Paul Teague's Writing & Marketing Podcast

Paul Teague's Writing & Marketing Podcast

www.buymeacoffee.com/paulteague
The Essential Weekly Podcast For New And Aspiring Indie Authors


S2, Ep.8: Paul’s Author Diary for Saturday 19th September, 2020
Sep 18 • 32 min
Show, don’t tell video: https://youtu.be/_dCMZuKZFgk —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/paul-teague/message
S2, Ep.7: Paul’s Author Diary for Saturday 12th September, 2020
Sep 11 • 33 min
Recommended! Julie Cordiner’s editing services: https://juliecordiner.com/editing-services/ —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/paul-teague/message
S2, Ep.6: Paul’s Author Diary for Saturday 5th September, 2020
Sep 4 • 71 min
Check out Mailerlite for great pop-up options: https://paulteague.com/mailerlite You can check out the show notes and listen to the back catalogue episodes at https://paulteague.com/podcast If you want to record a question for me to answer on the show…
S2, Ep.5: Paul’s Author Diary for Saturday 29th August, 2020
Aug 28 • 129 min
1) Take a look at my freebie scrapbooks for two of my trilogies and their MailerLite sign-up pages: https://www.subscribepage.com/pete-scrapbook https://paulteague.net/DTMScrapbook https://www.subscribepage.com/scrapbook001…
S2, Ep.4: Paul’s Author Diary for Saturday 22nd August, 2020
Aug 21 • 46 min
The Career Author Podcast: Episode 139 – Hooking the Reader with Your First Chapter: https://thecareerauthor.com/hooking-the-reader-with-your-first-chapter/ Great Writers Share podcast: https://pod.link/1473869415 —- Send in a voice message:…
S2, Ep.3: Paul’s Author Diary for Saturday 15th August, 2020
Aug 14 • 57 min
Watch my Vellum walk-through video: https://youtu.be/U-RcPw0xL8U My affiliate link for Vellum is https://paulteague.com/vellum —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/paul-teague/message
Listener Question: What’s the best way to manage multiple author names?
Aug 7 • 18 min
Question submitted by Terina Adams: https://www.amazon.co.uk/Terina-Adams/e/B088NQVG7L —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/paul-teague/message
Listener Question: Is Anchor.com fine to use for podcasts?
Aug 7 • 14 min
Question submitted by Ron Vitale: https://www.amazon.co.uk/Ron-Vitale/e/B004W0MQPG —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/paul-teague/message
S2, Ep.2: Paul’s Author Diary for Saturday 8thAugust, 2020
Aug 7 • 81 min
Interesting article: https://www.vice.com/en_uk/article/dyzw9a/can-you-make-money-write-ebook David Jackson - who I refer to as a source of great info - seriously dislikes Anchor - see https://schoolofpodcasting.com/anchor-fm-review-read-before-using/…
Listener Question: Is K-Lytics worth the price?
Jul 31 • 15 min
Question submitted by Lee Wood: https://www.amazon.co.uk/Lee-Wood/e/B001KMN3VU —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/paul-teague/message
S2, Ep.1: Paul’s Author Diary for Saturday 1st August, 2020
Jul 31 • 85 min
> https://www.bklnk.com/ … you can get the full paths to categories in the US, UK & Canada and find the categories any book is listed in - great for stealth research! > LinkTree [heard about it on ALLi FB Live] https://linktr.ee/paulteague > Trying to…
Mini-Update 007 (Topic: It’s seldom as bad as you think)
Jul 30 • 7 min
A reminder that I start 10 x episode series of the podcast diaries from Saturday 1st August 2020. —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/paul-teague/message
Mini-Update 006 (Topic: Visiting locations in your books)
Jul 24 • 17 min
Location images from our day out: https://photos.app.goo.gl/YMsHP8WyetuGhG268 —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/paul-teague/message
Mini-Update 005 (Topic: Twitter Ads)
Jul 20 • 11 min
Check out the accompanying video at https://buymeacoffee.com/paulteague I recommend the Digital Marketing Podcast at https://www.targetinternet.com/digital-marketing-podcasts/ Here is my Twitter ads video walkthru: https://www.buymeacoffee.com/p/86751 —-…
Mini-Update 004 (Topic: Plot adjustments)
Jul 17 • 10 min
The new weblink for this podcast is https//paulteague.com/podcast You can support this show at https://www.buymeacoffee.com/paulteague —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/paul-teague/message
Mini-Update 003 (Topic: Mixing it up)
Jul 10 • 6 min
Vellum is available via my affiliate link at https://paulteague.com/usevellum You can check out my Vellum tutorial at https://paulteague.com/vellum —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/paul-teague/message
Mini-Update 002 (Topic: Mental & Physical Reserves)
Jul 8 • 21 min
This is the podcast episode which made me decide to try advertising on Facebook in Canada and Australia: https://6figureauthors.com/podcast/amazon-sales-ranking-more-visibility-and-book-promos-with-david-gaughran/ We’re watching This Is Us on Amazon:…
Mini-Update 001 (Topic: Support Networks)
Jul 1 • 8 min
Recommended book! Brian Tracy’s Flight Plan: https://viewbook.at/FlightPlan You can support this podcast via https://buymeacoffee.com/paulteague —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/paul-teague/message
This podcast returns for Season 2 on Saturday 1st August 2020
Jun 28 • 1 min
I’ll be returning with a 10-week season 2 from Saturday 1st August 2020. If you’d like to record a question, please head for https://paulteague.com/question See you on August 1st! —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/paul-teague/message
Paul’s Podcast Diary [Season 1 Epilogue]
Jun 19 • 87 min
After more than 200 episodes of my podcast diary and 165 interview episodes, this podcast is going on hiatus. This epilogue episode will bring you right up-to-date with my 5-figure book sales and I’ll share what I have been learning along the way. —- Send…
50 Things You Need To Know About Self-Publishing
Jun 12 • 119 min
50 Things You Need To Know About Self-Publishing Get your copy of The 5-Figure Fiction Formula here: https://viewbook.at/5-Figs —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/paul-teague/message
10 Things You Need To Know About MailerLite
Jun 5 • 46 min
10 Things You Need To Know About MailerLite Find out more about MailerLite here: https://self-publishing-journeys.com/ML —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/paul-teague/message
10 Things You Need To Know About Bookfunnel
May 29 • 33 min
10 Things You Need To Know About Bookfunnel Check out BookFunnel here: https://bookfunnel.com/pricing/ Check out BookBrush here: https://self-publishing-journeys.com/BB —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/paul-teague/message
10 Things You Need To Know About Mailchimp
May 22 • 53 min
10 Things You Need To Know About Mailchimp Find out more: https://paulteague.net/mailchimp Find out more about Mailchimp here: https://mailchimp.com/ Check out Mailchimp Unboxed here: https://viewbook.at/Mailchimp —- Send in a voice message:…
10 Things You Need To Know About Wordpress
May 15 • 71 min
10 Things You Need To Know About Wordpress Read more at: https://paulteague.net/wordpress Find out more about Siteground: https://paulteague.com/siteground [Affiliate link] Check out my book, Wordpress Unboxed: https://viewbook.at/Wordpress —- Send in a…
Paul’s Podcast Diary 9th May 2020
May 8 • 69 min
My final podcast diary, what’s coming next and a final get-together … —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/paul-teague/message
Paul’s Podcast Diary 2nd May 2020
May 1 • 59 min
I just got an Amazon All-Star bonus, my April box set numbers, an Ingram Spark binge and oh, I just released a new book! —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/paul-teague/message
Paul’s Podcast Diary 25th April 2020
Apr 24 • 41 min
Half-decent Amazon ads, boxset joy and non-fiction book 3 is well underway … —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/paul-teague/message
Paul’s Podcast Diary 18th April 2020
Apr 17 • 32 min
Released from Facebook prison, non-fiction 2 is finished and giving my author platform some love … —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/paul-teague/message
Paul’s Podcast Diary 11th April 2020
Apr 10 • 73 min
My 2nd non-fiction book is at 50% finished, things have got better with Facebook ads and my Q2/2020 goals revealed … —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/paul-teague/message
How I earned five figures in one month as a self-published author
Apr 3 • 100 min
£10k+ in income, over 1.8 million page reads PLUS over 15k sales! —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/paul-teague/message
Paul’s Podcast Diary 4th April 2020
Apr 3 • 50 min
My first 5-figure month as an author, tinkering with radio again and getting into a routine at last. —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/paul-teague/message
Paul’s Podcast Diary 28th March 2020
Mar 27 • 54 min
Review of my Q1 writing goals, going off-piste for 2 months and rocking an rolling like a 55-year-old! —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/paul-teague/message
Paul’s Podcast Diary 21st March 2020
Mar 20 • 45 min
Two more books get signed off this weekend, I’ve been grappling with read-through and I have BookBub news! —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/paul-teague/message
Paul’s Podcast Diary 14th March 2020
Mar 13 • 55 min
Reviving ancient skills, my first military sci-fi paycheque and a non-fiction fest! —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/paul-teague/message
Paul’s Podcast Diary 7th March 2020
Mar 6 • 42 min
The verdict is in on Two Years After, why I won’t be heading for London and the end of salaried work. —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/paul-teague/message
Paul’s Podcast Diary 29th February 2020
Feb 28 • 46 min
A second blog tour, my first 2020 book completed and a momentous money occasion! —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/paul-teague/message
Paul’s Podcast Diary 22nd February 2020
Feb 21 • 29 min
An absent author in Amsterdam, double BookBub news & the life of an indie author in US tax forms —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/paul-teague/message
Paul’s Podcast Diary 15th February 2020
Feb 14 • 53 min
A hot cross bun inspires me and brace yourself for a BookBub-Fest … —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/paul-teague/message
Paul’s Podcast Diary 8th February 2020
Feb 7 • 46 min
Coming up this week: Now You See Her is now officially mine, but it’s not without its practical problems … I’ll let you know what I still need to get sorted with Amazon I’ve put in an email directly to Jeff Bezos to get a problem with my books sorted out…
Paul’s Podcast Diary 1st February 2020
Jan 31 • 65 min
Coming up this week: I’ve abandoned a writing project for the first time since I started writing in 2014 … I’ll explain what happened and why! Another week, another book release … the final part of my Military Sci-Fi trilogy was released today In a…
Paul’s Podcast Diary 25th January 2020
Jan 24 • 48 min
Why I’ve been a great big naughty slacker, a big BB disappointment and 15k words in the pot —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/paul-teague/message
Paul’s Podcast Diary 18th January 2020
Jan 17 • 66 min
The fiction and non-fiction writing for 2020 has begun and it’s been another BookBub promo week —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/paul-teague/message
Paul’s Podcast Diary 11th January 2020
Jan 10 • 47 min
My first new 2020 book, an editing update and paperbacks are go! —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/paul-teague/message
Paul’s Podcast Diary 4th January 2020
Jan 3 • 186 min
Catch-up with my author diaries PLUS my Q1/2020 goals —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/paul-teague/message
Episode 140: Jon Evans [Take 2]
Dec 29, 2019 • 55 min
Writing collaborations and audio productions —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/paul-teague/message
