If you want a long-term writing career, then it’s a good idea to listen to people who have walked the path before you … and who are still adapting to the changes in publishing. So, I’m super excited to bring you this interview with Kevin J Anderson today!
In the introduction, I mention our PulsePounders thriller bundle, available now and including books from Kevin, Jonathan Maberry and me 🙂 amongst other awesome thriller authors. Click here to check out the books.
Also, make sure you check out the Indie Author Fringe this coming week, a free online conference from the Alliance of Independent Authors, looking at aspects of the indie author business. It includes a session with me and CJ Lyons on when’s the right time to go full-time, plus exclusivity decisions, productivity tips, taking your books to the international market, contract clauses, tax questions and much more. Click here to check out the line-up and mark your calendar for 22 October, 2016.
This podcast is sponsored by Kobo Writing Life, which helps authors self-publish and reach readers in global markets through the Kobo eco-system. You can also subscribe to the Kobo Writing Life podcast for interviews with successful indie authors.
Kevin J Anderson is the multi-award-winning and internationally bestselling author of over 140 books, selling 23 million copies in thirty languages. He has written numerous novels in the Star Wars, X-Files, and Dune universes, as well as his own sci-fi, fantasy, thriller, steampunk, and horror books. He runs WordFire Press with his wife and fellow author, Rebecca Moesta, has edited numerous anthologies, and has written comics, games and song lyrics.
- On whether Kevin suffers from self-doubt.
- Making a living as a writer, and the ‘popcorn theory’ of writing success.
- How to know when to stop putting effort into books that aren’t selling.
- Kevin’s use of dictation for his writing.
- How publishing has changed and Kevin’s predictions for the future.
- Story bundles; what they are, how they work, how they benefit both readers and the authors involved.
You can find Kevin at www.wordfire.com and on twitter @thekja. You can find our PulsePounders thriller bundle here, for a limited time.