Next Level Authors
025 What is Your Relationship with Money?

025 What is Your Relationship with Money?

September 22, 2020

In this week’s episode, Dan and Sacha talk about the big bad green stuff: money! 

AUDIENCE QUESTION OF THE WEEK

What is Your Relationship with Money?

Why not answer in our Facebook Group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/nextlevelauthors/

WEEKLY TASK

Dan will: contact all the authors who submitted to his anthology, get through considerable the anthology edits, write 5000 words on productivity. 

Sacha will: do more edits on Trey, work on the prose course

Find out more about Dan and Sacha

Great Writers Share Podcast: https://pod.link/1473869415
The Rebel Author Podcast: https://pod.link/rebelauthor

BUY The Anatomy of Prose: https://books2read.com/anatomyofprose

BUY Collaboration for Authors: https://books2read.com/u/3G2jLn

024 How Do You Hone Your Writing Craft?

024 How Do You Hone Your Writing Craft?

September 15, 2020

In this week’s episode, Dan and Sacha discuss their methods for deliberate practice and honing their writing craft.

 

AUDIENCE QUESTION OF THE WEEK

How do you hone your writing craft?

 

WEEKLY TASK

  • Sacha will finish the slide decks and make progress on her course, read a LOT of pages for her judging, and complete one full edit of a WIP
  • Dan will have When Winter Comes 5 in the hands of beta readers, have picked the final stories for his anthology, and will keep in line with his production schedule.

 

🎧 Listen: https://nextlevelauthors.podbean.com/e/022-how-does-your-author-brand-affect-your-success/?token=40315fb51d5a852460c1986ba95ba2ff 

🎥Watch: https://youtu.be/3loRuW5kYD8 

 

 

Find out more about Dan and Sacha

Great Writers Share Podcast: https://pod.link/1473869415

The Rebel Author Podcast: https://pod.link/rebelauthor

BUY The Anatomy of Prose: https://books2read.com/anatomyofprose

BUY Collaboration for Authors: https://books2read.com/u/3G2jLn

 

Links from the show

Rivers of London https://www.amazon.com/Rivers-London-Collection-Books-Aaronovitch/dp/9526530640/ref=sr_1_1?dchild=1&keywords=rivers+of+london&qid=1599981435&sr=8-1

John Dies at the End https://www.amazon.com/John-Dies-End-David-Wong/dp/1250257581/ref=sr_1_1?dchild=1&keywords=john+dies+at+the+end&qid=1599981732&sr=8-1

Garth Marenghi’s Darkplace https://www.channel4.com/programmes/garth-marenghis-darkplace/on-demand/36434-005

Chuck Palahniuk’s “Invention of Sound” https://www.amazon.com/Invention-Sound-Chuck-Palahniuk/dp/1538718006/ref=sr_1_1?dchild=1&keywords=invention+of+sound&qid=1599981829&sr=8-1

Chuck Palahniuk’s “Consider This” https://www.amazon.com/Consider-This-Moments-Everything-Different/dp/1538717956/ref=sr_1_1?dchild=1&keywords=consider+this+chuck&qid=1599981840&sr=8-1

023 What is Your Relationship with Failure?

023 What is Your Relationship with Failure?

September 9, 2020

In this week’s episode, Dan is back! So Dan and Sacha talk about failure. What it means, whether it even exists and when quitting is okay. 

 

AUDIENCE QUESTION OF THE WEEK

What is your relationship with failure?

 

WEEKLY TASK

  • Sacha to continue on Sirens and do “shit” loads of the Prose course. 
  • Dan to do a full draft of WWC5, finish planning a client project and have some author photographs done.

 

🎧Listen: https://nextlevelauthors.podbean.com/e/022-how-does-your-author-brand-affect-your-success/?token=40315fb51d5a852460c1986ba95ba2ff 

🎥Watch: https://youtu.be/3loRuW5kYD8 

 

 

Find out more about Dan and Sacha

Great Writers Share Podcast: https://pod.link/1473869415

The Rebel Author Podcast: https://pod.link/rebelauthor

BUY The Anatomy of Prose: https://books2read.com/anatomyofprose

BUY Collaboration for Authors: https://books2read.com/u/3G2jLn

022 How Does Your Author Brand Affect Your Success?

022 How Does Your Author Brand Affect Your Success?

September 1, 2020

In this week’s episode, Faye and Sacha talk about author branding, what theirs is and how it affects their success. Dan will be back next week to rejoin Sacha. 

AUDIENCE QUESTION OF THE WEEK

How does your author brand affect your success?

Why not answer in our Facebook Group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/nextlevelauthors/

LINKS FAYE MENTIONED

https://youtu.be/NvDvESEXcgE 

https://youtu.be/DMOrOPunE1k 

WEEKLY TASK

Sacha to continue on Sirens and the Prose course. 
Dan to rest up?
Faye will go back through her manuscript and finish at least 3 scenes.