Paul’s Podcast Diary 21st December 2019
Dec 20, 2019 • 124 min
Paul’s Podcast Diary 21st December 2019 —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/paul-teague/message
An update from the beach
Dec 12, 2019 • 5 min
A quick update from Benidorm on some forthcoming episodes —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/paul-teague/message
Paul’s Podcast Diary 23rd November
Nov 22, 2019 • 53 min
Book 8 of 2019 is now finished, Circle of Lies is ready for release and this podcast is taking a break! —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/paul-teague/message
Paul’s Podcast Diary 16th November
Nov 15, 2019 • 124 min
My email boo-boo, a blog tour update and 10 weeks of rapid releasing reviewed —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/paul-teague/message
Paul’s Podcast Diary 9th November
Nov 8, 2019 • 52 min
The blue screen of death, week 10 of rapid release is almost here & another schedule overhaul —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/paul-teague/message
Paul’s Podcast Diary 2nd November
Nov 1, 2019 • 52 min
Bookbub promo - yes or no? Plus useful web links, NaNoWriMo begins & rapid release sales numbers —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/paul-teague/message
Paul’s Podcast Diary 26th October
Oct 25, 2019 • 67 min
I’m 20k words into my new book, Facebook ads fancy stuff and another book on the way to my editor! —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/paul-teague/message
Paul’s Podcast Diary 19th October
Oct 18, 2019 • 60 min
Tumbleweed, plotting problems and the blog tour promos are underway! —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/paul-teague/message
Paul’s Podcast Diary 12th October
Oct 11, 2019 • 42 min
I’m going on my first blog tour, book 7 for 2019 is coming down to land and book 8 for 2019 is preparing for take-off! —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/paul-teague/message
Paul’s Podcast Diary 28th September
Sep 27, 2019 • 66 min
Another bout of skivitis & why I’m switching off the Google ads & ramping up the Facebook ads —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/paul-teague/message
Paul’s Podcast Diary 21st September
Sep 20, 2019 • 68 min
BookBub results, rapid release updates and this week’s writing & editing news —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/paul-teague/message
Paul’s Podcast Diary 14th September
Sep 13, 2019 • 76 min
Rapid release begins, I’ve topped a US chart and the latest book covers are in —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/paul-teague/message
Paul’s Podcast Diary 9th September [Part 2]
Sep 8, 2019 • 68 min
A step-by-step guide to my rapid release plans for 2019-2020 —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/paul-teague/message
Paul’s Podcast Diary 7th September [Part 1]
Sep 6, 2019 • 61 min
Rapid release ready-steady-go + starting my 7th book of 2019 + a Don’t Tell Meg trilogy earn-a-like? —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/paul-teague/message
Paul’s Podcast Diary 2nd September 2019 [Part 2]
Sep 1, 2019 • 99 min
My tech toolkit for indie authors —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/paul-teague/message
Paul’s Podcast Diary 31st August 2019 [Part 1]
Aug 30, 2019 • 75 min
My sixth book of 2019 finished, Now You See Her on pre-release and BookBub news. —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/paul-teague/message
Paul’s Podcast Diary 26th August 2019 [Part 2]
Aug 25, 2019 • 58 min
I get more of the good, the bad and the ugly of my writing, this time with editor, Julie Cordiner —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/paul-teague/message
Paul’s Podcast Diary 24th August 2019 [Part 1]
Aug 23, 2019 • 81 min
Frenetic promo image creation, priming MailerLite, a Facebook surprise and giveaway updates —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/paul-teague/message
Paul’s Podcast Diary 17th August 2019
Aug 16, 2019 • 66 min
A editor’s review of my writing, back on Facebook after my ban and new 3D covers from Fiverr … —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/paul-teague/message
Paul’s Podcast Diary 10th August 2019
Aug 9, 2019 • 123 min
Back on BookSweeps, I just hit a BIG target, BookBrush delights AND 15 Things I’ve Changed My Mind About In Self-Publishing —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/paul-teague/message
Episode 139: Bill Cokas
Aug 4, 2019 • 51 min
Bill Cokas talks writing, ad copy, publishing cartoons and indie author determination —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/paul-teague/message
Paul’s Podcast Diary 3rd August 2019
Aug 2, 2019 • 87 min
Starting my 21st book, BookBub latest, fabulous new covers and a 20BooksEdinburgh review —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/paul-teague/message
Paul’s Podcast Diary 27th July 2019
Jul 26, 2019 • 38 min
I’ve now written 20 x fiction books so it’s onto book 21 … and I’m off to 20BooksTo50k in Edinburgh! —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/paul-teague/message
Paul’s Podcast Diary 20th July 2019
Jul 19, 2019 • 55 min
Back to list-building, more reshuffles than the UK cabinet and my 5th book of the year is almost completed! —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/paul-teague/message
Paul’s Podcast Diary 13th July 2019
Jul 12, 2019 • 53 min
Tweaking my rapid release plans, my author errors and a welcome booster —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/paul-teague/message
Paul’s Podcast Diary 6th July 2019
Jul 5, 2019 • 59 min
A big Patreon announcement, a KOBO milestone reached and my Q3/2019 objectives —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/paul-teague/message
Episode 138: Jerry Evanoff
Jun 30, 2019 • 55 min
Jerry Evanoff chats to me about the release of his first book, his New Author Podcast and why he’s such a fan of 20Books … —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/paul-teague/message
Paul’s Podcast Diary 29th June 2019
Jun 28, 2019 • 67 min
Results from this week’s BookBub promo, a cover reveal and a review of my Q2 goals … —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/paul-teague/message
Paul’s Podcast Diary 22nd June 2019
Jun 21, 2019 • 67 min
In this week’s show I’ll have a comprehensive summary of my rapid release plans —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/paul-teague/message
Paul’s Podcast Diary 15th June 2019
Jun 14, 2019 • 56 min
Work starts on book 20, I reveal my next collaboration and learning from my German ‘A’ level :-) —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/paul-teague/message
Paul’s Podcast Diary 8th June 2019
Jun 7, 2019 • 37 min
My latest collaboration, a surprise refund and removing books from sale … —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/paul-teague/message
Episode 137: Adam Nicholls [Take 2]
Jun 2, 2019 • 55 min
Adam shares the secret to a rapid release strategy that brought in over £100k in a year … —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/paul-teague/message
Paul’s Podcast Diary 1st June 2019
May 31, 2019 • 45 min
BookFunnel changes, planning my next book, BookBub news, KDP dashboard excitement + a bit of extra writing —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/paul-teague/message
Paul’s Podcast Diary 25th May 2019
May 24, 2019 • 44 min
Left for Dead is finished, 60 paperback book sales in one weekend and rapid release testing begins! —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/paul-teague/message
Paul’s Podcast Diary 18th May 2019
May 17, 2019 • 43 min
Almost finished Left for Dead, 3 x big fish for the podcast + What me and Captain James Cook have in common —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/paul-teague/message
Paul’s Podcast Diary 11th May 2019
May 10, 2019 • 38 min
It’s a 20k word writing week, it’s BookBub time AGAIN and I’m back to KDP Select with my thrillers —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/paul-teague/message
Episode 136: Kirsten Oliphant
May 5, 2019 • 66 min
Kirsten Oliphant is a writer, blogger, and presenter of the excellent ‘Create If Writing’ podcast. —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/paul-teague/message
Paul’s Podcast Diary 4th May 2019
May 3, 2019 • 68 min
A HUGE mailout response, more plan tweaking, audio book learnings + Kinga Jentetics interview —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/paul-teague/message
Paul’s Podcast Diary 27th April 2019
Apr 27, 2019 • 90 min
A new thriller, more BookBubbing, a rat tale & 150th episode EXTRA audio —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/paul-teague/message
Paul’s Podcast Diary 20th April 2019
Apr 20, 2019 • 25 min
A possible missed writing target, another book dispatched and chatting to a new indie superstar —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/paul-teague/message
Paul’s Podcast Diary 13th April 2019
Apr 13, 2019 • 61 min
Coming up this week: A 5-day warning from KDP Select! I’m back in non-fiction after a quick polish and re-release I’ve been doing my taxes - so I’m going to tell you how much income I generated for each book channel over the past year My quest to improve…
Paul’s Podcast Diary 6th April 2019
Apr 6, 2019 • 59 min
Back in KDP Select, my Q2 goals and it’s BookBub time again! —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/paul-teague/message
[3/3] Paul’s Podcast Diary 3-Year Anniversary Editions
Apr 4, 2019 • 65 min
75 Useful Tips, Tricks & Resources For Indie Authors —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/paul-teague/message
[2/3] Paul’s Podcast Diary 3-Year Anniversary Editions
Apr 4, 2019 • 52 min
75 Useful Tips, Tricks & Resources For Indie Authors —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/paul-teague/message
[1/3] Paul’s Podcast Diary 3-Year Anniversary Editions
Apr 4, 2019 • 47 min
75 Useful Tips, Tricks & Resources For Indie Authors —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/paul-teague/message
Paul’s Podcast Diary 30th March 2019
Mar 30, 2019 • 59 min
It’s my Q1/2019 review, my 3rd book of the year is completed and what’s coming next? —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/paul-teague/message
Paul’s Podcast Diary 23rd March 2019
Mar 23, 2019 • 40 min
Book 3 hits the final furlong, is it 13th time lucky with BookBub and why I’m cross with Kobo —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/paul-teague/message
Paul’s Podcast Diary 16th March 2019
Mar 16, 2019 • 49 min
A contract signing, 20Books is back on and more tweaking to writing plans … —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/paul-teague/message
Paul’s Podcast Diary 9th March 2019
Mar 9, 2019 • 56 min
Book 2 is done, sneaking in a skive day and latest BookBub news —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/paul-teague/message
Paul’s Podcast Diary 2nd March 2019
Mar 2, 2019 • 34 min
This week’s BookBub results, building up subscribers and a 20k word writing week —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/paul-teague/message
Paul’s Podcast Diary 23rd February 2019
Feb 23, 2019 • 35 min
BookBub last-minute prep, three promos and a bit of half-term skiving! —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/paul-teague/message
Paul’s Podcast Diary 16th February 2019
Feb 16, 2019 • 53 min
BookFunnel & BookSweeps list-building, time to submit to BookBub again and fast-production paperbacks … —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/paul-teague/message
Paul’s Podcast Diary 9th February 2019
Feb 9, 2019 • 61 min
The best-laid plans, deleting paperbacks, new covers & edits and book 1/draft 1 is finished! —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/paul-teague/message
Paul’s Podcast Diary 2nd February 2019
Feb 2, 2019 • 66 min
