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The Career Author Podcast

Becoming a full-time writer can be overwhelming. Join J. Thorn and Zach Bohannon as they help you improve your craft and find your audience, so you too can become…a career author. This is The Career Author Podcast.
Latest Episode
2019-8-15

The Myth of Work/Life Balance

Ep. 86

The Career Author Podcast is a podcast where co-authors J. Thorn and Zach Bohannon share their struggles and successes as full-time authors, advice for improving your writing craft, and honest discussions of what it takes to build a successful career as an author.


We’re all striving for work/life balance. Or are we? Discover how you can have it all as J. and Zach discuss how a career can intersect a fulfilling home life.


In this episode, you’ll discover:

  • How to define work in a day job or as an entrepreneur/freelancer.
  • Ways to integrate different aspects of your life.
  • How to become a blender.


Also, learn Draft 2 Digital’s Universal Book Links can save you time and make things easier for your readers.


How do you balance or blend work/life? Comment at thecareerauthor.com.


Thanks to all our new Patrons: Chad Boyer (upped pledge), Åse Ulriksen Rørmark


Podcast sponsored by Kobo Writing Life - https://writinglife.kobobooks.com 


Get exclusive bonus content by supporting The Career Author Podcast on Patreon at www.patreon.com/thecareerauthor


Want to work with us? Get the details at https://thecareerauthor.com/services/


Links:


Zach Banana - http://thecareerauthor.com/zachbanana.jpg


Universal Book Links - https://books2read.com


Free Agent Nation by Daniel Pink - https://www.amazon.com/dp/0446678791


Zach’s new 1-on-1 mentoring service - http://zachbohannon.com/mentoring


The August Giveaway is up now! - http://www.thecareerauthor.com


The Career Author YouTube Channel - https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCmIYVcr1UdWgSvYpb3Ol3xg 


Story Levels - http://www.storylevels.com


Molten Universe Media - http://www.moltenuniversemedia.com


Events - https://thecareerauthor.com/events/

2019-8-15

The Myth of Work/Life Balance

Ep. 86

The Career Author Podcast is a podcast where co-authors J. Thorn and Zach Bohannon share their struggles and successes as full-time authors, advice for improving your writing craft, and honest discussions of what it takes to build a successful career as an author.


We’re all striving for work/life balance. Or are we? Discover how you can have it all as J. and Zach discuss how a career can intersect a fulfilling home life.


In this episode, you’ll discover:

  • How to define work in a day job or as an entrepreneur/freelancer.
  • Ways to integrate different aspects of your life.
  • How to become a blender.


Also, learn Draft 2 Digital’s Universal Book Links can save you time and make things easier for your readers.


How do you balance or blend work/life? Comment at thecareerauthor.com.


Thanks to all our new Patrons: Chad Boyer (upped pledge), Åse Ulriksen Rørmark


Podcast sponsored by Kobo Writing Life - https://writinglife.kobobooks.com 


Get exclusive bonus content by supporting The Career Author Podcast on Patreon at www.patreon.com/thecareerauthor


Want to work with us? Get the details at https://thecareerauthor.com/services/


Links:


Zach Banana - http://thecareerauthor.com/zachbanana.jpg


Universal Book Links - https://books2read.com


Free Agent Nation by Daniel Pink - https://www.amazon.com/dp/0446678791


Zach’s new 1-on-1 mentoring service - http://zachbohannon.com/mentoring


The August Giveaway is up now! - http://www.thecareerauthor.com


The Career Author YouTube Channel - https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCmIYVcr1UdWgSvYpb3Ol3xg 


Story Levels - http://www.storylevels.com


Molten Universe Media - http://www.moltenuniversemedia.com


Events - https://thecareerauthor.com/events/

2019-8-1

Finding an Audience with Anthologies and Box Sets

Ep. 84
2019-7-25

Finally, a Procrastination Episode

Ep. 82

We’ve put it off long enough. Let’s finally talk about procrastination as a writer.


In this episode, you’ll discover:


The most common reasons writers procrastinate. From such things as:

  • overwhelm
  • chronic pain
  • distractions


How to stop procrastination in its tracks. By doing things like:

  • scheduling and organizing tasks
  • starting your day right
  • developing a writing routine


Also, learn why Zach loves the Streaks app.


Thanks to our newest Patrons: Jon Cronshaw, RJ Beam


Podcast sponsored by Kobo Writing Life - https://writinglife.kobobooks.com 


Get exclusive bonus content by supporting The Career Author Podcast on Patreon at www.patreon.com/thecareerauthor


Want to work with us? Get the details at https://thecareerauthor.com/services/


Links:


Streaks app - https://streaksapp.com/


The Writer’s Well with Sophie Littlefield - https://shows.pippa.io/thewriterswell/episodes/ep132


Absurd Hypotheticals podcast with Chris Yee and Ben Storms - https://www.nerdchomp.com/absurdhypotheticals/episode55 


Benefits of a.m. exercising - https://www.nbcnews.com/better/health/9-really-good-reasons-exercise-early-morning-ncna795656


“Abacus for Co-authors” royalty split, by Publish Drive - https://account.publishdrive.com/register/thecareerauthor


2020 Events - https://thecareerauthor.com/events/ 


The July Giveaway is up now! - http://www.thecareerauthor.com


The Career Author - http://www.thecareerauthor.com


The Career Author YouTube Channel - https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCmIYVcr1UdWgSvYpb3Ol3xg 


Story Levels - http://www.storylevels.com


Molten Universe Media - http://www.moltenuniversemedia.com


Events - https://thecareerauthor.com/events/