The Art & Business of Writing

By Chris Jones

Ready to take your writing to new heights? Ready to master book marketing, promotion, and sales? Then buckle up and get ready for The Art & Business of Writing podcast. Each week, Chris Jones interviews writers and creative professionals eager to show you their success tips so that you can make sure that your writing gets the attention it deserves.

  1. 1.
    078: Your Inner Critic: Foe—or Misunderstood Friend?
    15:35
  2. 2.
    076: How to Turn Your Stories Into Short Films w/ James Noll
    42:30
  3. 3.
    075: How to Create an Attention-Grabbing Press Kit for Your Book
    18:56
  4. 4.
    074: How Minimalism Made Me a More Productive Writer
    15:37
  5. 5.
    073: The Hiatus is ... Over!
    7:24
  6. 6.
    072: [Series Intro] Writing a Book from Start to Finish
    9:09
  7. 7.
    071: How to Win at Book Festivals (Rebroadcast)
    41:12
  8. 8.
    070: Tips & Tactics for Better Book Launches
    36:39
  1. 9.
    069: How I Got a Book Deal Using a Clever Tweet (with Hannah Carmack)
    32:25
  2. 10.
    068: Lessons Learned from 2017
    21:38
  3. 11.
    067: How to Get Influencers to Endorse Your Book (Interview with Zach Miller of Hatch)
    51:41
  4. 12.
    066: Smart Online Marketing for Savvy Authors with AJay Prashad
    51:23
  5. 13.
    065: Toby Neal on Her Leap from the Corporate World to Kindle Worlds
    36:07
  6. 14.
    064: Mastering Amazon Book Descriptions with Julie C. Gilbert
    32:18
  7. 15.
    063: Joanna Penn on How to Write, Promote, and Sell Books
    44:46
  8. 16.
    062: From Side Hustle to Six Figures: How to Turn Writing into Wealth w/ Eric Rosenberg
    45:35
  9. 17.
    061: Copyright, Trademarks & Other Legal Matters for Writers & Authors (w/ Gordon Firemark)
    33:07
  10. 18.
    060: Building an Author Brand That Gets Noticed
    37:48
  11. 19.
    059: Design a Writing Life That Makes You Happy
    41:45
  12. 20.
    058: Tips and Strategies for Better Book Launches
    45:29
  13. 21.
    057: How to Get Your Network Excited About Your Story
    39:16
  14. 22.
    056: Figuring Out Your Platform & Positioning Yourself to Win feat. Jonathan David Lewis
    43:50
  15. 23.
    055: How to Write Your Book with Purpose
    32:52
  16. 24.
    054: How to Get Foreign Rights to Sell Your Books Internationally
    39:43
  17. 25.
    053: How to Use Video & Facebook Live to Boost Your Authority
    52:41
  18. 26.
    052: What NY Times Bestselling Author John David Mann Did When 40 Publishers Rejected His Latest Book
    50:17
  19. 27.
    ABW 051: Author Sites (Pt. 2): Hitting a Home Run with Your Home Page
    22:37
  20. 28.
    ABW 050: Author Sites (1 of 2): Self-Hosting, Domains & Email
    9:18
  21. 29.
    ABW 049: 10 Easy Ways to Market & Sell Your Book
    54:06
  22. 30.
    ABW 048: Why We Love Scrivener & Why You Should Too
    35:56
  23. 31.
    ABW 047: 12 Ways Writers Can Crush It Using Evernote
    40:10
  24. 32.
    ABW 046: 6 Daily Habits That Prevent Writing Burnout
    21:20
  25. 33.
    ABW 045: How to Plan & Write a Book in 6 Months
    26:45
  26. 34.
    ABW 042: How to Start a Successful Magazine w/ Seth Casana of Whurk
    40:00
  27. 35.
    ABW 041: How Highly Productive Writers Sell Work w/ Christine Stoddard
    59:00
  28. 36.
    ABW 040: How Books Elevate Your Expert Status w/ Leslie Sann
    24:20
  29. 37.
    ABW 039: Take the Journey, Share the Story (w/ Jake Heilbrunn)
    42:52
  30. 38.
    ABW 038: Your Story: Don't Just Tell It, Sell It! with Mark Minard
    57:35
  31. 39.
    ABW 37: How to Prep for National Novel Writing Month w/ Jamie Raintree
    32:02
  32. 40.
    ABW 36: Start Trusting Your Instinct (w/ Melanie Yoast)
    38:24
  33. 41.
    ABW 35: Mel Jones on Using Books as Platform
    38:23
  34. 42.
    ABW 034: How to Create Literary Anthologies (w/ Amy Bayne)
    43:56
  35. 43.
    033: How to Use Email to Keep Readers Interested & Engaged (w/ Marc Mawhinney)
    38:50
  36. 44.
    ABW 032: Things Every Writer Must Do w/ Zach Miller
    50:34
  37. 45.
    ABW 031: How to Write a Book When You're Busy
    11:17
  38. 46.
    ABW 030: How to Win at Book Festivals [Interview w/ Tasha Fuller]
    39:57
  39. 47.
    ABW 029: 3 Ways to Figure Out Your Message
    12:39
  40. 48.
    ABW 028: Do Writers Need to Write Every Day?
    12:50
  41. 49.
    ABW 27: Priming the Pump with Words
    7:13
  42. 50.
    ABW 026: How Do You Talk To Yourself?
    13:13

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