The Road.

  • The Time to Write: Lessons From Writing a Novel, with Lia Weston
    The Time to Write: Lessons From Writing a Novel, with Lia Weston
    Duração: 52min | 31/05/2017

    If you think you don’t have the time to write, think again. Five minutes listening to Lia Weston talk about her writing life will have you racing to your keyboard, or notepad, or jotting down notes with one hand while you answer the phone with the other. Lesson one: there is always time write if… The post The Time to Write: Lessons From Writing a Novel, with Lia Weston appeared first on Writer On The Road.

  • Writing Non-Fiction: Author Bootcamp with Kylie Ansett
    Writing Non-Fiction: Author Bootcamp with Kylie Ansett
    Duração: 01h01min | 23/05/2017

    The process of writing and publishing your book can be overwhelming. Kylie Ansett, best-selling author, has not only been on the journey from rookie to published author she now teaches others how to do the same. With her writing training programs, webinars and bootcamps Kylie shares the who, what and why of becoming a successful… The post Writing Non-Fiction: Author Bootcamp with Kylie Ansett appeared first on Writer On The Road.

  • Indie Author by Design, with Sarah Williams
    Indie Author by Design, with Sarah Williams
    Duração: 41min | 15/05/2017

    Listening to Sarah Williams talk is like listening to a How to Be an Author The Right Way talk. History buff, world traveller and published author, Sarah heeds her own advice when she tells her students to live a life worth writing about. Running courses on how to write synopsises and blurbs, co-ordinating the Townsville… The post Indie Author by Design, with Sarah Williams appeared first on Writer On The Road.

  • Deep Writing: From Million Download Indie to Hybrid Author, with Clare Connelly
    Deep Writing: From Million Download Indie to Hybrid Author, with Clare Connelly
    Duração: 52min | 09/05/2017

    For an author who published her first book in 2014 Clare Connelly sure is prolific. The secret to Clare’s success is deep work – plus confidence, speed and starting in the right spot. Clare doesn’t always write 14,000 words in a day but she has and she can (take heart, she started at 800 words… The post Deep Writing: From Million Download Indie to Hybrid Author, with Clare Connelly appeared first on Writer On The Road.

  • Social Media for Business: Why Your LinkedIn Profile Matters, With Adam Houlahan
    Social Media for Business: Why Your LinkedIn Profile Matters, With Adam Houlahan
    Duração: 45min | 02/05/2017

    Have you given any thought to your LinkedIn profile lately? Adam Houlahan, author of The LinkedIn Playbook: Contact to Customers. Engage. Connect. Convert., provides a rundown on how to bypass the gatekeepers and reaching out to your ideal clients. He is also an international social media speaker with over 500,000 social media followers across multiple platforms.… The post Social Media for Business: Why Your LinkedIn Profile Matters, With Adam Houlahan appeared first on Writer On The Road.

  • The Science of Storytelling – A Strategic Business Tool – with Gideon For-mukwai
    The Science of Storytelling – A Strategic Business Tool – with Gideon For-mukwai
    Duração: 43min | 25/04/2017

    Thinking of storytelling as a strategic business tool is what Gideon For-mukwai does best and he wrote a book about it because there were plenty of books about the art of storytelling but nothing about combining that art with the science of storytelling. Gideon is a raconteur as well as an author, educator and speaker.… The post The Science of Storytelling – A Strategic Business Tool – with Gideon For-mukwai appeared first on Writer On The Road.

  • Self-Publishing: Why Now is the Best Time to Write and Self-Publish Your Book
    Self-Publishing: Why Now is the Best Time to Write and Self-Publish Your Book
    Duração: 31min | 19/04/2017

    There’s no doubt that self-publishing is a growing business model for authors. You only need to read Hugh Howey’s quarterly Author Earnings Report, or read about the success stories of authors like Joanna Penn or Mark Dawson, but can the rest of us build a profitable self-publishing business for ourselves? Today’s guest, Joanne Dannon, is… The post Self-Publishing: Why Now is the Best Time to Write and Self-Publish Your Book appeared first on Writer On The Road.

  • Write What You Know, with Lisa Ireland
    Write What You Know, with Lisa Ireland
    Duração: 56min | 11/04/2017

    Teachers know best, right? Teachers turned successful writers are an intriguing bunch. Dedicated, passionate and knowing how to engage an audience with a great story are all tricks of the trade so it can almost be argued that it’s no great surprise that Lisa Ireland’s novel, Feels Like Home, was not only a bestseller but… The post Write What You Know, with Lisa Ireland appeared first on Writer On The Road.

  • Writing YA Fiction with Steph Bowe
    Writing YA Fiction with Steph Bowe
    Duração: 38min | 03/04/2017

    Making our living from writing is a dream for many of us but not for today’s guest. For Steph Bowe the dream is a reality. In fact, she has never known any different. Steph has always written and, at 23, is about to launch her third novel for young adults, Night Swimming, which she describes… The post Writing YA Fiction with Steph Bowe appeared first on Writer On The Road.

  • Defining Your Own Success: Indie Versus Traditional Publishing
    Defining Your Own Success: Indie Versus Traditional Publishing
    Duração: 39min | 27/03/2017

    Have you ever thought about having a crack at writing a novel? Cassandra O’Leary did and the result was Girl on a Plane, the cover of which found its way onto a billboard at the Frankfurt Book Fair. This is a fairytale story of a book release, from a co-ordinated book cover reveal to blog tour… The post Defining Your Own Success: Indie Versus Traditional Publishing appeared first on Writer On The Road.

