The Creative Penn Podcast For Writers

The Creative Penn Podcast For Writers

Latest Episodes

Writing Through Fear With Caroline Donahue
June 17, 2024

What are some of the common fears that writers face? How can we work through them in order to create more freely? Caroline Donahue gives her tips in this interview. In the intro, How to avoid indie au

Click Testing Ideas And Selling Direct With Steve Pieper
June 10, 2024

What are the pros and cons of selling direct and building an ecommerce business for your books? How can you use click testing on Meta to help refine your creative and book marketing ideas? Steve Piepe

7 Tips For Writing Action Adventure Thrillers With J.F. Penn
June 05, 2024

What are the tropes of action adventure thrillers? How can you please readers and sell more books? J.F. Penn shares her own tips and also features excerpts from interviews with other thriller writers.

The Seasons Of Writing With Jacqueline Suskin
June 03, 2024

How can you adopt the seasons of nature in your writing? How can you allow periods of rest as well as abundance? Jacqueline Suskin explores these ideas and more in this interview. In the intro, though

Plan For Success In Your Indie Author Business And TikTok Marketing With Adam Beswick
May 27, 2024

How can you plan for success as an indie author even early in your writing career? How can you create multiple streams of income and multiple marketing channels, while still writing your books? Adam B

Outlining Tips And Video Marketing On YouTube With Jenna Moreci
May 20, 2024

How can you outline a story based on a thought dump' and interweave genre tropes you love to create a successful book? How can you use video marketing to reach more readers, even if you are an introv

How Writing Work For Hire Books Led To Becoming An Indie Author With Aubre Andrus
May 13, 2024

How can you blend work for hire', ghostwriting, and being an indie author into a successful hybrid career writing books for children? Aubre Andrus gives her tips. In the intro, Countdown Pages on Fin

Using Tools To Automate Your Author Business with Chelle Honiker
May 06, 2024

How can you use automation and tools to help you streamline your creative and business processes so you can get back to the writing? Chelle Honiker gives some mindset and practical tips. In the intro,

Human-Centered Book Marketing With Dan Blank
April 29, 2024

How can you connect to readers in a way that is sustainable for you and effective at selling books? How can you choose the best platform when there are so many options? Dan Blank gives his recommendat

The Midlist Indie Author With T. Thorn Coyle
April 22, 2024

How can you build a creative, sustainable career as a mid-list' indie author? How can you design a business that works for you and your books over the long term? T. Thorn Coyle explains more in this