The Self-Publishing Podcast: 3 Guys Telling You What Does and Doesn't Work For Them in Indie Publishing

SPPEach day we get emails from writers telling us how much we have helped them, inspiring them to show up, do the work, and change their game. Our podcast does all of that for us and more. A live mastermind where we think through process and strategy. Frequently off-topic, often NSFW, and always authentic: three guys telling you what does and doesn’t work for them.

SPP211 The Future of Smarter Artist

Right-click here to download the MP3 Click here to subscribe via iTunes What is the Smarter Artist? Yes, it’s one of the podcasts within the S&S FM Network, but it’s much more than that. Today, the guys explain their new direction with the Smarter Artist and what it means for the Sterling and Stone community. […]

SPP210 Author Hacks with Derek Murphy

Right-click here to download the MP3 Click here to subscribe via iTunes Derek started out as an awesome cover designer, and from there, helped his clients sell more books. Now, he’s an author in his own right, and he brings with him some awesome hacks YOU can use to sell more books, too. Something cool: […]

SPP209 Using Artificial Intelligence to Sell More Books with Michael Anderle

Right-click here to download the MP3 Click here to subscribe via iTunes YOU WON’T BELIEVE the announcement the guys have today. This episode was recorded within the last week, because the news is too amazing to wait. Can you imagine having software that can analyze your story for audience, marketability based on genre, and more? […]

SPP208 Writing to Market with Chris Fox

Right-click here to download the MP3 Click here to subscribe via iTunes Today’s guest is Chris Fox, multi-published author, and he discusses writing to market. This isn’t writing crap for a successful market, but providing what readers are passionate about in a market you love. Johnny talks about his coming move and the guys compare […]

SPP207 Why Readers Buy the Books They Buy

Right-click here to download the MP3 Click here to subscribe via iTunes This is a little different than just writing to market; understanding why readers buy the books they buy digs deeper into strategy. Today, the guys talk about that underlying thought process readers go through, how to find out why, and the hidden benefit […]

SPP206 Have a Tribe and Love Your Tribe

Right-click here to download the MP3 Click here to subscribe via iTunes Today the guys recap their experiences and lessons from the Smarter Artist Summit, and what YOU can take away from what they learned. Something cool: Dave got a hand-made teddybear with one of his famous quotes; Sean got a new decoy wallet; Johnny’s […]

SPP205 Creating Audio Dramas with Michael Coorlim

Right-click here to download the MP3 Click here to subscribe via iTunes Today’s guest is Michael Coorlim, who is doing something exciting with storytelling and audio, with his podcast, Synesthesia Theatre. He was disillusioned with what ACX is doing with intellectual property, and he decided to do his OWN thing. Something cool: Sean’s excited about […]

SPP204 Building a Business One Fuck Up at a Time with JB Glossinger

Right-click here to download the MP3 Click here to subscribe via iTunes Today the guys welcome JB Glossinger, the Morning Coach, who’s built a business one fuck-up at a time. So yes, it CAN be done. Something cool: Sean talks about scheduling a wedding with his wife when he worked at a flower shop during […]

SPP203 Intentional Reading for Authors with Maya Goode

Right-click here to download the MP3 Click here to subscribe via iTunes As a writer, you need to feed your brain with good things. Today the guys talk with Maya Goode, from Literary Roadhouse, about being very intentional with your reading. Something cool: Sean’s glad Stephen King’s book didn’t have a terrible ending; Dave likes […]

SPP202 Downsizing for Authors with Kevin Tumlinson

Right-click here to download the MP3 Click here to subscribe via iTunes Today, Kevin Tumlinson talks about intentional minimalism and paring things down to what matters. It’s time to change the way you think about your possessions! It’ll free you up to be a much better artist! Iterate and Optimize is out!!! Go to SterlingAndStone.net/IO […]