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Season 2 Episode 8: Founder of Morgan James, the entrepreneurial publisher.
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July 14, 2018 05:03 AM PDT

Entrepreneurs and publishers often clash. Publishers are looking to sell a mass-market commodity product, whereas entrepreneurs like to play in the sandbox.
Then there's David Hancock, founder of a publishing house with an entrepreneurial approach to the business.

Season 2 Episode 8: Founder of Morgan James, the entrepreneurial publisher.
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July 14, 2018 05:03 AM PDT
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Entrepreneurs and publishers often clash. Publishers are looking to sell a mass-market commodity product, whereas entrepreneurs like to play in the sandbox.
Then there's David Hancock, founder of a publishing house with an entrepreneurial approach to the business.

Season 2 Episode 7: The Most Experienced Ghostwriter in History: Claudia Suzanne
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July 02, 2018 09:55 AM PDT
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It's my genuine pleasure to interview my own ghostwriting mentor, Claudia Suzanne. She is the most experienced ghostwriter in history (that we know of), with upwards of 150 (!) "invisible credits" to her name. She's the creator of the Ghostwriting Professional Designation Program, recognized by the State of California as a professional certification. A wealth of insider ghostwriting experience.

Season 2 Episode 6: Author of forthcoming The Introvert’s Edge on Why He Wanted a Ghostwriter
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July 02, 2018 09:32 AM PDT
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Matthew Pollard talks about how he chose his publisher, what it's like to work with a literary agent, why he needed a ghostwriter, and how he's already marketing his book.

Season 2 Episode 5: Author-Entrepreneur Joanna Penn Shares Hard-Won Advice on Book Marketing
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September 15, 2017 10:08 AM PDT
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Few people know how to successfully market their book: Joanna Penn is one of them. An author in both fiction and non-fiction, she takes us through what author marketing looks like today.

Season 2 Episode 4: How a Mom-and-Pop Clothing Store Sparked a Bestselling Book
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September 27, 2017 11:51 AM PDT
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Clothier Jack Mitchell authored one of the best business books I've ever read. I still use it as an example of a book "done right" to authors. Learn what sparked his book "Hug Your Customers," what it's done for him and his business, and how it launched his second career.

Season 2 Episode 3: Leading the Business Book Industry's Leading Business
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September 06, 2017 11:39 AM PDT
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Sally Haldorson is a bona fide business-book lover. She serves as the General Manager of 800-CEO-READ, one the premier companies in the genre. Not only does she know the industry inside and out, but she's also a writer herself, having co-authored the 3rd edition of The 100 Best Business Books of All Time in addition to multiple degrees in creative writing and literature.

Season 2 Episode 2: Grammar Girl Talks About Why Perfect Is the Enemy of Good and How She Wrote a Book from a Wall of Post-Its
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August 12, 2017 11:25 AM PDT
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Mignon Fogarty—better known as "Grammar Girl"—is helping our generation fall in love with writing. The creator and host of an immensely popular podcast, she is also the author of a number of books on writing, including Grammar Girl's Quick and Dirty Tips for Better Writing and Grammar Girl Presents the Ultimate Writing Guide for Students.

*Photo credit to David Calvert

Season 2 Episode 1: Bestselling Publisher Ray Bard on Fired UP! Selling and the 4 Things Every Business Book Should Do
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August 06, 2017 01:25 PM PDT
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Ray Bard is the founder of the business publishing house Bard Press.
Over the last 30 years, half of Bard Press's books have been on bestseller lists, including The ONE Thing with over 1 million books sold and the all-time bestselling sales book in history, The Little Red Book of Selling with over 3 million sold.
He came on the podcast to talk about his own new book Fired UP! Selling: Great Quotes to Inspire, Energize, and Succeed as well as to share the 4 things every business book must sell.

Season 1 Episode 10: Derek Lewis on Banishing Fear as a Writer
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October 20, 2016 04:30 AM PDT
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Authors experience common fears: lack of confidence, rejection, and criticism, to name a few. Derek shares his thoughts on how to face them head on and push past those blocks that keep us from doing our work.

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