The End — 27 Tips from Idea to Published

A collection of the best tips I've learned from the Coffee & Pens interviews. Read on: https://kjellv.com/27-book-marketing-ideas/ 

03-14
29:05

#14 Andrew Warner — Overcoming Struggles

Andrew Warner talks about his struggles while writing Stop Asking Questions, his thoughts about podcasting and his love for hot beverages. Check out the blog for more information and links to everything we discussed. Follow Coffee & Pens: Twitter: @coffeepens Instagram: @coffee_pens Youtube: Coffee & Pens Newsletter

02-04
52:00

#13 Steph Smith – Distribution and Higher Pricing

Steph Smith talks about content distribution, what to do before you start writing, and the pricing behind Doing Content Right. Check out the blog for more information and links to everything we discussed. Follow Coffee & Pens: Twitter: @coffeepens Instagram: @coffee_pens Youtube: Coffee & Pens Newsletter

01-14
54:16

#12 Laura Vermeire — Standing Your Ground & Sharing Everything with Your Audience

Laura Vermeire talks about her book "Gekooid door mijn eetstoornis", mental health, inspiration, Instagram and other product ideas. Check out the blog for more information and links to everything we discussed. Follow Coffee & Pens: Twitter: @coffeepens Instagram: @coffee_pens Newsletter

12-20
37:02

#11 Ravi Jayagopal — Audience Building as an Author

EIght-time author Ravi Jayagopal talks about his recent book Dogpoo & Dosaa, collecting emails, selling books from India and being in control of time. Check out the blog for more information and links to everything we discussed. Follow Coffee & Pens: Twitter: @coffeepens Instagram: @coffee_pens Newsletter

12-11
57:30

#10 Ben Guest — Writing advice & optimising Amazon sales

Two-time author Ben Guest talks about his recent memoir: Zen and the Art of Basketball Coaching. We also discussed writing advice, teaching and becoming an Amazon bestselling author.  Check out the blog for more information and links to everything we discussed. Follow Coffee & Pens: Twitter: @coffeepens Instagram: @coffee_pens Newsletter

11-06
55:22

#9 Michaeleen Doucleff — Travel, book deals and parenting

Michaeleen Doucleff is a science correspondent at NPR and the author of Hunt, Gather, Parent. In this rollercoaster interview, she talks about travelling, the pressure of writing a best-selling book and parenting. She also shares a bunch of writing tips you don't want to miss. Check out the blog for more information and links to everything we discussed. Follow Coffee & Pens: Twitter: @coffeepens Instagram: @coffee_pens

10-17
43:08

#8 Jon Parker — Scratching Your Own Itch

Jon Parker is the perfect example of scratching your own itch in the writing world. He designs his own covers, writes books based on personal experiences and created his own writing community. Check out the blog for more information and links to everything we discussed. Follow Coffee & Pens: Twitter: @coffeepens Instagram: @coffee_pens

10-09
37:54

#7 Adam Putterman & Bob Manfreda — Two Writers, One Voice

Adam and Bob discuss their book MBA Coffee Chats, how they niched down and how they found their voice.  Check out the blog for more information and links to everything we discussed. Follow Coffee & Pens: Twitter: @coffeepens Instagram: @coffee_pens

10-02
42:17

#6 Michele Hansen — Interviewing potential readers

Michele Hansen talks about her book Deploy Empathy, why newsletters were an essential tool for her writing process, and how to make writing a book a social process instead of a lonely one. Check out the blog for more information and links to everything we discussed. Follow Coffee & Pens: Twitter: @coffeepens Instagram: @coffee_pens

09-24
40:54

#5 Jamie Russo & Ash Lamb — Minimum Viable Books

Jamie Russo and Ash Lamb discuss their new picture book: If Creators Are Like Wizards. We also talked about a range of other topics such as NFTs, MVBs and belief capital. Check out the blog for more information and links to everything we discussed. Follow Coffee & Pens: Twitter: @coffeepens Instagram: @coffee_pens

09-15
48:42

#4 April Dunford — Positioning your book

April Dunford, the author of Obviously Awesome talks about her successful marketing strategy, self-publishing and how to do a positioning exercise for a book. Hint: it includes many interviews.  For more about this book and shownotes, see www.coffeeandpens.com/april-dunford 

09-06
50:53

#3 Rob Fitzpatrick — Optimising word of mouth sales

Rob Fitzpatrick, who wrote The Mom Test, The Workshop Survival Guide and Write Useful Books, discussed beta-reading, product-testing and marketing your books. Links via www.coffeeandpens.com/rob-fitzpatrick

08-20
48:55

#2 David Kadavy — Advantages of Self-Publishing

David Kadavy talks about writing his books "The Heart to Start", "Design for Hacker" and "Mind Management, not Time Management". We also discussed creativity, writing tools and the difference between traditional and self-publishing. Article and show notes: https://coffeeandpens.com/david-kadavy/

08-13
47:01

#1 Craig Burgess — Daily habits and inspiration sources

The first podcast episode of the Coffee & Pens brand, but the thirteenth interview. In this episode, Craig Burgess talks about finding inspiration, journaling, the power of daily habits, and publishing tools.  Full article including shownotes: https://coffeeandpens.com/craig-burgess

07-21
42:32

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