Podcast episodes will be posted every Monday and will cover interviews, inspiration and information on writing and creativity, publishing options, book marketing and creative entrepreneurship.
You can also watch most of the episodes here on YouTube – although you won’t get my intro per audio show
“I highly recommend listening to the podcasts by Joanna Penn. Her joyful, lovable style and positive attitude is addicting, and her interviews dive right into the meat of the matter.” Mark S. R. Peterson
“Just listening to you and your guests convinced me that it’s possible to be an author (not just a writer).” Jan Vermeer
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The Creative Penn podcast is sponsored by Kobo Writing Life, a way for self-published authors to publish and sell their books on the Kobo platform worldwide and sell in over 100 countries.
It’s also sponsored by 99 Designs, where you can get all kinds of designs for your author business including book covers, merchandising, branding and business cards, illustrations and artwork and much more. You can get a Powerpack upgrade which gives your project more chance of getting noticed by going to: 99Designs.com/joanna
Love The Creative Penn podcast? You can now support my time in producing the show with Patreon
If you find the show adds value and you’d like to help support the show, please consider supporting me on Patreon where you can send a specific amount per show. It’s capped at 2 shows a month so you can give just $1 a podcast episode – less than the price of a coffee a month! Thanks to those of you who are already patrons!
If you enjoy audios, you can also find lots of interviews with me here.
Here is a list of the podcast episodes. Click to listen, watch or download.
#252 – Publishing trends in 2016 with Jane Friedman [Transcript]
#241 – How to dictate your book with Monica Leonelle [Transcript]
#215 – Writing fiction: Tips on plot with Roz Morris [Transcript]
#211 – Marketing vs sales with Jim Kukral [Transcript]
#204 – Audiobooks for indies with Simon Whistler [Transcript]
#183 – Money, writing and life with Jane Friedman [Transcript]
#60: Authenticity, Creative Expression and Beating Fear of Judgement with Robert Rabbin
#54: How to be a NY Times Bestselling Author with Scott Sigler(with transcript)
#50: Advanced Blogging Tips for Authors with Blogging Teacher, Paul Cunningham (Includes Transcript)
#49: Using video for book promotion with Gideon Shalwick, internet video expert (Includes Transcript)
#44: Book Design with Joel Friedlander, The Book Designer (with transcript)
#41: EBook Q&A with Joshua Tallent from EBookArchitects.com (Includes Transcript)
#39: Book Marketing: Your Questions Answered by Joanna Penn (with transcript)
#37: How to Write Your First Book with Joanna Penn (interviewed by Lenore Miller)