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From idea to books, movies, and more with Gregg McBride // Self Publishing Insiders // EP037

Episode Summary

Many authors dream of seeing their stories on the screen—whether that turns out to be an original Netflix series, a major motion picture, or a Hallmark Christmas movie. Author and screenwriter Gregg McBride has seen that dream turn to reality, and he's sharing how it happened!

A closer look at Vellum for book layout, with Brad West // Self Publishing Insiders // EP035

Episode Summary

Want to make your ebooks and print books look stunning? Vellum has been many authors' tool of choice for years! In this episode, Kevin Tumlinson chats with Vellum Co-Founder Brad West about the automated layout software that makes your books look gorgeous and professional.

How the Pandemic is Changing Indie Publishing // Self Publishing Insiders // EP034

Episode Summary

D2D's own Kevin Tumlinson, Dan Wood, and Mark Leslie Lefebvre chat about global book sales, book marketing, and how the pandemic has influenced and changed indie publishing, all while answering questions about Draft2Digital.

The Three Story Method with J. Thorn // Self Publishing Insiders // EP032

Episode Summary

Mark Leslie Lefebvre chats with veteran bestselling author J. Thorn about the THREE STORY METHOD, a proven system for developing a plan that will help authors bridge the gap between a collection of random notes and a cohesive first draft.

The Business of Being a Writer with Jane Friedman // Self Publishing Insiders // EP031

Episode Summary

Jane Friedman has 20 years of experience in the publishing industry, with expertise in business strategy for authors and publishers. She's the editor of The Hot Sheet, the essential industry newsletter for authors, and has previously worked for F+W Media and the Virginia Quarterly Review. In 2019, Jane was awarded Publishing Commentator of the Year by Digital Book World. She joins us to chat about the industry and her book, "The Business of Being a Writer."

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