If you struggle with the creative process, you are not alone. If you find the myriad things we have to do every day as authors a little overwhelming, you are not the only one! In today's show, Tim Grahl shares honest thoughts and tips from Running Down A Dream.
Plus, my first Korean foreign rights sale though CurlUpPress. In the UK, Waterstones (recently bought by an investment company) buys Foyles bookstore, further consolidating the high street [The Bookseller].
Today's show is sponsored by IngramSpark, who I use to print and distribute my print-on-demand books to 39,000 retailers including independent bookstores, schools and universities, libraries and more. It's your content – do more with it through IngramSpark.com.
Tim Grahl is the author of Your First 1,000 Copies, he's a book launch consultant at Booklaunch.com, and the co-host of the Story Grid Podcast with Shawn Coyne. His latest book is Running Down a Dream: Your Roadmap to Winning Creative Battles.
- Why Tim chooses honesty and vulnerability in his most recent book
- The importance of telling the truth when writing
- The difference between telling the truth on the page and using a book as therapy
- Knowing when we’re ready to tell a particular story
- The practical tool that Tim shares that gets the biggest response
- What Tim did wrong when launching his most recent book
- And how he’s taking the long game approach to book sales
- Details on the book launch webinar Joanna and Tim will be hosting on Sept 20 – www.booklaunch.com/penn
- The challenges of writing fiction vs. non-fiction
You can find Tim Grahl at BookLaunch.com and on Twitter @timgrahl