  • Time to Write: a Day in the Life of an Australian Author, with Fiona Palmer
    Time to Write: a Day in the Life of an Australian Author, with Fiona Palmer
    Duração: 39min | 21/03/2017

    If you think a rural lifestyle, an inspiring landscape and salt-of-the-earth people are the things of romance novels then you’ll learn a lot from today’s guest, Fiona Palmer. Fiona not only lives the romantic dream but she turns it on its head in fine style. Let’s try again. Picture stock car races, fishing at places… The post Time to Write: a Day in the Life of an Australian Author, with Fiona Palmer appeared first on Writer On The Road.

  • #61 Harnessing Your Inner Storyteller with Sean d’Souza
    #61 Harnessing Your Inner Storyteller with Sean d’Souza
    Duração: 43min | 13/03/2017

    Passions and priorities are the secrets to the success of my guest today. You need time and space to create and Sean D’Souza of Psychotactics has created a lot of both in his life. He has made the decision to keep his business to the size it is and, instead, chooses to work nine months… The post #61 Harnessing Your Inner Storyteller with Sean d’Souza appeared first on Writer On The Road.

  • How Utilising Social Media Can Help Grow Your Writing Business with Kate VanderVoort
    How Utilising Social Media Can Help Grow Your Writing Business with Kate VanderVoort
    Duração: 32min | 06/03/2017

    When was the last time you conducted a social media audit, reviewing your strategies and reader reach? Kate VanderVoort, founder of Social Mediology, shares more than a few tips on how to build your brand, your online community and increase sales. As we chat about strategies for Facebook, Instagram and other online platforms to engage… The post How Utilising Social Media Can Help Grow Your Writing Business with Kate VanderVoort appeared first on Writer On The Road.

  • #59 Goal Setting, Focus and Living Your Passion – with Keith Abraham
    #59 Goal Setting, Focus and Living Your Passion – with Keith Abraham
    Duração: 43min | 28/02/2017

    Discovering your passion, setting goals, beating procrastination and focusing on achieving your writing dreams is possible if you know how and Keith Abraham not only knows how but has helped hundreds of thousands of people do just that. And now he’s with us to share a few tips, tricks and sure-fired success methods to not… The post #59 Goal Setting, Focus and Living Your Passion – with Keith Abraham appeared first on Writer On The Road.

  • The Creative Benefits of Writing Short with Jessica Aspen
    The Creative Benefits of Writing Short with Jessica Aspen
    Duração: 44min | 19/02/2017

    Taking control of every aspect of your writing career, from writing to marketing to standing proud behind the results of your efforts, is something that Jessica Aspen is passionate about. Jessica has a list of books, FB group, newsletter, mailing list and is currently in the running for a Kindle Scout publishing deal. We chat… The post The Creative Benefits of Writing Short with Jessica Aspen appeared first on Writer On The Road.

  • Packing an Emotional Punch: How to Write a Romance Novel with Amy Andrews
    Packing an Emotional Punch: How to Write a Romance Novel with Amy Andrews
    Duração: 01h14min | 13/02/2017

    Packing an emotional punch is at the heart of all romance writing. Keeping readers in suspense, creating characters that engage their hearts and making them care even though a happily ever after ending is inevitable are the secrets to writing a good romance novel, says Amy Andrews, Australian Romance Author. It’s not as easy as… The post Packing an Emotional Punch: How to Write a Romance Novel with Amy Andrews appeared first on Writer On The Road.

  • #56 Living a Creative Writing Life: Finding a Work/Life Balance with Posie Graeme-Evans
    #56 Living a Creative Writing Life: Finding a Work/Life Balance with Posie Graeme-Evans
    Duração: 51min | 07/02/2017

    Meet novelist, producer, editor and director, Posie Graeme-Evans, an amazing woman who my research tells me is ‘one of the most diverse and dynamic forces in Australian television and Film’. I’m chatting with Posie today because of Pickets Hut, renovated by Posie and husband Andrew and now known as the Writer’s House. As far as… The post #56 Living a Creative Writing Life: Finding a Work/Life Balance with Posie Graeme-Evans appeared first on Writer On The Road.

  • #55 The Business of a Writing: Let Your Story Empower You, with Cierra Seay
    #55 The Business of a Writing: Let Your Story Empower You, with Cierra Seay
    Duração: 42min | 01/02/2017

    Defining your own success, choosing where you want to be and taking responsibility for your life are all things that Cierra Seay, entrepreneur and host of The College Dropout Podcast, knows something about. Throw in the surety of who you’re truly meant to be, riding your own wave and strong opinions on the difference between… The post #55 The Business of a Writing: Let Your Story Empower You, with Cierra Seay appeared first on Writer On The Road.

  • #54 The Writing Life: Just Doing It, with Authorpreneur and Educator, Paul Brodie
    #54 The Writing Life: Just Doing It, with Authorpreneur and Educator, Paul Brodie
    Duração: 33min | 26/01/2017

    Our greatest opponent to our success is ourselves is akin to advice my mother once gave me; feel the fear and do it anyway, what people think be damned. Yeah, she made up the last bit – and I’m guessing she didn’t really mean for me to run away on a yacht for ten years… The post #54 The Writing Life: Just Doing It, with Authorpreneur and Educator, Paul Brodie appeared first on Writer On The Road.