50k words in less than a month, another BookBub ad and more marketing plans … —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/paul-teague/message
Paul’s Podcast Diary 26th January 2019
Jan 26, 2019 • 39 min
Coming up this week: What have this week’s word count and a rocket got it common? It’s a double-decking from BookBub! Lock screen adds and list-building - How I’ve been promoting this week. —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/paul-teague/message
Paul’s Podcast Diary 19th January 2019
Jan 19, 2019 • 42 min
It’s back to writing, an impromptu Fiverr promo and did I get a BookBub on The Secret Bunker? —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/paul-teague/message
Interview reminder - 14th January
Jan 14, 2019 • 0 min
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Paul’s Podcast Diary 12th January 2019
Jan 12, 2019 • 57 min
My Q1/2019 Goals —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/paul-teague/message
Episode 135: Jeremy Thompson
Jan 7, 2019 • 31 min
How to give your self-publishing a shot in the arm by attending the 7th Self-Publishing Conference —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/paul-teague/message
Paul’s Podcast Diary 5th January 2019
Jan 5, 2019 • 46 min
My 2019 Writing Goals —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/paul-teague/message
Episode 134: Orna Ross
Dec 31, 2018 • 53 min
Trad publishing experiences, the ALLi origins story and a look into the #selfpub crystal ball! —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/paul-teague/message
Paul’s Podcast Diary 29th December 2018
Dec 29, 2018 • 22 min
My Q4 2018 Writing Review —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/paul-teague/message
SPJ133 Gary Collins
Dec 24, 2018 • 52 min
Gary Collins is an ex-special agent who now writes, off grid! —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/paul-teague/message
Paul’s Podcast Diary 22nd December 2018
Dec 22, 2018 • 32 min
My 2018 Writing Review —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/paul-teague/message
Paul’s Podcast Diary 19th December 2018
Dec 19, 2018 • 42 min
A surprise episode! What happens when you’re packed for your hols early and you have a really productive weekend? —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/paul-teague/message
Episode 132: John Hindmarsh [Take 2]
Dec 17, 2018 • 49 min
John chats about writing as a 79-year-old, 20BooksVegas and ambitious writing goals —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/paul-teague/message
Paul’s Podcast Diary 15th December 2018
Dec 15, 2018 • 60 min
Satsumas, book promo results, paid promo results … and more satsumas! —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/paul-teague/message
Episode 131: Edwin Downward, Sci-Fi Writer
Dec 10, 2018 • 50 min
Edwin Downward is a Canadian writer who describes himself as a ‘writer of Science Fiction Adventures’ —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/paul-teague/message
Paul’s Podcast Diary 8th December 2018
Dec 8, 2018 • 62 min
A big domestic change, more on rapid release plans and some Wordpress/Gutenberg tips —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/paul-teague/message
Episode 130: Alissa Grosso - YA, Thriller & Non-Fiction Author
Dec 3, 2018 • 54 min
Alissa moved from trad to selfpub and makes her living as an Amazon Reseller —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/paul-teague/message
Paul’s Podcast Diary 1st December 2018
Dec 1, 2018 • 28 min
Dictation breakthrough, a key 2019 writing date set and mingling with writer-world celebs! —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/paul-teague/message
Episode 129: Clare Lydon [Take 2]
Nov 26, 2018 • 52 min
In our second interview, Lesbian Romance Fiction writer Clare Lydon chats about her author breakthrough —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/paul-teague/message
Paul’s Podcast Diary 24th November 2018
Nov 24, 2018 • 30 min
BookFunnel promo frenzy, essential indie author listening and dictation, take 1! —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/paul-teague/message
Episode 128:Tim Lewis, Switching from Fiction to Non-Fiction
Nov 19, 2018 • 54 min
Tim Lewis began by writing sci-fi & fantasy but has now tried his hand at non-fiction —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/paul-teague/message
Paul’s Podcast Diary 17th November 2018
Nov 17, 2018 • 37 min
The end is nigh, a 6-pack-free zone and a crazy rapid release plan —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/paul-teague/message
Episode 127: Shaun Stevens, writing Fantasy as S.P. Stevens
Nov 12, 2018 • 56 min
Shaun started his Fantasy writing career by working on a 180k word novel! —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/paul-teague/message
Paul’s Podcast Diary 10th November 2018
Nov 10, 2018 • 56 min
Two knock-backs, low cost-per-click, new Thriller content and a marketing miscellany —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/paul-teague/message
Episode 126: Julie Stock, Author of Contemporary Romance
Nov 5, 2018 • 62 min
Julie started writing in her late 40s in an effort to get her book published by 50 —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/paul-teague/message
Paul’s Podcast Diary 3rd November 2018
Nov 3, 2018 • 101 min
My Path To Publication - 20 things which led to the publication of my first book —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/paul-teague/message
Episode 125: Jon Evans, Military Sci-Fi Author
Oct 29, 2018 • 75 min
Jon co-writes with his brother and has managed to generate a fast, sustainable income through Amazon ads —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/paul-teague/message
Paul’s Podcast Diary 27th October 2018
Oct 27, 2018 • 34 min
My BIG Vellum mistake, a Google Play breakthrough and why I’m a hit in Turkey! —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/paul-teague/message
Episode 124: Jonathan de Montfort, Supernatural Thriller Writer
Oct 22, 2018 • 75 min
Jonathan is a first-time author and the man behind De Montfort Literature, a new publishing model —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/paul-teague/message
Paul’s Podcast Diary 20th October 2018
Oct 20, 2018 • 55 min
The perils of going wide, a cloud with a silver lining and Amazon’s late arrival —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/paul-teague/message
Episode 123: Nathan Burrows, UK Indie Thriller Writer
Oct 15, 2018 • 61 min
Nathan’s debut novel, Blind Justice, was published in March 2018 —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/paul-teague/message
Paul’s Podcast Diary 13th October 2018
Oct 13, 2018 • 49 min
My Big BookBub B***s-Up, Captain Jack vs Traditional Publishing + A Last Minute iBooks Surprise! —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/paul-teague/message
Episode 122: Linzi Drew-Honey, Erotic Fiction Writer [Take 2]
Oct 8, 2018 • 44 min
Linzi has just self-published her second erotic fiction novel, Every Shade of Black —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/paul-teague/message
Paul’s Podcast Diary 6th October 2018
Oct 6, 2018 • 64 min
How to get some serious attention at Amazon HQ, Freebooksy promo results, an executive decision on crime events and my Q4 goals. —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/paul-teague/message
Episode 121: Clare Sager, Fantasy Author [Take 2]
Oct 1, 2018 • 56 min
Newly published author who made over $180 from a 63p ad spend —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/paul-teague/message
Paul’s Podcast Diary 29th September 2018
Sep 29, 2018 • 63 min
Why I’m stopping writing, getting together in a hotel room and having fun and not getting any work done :-) —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/paul-teague/message
Paul’s Podcast Diary 22nd September 2018
Sep 22, 2018 • 62 min
Why BookBub promos are like buses, working on my paperbacks and The Secret Bunker: The Musical! —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/paul-teague/message
Paul’s Podcast Diary 15th September 2018
Sep 15, 2018 • 48 min
How to shift 1500 books, deploying some ninja marketing strategies and an embarrassing time management confession —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/paul-teague/message
Paul’s Podcast Diary 8th September 2018
Sep 8, 2018 • 59 min
BookFunnel & Instafreebie giveaways, in support of going wide & meeting Digit the dog! —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/paul-teague/message
Episode 120: Peter Mortimer, poet, playwright, journalist and publisher
Sep 3, 2018 • 56 min
Peter is the founder and editor of IRON Press as well as having many writing credits to his name —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/paul-teague/message
Paul’s Podcast Diary 1st September 2018
Sep 1, 2018 • 81 min
28 Days Later (BookBub update), the future of self-publishing & more changed plans :-) —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/paul-teague/message
Paul’s Podcast Diary 25th August 2018
Aug 25, 2018 • 41 min
It’s over for me & Facebook but we made such a lovely couple, all the latest post-BookBub gossip and why I’m on the bill with Ross Poldark this weekend :-) —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/paul-teague/message
Paul’s Podcast Diary 18th August 2018
Aug 18, 2018 • 38 min
Post BookBub promo income report 2, a surprise writing plan and falling out with Facebook —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/paul-teague/message
Paul’s Podcast Diary 11th August 2018
Aug 11, 2018 • 79 min
The Indie Author Mindset with Adam Croft, my 7-day results post BookBub and latest author news —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/paul-teague/message
Episode 119: Debbie Young, Fiction, Non-Fiction & Short Story Writer
Aug 6, 2018 • 57 min
Debbie Young started life in journalism, but is now a successful indie author and ALLi superstar —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/paul-teague/message
Paul’s Podcast Diary 4th August 2018
Aug 4, 2018 • 62 min
Everything you need to know about my BookBub promo - the good, the bad, the ugly and the completely intriguing! —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/paul-teague/message
Paul’s Podcast Diary 28th July 2018
Jul 28, 2018 • 54 min
My BookBub promo military-style preparation, back to list-building after GDPR & a Secret Bunker musical surprise! —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/paul-teague/message
Paul’s Podcast Diary 21st July 2018
Jul 21, 2018 • 51 min
Why this week has been Kobotastic, my summer reading list and behind-the-scenes BookBub promo results … —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/paul-teague/message
Paul’s Podcast Diary 14th July 2018
Jul 14, 2018 • 33 min
It’s a wrap, draft 1 of So Many Lies is written, Kobo ads news and early BookBub promo prep begins! —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/paul-teague/message
Paul’s Podcast Diary 7th July 2018
Jul 7, 2018 • 76 min
I’ve got a 2nd BookBub deal, my Q3 goals and Kobo’s hidden secrets —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/paul-teague/message
Episode 118: Wendy H. Jones, creator of DI Shona McKenzie
Jul 2, 2018 • 63 min
Crime Thriller Author, Young Adult Mystery author, International Public Speaker, Marketing Expert —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/paul-teague/message
Paul’s Podcast Diary 30th June 2018
Jun 30, 2018 • 63 min
Reviewing my 2018/Q2 goals and chatting about new covers, going wide and my most rural podcast listener to date! —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/paul-teague/message
Paul’s Podcast Diary 23rd June 2018
Jun 23, 2018 • 53 min
A man with a plan, a bottle of bubbly and we’re all going on a summer holiday! —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/paul-teague/message
Episode 117: Barry Hutchison Hybrid Author
Jun 18, 2018 • 60 min
