Join co-hosts Adrian M. Gibson and M.J. Kuhn as they delve into a mini-masterclass on Building a Dedicated Fanbase with author Michael J. Sullivan and his wife/business manager Robin. During the episode, Michael and Robin lay out the realities of writing and building an audience, including steps to becoming a well-earning author, selling directly to readers, Kickstarter and crowdfunding, growing a career and community, the importance of series for fan investment, comparing traditional and self-publishing, Goodreads, Royal Road, social media, reviews and more.
NOTE: This is part two of a two-part chat with Michael. Click here to check out part one.
IMPORTANT: There are various platforms discussed during this episode, including Kickstarter, Goodreads, Royal Road and more. While other platforms are not explicitly mentioned (such as Twitter, Instagram, TikTok, Discord, Patreon, Reddit, etc.), much of the advice offered by Michael and Robin can be applied across the board.
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Michael J. Sullivan is the bestselling author of The Riyria Revelations, The Riyria Chronicles, The Legends of the First Empire series, The Rise and Fall series and more. His latest book, Esrahaddon, is available now.
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Adrian M. Gibson is a podcaster, writer and illustrator, and is currently working on his debut novel.
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