  • The Writing Life: Writing Stories on the Road with Victoria Black
    The Writing Life: Writing Stories on the Road with Victoria Black
    Duração: 23min | 24/01/2017

    Writing stories while travelling Oz has gotta be at the top of my ‘to do’ list. Victoria Black was the first guest on my podcast fifty three episodes ago and back then she was setting out on a caravanning holiday with her husband. You can listen to the episode here. Now she’s back to launch… The post The Writing Life: Writing Stories on the Road with Victoria Black appeared first on Writer On The Road.

  • The Business of Writing and Why Libraries are our Best Friends with Janine Kimberley
    The Business of Writing and Why Libraries are our Best Friends with Janine Kimberley
    Duração: 45min | 18/01/2017

    Every writer wants to get their books into libraries to reach the widest audience possible and Janine Kimberley is with us today to advise us on how to give it our best shot. Libraries are where readers go to discover a new author or borrow anything and everything of an author they already love –… The post The Business of Writing and Why Libraries are our Best Friends with Janine Kimberley appeared first on Writer On The Road.

  • Business of Writing Mini-Series Day 3: Reading the Numbers, with Nadine Travers
    Business of Writing Mini-Series Day 3: Reading the Numbers, with Nadine Travers
    Duração: 41min | 10/01/2017

    It’s time to put on our CEO hats and get serious about the business of writing. Nadine Travers chats with us today about how important it is to read the numbers of our businesses; knowing our costs, managing our time, collecting our invoices in one place, having a separate bank account for our business and… The post Business of Writing Mini-Series Day 3: Reading the Numbers, with Nadine Travers appeared first on Writer On The Road.

  • Business of Writing Mini-Series Day 2: Positivity and Opportunity with Life Coach, Lisa Cherry Beaumont
    Business of Writing Mini-Series Day 2: Positivity and Opportunity with Life Coach, Lisa Cherry Beaumont
    Duração: 32min | 10/01/2017

    Yesterday it was health and fitness and today it’s my whole life. Lisa Cherry Beaumont is a Life Coach and today we chat about lifestyle, fulfilment and life purpose alchemy. Lisa outlines a four step process for change, mentions gratitude practise, meditation, goal setting and brain training (among other things), and offers us action steps… The post Business of Writing Mini-Series Day 2: Positivity and Opportunity with Life Coach, Lisa Cherry Beaumont appeared first on Writer On The Road.

  • Business of Writing Mini-Series: Health, Fitness and the Writing Life with Jennifer Gale
    Business of Writing Mini-Series: Health, Fitness and the Writing Life with Jennifer Gale
    Duração: 40min | 08/01/2017

    It’s that time of year and for some of us, that time of life, where living the creative life – and especially the writing life – may require some adjustment to our routines to include that most wonderful of words, exercise! Today’s guest, Jennifer Gale, is a certified Wellness Coach. She has a Masters in… The post Business of Writing Mini-Series: Health, Fitness and the Writing Life with Jennifer Gale appeared first on Writer On The Road.

  • Focus on Writing: Creating a Writing Life with Vanessa Carnevale
    Focus on Writing: Creating a Writing Life with Vanessa Carnevale
    Duração: 38min | 03/01/2017

    With every new year comes good intentions and as writers we’re especially good at creating dream lives for ourselves – then reality kicks in and all our lofty goals go to putty. Vanessa Carnevale, author of The Florentine Bridge, has some timely advice for us as the euphoria of the new year fades and the… The post Focus on Writing: Creating a Writing Life with Vanessa Carnevale appeared first on Writer On The Road.

  • The Creative Writing Process and Writing Shitty First Drafts, with Pamela Cook
    The Creative Writing Process and Writing Shitty First Drafts, with Pamela Cook
    Duração: 40min | 20/12/2016

    Talking about the creative writing process is  aways interesting and today Pamela Cook – teacher, author and creative writing coach – shares her thoughts on the creative process. Pam has a Masters Degree in Creative Writing and published Blackwattle Lake in 2012 after participating in the Queensland Writers Centre/Hachette Manuscript Development Program (she wrote the… The post The Creative Writing Process and Writing Shitty First Drafts, with Pamela Cook appeared first on Writer On The Road.

  • The Research and Writing Journey of Daughter of the Murray, with Darry Fraser
    The Research and Writing Journey of Daughter of the Murray, with Darry Fraser
    Duração: 46min | 13/12/2016

    Anyone with a keen sense of history, who loves romantic sagas, and has more than a passing interest in strong women of yesteryear will enjoy listening to author, Darry Fraser, as she talks about suffragettes, post-colonialism and the great Aussie motif that is the Murray River. Daughter of the Murray is an adventure romance set… The post The Research and Writing Journey of Daughter of the Murray, with Darry Fraser appeared first on Writer On The Road.

  • Boxed Sets: advantages beyond the monetary
    Boxed Sets: advantages beyond the monetary
    Duração: 55min | 05/12/2016

    Listen in as a group of writers discuss the advantages of banding together to give readers a smorgasboard of Christmas stories for ninety-nine cents. Am I convinced it’s a good idea? Sure am…it was the deadline I hated:) You can buy the set here: http://geni.us/iP435 The post Boxed Sets: advantages beyond the monetary appeared first on Writer On The Road.