Barry Hutchison has been traditionally published for several years, but his greatest success came with indie publishing! —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/paul-teague/message
Paul’s Podcast Diary 16th June 2018
Jun 16, 2018 • 51 min
A crisis of confidence, an author’s frustration and brace yourselves Richard & Judy! —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/paul-teague/message
Paul’s Podcast Diary 9th June 2018
Jun 9, 2018 • 42 min
A day at the Amazon Author Academy, entering the Staunch Book Prize and a chance to shape the future of the podcast. —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/paul-teague/message
Episode 116: Miles Hudson, School Text Book & Fiction Writer
Jun 4, 2018 • 62 min
Miles Hudson traditionally publishes school text books and self-publishes whodunnits & sci-fi —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/paul-teague/message
Paul’s Podcast Diary 2nd June 2018
Jun 2, 2018 • 42 min
An earnings goal achieved and two surprises, one paperback related, the other connected with email! —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/paul-teague/message
Paul’s Podcast Diary 26th May 2018
May 26, 2018 • 36 min
A report back from CrimeFest, another 10k words written and I almost forgot about my new release! —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/paul-teague/message
Paul’s Podcast Diary 19th May 2018
May 19, 2018 • 40 min
Going for the burn with my word count, a weekend of crime in Bristol & Amazon comes to Newcastle —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/paul-teague/message
SPJ115 Clare Sager, Debut Fantasy Author
May 14, 2018 • 63 min
Clare Sager is a lifelong fantasy reader, former English teacher, and corsetière —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/paul-teague/message
Paul’s Podcast Diary 12th May 2018
May 12, 2018 • 73 min
10 Honest Truths I May Regret Saying About Self-Publishing In 2 Years’ Time —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/paul-teague/message
Podcast Announcement
May 9, 2018 • 7 min
Where have the weekly episodes gone? —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/paul-teague/message
SPJ114 Gurbir Singh, Author of Non-Fiction Academic Books
Apr 30, 2018 • 60 min
Gurbir researches and writes books about his passion - space travel —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/paul-teague/message
Paul’s Podcast Diary 28th April 2018
Apr 28, 2018 • 47 min
Submitting my next thriller, an impromptu competition entry and a new sci-fi promo —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/paul-teague/message
SPJ113 Julie Cordiner, Self-Published Non-Fiction Author
Apr 23, 2018 • 64 min
Julie writes collaborative non-fiction, harnessing 30 years of experience in education —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/paul-teague/message
Paul’s Podcast Diary 21st April 2018
Apr 21, 2018 • 42 min
Beta readers, proofreading and a final edit PLUS another book promo using a new website —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/paul-teague/message
SPJ112 Meg Cowley, USA Today Best Selling Author [Take 3]
Apr 16, 2018 • 55 min
In my 3rd interview with Meg, I hear how she’d just had her best sales month ever! —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/paul-teague/message
Paul’s Podcast Diary 14th April 2018
Apr 14, 2018 • 56 min
My book promo results, pondering time and why bother with LBF? —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/paul-teague/message
Episode 111: Graham Smith, Crime & Thriller Writer [Take 2]
Apr 9, 2018 • 43 min
Best selling author of the DI Harry Evans series and the Jake Boulder novels. —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/paul-teague/message
Paul’s Podcast Diary 7th April 2018
Apr 7, 2018 • 37 min
My Q2 planning board, off for a skive and a week of thriller promos —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/paul-teague/message
SPJ110 Podcast host Paul Teague is interviewed by previous guests
Apr 4, 2018 • 82 min
2 year anniversary episode —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/paul-teague/message
SPJ109 Jon Cronshaw, Sci-Fi & Dystopian Author [Take 3]
Apr 2, 2018 • 58 min
Collaboration, live readings and the arrival of Digit the dog! —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/paul-teague/message
Paul’s Podcast Diary 31st March 2018
Mar 31, 2018 • 28 min
An admission of podcast ridiculousness, a review of Q1 and a 2 year celebration —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/paul-teague/message
SPJ108 Martha Carr, Bestselling Author & Master Collaborator
Mar 26, 2018 • 62 min
Former Washington Post journalist who now writes about a troll! —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/paul-teague/message
Paul’s Podcast Diary 24th March 2018
Mar 24, 2018 • 33 min
A lovely view out of the window, another book goes live and a last-minute switch —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/paul-teague/message
SPJ107 Craig Lea Gordon, UK-based Sci-Fi Author
Mar 19, 2018 • 59 min
Craig got his childhood sci-inspiration from the original Battlestar Galactica TV show —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/paul-teague/message
Paul’s Podcast Diary 17th March 2018
Mar 17, 2018 • 43 min
Best listened to whilst cleaning the loo, the final tweaks and a holiday where my book is set —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/paul-teague/message
SPJ106 Sarah Hardy, Book Blogger & Publicist
Mar 12, 2018 • 52 min
One tweet from Sarah can set Twitter alight! —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/paul-teague/message
Paul’s Podcast Diary 10th March 2018
Mar 10, 2018 • 39 min
A tale about a parrot and a dog, a weekend of criminal activity and a finished book … kind of. —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/paul-teague/message
SPJ105 Holly Cave, Newly Published Quercus Author
Mar 5, 2018 • 54 min
Holly self-published her first book, then landed a trad deal on books 2&3 —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/paul-teague/message
Paul’s Podcast Diary 3rd March 2018
Mar 3, 2018 • 40 min
Back to the book, my 7th sci-fi novel edited and a touch of crime … —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/paul-teague/message
SPJ104 Rachel Amphlett, Full Time Thriller Writer
Feb 26, 2018 • 57 min
Rachel talks about the full-time writing life, writing conferences and how to locate the perfect murder! —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/paul-teague/message
Paul’s Podcast Diary 24th February 2018
Feb 24, 2018 • 27 min
Shirking my writing, a chat with thriller blogging royalty and salvaging my schedule —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/paul-teague/message
SPJ103 Alison Ingleby, Dystopian/Sci-Fi Author
Feb 19, 2018 • 58 min
Alison talks about the release of her first book, problems with RSI and collaborating on box sets —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/paul-teague/message
Paul’s Podcast Diary 17th February 2018
Feb 17, 2018 • 42 min
A shuffling of the deckchairs, a marketing mess and a guest appearance —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/paul-teague/message
SPJ102 Dr Euan Lawson, co-writer with Joanna Penn & aspiring thriller writer
Feb 12, 2018 • 56 min
Euan Lawson is a GP in the UK and teamed up with Joanna to write How To Be A Healthy Writer —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/paul-teague/message
Paul’s Podcast Diary 10th February 2018
Feb 10, 2018 • 38 min
20BooksLondon review, a little extra for the weekend and the world’s worst promo campaign —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/paul-teague/message
SPJ101 Rhoda Baxter, Contemporary Romance Writer
Feb 5, 2018 • 53 min
A former microbiologist whose romantic comedies have been shortlisted for a number of awards —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/paul-teague/message
Paul’s Podcast Diary 3rd February 2018
Feb 3, 2018 • 37 min
New-style email success, some more words and a book promo surprise —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/paul-teague/message
SPJ100 Carissa Andrews Genre bending indie author
Jan 29, 2018 • 60 min
Carissa Andrews writes a combination of science fiction, fantasy, and dystopia. —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/paul-teague/message
Paul’s Podcast Diary 27th January 2018
Jan 27, 2018 • 30 min
Another 10k words written, a visit to the doctor and live promo results —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/paul-teague/message
SPJ099 Tim Wakeling, author of books which are exclusively sold offline
Jan 22, 2018 • 46 min
Tim is the author of Computers One Step at a Time and several other PC books —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/paul-teague/message
Paul’s Podcast Diary 20th January 2018
Jan 20, 2018 • 27 min
10k words written, getting ready for my next promo & Goodreads Giveaway results —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/paul-teague/message
SPJ098 Carol Rivers & Chris Wood, Trad To Indie
Jan 15, 2018 • 61 min
A former Mills & Boon author, Carol now self-publishes with the help of her husband —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/paul-teague/message
Paul’s Podcast Diary 13th January 2018
Jan 13, 2018 • 39 min
New book and nearly 6k words, super-duper promo and podcast success —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/paul-teague/message
SPJ097 Ron Vitale, Book Launch Strategy
Jan 8, 2018 • 42 min
Find out what happened when Ron pulled out all the stops for a book launch —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/paul-teague/message
Paul’s Podcast Diary 6th January 2018
Jan 6, 2018 • 54 min
2018 plans, Q1 targets, competition results, news promos and more! —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/paul-teague/message
SPJ096 Michael Anderle, Indie Author & Collaborator
Jan 1, 2018 • 60 min
Creator of The Kurtherian Gambit Series and 20BooksTo50k —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/paul-teague/message
Paul’s Podcast Diary 30th December 2017
Dec 30, 2017 • 39 min
Q4 in review, 2017 summary and a new title for my book! —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/paul-teague/message
SPJ095 Patrick Sherriff, Writer/Artist On Japanese Themes
Dec 25, 2017 • 66 min
Patrick uses Japan as the inspiration for fiction and non-fiction writing —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/paul-teague/message
Paul’s Podcast Diary 23rd December 2017
Dec 23, 2017 • 29 min
Event full, emailing advice and shuffling the diary! —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/paul-teague/message
SPJ094 Dan Van Oss, Cover Designer & Sweet Romance Author
Dec 18, 2017 • 61 min
Dan pivoted from writing very male books to sweet romance —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/paul-teague/message
Paul’s Podcast Diary 16th December 2017
Dec 16, 2017 • 36 min
40 Days of BookBub - Earnings and Learnings —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/paul-teague/message
SPJ093 James Blatch, Historical Thriller Writer
Dec 11, 2017 • 46 min
James discusses the inspiration for his first book, covers and writing blocks —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/paul-teague/message
Paul’s Podcast Diary 9th December 2017
Dec 9, 2017 • 31 min
One book written another published + Giveaway thoughts —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/paul-teague/message
SPJ092 Rob Sinclair, Thriller Writer
Dec 4, 2017 • 51 min
Rob had to deal with many setbacks and a lot of expense before his breakthrough —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/paul-teague/message
Paul’s Podcast Diary 2nd December 2017
Dec 2, 2017 • 44 min
Book Nearly Finished, Goodreads Shocker & Instafreebie Updates —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/paul-teague/message
