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May 31, 2018

On this week’s episode, J. and Zach talk about some of the reasons they host events, and what kind of work goes into them. Also, J. shares his experiences going to conventions and setting up tables to sell books and find new readers.

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May 24, 2018

There are more ways to collaborate on a book than writing a novel with another author. Join Zach and J. this week as they discuss multi-author box sets, anthologies, and one-time collaborations.

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May 17, 2018

On this week’s episode, Zach and J. discuss how they do genre research on both a story and a marketing level. They also talk about one author’s tips on how to sell 250,000 books.

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May 10, 2018

On this week’s episode, Zach and J. reflect on some of their big takeaways from the great talks at Sell More Books Show Summit 2018, which was last weekend in Chicago. They also make a big announcement.

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May 3, 2018

Are you ready to raise the stakes? On this week’s episode, Zach and J. discuss the importance of identifying a strong act-level crisis in your story. And in the news, they talk about the rise of science fiction content at Netflix.

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