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Happiness Between Tails

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Tales + Tails: Books + Culture + CompassionHBT speaks to and from the heart, to connect lovers — of pets, authors, reading — and of my still-unreleased novels. Listeners engage as I learn the art of podcasting for when my books are serialized as their own podcasts. My novels, “Flamenco + the Sitting… read more

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Author Reality + Charles Sterling on Marketing and Author Platform

#Authors #Books #SelfPublishing #SerializedDrama #StoryTelling

Marketing, building a platform as a writer… There’s more to being a novelist than most people assume. Many successful authors started out serializing chapters in newspapers and blogs. What are your thoughts on selling books? Got questions, thoughts, and/or experiences to share about writing and publishing? Record them on my Anchor by Spotify page — or comment at — or email me.

Time Stamps (where segments begin):

  1. HBT introduction
  2. Some of my findings on authors who start by serializing their books and a little about today’s guest 1:05
  3. Charles Sterling on Marketing and Author Platform 4:45
  4. My question for you 12:20
  5. HBT outro

Photos available at the blog version of this show:

Charles’ artful self-portraits

Links referred to in this episode:

Happiness Between original blog post for this episode.

Author Charles Sterling, this episode’s guest.

About the novesl I'm writing.

Wikipedia on madeleines that writer Marcel Proust used as analyze memory.

Wikipedia on Charles Dickens who serialized.

Wikipedia on Helen Fielding' and her orignially serialized, “Bridget Jones’s Diary”.

Wikipedia on Armistead Maupin and his newspaper serialized “Tales of the City”.

E. L. James, began her “Fifty Shades of Grey” as a blog.

Julie Powell blogged “Julie and Julia” into a book, then movie.

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