SPJ091 Dana Ridenour, Thriller Writer & Former FBI Agent
Nov 27, 2017 • 55 min
Dana spent 20 years working for the FBI before writing her first book —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/paul-teague/message
Paul’s Podcast Diary 25th November 2017
Nov 25, 2017 • 35 min
BookBub Quick Update, InstaFreebie Giveaways & My Next Book Release —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/paul-teague/message
SPJ090 Margaret Skea, Historical Fiction Author
Nov 20, 2017 • 64 min
Debut Novel Award Winner & Trad-to-Indie Author —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/paul-teague/message
Paul’s Podcast Diary 18th November 2017
Nov 18, 2017 • 35 min
2-week BookBub review, an extra writing day and a holiday for this author —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/paul-teague/message
SPJ089 Caimh McDonnell, Writer & Comedian
Nov 13, 2017 • 60 min
Award-winning stand-up comedian, author and writer of televisual treats. —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/paul-teague/message
Paul’s Podcast Diary 11th November 2017
Nov 11, 2017 • 36 min
Society of Authors event, InstaFreebie giveaways and 20BooksTo50k —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/paul-teague/message
SPJ088 Dan Willcocks, Horror and Thriller Author
Nov 6, 2017 • 57 min
Dan is and one quarter of digital story studio Hawk and Cleaver. —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/paul-teague/message
Paul’s Podcast Diary 4th November 2017
Nov 4, 2017 • 53 min
BookBub promo results breakdown & Society of Authors talk —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/paul-teague/message
SPJ087 Fred Freeman, Co-Founder of Bloodhound Books
Oct 30, 2017 • 62 min
Bloodhound Books is a leading independent crime fiction publisher. —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/paul-teague/message
Paul’s Podcast Diary 28th October 2017
Oct 28, 2017 • 40 min
Bookbub plans, a 10k writing week and an author profile refresher —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/paul-teague/message
SPJ086 Lucy Branch Author & Conservator
Oct 23, 2017 • 56 min
Lucy Branch’s first book shot to the Top 20 in the Amazon USA listings —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/paul-teague/message
Paul’s Podcast Diary 21st October 2017
Oct 21, 2017 • 35 min
My first BookBub, offline promos, half-term plans and Ingram Spark —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/paul-teague/message
SPJ085 Craig Martelle, Best-Selling Author
Oct 16, 2017 • 59 min
Craig is very well-known as one of the key members of 20BooksTo50k —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/paul-teague/message
Paul’s Podcast Diary 14th October 2017
Oct 14, 2017 • 38 min
Giveaways, Future Plans, Discomfort In Wrists & Writing Progress —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/paul-teague/message
SPJ084 Colin Shelbourn, Cartoonist & Author
Oct 9, 2017 • 61 min
Newspaper cartoonist and author/illustrator of twelve books —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/paul-teague/message
Paul’s Podcast Diary 7th October 2017
Oct 7, 2017 • 47 min
Q4 preview, bad news x 2, my new book & delight with my latest cover —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/paul-teague/message
SPJ083 Amelia Hay, Author & Writing Coach
Oct 2, 2017 • 52 min
Author & writing coach —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/paul-teague/message
Paul’s Podcast Diary 30th September 2017
Sep 30, 2017 • 37 min
Q3 summary, editing progress & Bookfunnel news —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/paul-teague/message
SPJ082 Joanna Penn, 6-Figure Indie Author
Sep 25, 2017 • 58 min
Writer of thrillers and non-fiction books for indie authors —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/paul-teague/message
Paul’s Podcast Diary 23rd September 2017
Sep 23, 2017 • 41 min
Posters, edits, my Q3 & Q4 review and a great, new discovery! —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/paul-teague/message
SPJ081 Laura Read, Thriller writer
Sep 18, 2017 • 50 min
Laura Read is a debut thriller writer who also designs book covers —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/paul-teague/message
Paul’s Podcast Diary 16th September 2017
Sep 16, 2017 • 37 min
Writing worries, Kobo rant, Amazon Ads and cake —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/paul-teague/message
SPJ080 Dave Chesson, creator of Kindlepreneur.com
Sep 11, 2017 • 56 min
Dave Chesson writes very successful non-fiction books under a series of pseudonyms … —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/paul-teague/message
Paul’s Podcast Diary 9th September 2017
Sep 9, 2017 • 36 min
Rufus the pony, bunny rabbits - and lots of writing news! —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/paul-teague/message
SPJ079 Emily Benet, From Trad To Indie
Sep 4, 2017 • 59 min
Emily Benet is an author, journalist and award-winning blogger. She writes contemporary fiction. Her titles include the blog-to-book retail comedy, Shop Girl Diaries, the quirky romantic comedy, The Temp, and a novel about social media addiction,…
Paul’s Podcast Diary 2nd September 2017
Sep 2, 2017 • 44 min
Welcome to Paul’s Podcast Diary for Saturday 2nd September, 2017. This diary charts my self-publishing journey - the ups the downs, the successes and the failures. Everything goes into this diary, week-by-week, but you’ll also find it a source of great…
SPJ078 Jon Cronshaw [Take 2]
Aug 28, 2017 • 54 min
Catching up with a newly self-published sci-fi/dystopian author —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/paul-teague/message
Paul’s Podcast Diary 26th August 2017
Aug 26, 2017 • 26 min
Welcome to Paul’s Podcast Diary for Saturday 26th August, 2017. This diary charts my self-publishing journey - the ups the downs, the successes and the failures. Everything goes into this diary, week-by-week, but you’ll also find it a source of great…
SPJ077 Morgen Bailey, Freelance Book Editor
Aug 21, 2017 • 55 min
Editing, Writing, Podcast & Blogging —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/paul-teague/message
Paul’s Podcast Diary 19th August 2017
Aug 19, 2017 • 27 min
Welcome to Paul’s Podcast Diary for Saturday 19th August, 2017. This diary charts my self-publishing journey - the ups the downs, the successes and the failures. Everything goes into this diary, week-by-week, but you’ll also find it a source of great…
SPJ076 Joseph Alexander, Guitarist & Non-Fiction Author
Aug 14, 2017 • 60 min
Joseph Alexander has been a guitarist and expert music tutor for over 20 years. His tuition books are published in four languages and have sold over thousands of copies to widespread critical acclaim. Recently his books passed £1,000,000 in revenue and he…
Paul’s Podcast Diary 12th August 2017
Aug 12, 2017 • 18 min
Welcome to Paul’s Podcast Diary for Saturday 12th August, 2017. This diary charts my self-publishing journey - the ups the downs, the successes and the failures. Everything goes into this diary, week-by-week, but you’ll also find it a source of great…
SPJ075 James P. Sumner, Thriller Writer
Aug 7, 2017 • 66 min
James P. Sumner writes a series of action thrillers about a former soldier-turned-hitman named Adrian Hell. He’s worked in every type of office environment you can think of – insurance, banking, mobile phones, telesales … you name it, he’s done it. In…
Paul’s Podcast Diary 5th August 2017
Aug 5, 2017 • 39 min
Welcome to Paul’s Podcast Diary for Saturday 5th August, 2017. This diary charts my self-publishing journey - the ups the downs, the successes and the failures. Everything goes into this diary, week-by-week, but you’ll also find it a source of great tips,…
SPJ074 Meg Cowley Take 2 Interview
Jul 31, 2017 • 64 min
Meg Cowley was first interviewed in episode 3 of this podcast, in April 2016. At that time Meg was experiencing her biggest success in self-publishing having created a series aof adult colouring books which were selling very well. However, the bottom…
PPD 29th July 2017
Jul 29, 2017 • 35 min
Welcome to Paul’s Podcast Diary for Saturday 29th July, 2017. This diary charts my self-publishing journey - the ups the downs, the successes and the failures. Everything goes into this diary, week-by-week, but you’ll also find it a source of great tips,…
SPJ073 Steven A. McKay, Historical Fiction Writer
Jul 24, 2017 • 67 min
Steven A. McKay’s first book, “Wolf’s Head”, came out in 2013 and was an Amazon UK top 20 bestseller. It has an incredible 389+ reviews on Amazon.co.uk … if you’ve ever tried to get reviews, that’s an astonishing number. “Blood of the Wolf” is the fourth…
PPD 22nd July 2017
Jul 22, 2017 • 27 min
1) This week’s writing progress: 2) 20BooksTo50k in London: http://20bookslondon.com/ I originally booked through Booking.com so I could cancel my rooms if I needed to (which I did!) [My referral link btw] Eventually I booked my room at the Travelodge in…
SPJ072 Alison Ingleby, As-Yet Unpublished Indie Author
Jul 17, 2017 • 62 min
Alison Ingleby is a freelance writer who provides blogging and copywriting services to businesses all over the world who are connected to travel or the great outdoors. Alison is planning to use this freelance business business to bootstrap her…
PPD 15th July 2017
Jul 15, 2017 • 36 min
1) This week’s writing progress - 5036 words written on Friday and I’ll write another 5k on Saturday: 2) This is the location of my new thriller - I needed somewhere that a millionaire might own in the UK, but somewhere claustrophobic too:…
SPJ071 Noelle Holten, Book Reviews & Blog Tours
Jul 10, 2017 • 58 min
Noelle Holten is a professional book reviewer with many years experience as a Senior Probation Officer. She’s just joined Bookouture as Publicity and Social Media Manager and recently completed her first crime novel. Noelle has reviewed for Caffeine…
PPD 8th July 2017
Jul 8, 2017 • 27 min
1) Scotland’s Secret Bunker in Fife: http://www.secretbunker.co.uk/ 2) I have booked my ticket for Feb 3-4, 2018 Runnymede-on-Thames 20BookLondon. I booked via Booking.com for free cancellation up to 1st Feb [My referral link] and this is the location.…
SPJ070 John Hindmarsh, Thriller Writer
Jul 3, 2017 • 59 min
John Hindmarsh writes thrillers and science fiction – sometimes with a crossover between the two. He is originally from Australia, he’s spent time in England and now lives in California where he writes full time. Raised as a farmer, John studied for and…
PPD 1st July 2017
Jul 1, 2017 • 30 min
1) My Q3 (July-Sept) goals (personal financial goals hidden as are family visits): https://self-publishing-journeys.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/07/q3-goals-819x1024.jpg 2) Sell More Books Show: http://sellmorebooksshow.com/ 3) MailerLite is my current…
SPJ069 Rachel Abbott, Best-selling Amazon Author
Jun 26, 2017 • 61 min
Rachel Abbott spent most of her working life as the Managing Director of an interactive media company. After her company was sold in 2000, it took until November 2011 for Rachel to launch her first novel Only the Innocent. The book was self-published in…
PPD 24th June 2017
Jun 24, 2017 • 35 min
The Essential Weekly Podcast For New And Aspiring Indie Authors Paul’s Podcast Diary Feature 1) My planning board for Quarter 2 (April – June): 2) The Facebook page for this podcast: https://www.facebook.com/SelfPublishingJourneys/ 3) My Patreon page:…
SPJ068 Jackson Dean Chase, author & poet
Jun 19, 2017 • 59 min
Jackson Dean Chase is a Pacific Northwest author and poet who specializes in “Bold Visions of Dark Places.” Jackson loves science fiction, fantasy, and horror, but it wasn’t until he combined them with pulp thrillers and noir that he felt that he’d really…
PPD 17th June 2017
Jun 17, 2017 • 32 min