  • Book launch: From overwhelm to step-by-step launch plan with Mimi Emmanuel
    Book launch: From overwhelm to step-by-step launch plan with Mimi Emmanuel
    Duração: 51min | 01/12/2016

    We’ve all been there, right? Written the book then wondered what the hell we’re going to do with the thing…Mimi is here to save us from total overwhelm with her new book, The Holy Grail of Book Launching in Three Volumes: This is What I do, Essentials For Launch and Extra Awesome Sauce. Now, I don’t… The post Book launch: From overwhelm to step-by-step launch plan with Mimi Emmanuel appeared first on Writer On The Road.

  • Doing It Scared: the habit of writing and taking back control of our lives, with Scott Allan
    Doing It Scared: the habit of writing and taking back control of our lives, with Scott Allan
    Duração: 45min | 30/11/2016

    Negativity is such a killer of our dreams.  Scott Allan empowers us to take back control of our lives and create habits that help us succeed. Of course, there’s a catch – there’s always a catch – and it’s that we’ve got to do the work. Scott’s latest book, Do It Scared, comes fast on… The post Doing It Scared: the habit of writing and taking back control of our lives, with Scott Allan appeared first on Writer On The Road.

  • Lessons Learned Starting an Authority Site with Kindlepreneur, Dave Chesson
    Lessons Learned Starting an Authority Site with Kindlepreneur, Dave Chesson
    Duração: 48min | 28/11/2016

    Dave Chesson is commonly known as the Kindlepreneur and he is the owner of authority site, Book Marketing for Self-Published Authors. He averages approximately $7829 in book sales, has started eighteen websites and has five books published (if you notice a slight obsession with stats here you would be on track to Dave’s secret to… The post Lessons Learned Starting an Authority Site with Kindlepreneur, Dave Chesson appeared first on Writer On The Road.

  • The Authorpreneur Life: Become More Confident at Selling With Sales Enthusiast and Confidence Coach, Barry Watson
    The Authorpreneur Life: Become More Confident at Selling With Sales Enthusiast and Confidence Coach, Barry Watson
    Duração: 56min | 27/11/2016

    It’s time to redefine our view of selling – and our view of rejection. Why be average when we can be awesome? Barry Watson, author of Sell With Confidence: Crush Your Fear of Being Rejected, Avoid Being Pushy, and Have the Courage to Make Money, is an international sales trainer and high performance coach. The… The post The Authorpreneur Life: Become More Confident at Selling With Sales Enthusiast and Confidence Coach, Barry Watson appeared first on Writer On The Road.

  • Writing Platforms and Building Your Email List: The Secret to Success is Marketing, more Marketing and Damned Hard Work with Elicia Hyder
    Writing Platforms and Building Your Email List: The Secret to Success is Marketing, more Marketing and Damned Hard Work with Elicia Hyder
    Duração: 47min | 21/11/2016

    If you think you have excuses for your lack success in this ever increasingly busy book publishing game, Indie or Traditional, then it’s time to get real about what it takes to succeed. Think fourteen hour days, self-education and a boots-and-all attitude that makes me wonder at my audacity to think that I could succeed… The post Writing Platforms and Building Your Email List: The Secret to Success is Marketing, more Marketing and Damned Hard Work with Elicia Hyder appeared first on Writer On The Road.

  • The Writing Life: Book Launches, Landscapes and the Aussie Bushman – chatting about the launch of Daintree with Annie Seaton
    The Writing Life: Book Launches, Landscapes and the Aussie Bushman – chatting about the launch of Daintree with Annie Seaton
    Duração: 43min | 15/11/2016

    Annie has me hooked at mango cocktails and tanned waiters, and I now can’t wait – along with thousands of other avid fans – for the imminent arrival of Annie’s new book, Daintree. Today we share the countdown with Annie, and as we go to air, it’s only thirteen sleeps to go. Forget evergreen content,… The post The Writing Life: Book Launches, Landscapes and the Aussie Bushman – chatting about the launch of Daintree with Annie Seaton appeared first on Writer On The Road.

  • Audio Narration: It’s not as easy as it looks or is it? You decide…
    Audio Narration: It’s not as easy as it looks or is it? You decide…
    Duração: 41min | 09/11/2016

    There are a lot of tricks to narrating your book and putting it out to a wider audience – punch  recording, mic technique, breath technique to name a few – and the generally accepted equation is five hours of recording will give you one hour of finished recording. Breathing is about getting in touch with… The post Audio Narration: It’s not as easy as it looks or is it? You decide… appeared first on Writer On The Road.

  • Entrepreneur, thought leader, influencer: meet Tina Dietz, business coach and mentor, as she reminds us of the importance of creative freedom, fun and play
    Entrepreneur, thought leader, influencer: meet Tina Dietz, business coach and mentor, as she reminds us of the importance of creative freedom, fun and play
    Duração: 50min | 06/11/2016

    There’s something to be said for studying the habits and processes of great writers and artists and how they kept their creative juices flowing over time. There’s a lot of burnout happening in the field of writing right now, especially among Indie authors trying to manage both their writing and their business. Tina is a… The post Entrepreneur, thought leader, influencer: meet Tina Dietz, business coach and mentor, as she reminds us of the importance of creative freedom, fun and play appeared first on Writer On The Road.

  • Writing, Research and Once Upon a Time: The Best time to be a Writer with Kate Forsyth
    Writing, Research and Once Upon a Time: The Best time to be a Writer with Kate Forsyth
    Duração: 48min | 02/11/2016

    Once upon a time lasts forever; deep, dark and complex, crafting timeless stories of magic and fantasy, bringing centuries old stories to new readers…where do I stop? Five pages of research notes and I’m just getting to the beginning of Kate Forsyth’s talents as a bestselling and prolific novelist and poet, writing across genres, for all… The post Writing, Research and Once Upon a Time: The Best time to be a Writer with Kate Forsyth appeared first on Writer On The Road.

