In the eighth episode of our Summer Series, Kate and Katherine get schooled by Kate's talented friend, marketing/social media expert Shay Gardner on ALL things social media. This episode was so popular and birthed the phrase 'bring the salad'. https://audioboom.com/posts/8223617-summer-series-social-media-guru-shay-gardner Find the full shownotes for this conversation here. We’d love you to leave a review where … Continue reading Summer Series: Social Media Guru – Shay Gardner
Summer reads & J.P Pomare on pragmatism, self doubt & tattoos.
After what seemed like an ENDLESS summer apart, Katherine and Kate catch up on what they read and listened to. Without planning, both read Sarah Krasnostein's The Trauma Cleaner as their first of the year, and both were stupendously impressed. Among Kate's highlights were Chloe Hooper's The Arsonist, Kristina Olssen's Shell and the audiobook of … Continue reading Summer reads & J.P Pomare on pragmatism, self doubt & tattoos.
Our super profitable side business & Irma Gold on putting your heart into the world.
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.
Feelings & Annabel Smith & Jane Rawson on firsts, festivals and asking for help.
Uh oh. Katherine looked at Goodreads. Now she feels awful. (Although let's remember this episode was recorded BEFORE KATHERINE'S BOOK EVEN CAME OUT.) So we talk about feelings. Katherine asks Kate what feelings are normal before your book comes out and Kate replies, 'everything'. There is some groaning and sighing and also talk of Tibetan … Continue reading Feelings & Annabel Smith & Jane Rawson on firsts, festivals and asking for help.
Editing & Graeme Simsion on readers, romance and not picking favourites.
This week the hosts discuss the editing process. Kate talks about having an editor on board early on, and Katherine says that The Helpline ‘clicked’ pretty late in the piece. The hosts reveal how many words got culled along the way, and which specific words they couldn’t stop using. Kate liked ‘little’ and Katherine had … Continue reading Editing & Graeme Simsion on readers, romance and not picking favourites.