The Essential Weekly Podcast For New And Aspiring Indie Authors Paul’s Podcast Diary Feature 1) ManyBooks promo site … over 350 downloads for $29: http://manybooks.net/promote 2) Self-Publishing Academy on Teachable:…
SPJ067 Ruth Sutton, Author & Crowdfunder
Jun 12, 2017 • 54 min
Ruth Sutton’s first novel ‘A Good Liar’ was published in 2012 and two further books that formed the Jessie Whelan trilogy followed in successive years – Forgiven (2013) and ‘Fallout’ (2014) In 2015 Ruth turned her hand to crime fiction in ‘Cruel Tide’,…
PPD 10th June 2017
Jun 10, 2017 • 38 min
1) Last week’s writing progress - this is Saturday and Sunday’s writing: 2) Mailchimp 1st automated email ‘how-to’ video: https://youtu.be/4NXjlTfiYuI 3) My meagre Google Play sales: 4) What Makes a $100k Author: 8 Findings Every Author Should Know Blog…
SPJ066 Sarah Painter, Hybrid Author
Jun 5, 2017 • 59 min
Before writing books, Sarah Painter worked as a freelance magazine journalist, blogger and editor. Sarah writes contemporary fiction with a touch of magic and her debut novel, The Language of Spells, became a Kindle bestseller. She presents the Worried…
PPD 3rd June 2017
Jun 3, 2017 • 34 min
1) This week’s writing progress – 5161 words on Friday, another 5k to come on Saturday: 2) I forgot to mention that Don’t Tell Meg had been longlisted for the Retreat West First Chapter Competition – more info at http://www.retreatwest.co.uk/ 3) The ALLi…
SPJ065 Robert Scott-Norton, Sci-Fi Thrillers
May 29, 2017 • 63 min
Robert Scott-Norton writes high-octane sci-fi thrillers and is the creator of The Tombs Legacy, a universe of fiction. A lifelong fan of Stephen King and Doctor Who, it was perhaps inevitable that his work would sit somewhere between horror and sci-fi.…
PPD 27th May 2017
May 27, 2017 • 35 min
1) This week’s writing progress: 2) Appearing at Amazon Academy in Edinburgh, representing The Alliance of Independent Authors: 3) I did a bit of author research this week! One of the characters in my Don’t Tell Meg trilogy is a clairvoyant, Steven Terry.…
PPD 20th May 2017
May 20, 2017 • 30 min
1) This week’s writing progress - this was Saturday’s effort: This was Friday’s tally: 2) Having spent the previous weekend pulling out all the stops to get Don’t Tell Meg to number 1 in the UK, Dead of Night just got there of its own accord with zero…
SPJ063 Justin Sloan, novelist, and screenwriter
May 15, 2017 • 63 min
Justin Sloan is a video game writer, novelist, and screenwriter. He studied writing at the Johns Hopkins University ‘MA in Writing’ program and at the UCLA School of Theater, Film and Television’s Professional Program in Screenwriting. Additionally, he…
PPD 13th May 2017
May 13, 2017 • 39 min
1) Over 14000 unique clicks were generated in my Crime/Thriller Giveaway at https://freebie-books.com/crime-thrillers-may2017/ Ian Sutherland was the top promoter, sending 3500+ unique clicks, many of those directly via his Twitter accounts. Check out…
SPJ062 Jason Blacker, Hard-boiled/Cosy Mystery Author
May 8, 2017 • 57 min
Jason Blacker writes mystery fiction and literary fiction as well as poetry and daily haikus at his haiku blog. Jason’s stories range from Adventure to Zombies, though he’s best known for his Lady Marmalade cozy mysteries and his Anthony Carrick…
PPD 6th May 2017
May 6, 2017 • 30 min
1) This week’s writing progress - 5125 words: 2) This is my PayPal HERE card reader - it links to my phone via Bluetooth and allows me to take book payments at training events: 3) My current InstaFreebie Giveaway:…
SPJ061 Mark Edwards, Psychological Thriller Writer
May 1, 2017 • 77 min
Mark Edwards writes psychological thrillers in which scary things happen to ordinary people and is inspired by writers such as Stephen King, Ira Levin, Ruth Rendell and Linwood Barclay. His first solo novel, The Magpies reached the No.1 spot on Amazon UK…
PPD 29th April 2017
Apr 29, 2017 • 42 min
1) This week’s writing progress: 2) My paperback books, which were formatted by http://www.frostbitepublishing.com/ These books are being sold via Createspace at https://www.createspace.com/ 3) My thriller trilogy listed on Kobo at…
SPJ060 Graham Smith, Crime Writer
Apr 24, 2017 • 55 min
An avid fan of crime fiction since being given one of Enid Blyton’s Famous Five books at the age of eight, Graham Smith has also been a regular reviewer for the well respected review site Crimesquad.com for over two years. As well as reviewing for…
PPD 22nd April 2017
Apr 22, 2017 • 20 min
1) My forthcoming Crime Giveaway: https://freebie-books.com/crime-thrillers-may2017/ My two books will not be accessed via InstaFreebie, Don’t Tell Meg will be free, Dead of Night will be 99p - this is an exercise in driving traffic! 2) These are the…
SPJ059 Adam Croft, Best-Selling Crime & Thriller Author
Apr 17, 2017 • 62 min
Adam Croft is a British author, principally of crime fiction, best known for the Kempston Hardwick Mysteries and his Knight & Culverhouse thrillers. In 2015, Her Last Tomorrow quickly became one of the biggest-selling self-published books of the year.…
PPD 15th April 2017
Apr 15, 2017 • 37 min
) Thursday’s writing progress was 5008 words: The book is now called Burden of Guilt … but I may yet change it to So Many Lies :-) 1) Current working title and cover for my work-in-progress - Burden of Guilt: 2) Podhero: http://www.podhero.io 3) Interview…
SPJ058 Rachel Amphlett, Book Launch Formula
Apr 10, 2017 • 49 min
1) Kobo: https://www.kobo.com/writinglife 2) Rachel’s German translations: 3) Vellum software: https://vellum.pub/ How to use Vellum on a PC: https://paulteague.com/how-to-use-vellum-on-a-pc/ 4) Dragon Dictation software:…
PPD 8th April 2017
Apr 8, 2017 • 31 min
1) Hurrah! I got writing again this week. 5178 words written, this book has to be 1st draft completed by Friday 16th June. It’s working title only at the moment, I need to come up with something much stronger! I’m using the Novel Factory to plot out my…
SPJ057 Iain Rob Wright, Horror & Suspense Writer
Apr 3, 2017 • 61 min
Self-Publishing Journeys is 1 year old today! Iain Rob Wright is one of the UK’s most successful horror and suspense writers. Iain worked for many years as a mobile telephone salesman. After publishing his debut novel, The Final Winter, in 2011 to great…
PPD 1st April 2017
Apr 1, 2017 • 36 min
1) The benefits of using YouTube - page views grow consistently over time and drive decent web traffic: 2) This is a preview for my InstaFreebie webinar on Wednesday 5th April - you can register via https://free-book-giveaways.com/webinar/ 3) My…
SPJ056 Angela Marsons, 2 Million Selling Crime Author
Mar 27, 2017 • 55 min
Angela Marsons discovered her love of writing at Primary School. She began to enter short story competitions in Writer’s News resulting in a win and three short listed entries. Angela self-published two of her earlier works before concentrating on her…
PPD 25th March 2017
Mar 25, 2017 • 33 min
1) I got my trilogy formatted at http://www.frostbitepublishing.com/ 2) This is a preview for my InstaFreebie webinar on 5th April – I’ll share the registration link for this from Monday 27th March: 3) My next InstaFreebie Crime/Thriller Giveaway event…
SPJ055 Avril McDonald, Author & Creator of the Feel Brave project
Mar 20, 2017 • 55 min
Avril McDonald grew up in New Zealand, trained as a primary school teacher then become a Managing Director of a Digital Entertainment Company in London. A desire to create beautiful characters and stories that help kids manage tough emotions and feel…
PPD 18th March 2017
Mar 18, 2017 • 28 min
1) The Crime & Publishment event that I attended last Friday http://www.crimeandpublishment.co.uk/ 2) The ALLi Author Fringe is this Saturday - find out more about the event at http://selfpublishingadvice.org/lbf-indie-author-fringe-2017-speakers/ Link to…
SPJ054 Merita King, Sci-Fi Novelist & World Builder
Mar 13, 2017 • 63 min
Merita King’s stories are inspired by watching Star Trek – with William Shatner – and Blakes 7, which was really popular in the UK in the 70s. Merita is the creator of The Lilean Chronicles, The Sinclair V-Logs series and several standalone stories. She…
PPD 11th March 2017
Mar 11, 2017 • 31 min
1) Details of the Crime & Publishment event that I’m attending this week: http://www.crimeandpublishment.co.uk/ The ALLi Author Fringe is next Saturday! Find out more about the event on Saturday 18th March:…
SPJ053 Wendy Scott, Author of Fantasy & Books For Children
Mar 6, 2017 • 50 min
After gaining a New Zealand Certificate in Science, Wendy Scott worked in a variety of different laboratories in New Zealand and Australia in the fields of salt, meat, dairy and wine. While living in Adelaide, she spotted a course on Novel Writing offered…
PPD 4th March 2017
Mar 4, 2017 • 30 min
1) ALLi Author Fringe promos have begun now. Find out more about the event on Saturday 18th March: http://selfpublishingadvice.org/lbf-indie-author-fringe-2017-speakers/ 2) My Thrillers are now on pre-release, I’ve received my notifications that the books…
SPJ052 Russell Holden, Book Designer
Feb 27, 2017 • 48 min
Russell Holden is a book designer with over 15 years of graphic design experience. He manages layout, page design, creating covers, interiors and even photo tweaking for all book genres. Russell’s services are listed on the Reedsy site and he runs his…
PPD 25th February 2017
Feb 25, 2017 • 22 min
1) This week’s writing progress = 5201 words, taking The Murder Place up to over 36k words now. The first draft should be written by 17th March now, if I can turn around editing fast enough, I hope to release this book on 3rd May. 2) New subscribers since…
SPJ051 David P. Perlmutter, True-Life Crime Author
Feb 20, 2017 • 51 min
Falsely accused of arson and manslaughter and thrown in a Spanish jail, David P Perlmutter turned real life drama into a full-time writing career following the success of his debut novel ‘Wrong Place Wrong Time’. After the success of this novel David…
PPD 18th February 2017
Feb 18, 2017 • 22 min
1) This week’s writing is being done on Saturday - I’ll post my progress image here once it’s done :-) 2) My InstaFreebie book links: This is the InstaFreebie giveaway that I’m taking part in: http://sffbookbonanza.com/freebooks/ I’m using Pretty Link for…
SPJ050 David Penny, Historical Thriller Author
Feb 13, 2017 • 61 min
David Penny is the author of the Thomas Berrington Historical Mystery series set in Southern Spain during the final tumultuous years of Moorish rule. Three books are currently available in that series with a fourth, The Incubus, being released in early…
PPD 11th February 2017
Feb 11, 2017 • 23 min
1) This week’s writing progress - I’m now 50% of the way through Dead of Night :-) 2) My InstaFreebie book links: The Grid 1 on InstaFreebie: https://instafreebie.com/free/PgVtL The Secret Bunker 1 on InstaFreebie: https://instafreebie.com/free/pnClt Get…
SPJ049 Keith Dixon, Crime Thriller Writer
Feb 6, 2017 • 59 min
Keith Dixon has been writing since he was thirteen years old in a number of different genres: thriller, espionage, science fiction, literary. He’s the author of seven novels in the Sam Dyke Investigations series and two other non-crime works, as well as…
PPD 4th February 2017
Feb 4, 2017 • 25 min
1) This week’s writing progress - 5092 words written with a 21,076 total to date: This is the book that I’m writing: 2) My rejection this week was from Moth books: https://themoth.org/books 3) Instafreebie: http://self-publishing-journeys.com/IF [My…
SPJ048 Pip Reid, Bible Pathway Adventures Series Creator
Jan 30, 2017 • 56 min
Pip Reid is the co-founder of Bible Pathway Adventures a childrens’ author and an app creator. She is based in New Zealand and will be more familiar to readers as Pip Dumbill which is the author name that has appeared on books prior to her recent…
PPD 28th January 2017
Jan 28, 2017 • 26 min