  • The Writing Life: Midnight Serenades, Tangos and Happy Endings with Alli Sinclair
    The Writing Life: Midnight Serenades, Tangos and Happy Endings with Alli Sinclair
    Duração: 01h01min | 31/10/2016

    It started with a romantic High Tea and progressed to musicals, dancing the tango and all things travel. My chat with Alli Sinclair took me from Spain to Argentina to France to private Russian costume showings in downtown Canberra. Throw in some serious talk about the writing life; including writing buddies, author signings, supporting other… The post The Writing Life: Midnight Serenades, Tangos and Happy Endings with Alli Sinclair appeared first on Writer On The Road.

  • Writing: Author Mindset and Faster Fiction with Alexandra Amor
    Writing: Author Mindset and Faster Fiction with Alexandra Amor
    Duração: 44min | 24/10/2016

    Time, space and writing habits are the focus of many a good how-to-write book, and make for an endlessly fascinating topic for most of us keen to glean yet another secret weapon for our arsenal of writing tips and tricks. Alexandra offers more than her fair share of tricks with us today. Writers need to… The post Writing: Author Mindset and Faster Fiction with Alexandra Amor appeared first on Writer On The Road.

  • Business success is a game of inches, not a one off event, with Nigel Collin
    Business success is a game of inches, not a one off event, with Nigel Collin
    Duração: 57min | 19/10/2016

    You can spend years learning to be a great writer but it’s only when you start writing that you actually learn. It’s a matter of starting because when you start you gain momentum and you learn as you go. Then there’s the passion, knowing and burn that drives you on when things get tough. Learning… The post Business success is a game of inches, not a one off event, with Nigel Collin appeared first on Writer On The Road.

  • Business of (Indie) Writing – Day 5 – Novella writing and what it really means to write short with Joanne Dannon and Tracey Pedersen
    Business of (Indie) Writing – Day 5 – Novella writing and what it really means to write short with Joanne Dannon and Tracey Pedersen
    Duração: 55min | 13/10/2016

    You don’t have to be crazy but it helps. Welcome to Joanne Dannon and Tracey Pedersen as they battle it out with me over who’s podcast this actually is…and what it means to write short in the Indie publishing space. There are no guarantees that what we share on today’s podcast will be any use… The post Business of (Indie) Writing – Day 5 – Novella writing and what it really means to write short with Joanne Dannon and Tracey Pedersen appeared first on Writer On The Road.

  • The Business of (Indie) Writing – Day 4 – On being a professional Indie author, with Maggie Christensen
    The Business of (Indie) Writing – Day 4 – On being a professional Indie author, with Maggie Christensen
    Duração: 38min | 12/10/2016

    What does it take to live the life of a professional Indie author? Maggie Christensen is about to publish her sixth novel, Champagne for Breakfast, and her answer is simple: learning. ‘It’s just learning as I go,’ Maggie assures me. ‘I’m learning all the time.’ And that’s the secret. There’s so much to do and… The post The Business of (Indie) Writing – Day 4 – On being a professional Indie author, with Maggie Christensen appeared first on Writer On The Road.

  • The Business of (Indie) Writing – Day 3 – Writing, editing and writing some more: how to edit your book and make it practically perfect in every way with freelance editor, Lynne Stringer
    The Business of (Indie) Writing – Day 3 – Writing, editing and writing some more: how to edit your book and make it practically perfect in every way with freelance editor, Lynne Stringer
    Duração: 47min | 11/10/2016

    ‘I’m about to upload my story, can you quickly check for me,’ is a phrase Lynne Stringer hears a lot in her day job as a freelance editor and it drives her crazy. Her advice is we need at least two rounds of editing and preferably more, especially if it is our first book. Timeline… The post The Business of (Indie) Writing – Day 3 – Writing, editing and writing some more: how to edit your book and make it practically perfect in every way with freelance editor, Lynne Stringer appeared first on Writer On The Road.

  • The Business of (Indie) Writing – Day 2 – Writing, publishing and niche markets with Indie author, Julie Schooler
    The Business of (Indie) Writing – Day 2 – Writing, publishing and niche markets with Indie author, Julie Schooler
    Duração: 50min | 10/10/2016

    Have you ever wondered about the nitty-gritty of Indie publishing and all the small details of what makes up the life of an Indie author? Julie Schooler has done it, twice, and what’s more, she’s a bestselling author in her parenting advice niche. Julie is the author of the perenially popular parenting self-help books, Easy Peasy… The post The Business of (Indie) Writing – Day 2 – Writing, publishing and niche markets with Indie author, Julie Schooler appeared first on Writer On The Road.

  • The Business of (Indie) Writing – Day 1 – Writing, creativity and accountability with Jules Horne
    The Business of (Indie) Writing – Day 1 – Writing, creativity and accountability with Jules Horne
    Duração: 01h04min | 09/10/2016

    Jules Horne lives in the Scottish Borders and is an Associate Lecturer at Open University. She writes plays for stage and radio, and fiction with a Scottish gothic flavour. She’s inspired by Angela Carter and Mervyn Peake (of Gormenghast fame). Today, we chat about the tension between creativity and risk, the role of Indie publishers as… The post The Business of (Indie) Writing – Day 1 – Writing, creativity and accountability with Jules Horne appeared first on Writer On The Road.

