Contact Joanna Penn

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I get a lot of email every day, so please read through the notes below before using the contact form at the bottom of the page to get in touch as I have given directions for the most common inquiries. Thank you!

Help with purchases on Books, Products or Consulting

As a paying customer of mine, you are my priority and I want to help you as fast as possible! To help me get back to you ASAP, please select Purchase Enquiry/Help in the form below and I will usually reply within 24 hours.

Enquiries about professional speaking

I am always happy to consider professional speaking opportunities. Please select Speaking Enquiry below. For further details, check out the Speaking and Testimonials page.

Request to interview me or media requests in general

I am always happy to consider interviews about my books or writing, publishing or book marketing. Please select the Interview Request option in the form below.

Request to interview an author for the podcast

The Creative Penn podcast is booked at least four months in advance and usually I choose the interviewee from my personal contacts. However, I am interested in hearing from you if you have an unusual story or a top selling book that would be useful to my audience. Please select the Podcast Interview Enquiry below.

Podcast Feedback or Sponsorship Enquiries

The Creative Penn podcast is a lot of fun for me, and I hope it’s useful for you! I love to hear any feedback, suggestions or questions about the show. Please select Podcast Feedback below.

Requests for help or questions from authors about writing, publishing or book marketing

lets get digitalFor questions on how to self publish, read this article and the free Author 2.0 Blueprint here. For more detail, read David Gaughran’s book Let’s Get Digital.

how to market a book 3dFor questions about book marketing, read this article and my book ‘How To Market a Book’ on all online stores.

If you have more detailed questions, there are over 1000 free articles on the site (use the search on the blog side bar to find specific articles). There are also 100+ hours of free audio at The Creative Penn podcast. You can also download the free Author 2.0 Blueprint here, or check out my YouTube channel.

Check out the books and courses in the Shop if you want to learn more.

I don’t review manuscripts or accept books for review and I’m not able to read your book or your writing.

I suggest you check out the list of editors here, or find a writing group locally. For book cover design, check out the list of designers here.

If you still have a specific question that isn’t answered with these links, please select Author Question in the form below.

Guest post submissions

As of April 2014, I no longer accept guest posts on The Creative Penn. Here’s why.

Permission to use an article from this website

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Please note that the free articles on this site are Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial licensed, so you may not use them without attribution or sell them or use them on a site which sells other products. The books, services and other products that I sell from this site are Copyright material so you may not distribute those without specific permission.

If your site meets those requirements, you are welcome to publish an excerpt with comments or use the whole article as long as you link back to the original page on

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Joanna Penn 

Author, Speaker, Entrepreneur