1) Another 5k words of Dead of Night written this week, running total is about 16k at the moment. Total target word count is 50k. 2) Dragon Dictation software: http://self-publishing-journeys.com/DRAGON [Affiliate link with 20% off] 3) My InstaFreebie…
APB003 Wednesday 25th January, 2017
Jan 25, 2017 • 27 min
This is one in an occasional series of extra episodes targeted at helping indie authors to build subscribers lists and boost activity online. In this episode, we’re checking out Author Platform Sidekick with Ian Sutherland the creator of the service. If…
SPJ047 Ron Vitale, Sci-fi & Fantasy Writer
Jan 23, 2017 • 57 min
Ron Vitale caught my attention on Twitter because of an excellent post that he made to his blog outlining in great details his indie-author outgoings and income. Few authors dare to share this information, but Ron broke it all down in great detail holding…
PPD 21st January 2017
Jan 21, 2017 • 29 min
The Essential Weekly Podcast For New And Aspiring Indie Authors Paul’s Podcast Diary Feature 1) How to use Vellum on a PC blog post: http://paulteague.com/vellum 2) My ‘black-hat’ internet marketing past on Kindle :-) 3) Alliance of Independent Authors…
SPJ046 Jon Cronshaw, First-Time Author of Dystopian Fiction
Jan 16, 2017 • 56 min
Jon Cronshaw is an author and the host of the Short Science Fiction Review podcast. He is a former newspaper reporter and feature writer. Jon plans to release three post-apocalyptic thrillers in rapid succession in early 2017. To get properly warmed up…
PPD 14th January 2017
Jan 14, 2017 • 34 min
The Essential Weekly Podcast For New And Aspiring Indie Authors Paul’s Podcast Diary Feature This Week’s Talking Points 1) ALLi self-publishing Q&A on Tuesday 17th January: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nZk1BhdGq8g&feature=youtu.be Alli membership:…
SPJ045 Adam Nicholls, Crime & Urban Fantasy Writer
Jan 9, 2017 • 59 min
Adam Nicholls is an indie crime writer with a writing tally of 15 books written over and 18 month period. He has created the Evie Black and Mason Black series as well as the Salinger trilogy. He’s just in the process of moving over to a new genre, writing…
PPD 7th January 2017
Jan 7, 2017 • 31 min
This Week’s Talking Points 1) This is how week 1 of my writing went https://youtu.be/VFP_Yrjnab0?t=8s :-) 2) I used SpeechPad for my transcriptions: https://www.speechpad.com/ 3) Crime and Publishment event: http://www.crimeandpublishment.co.uk/ 4)…
SPJ044 Clare Lydon, Writer of Contemporary Lesbian Romance
Jan 2, 2017 • 47 min
Clare Lydon is a writer of contemporary lesbian romance and host of the Lesbian Bookclub Podcast. She’s a No.1 best-seller on lesbian fiction charts around the globe. Clare has five full-length novels to her name, as well as writing the All I Want series.…
PPD 31st December 2016
Dec 31, 2016 • 24 min
The Essential Weekly Podcast For New And Aspiring Indie Authors Paul’s Podcast Diary Feature —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/paul-teague/message
SPJ043 Chris Longmuir, Author of Scottish Crime Thrillers
Dec 26, 2016 • 56 min
Chris Longmuir is an award winning crime writer. She is best known for her Dundee Crime Series, featuring DS Bill Murphy. Night Watcher, the first book in the series, won the SAW (Scottish Association of Writers) Pitlochry Award, and the sequel, Dead…
PPD 24th December 2016
Dec 24, 2016 • 31 min
The Essential Weekly Podcast For New And Aspiring Indie Authors Paul’s Podcast Diary Feature —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/paul-teague/message
SPJ042 Dina Santorelli, writer editor, author and blogger
Dec 19, 2016 • 50 min
Dina Santorelli is a writer editor, author and blogger. She is the author of the award-winning debut novel, Baby Grand, a top-rated mystery/thriller and best-selling organised crime thriller on Amazon Kindle. Having edited more than a thousand articles…
SPJ041 Melissa Addey, Author of Historical Novels
Dec 12, 2016 • 56 min
Melissa Addey writes historical novels and non-fiction books. The first novel, which was set in China, The Fragrant Concubine, was longlisted for both the Mslexia Novel Competition and the Historical Novel Society Indie Award. It landed Melissa an agent…
SPJ040 Harry Bingham, Creator of the Fiona Griffiths Crime Series
Dec 5, 2016 • 54 min
Harry Bingham is the author of the Fiona Griffiths series of crime novels. The series is set in Cardiff and features a heroine described by the Sunday Times as ‘The most startling protagonist in modern crime fiction … brutal, freakish and totally…
APB002 Wednesday 30th November 2016
Nov 30, 2016 • 31 min
The Essential Weekly Podcast For New And Aspiring Indie Authors Author Platform Bootcamp Feature with Ian Sutherland I am currently testing Ian’s http://authorplatformsidekick.com/ service and this is an update on how it’s going. —- Send in a voice…
SPJ039 Andrew Bromley from Ingram Content Group
Nov 28, 2016 • 55 min
If you want to get your books ordered by traditional bookshops and libraries, then you need an alternative solution to publishing via Amazon’s Createspace. It’s all to do with the ISBN numbers and the distribution channels, and it’s a topic that confuses…
PPD 26th November 2016
Nov 26, 2016 • 40 min
The Essential Weekly Podcast For New And Aspiring Indie Authors Paul’s Podcast Diary Feature —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/paul-teague/message
SPJ038 Kerry Fisher, Trad & Self-Pub Author
Nov 21, 2016 • 48 min
Kerry Fisher spent half her life talking about writing a novel, then several years at Candis magazine reviewing other people’s. It wasn’t until she took some online courses with the University of California that the dream started to morph into reality,…
SPJ037 David Gaughran, Author of Historical Adventures
Nov 14, 2016 • 21 min
David Gaughran is an Irish writer who spends most of his time travelling the world, collecting stories. He is the author of the Latin American historical adventures Mercenary and A Storm Hits Valparaiso, the short stories If You Go Into The Woods and…
SPJ036 Business Book Ghostwriter, Ginny Carter
Nov 7, 2016 • 52 min
Ginny Carter is a business book ghostwriter and book writing coach - she’s known as The Author Maker®. She is on a mission to turn established coaches, speakers and consultants from ‘experts’ into ‘experts-with-a-book’, so they can set themselves apart…
SPJ035 Rachel Amphlett, Best-Selling Thriller Author
Oct 31, 2016 • 61 min
Rachel Amphlett is the bestselling author of the Dan Taylor thriller series, as well as a number of standalone crime thrillers. Originally from the UK and currently based in Brisbane, Australia, her novels appeal to a worldwide audience, and have been…
PPD 29th October 2016
Oct 29, 2016 • 17 min
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SPJ034 Celina Grace, Author & Indie Author School Creator
Oct 24, 2016 • 37 min
Celina Grace a full time indie author, Top 100 UK Amazon bestseller & host of the Indie Author School. Celina is UK-based and wrote her first book - The Blue Ruby - at age 7. She experimented with screenplays, scripts and short stories and then had a very…
PPD 22nd October 2016
Oct 22, 2016 • 18 min
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SPJ033 Self-Publishing Since 2012 With Author Joanne Phillips
Oct 17, 2016 • 51 min
Joanne Phillips is the author of the romantic comedies Can’t Live Without, The Family Trap, and Cupid’s Way. She also created the Flora Lively series of contemporary mysteries. Can’t Live Without was an Amazon top 20 bestseller in 2012 and her books…
PPD 15th October 2016
Oct 15, 2016 • 20 min
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APB001 Wednesday 12th October 2016
Oct 12, 2016 • 30 min
Author Platform Bootcamp - occasional episodes featuring practical tips and techniques to help indie authors to grow their online platforms. This episode finds out how Ian Sutherland’s Author Platform Sidekick can help to grow a huge Twitter audience. —-…
SPJ032 Children’s Author & Indie Competition Creator, Edward Trayer
Oct 10, 2016 • 44 min
Edward Trayer writes fiction books for children under the pen-name Billy Bob Buttons. He is the author of sixteen books to date and is published by The Wishing Shelf Press. In 2011, his book Felicity Brady and the Wizard’s Bookshop was long-listed for the…
PPD 8th October 2016
Oct 8, 2016 • 28 min
The Essential Weekly Podcast For New And Aspiring Indie Authors —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/paul-teague/message
SPJ031 Author and Writing Coach, Ali Luke
Oct 3, 2016 • 43 min
Ali Luke writes blog posts, non-fiction e-books, and fiction. Ali works with authors too and her website - Aliventures - covers the art, craft, and business of writing (both fiction and non-fiction). She has written for several popular blogs like…
Paul’s Podcast Diary for Saturday 01 October, 2016 [SPJ031]
Oct 1, 2016 • 28 min
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SPJ030 Twitter Expert & Techno Thriller Writer, Ian Sutherland
Sep 26, 2016 • 56 min
Ian Sutherland is the crime fiction author of the Deep Web Thriller Series, novels that expose the darker side of the online world to dramatic and suspenseful effect. Exploiting knowledge gained from his career in the IT industry, Ian’s thrillers caution…
PPD 24th September 2016
Sep 24, 2016 • 39 min
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SPJ029 Self-Publishing Ignition With Author Jennifer Blanchard
Sep 19, 2016 • 45 min
Jennifer is a bestselling author, professional novelist, and a story coach who turns struggling novelists into writers of books that keep readers hooked from page one. It took her 18 years to publish her debut novel because - Jennifer says - she fell…
PPD 17th September 2016
Sep 17, 2016 • 22 min
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SPJ028 Griselda Heppel, Historical Children’s Fiction Author
Sep 12, 2016 • 52 min
Griselda Heppel was born in Vienna and grew up in England and Germany. After reading English at Cambridge, Griselda worked in publishing before a move to Oxford with her husband to bring up their 4 children put her career on hold. She took up writing…
PPD 10th September 2016
Sep 10, 2016 • 16 min
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SPJ027 Psychological Suspense Author Maggie James
Sep 5, 2016 • 58 min
Maggie James is a British author who lives in Bristol and writes psychological suspense novels. Before turning her hand to writing, Maggie worked mainly as an accountant, with a diversion into practising as a nutritional therapist. She’s best known for…
PPD 3rd September 2016
Sep 3, 2016 • 25 min
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SPJ026 Peter O’Connor, Book Cover Designer
Aug 29, 2016 • 51 min
Peter O’Connor is the book cover designer who created all three covers for my Secret Bunker Trilogy. Peter runs his business via the website bespokebookcovers.com alongside his wife, Caroline. If you go to look at the website I don’t think that I’ve ever…
PPD 29th August 2016
Aug 29, 2016 • 28 min
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SPJ025 Ashley Lister, Author Of Erotic Fiction, Horror & Poetry [EXPLICIT]
Aug 22, 2016 • 55 min
A quick pre-podcast warning about the content in this week’s show. We are going to be discussing the writing of erotic fiction, so we will be using several words of a sexual nature. We’ll also be making references to pornography and the depiction of…
PPD 22nd August 2016
Aug 22, 2016 • 31 min
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SPJ024 YA Author & Hybrid Publisher, Molly Looby
Aug 15, 2016 • 51 min
Molly Looby is the author of ZA and many other unpublished works that haven’t yet seen the light of day. She self-published the Immorality of Immortality trilogy between 2011-2015 and that series is made up of Playing with Reality, Gambling a Fairytale,…
PPD 15th August 2016
Aug 15, 2016 • 24 min
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SPJ023 Author Michael Robertson, One-Man Book Factory!
