This episode Kate and Katherine do not talk about the fact Kate is still waiting. Instead, they discuss professional learning. The following gets a mention: Antoni Jach’s Masterclass. Shoot us an email if you want the secret password (/one of his flyers) A number of courses run through Writers Victoria including: Toni Jordan’s novel writing … Continue reading Professional learning and Rajith Savanadasa on documentary theatre, hot desks and the QWC/Hachette manuscript development program
First up, we have a newsletter! Sign up here. Katherine googles the most annoying questions you can ask authors. Here’s the list. The hosts go through each question, rating how irritating they find it. One of the most contentious is money and sales... No surprises there. (For more info on money, sales and other awkward … Continue reading The worst things to ask authors and Bram Presser on documentary fiction, hommus and Jewish punk rock
It's a new cover! This one's for the US and Canada and I love it! Also, a giveaway for US readers...
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Hello lovely listeners! We're truly excited to be back from the beach and in the studio (no, really, we are). We've got Season Two coming up next week with a brand new bunch of chats and fabulous guests and big plans for 2019. Our first six episodes will come at you every fortnight. Make sure … Continue reading Good news!
In this episode, Katherine and Kate provide an update on their super profitable side business. Which, it turns out, is a Patreon page. I know, right? Innovative. Here's the video that explains all. If you want to contribute, check it out here. Proceeds go towards paying our technical team to do the editing and production work … Continue reading Our super profitable side business & Irma Gold on putting your heart into the world.
This week Kate and Katherine talk about how to make money. Inspired by Honor Eastley's Starving Artist podcast, Katherine pitches three ideas of things they can sell... Pretty exciting! What if they become millionaires?! Stay tuned to what happens in a couple of episodes time when we update you on our successful money making … Continue reading Making money and Emily Brewin on phone calls in cubicles, validation and holding your book in your hand
In this episode, Kate and Katherine discuss social media. Katherine is a lurker. Kate used to be but is much better at it now. That said, Kate does describe an ill-fated photo shoot featuring gum boots, a chicken shed and some small children, so the original bar may have been set quite low*. The hosts … Continue reading Social media & Toni Jordan on planes, publishers & getting out of the house.
In this episode, Kate and Katherine discuss making promotional YouTube videos. Katherine asks Kate about hers and they check other authors to see who has the most views. You’ll never guess who it is. Katherine bemoans the state of her hair and the hosts wonder why their faces look so weird in the opening footage. … Continue reading Promotional YouTube videos & Jacinta di Mase on second chances, pitching, and what agents bring to the table
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