  • #27 The Power of Story to Strengthen Your Business Brand, with Park Howell
    #27 The Power of Story to Strengthen Your Business Brand, with Park Howell
    Duração: 54min | 04/10/2016

    Story is the software that drives the hardware of our brains, says today’s guest, Park Howell, as he takes us through the ten steps of the story cycle process based on Joseph Campbell’s The Hero’s Journey. We learn to super focus on ourselves and the stories we tell ourselves, and from the outset of this interview I… The post #27 The Power of Story to Strengthen Your Business Brand, with Park Howell appeared first on Writer On The Road.

  • #26 Listen to Your Clues: Writing Advice From Australian Rural Romance Author, Jennie Jones
    #26 Listen to Your Clues: Writing Advice From Australian Rural Romance Author, Jennie Jones
    Duração: 49min | 29/09/2016

    Just write the book is author Jennie Jones’ advice on writing. You may get laughed at and it may be rubbish but you’ll have done it. With so much advice littering my inbox telling me how to write, it sounds like a damned fine idea to me – simple in its execution and exciting in… The post #26 Listen to Your Clues: Writing Advice From Australian Rural Romance Author, Jennie Jones appeared first on Writer On The Road.

  • #25 Something a bit more real than Happily Ever After: Writing in a Gilded Cage with Rachael Johns
    #25 Something a bit more real than Happily Ever After: Writing in a Gilded Cage with Rachael Johns
    Duração: 01h01s | 27/09/2016

    Secrets sell, and none know this better than Rachael Johns, Australia’s number 1 Rural Romance author, and more recently Life Lit author (a term coined by Johns’ publicist to explain Johns’ latest book, The Art of Keeping Secrets. Reviewer, Debbish dotcom – I love that name and you can find out more about Debbish and… The post #25 Something a bit more real than Happily Ever After: Writing in a Gilded Cage with Rachael Johns appeared first on Writer On The Road.

  • #24 The power of word-of-mouth: how to launch your book in the digital age with Valerie Francis
    #24 The power of word-of-mouth: how to launch your book in the digital age with Valerie Francis
    Duração: 01h07min | 19/09/2016

    There’s a lot of advice out there when it comes to launching your book and often it’s difficult to decide exactly how to go about seeing your baby off into the big wide reading world. Val Francis has worked out her own way to launch her romantic suspense series, using her background in media and… The post #24 The power of word-of-mouth: how to launch your book in the digital age with Valerie Francis appeared first on Writer On The Road.

  • #23 The Business of Writing – Day 5 – Draft2Digital with Marketing Manager, Kevin Tumlinson
    #23 The Business of Writing – Day 5 – Draft2Digital with Marketing Manager, Kevin Tumlinson
    Duração: 50min | 15/09/2016

    You’ve typed THE END on your story and now it’s time for the hard part – publishing it. But, if you’ve been listening to our series this week, you know there are all kinds of experts to help you. I’m chatting with Kevin Tumlinson today to get the low down on Draft2Digital, and as Kevin… The post #23 The Business of Writing – Day 5 – Draft2Digital with Marketing Manager, Kevin Tumlinson appeared first on Writer On The Road.

  • #22 The Business of Writing – Day 4 – with International Thriller  Suspense Author, Rachel Amphlett
    #22 The Business of Writing – Day 4 – with International Thriller & Suspense Author, Rachel Amphlett
    Duração: 42min | 14/09/2016

    Welcome to the world of International Thrill & Suspense author, Rachel Amphlett, as we chat about all things Indie publishing, from mailing lists to Facebook advertisements and being your own motivator, inspirer and hard-nosed boss. Not only does Rachel work a 9 – 5 job, she writes full time and runs her her own publishing… The post #22 The Business of Writing – Day 4 – with International Thriller & Suspense Author, Rachel Amphlett appeared first on Writer On The Road.

  • #21 The Business of Writing – Day 3 – with Small Business Specialist and Founder of Excellence Expected, Mark Asquith
    #21 The Business of Writing – Day 3 – with Small Business Specialist and Founder of Excellence Expected, Mark Asquith
    Duração: 39min | 13/09/2016

    The business world knows my guest today as a straight talking small business expert who helps early stage entrepreneurs navigate their lives and optimise their results. I know him as the guy in the TALK HARD t-shirt who tells me all my ideas are wonderful, then gently reminds me to focus on one thing at… The post #21 The Business of Writing – Day 3 – with Small Business Specialist and Founder of Excellence Expected, Mark Asquith appeared first on Writer On The Road.

  • #20 The Business of Writing – Day 2 – Cultivating a Successful Mindset with Cassandra Gaisford
    #20 The Business of Writing – Day 2 – Cultivating a Successful Mindset with Cassandra Gaisford
    Duração: 47min | 12/09/2016

    Cassandra Gaisford is an entrepreneur, creativity coach, public speaker and author of the Number 1 Bestselling series, Mid-Life Career Rescue. Her most recent release, The Art of Success, merges business and art through the lens of Leonardo Di Vinci and focuses on how to cultivate a successful mindset. What does success mean to you is… The post #20 The Business of Writing – Day 2 – Cultivating a Successful Mindset with Cassandra Gaisford appeared first on Writer On The Road.