Aug 8, 2016 • 62 min
Michael Robertson is a writer from the UK with several publications to his name, both online and in print. He writes dystopian, sci-fi, and apocalyptic fiction, though predominantly science fiction with a darker edge to it. Michael has written stories of…
PPD 8th August 2016
Aug 8, 2016 • 29 min
The Essential Weekly Podcast For New And Aspiring Indie Authors —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/paul-teague/message
SPJ022 Non-Fiction Author, Journalist & PR Expert, Janet Murray
Aug 1, 2016 • 59 min
Janet Murray knows a thing or two about what makes a great media story – and what doesn’t! She has 15 years’ experience writing and editing for national newspapers and magazines including the Guardian, Telegraph, Independent, Times, Sun and Daily Mail.…
PPD 1st August 2016
Aug 1, 2016 • 23 min
The Essential Weekly Podcast For New And Aspiring Indie Authors —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/paul-teague/message
SPJ021 How David Robertson’s Love Of Dogs Helped To Create A Picture Book
Jul 25, 2016 • 47 min
It takes many writers years and years to finally set pen to paper. Author David Robertson has possibly had a more rocky ride than most. David is a former engineer who got his first book published after three shattering life events. This is in spite of…
PPD 25th July 2016
Jul 25, 2016 • 24 min
The Essential Weekly Podcast For New And Aspiring Indie Authors —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/paul-teague/message
SPJ020 Leila Dewji, Trad + Indie Via I_AM Self-Publishing
Jul 18, 2016 • 50 min
Having worked as a journalist, in a large international publishing company and at a prestigious literary agency, my guest on today’s show has accrued a lot of experience in the publishing industry. However, Leila Dewji is now bringing all of that…
PPD 18th July 2016
Jul 18, 2016 • 17 min
The Essential Weekly Podcast For New And Aspiring Indie Authors —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/paul-teague/message
SPJ019 TV, Book Club And Being An Author With Richard Madeley
Jul 11, 2016 • 26 min
Most people know Richard Madeley for his work with his wife, Judy Finnigan on TV and as part of The Richard & Judy Book Club. He is also the best-selling author of four books. He began his writing career with Fathers and Sons, then followed that up with…
PPD 11th July 2016
Jul 11, 2016 • 17 min
The Essential Weekly Podcast For New And Aspiring Indie Authors —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/paul-teague/message
SPJ018 How A Corporate Au Revoir Made An Author Of Mike Bodnar
Jul 4, 2016 • 53 min
Mike Bodnar is a former continuity announcer, regional newsreader and TV & radio presenter. He joined Radio New Zealand as an announcer in 1978, then moved into television in the early 80s. His early explorations of publishing were a companion guide to…
Paul’s Podcast Diary 009 (Monday 4th July, 2016)
Jul 3, 2016 • 17 min
Welcome to Paul’s Podcast Diary for Monday 4th July 2016. This diary charts my self-publishing journey – the ups the downs, the successes and the failures. Everything goes into this diary, week-by-week, but you’ll also find it a source of great tips,…
SPJ017 Author Tim Lewis Combines Writing With Tech
Jun 27, 2016 • 53 min
Tim Lewis (writing as Timothy Michael Lewis) is a self-published author from London in the UK. He spent 18 years working as a computer programmer and IT manager in the world of financial IT. After the death of his wife, following a long illness, Tim…
PPD 27th June 2016
Jun 27, 2016 • 22 min
The Essential Weekly Podcast For New And Aspiring Indie Authors —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/paul-teague/message
SPJ016 Editor Philippa Donovan Turns Books Into Movies In LA
Jun 20, 2016 • 53 min
Philippa Donovan is an editor who established her business – Smart Quill – in 2011. Since then she has worked with around 300 authors and recommends to a stable of 50 literary agents based in the UK, Australia, and the US. In 2014 she was named Publishing…
PPD 20th June 2016
Jun 20, 2016 • 14 min
The Essential Weekly Podcast For New And Aspiring Indie Authors —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/paul-teague/message
SPJ015 Author Kate Turner Set Up Her Own Publishing Company
Jun 13, 2016 • 51 min
Kate Turner is a UK based author who writes as KS Turner. Her debut novel, Before the Gods, was the first from the epic fantasy trilogy, The Chronicles of Fate and Choice. Book Two – Tumultus – is also available with the final story – Time – currently in…
PPD 13th June 2016
Jun 13, 2016 • 21 min
The Essential Weekly Podcast For New And Aspiring Indie Authors —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/paul-teague/message
SPJ014 Andrew Lowe Editor & Author
Jun 6, 2016 • 64 min
Andrew Lowe is an author and book editor from the North of England. His writing has been published in several magazines and newspapers, including The Guardian, The Sunday Times and Mens Health. He’s also worked in creative and digital roles with GQ,…
PPD 6th June 2016
Jun 6, 2016 • 22 min
This week’s round up of my own self-publishing news. —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/paul-teague/message
SPJ013 Proofreader Helen Fazal Shares Her Best Editing Secrets
May 30, 2016 • 37 min
Helen Fazal is a qualified proofreader and copy-editor. She is a Professional Member of the Society for Editors and Proofreaders. Helen has now copy-edited and proofread all six of my fiction books, so I invited her on the podcast to share her best tips…
PPD 30th May 2016
May 30, 2016 • 22 min
This week’s round up of my own self-publishing news. —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/paul-teague/message
SPJ012 Bestseller Matt Hilton Goes Indie With His Thriller Series
May 23, 2016 • 53 min
Matt Hilton quit his career as a police officer to pursue his love of writing – he’s been creating stories since childhood. He is the author of the Joe Hunter thriller series, which includes his most recent novel ‘The Devil’s Anvil’ – number 10 in the Joe…
PPD 23rd May 2016
May 23, 2016 • 24 min
This week’s round up of my own self-publishing news. —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/paul-teague/message
SPJ011 Richard McMunn, Former Fire-Fighter Turned Indie Author
May 16, 2016 • 47 min
Richard McMunn is a UK self-publishing superstar! He is a former firefighter who discovered a successful writing formula and has built an entire business around his publishing success. He’s also the creator of a fabulous, free resource called ‘About The…
PPD 16th May 2016
May 16, 2016 • 20 min
This week’s round up of my own self-publishing news. —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/paul-teague/message
SPJ010 Author Katja L Kaine Built Her Own Writing Software
May 9, 2016 • 35 min
Katja L Kaine is the creator of Novel Factory, a software created by writers for writers. It takes care of managing characters, locations, drafts and even submissions, so writers can get on with the fun stuff. She also writes novels and short stories and…
PPD 9th May 2016
May 9, 2016 • 19 min
This week’s round up of my own self-publishing news. —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/paul-teague/message
SPJ009 Author Abiola Bello Borrowed J.K. Rowling’s Cover Designer
May 2, 2016 • 52 min
Children’s author Abiloa Bello, wrote her debut novel ‘Emily Knight I AM’ at the age of 12! The book was independently published via Trafford Publishing and is the first book in a planned series, with book 2 in the pipeline. Abiola is one of the few…
SPJ008 Former Glamour Model Turned Author, Linzi Drew-Honey
Apr 25, 2016 • 43 min
Linzi Drew-Honey is a former glamour model and editor of Penthouse magazine. She has also appeared on Page Three of The Sun. Linzi has just self-published her first book – Every Shade of Blue – which is her debut, erotic fiction novel. The novel has been…
SPJ007 Sarah Taylor From Troubador With Self-Publishing Tips
Apr 18, 2016 • 30 min
Sarah Taylor is the Group Marketing Manager at Troubador Publishing. That means Sarah works with Matador, which is the company’s self-publishing imprint and The Book Guild, which is their mainstream and partnership publishing company. Sarah is a great…
SPJ006 Author Nina Ratcliffe Creates A Hit With Horse Lovers
Apr 11, 2016 • 45 min
Nina Ratcliffe has written and self-published a children’s book called ‘Dublin and Friends’. She has another children’s story in production and there is a further book on an equine theme pencilled in for later this year. She has also has the book ‘A New…
SPJ005 Essential Book Marketing Techniques With Helen Lewis
Apr 4, 2016 • 43 min
Helen Lewis set up Literally PR which specialises in ‘creative, innovative and cost-effective PR solutions’ for authors. Not only is she a public relations expert, Helen also runs The Author School, a training initiative for all authors to get them ‘from…
SPJ004 Writing Fiction And Non-Fiction With Michael J. Holley
Apr 4, 2016 • 44 min
Michael Holley describes himself on his blog as an indie author – a publishing consultant – a blogger and a speaker. He writes and self-publishes fiction and non-fiction titles. Publishing as ‘Michael J Holley’, his books include The Dead Man’s Curse, The…
SPJ003 Meg Cowley, Author & Artist
Apr 4, 2016 • 46 min
Meg Cowley has self-published a number of books including two young-adult ‘sword and sorcery’ novels and two illustrated children’s books. She’s an artist too, and has recently experienced breakthrough success with her range of adult colouring books. Meg…
SPJ002 Using Matador To Self-Publish With Author Annie Weir
Apr 4, 2016 • 47 min
Annie Weir’s debut, self-published novel is the psychological page turner ‘Judith Wants To Be Your Friend’. The inspiration for the story came during a workshop taken as part of Annie’s MA, and after some time sitting on her computer hard drive, Annie…
SPJ001 Self-Publishing After 60 With Author Ruth Sutton
Apr 4, 2016 • 56 min
Ruth has written and published the ‘Between The Mountains And The Sea’ trilogy of historical novels. Most recently she published her first crime thriller – Cruel Tide – which was released at the end of 2015. Ruth wrote her first novel after she was 60 and…
SPJ000 Show Host Paul Teague Talks About The Podcast
Mar 23, 2016 • 14 min
In this preview episode of Self Publishing Journeys, show host Paul Teague gives a brief introduction about what to expect in the weeks ahead. The podcast launches with an initial five episodes, packed with great guests who have many tips to share. Paul…