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The Gatecrashers Podcast

By Amanda Luedeke and Charis Crowe

STORM THE GATES OF PUBLISHING with VP and literary agent Amanda Luedeke and novelist Charis Crowe. Teaming up to talk about both sides of publishing (self-publishing and traditional), Amanda and Charis share their combined twenty years of experience in the industry from both sides of the desk. They offer a glimpse behind the "gates" as they share the realities, opportunities, and difficulties of the publishing world. Amanda Luedeke is literary agent and Vice President at MacGregor and Luedeke. In her 10+ year career she's done business with top-tier publishers and independent houses. www.macgregorandluedeke.com Charis Crowe is a marketer, speaker, freelance editor, and longtime aspiring author who for years stood at the gates of traditional publishing only to choose the self-publishing path.

  1. 1.
    061 How to Use Influencers to Sell Your Book11/23/2020
    12:39
  2. 2.
    060 How to Land a Book Endorsement11/16/2020
    14:23
  3. 3.
    059 The Difference Between Book Endorsers, Influencers, and Launch Teams11/09/2020
    17:16
  4. 4.
    058 When Agents Fight Over Clients11/02/2020
    18:40
  5. 5.
    057 When Publishers Cancel Contracts10/26/2020
    12:52
  6. 6.
    056 What You Say Online Matters10/19/2020
    17:38
  7. 7.
    055 Quick Tips for Self-Publishing Success10/11/2020
    16:04
  8. 8.
    054 When Is It Time To Self Publish?10/05/2020
    17:43
  1. 9.
    053 Why Every Author Needs a Website09/28/2020
    15:29
  2. 10.
    052 How To Win Over a Book Agent09/21/2020
    14:06
  3. 11.
    051 When Literary Agents Ghost Writers09/14/2020
    17:04
  4. 12.
    050 Self-Publishing Success—An Interview with Will Wight08/24/2020
    17:58
  5. 13.
    049 From Small Press to Major Book Deal—An Interview with Wesley Chu08/10/2020
    31:12
  6. 14.
    048 150,000 Followers in Two Years—An Interview with Heather Thompson Day07/27/2020
    26:58
  7. 15.
    047 How New Authors Break Through—an Interview with Diana Gill07/13/2020
    44:58
  8. 16.
    046 How to Move Past Writer's Block07/06/2020
    15:05
  9. 17.
    045 The Truth About Children's Publishing06/29/2020
    15:19
  10. 18.
    044 Help! I Have An Unsupportive Spouse, Part 206/22/2020
    16:12
  11. 19.
    043 Help! I Have An Unsupportive Spouse, Part 106/15/2020
    11:51
  12. 20.
    042 How I Became a Literary Agent06/08/2020
    19:15
  13. 21.
    041 How Authors Can Use Social Media Analytics to Their Advantage06/01/2020
    13:35
  14. 22.
    040 UPDATE! How COVID-19 Is Affecting Book Publishing05/25/2020
    20:17
  15. 23.
    039 When to Trash Your Book Idea05/18/2020
    18:04
  16. 24.
    038 Cover Art 10105/11/2020
    22:57
  17. 25.
    037 Books & Hollywood05/04/2020
    17:17
  18. 26.
    036 UPDATE AGAIN! How COVID-19 Is Affecting Book Publishing04/27/2020
    13:50
  19. 27.
    035 Who Is Charis Crowe?04/20/2020
    15:22
  20. 28.
    034 The Realities of Crowdsourcing Your Book04/13/2020
    18:58
  21. 29.
    033 UPDATE! How COVID-19 Is Affecting Book Publishing04/06/2020
    14:38
  22. 30.
    032 How to Earn Extra Money from Home (as a Writer)03/30/2020
    13:04
  23. 31.
    031 How Will COVID-19 Affect Book Publishing?03/22/2020
    16:39
  24. 32.
    030 Your Book Rights and You03/16/2020
    16:41
  25. 33.
    029 What You Don't Know About Publishers and Marketing Plans03/09/2020
    20:20
  26. 34.
    028 Five Ways to Handle Rejection in Publishing03/02/2020
    13:40
  27. 35.
    027 Five Reasons Your Book Agent Might Fire You02/24/2020
    13:22
  28. 36.
    026 Six Reasons to Fire Your Agent02/17/2020
    19:42
  29. 37.
    025 Why A Self-Pub Author Needs an Agent02/10/2020
    11:36
  30. 38.
    024 Five Things Book Agents Don't Want You to Know02/03/2020
    18:02
  31. 39.
    023 The Mystery of Bestseller Lists01/27/2020
    12:40
  32. 40.
    022 5 Things Self-Published Authors Won't Tell You01/20/2020
    17:40
  33. 41.
    021 4 Things a Traditionally Published Author Won't Tell You01/13/2020
    14:50
  34. 42.
    020 Five Things Book Publishers Won't Tell You01/06/2020
    14:44
  35. 43.
    019 The Number One Way to Improve Your Writing Career in 202012/30/2019
    10:56
  36. 44.
    018 The Eve of Success - When To Quit Your Day Job12/23/2019
    11:44
  37. 45.
    017 The Three Biggest Mistakes Everyone Makes in Book Publishing12/16/2019
    14:04
  38. 46.
    016 Multiple Authors, One Big Problem12/09/2019
    10:27
  39. 47.
    015 Profitability and Making a Living as an Author — An Interview with Jonathan Merkh12/02/2019
    17:42
  40. 48.
    013 Where Does All the Money in Book Publishing Go? An Interview with Jonathan Merkh11/18/2019
    17:48
  41. 49.
    012 One Author's Five-Year Road to Sudden Publishing Success11/11/2019
    17:33
  42. 50.
    011 The Truth About Author Burnout, Part 211/04/2019
    19:05
  43. 51.
    010 The Truth About Author Burnout, Part 110/28/2019
    17:08
  44. 52.
    009 When Self-Published Authors Don't Write Their Own Material10/21/2019
    17:08
  45. 53.
    008 The Gatecrashers Podcast: Very Few People in Book Publishing Are Rich10/14/2019
    20:03
  46. 54.
    007 The Gatecrashers Podcast: Everything You Learned About Book Publishing Is Outdated10/07/2019
    18:10
  47. 55.
    006 The Gatecrashers Podcast: What If Editors Don't Acquire What They Advertise?09/30/2019
    21:28
  48. 56.
    The Gatecrashers Podcast Episode 5: Everyone Knows Everyone in Publishing and It's a Problem09/23/2019
    22:04
  49. 57.
    The Gatecrashers Podcast Episode 4: When Writers' Conferences Do Not Vet Faculty09/16/2019
    19:01
  50. 58.
    The Gatecrashers Podcast Episode 3: There Is No Formula for Book Publishing Success09/09/2019
    20:36
  51. 59.
    The Gatecrashers Podcast Episode 2: Not All Literary Agents and Book Editors Are Good at Their Jobs09/04/2019
    23:39
  52. 60.
    The Gatecrashers Podcast Episode 1: 10 Things You Don't Know About Book Publishing Until It's Too Late08/26/2019
    27:30

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