  • #19 The Business of Writing – Day 1 – The Art of Networking with Business Expert and Entrepreneur, Daniel Gefen
    #19 The Business of Writing – Day 1 – The Art of Networking with Business Expert and Entrepreneur, Daniel Gefen
    Duração: 49min | 11/09/2016

    Daniel Gefen has picked the brains of the best in the business world on his Number 1 Entrepreneur podcast, Can I Pick Your Brain?, and 20,000 downloads since January is testimonial to the popularity of this man’s expertise. Today, he shares the 6 Steps to Great Networking with us. We also get to hear about… The post #19 The Business of Writing – Day 1 – The Art of Networking with Business Expert and Entrepreneur, Daniel Gefen appeared first on Writer On The Road.

  • #18 Have books will travel with Jenn J McLeod
    #18 Have books will travel with Jenn J McLeod
    Duração: 48min | 05/09/2016

    Life’s an adventure and this ex-corporate, now multi-published, author is more than happy to share her adventures with anyone who happens to be around. Think happy hour somewhere, a fifth wheeler, a partner to do the driving and a country as big as Australia in which to play. It’s not hard to imagine what my… The post #18 Have books will travel with Jenn J McLeod appeared first on Writer On The Road.

  • #17 Setting a time and making it happen – unleashing your inner writer with Sherrie McCarthy
    #17 Setting a time and making it happen – unleashing your inner writer with Sherrie McCarthy
    Duração: 57min | 30/08/2016

    Welcome to the world of the wandering gypsy princess, also known as my friend Sherrie McCarthy, who, having gotten her motor bike license one week and ridden a motorcycle from Germany to Turkey via Romania and Bulgaria, and back via Greece and the Balkans, is now setting her sights on new horizons with her husband,… The post #17 Setting a time and making it happen – unleashing your inner writer with Sherrie McCarthy appeared first on Writer On The Road.

  • #16 When all you have to fear is fear itself – how to grow your business with Angus Nelson
    #16 When all you have to fear is fear itself – how to grow your business with Angus Nelson
    Duração: 47min | 25/08/2016

    Angus Nelson is a Top 20 INC podcast host, motivational speaker and coach. His focus is bringing transformation to business models, creativity, inspiration and networking. And he turned up in my life just when I was asking the questions. He also walks the talk. He has a new book coming out, titled Empowering Work, encouraging… The post #16 When all you have to fear is fear itself – how to grow your business with Angus Nelson appeared first on Writer On The Road.

  • #15 Author, pilot, sailor, plot…there’s gotta be a writer behind this story, hasn’t there?
    #15 Author, pilot, sailor, plot…there’s gotta be a writer behind this story, hasn’t there?
    Duração: 45min | 23/08/2016

    Interviewing this woman has me rushing for the post-it-now button. Part inspiration, part motivation and part mentor, Helene Young is a podcast interviewer’s dream. Successful author of six novels (with one in the oven), sailor of some of the most spectacular reef landscape in the world, and adventurer in the true sense of the word…give… The post #15 Author, pilot, sailor, plot…there’s gotta be a writer behind this story, hasn’t there? appeared first on Writer On The Road.

  • Assisted Publishing – knowing when to call in the experts to help us on our self-publishing journey
    Assisted Publishing – knowing when to call in the experts to help us on our self-publishing journey
    Duração: 41min | 17/08/2016

    We all want our books to not only look professional but to be professionally edited, produced, and marketed, don’t we? Join me as I chat with Amanda Greenslade of Australian eBook Publishing as we discuss assisted publishing – how much should we, as indies, attempt ourselves and how much should we hand over to the… The post Assisted Publishing – knowing when to call in the experts to help us on our self-publishing journey appeared first on Writer On The Road.

  • Wanna run away with the circus in Oz and tell a story about it? Working around Australia may be the answer to your storytelling dream…
    Wanna run away with the circus in Oz and tell a story about it? Working around Australia may be the answer to your storytelling dream…
    Duração: 48min | 15/08/2016

    Can you think of a better way to create a story to tell? Travelling around one of the most magical of landscapes, doing a little work, playing a little, eavesdropping on the locals’ lives. Sounds idyllic? For a writer, it’s grist of the mill, storytelling in the making if you like. Warren Williams, of Work… The post Wanna run away with the circus in Oz and tell a story about it? Working around Australia may be the answer to your storytelling dream… appeared first on Writer On The Road.

  • A Numbers Game – How to Succeed at this Writing Gig with Amy Andrews, Romance Author
    A Numbers Game – How to Succeed at this Writing Gig with Amy Andrews, Romance Author
    Duração: 01h04min | 09/08/2016

    That title is a tad facetious, I know, but when I’m chatting with a woman with over  fifty books published and a million or so sold what else can I say? The numbers speak for themselves. And a little aside, I knew this woman under another name – in another life – when we were… The post A Numbers Game – How to Succeed at this Writing Gig with Amy Andrews, Romance Author appeared first on Writer On The Road.

  • The Romantic and the Pragmatic – Two Indie Publishers Unite to Discuss the Business Side of Writing
    The Romantic and the Pragmatic – Two Indie Publishers Unite to Discuss the Business Side of Writing
    Duração: 54min | 07/08/2016

    Meet a man who’s ‘out there do’in’ it’, living the life we all dream of, a life filled with adventure, the great outdoors, and a little bit of much needed solitude in this crazy commercial world we call the twenty-first century. Gerard Abrams, part philosopher, part inspiration, part practical and part intellect, has carved out… The post The Romantic and the Pragmatic – Two Indie Publishers Unite to Discuss the Business Side of Writing appeared first on Writer On The Road.

  • The secret to writing success is hard work! Insights into the business side of writing with Annie Seaton, Romance Author
    The secret to writing success is hard work! Insights into the business side of writing with Annie Seaton, Romance Author
    Duração: 57min | 01/08/2016

    Make no mistake, I adore Annie Seaton. This is one author I’m proud and excited to have met and can now call my friend. Let me go one step further…when I grow up I wanna be just like Annie, and if I had ever actually laid claim to the term ‘grown up’ I would be… The post The secret to writing success is hard work! Insights into the business side of writing with Annie Seaton, Romance Author appeared first on Writer On The Road.

  • How to start a business and write a book about it
    How to start a business and write a book about it
    Duração: 51min | 27/07/2016

    Have you ever wondered how your stories can act as inspiration to others? This week’s guest, Mandy Rowe, not only guided Broads Abroad Travel Network from idea to successful travel network for solo women travellers, she wrote down the details so that others could learn from both her mistakes and triumphs. Her memoir is titled… The post How to start a business and write a book about it appeared first on Writer On The Road.

  • Enthusiasm, Entrepreneurship and Indie Publishing
    Enthusiasm, Entrepreneurship and Indie Publishing
    Duração: 52min | 24/07/2016

    Joanne Dannon is an Indie author who is as generous with her advice to others as she is with her enthusiasm for everything to do with the business of writing. It is Joanne’s enthusiasm that attracted me to her while I was completing Mark Stephenson’s online marketing course for writers, Your First 10k Readers. If… The post Enthusiasm, Entrepreneurship and Indie Publishing appeared first on Writer On The Road.

  • How to write, publish and sell your next ebook
    How to write, publish and sell your next ebook
    Duração: 51min | 19/07/2016

    You can’t do everything but you can do anything, one thing at at time, says Derek Doepker, bestselling author, success coach and self-publishing consultant. Derek dreamed of being a rockstar but, instead, empowers writers to be the best they can be in order to position and market their books for the best results. Derek is… The post How to write, publish and sell your next ebook appeared first on Writer On The Road.

  • The Great Escape – from Travel Writer to Digital Content Marketer
    The Great Escape – from Travel Writer to Digital Content Marketer
    Duração: 38min | 14/07/2016

    What would make a man give up the best job in the world? A better job, of course. Meet Brian Crisp, former National Editor of Escape Travel Magazine for News Corp here in Australia. I set out in my chat with Brian to find out why a man with the most romantic job in the… The post The Great Escape – from Travel Writer to Digital Content Marketer appeared first on Writer On The Road.

  • One Writer’s Transition to the RVing Lifestyle
    One Writer’s Transition to the RVing Lifestyle
    Duração: 01h06min | 10/07/2016

    Episode 5 Kevin Tumlinson needs no introduction in the Indie publishing world – or in the podcasting world for that matter – and there’s a growing interest in his transition amongst his followers, including me, to full-time RVing. Kevin and his wife, Kara, will be travelling in style and for a while in this interview… The post One Writer’s Transition to the RVing Lifestyle appeared first on Writer On The Road.

  • Insights into what it takes to be a successful romance author – a conversation with Regency Romance Author, Melinda Hammond
    Insights into what it takes to be a successful romance author – a conversation with Regency Romance Author, Melinda Hammond
    Duração: 47min | 07/07/2016

    Episode 4 – A conversation with the other Melinda Hammond If you love Georgette Heyer and Jane Austen, then you’ll love this week’s guest to whom I refer fondly as the other Melinda Hammond, Regency Romance author, as she generously shares her advice for authors at all stages of the writing journey. Melinda has been… The post Insights into what it takes to be a successful romance author – a conversation with Regency Romance Author, Melinda Hammond appeared first on Writer On The Road.

  • How to Be an Entrepreneur with Colin Jones
    How to Be an Entrepreneur with Colin Jones
    Duração: 42min | 01/07/2016

    Episode 3 – How to Be an Entrepreneur Join Colin Jones as he talks us through the thinking process necessary to succeed using the entrepreneurial mindset. Col has a Phd in Entrepreneurship and has been teaching young entrepreneurs and an undergraduate and post graduate level for nearly twenty years. You can hear more of Col’s… The post How to Be an Entrepreneur with Colin Jones appeared first on Writer On The Road.

  • Travel Writing with Graeme Kemlo
    Travel Writing with Graeme Kemlo
    Duração: 47min | 01/07/2016

    Episode 1 Meet Graeme Kemlo, Australasian President of the International Food Wine & Travel Writers Association and broadcaster of the Travel Writers Radio Show in Australia. Listen in while Graeme talks us through his journey from Canberra Press Journalist to travel writer to broadcaster of his own travel radio show.     The post Travel Writing with Graeme Kemlo appeared first on Writer On The Road.

  • Campfire Tales with Romance Author, Victoria Black
    Campfire Tales with Romance Author, Victoria Black
    Duração: 27min | 30/06/2016

    Episode 2 – Campfire Tales with Australian Romance Author, Victoria Black If you’re into feisty heroines and handsome heroes then this is a podcast for you. Victoria is not only living the travelling dream with her own handsome hero, she is generous in her advice to aspiring writers following along behind. And what a setting… The post Campfire Tales with Romance Author, Victoria Black appeared first on Writer On The Road.

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