Find out more about Dan and Sacha

Great Writers Share Podcast: https://pod.link/1473869415
The Rebel Author Podcast: https://pod.link/rebelauthor

BUY The Anatomy of Prose: https://books2read.com/anatomyofprose

BUY Collaboration for Authors: https://books2read.com/u/3G2jLn

021 How Do You Know When it’s Time to Switch Business Focus?

021 How Do You Know When it’s Time to Switch Business Focus?

August 25, 2020

In this week’s episode, J Thorn and Sacha talk about when it's time to switch business focus, how you know when to do that and what triggers and indications they have.

AUDIENCE QUESTION OF THE WEEK

How do you know when it's time to switch business focus? Why not answer in our Facebook Group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/nextlevelauthors/

 

WEEKLY TASK

Dan - REST MOFO

Sacha - Work on Sirens and the new version of the Prose course

J - write and publish a 9-book romance series... we'll be checking :p

 

Find out more about Dan and Sacha

Great Writers Share Podcast: https://pod.link/1473869415

The Rebel Author Podcast: https://pod.link/rebelauthor

BUY The Anatomy of Prose: https://books2read.com/anatomyofprose

BUY Collaboration for Authors: https://books2read.com/u/3G2jLn

 

020 How Fast Can You Write?

020 How Fast Can You Write?

August 18, 2020

In this week’s episode, Dan and Sacha talk about... how fast they can write, and if writing speed truly affects their writing business.

AUDIENCE QUESTION OF THE WEEK

How fast can you write?

Why not answer in our Facebook Group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/nextlevelauthors/

WEEKLY TASK

Dan: Stick to the production schedule. Send off cover brief. Get laptop sent off for repair.

Sacha: Continue skinny drafting "Sirens." Work on mailing list autoresponder move. Keep working on Anatomy of Prose course.

 

J Thorn’s “9 Things Career Authors Don’t Do” http://getbook.at/9thingsseries

 

Find out more about Dan and Sacha

Great Writers Share Podcast: https://pod.link/1473869415
The Rebel Author Podcast: https://pod.link/rebelauthor

BUY The Anatomy of Prose: https://books2read.com/anatomyofprose

BUY Collaboration for Authors: https://books2read.com/u/3G2jLn

019 How is Leveling Up Going?

019 How is Leveling Up Going?

August 11, 2020

In this week’s episode, Dan and Sacha talk about... how they've leveled up their businesses since they started the podcast and what their business goals are for the rest of the year.

AUDIENCE QUESTION OF THE WEEK

How is leveling up going?

Why not answer in our Facebook Group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/nextlevelauthors/

WEEKLY TASK

Dan: Write up production schedule and stick to it Do the actions from the day.

Sacha: finish last ever client edit, process what we've talked about, create an action plan and make some progress on the mailing list move.

 

Find out more about Dan and Sacha

Great Writers Share Podcast: https://pod.link/1473869415
The Rebel Author Podcast: https://pod.link/rebelauthor

BUY The Anatomy of Prose: https://books2read.com/anatomyofprose

BUY Collaboration for Authors: https://books2read.com/u/3G2jLn

018 How Do You Control Your Time?

018 How Do You Control Your Time?

August 4, 2020

Episode #18 Show Notes

 

In this week’s episode, Dan and Sacha talk about their processes for controlling their time (or lack thereof), exploring the obstacles they face and the challenges they've overcome.

 

AUDIENCE QUESTION OF THE WEEK

 

How Do You Control Your Time?

 

WEEKLY TASK

 

Both Dan and Sacha will prepare ahead of their in-person author strategy day.

 

🎥Watch on YouTube https://youtu.be/7oqxMxYlalY

🎧Listen on your podcatcher https://pod.link/1508555372

 

 

Links from the show:

ConLanging Amazon documentary: https://www.amazon.com/Conlanging-Crafting-Tongues-Jason-Momoa/dp/B075C3NP7S

Brian Keene's "Dark Hollow" https://books2read.com/u/bwdAOe 

 

Find out more about Dan and Sacha

 

Great Writers Share Podcast: https://pod.link/1473869415

The Rebel Author Podcast: https://pod.link/rebelauthor

Order Collaboration for Authors: https://books2read.com/u/3G2jLn

Order The Anatomy of Prose: https://books2read.com/anatomyofprose

 

 
 
017 How Do You Write?

017 How Do You Write?

July 28, 2020

Episode #17 Show Notes

 

In this week’s episode, Dan and Sacha talk about how they write, what their processes are and how they actually manage to get to the end of each book.

 

AUDIENCE QUESTION OF THE WEEK

 

How do You Write?

 

WEEKLY TASK

 

Sacha will continue her work on Trey, and also work out an action plan for the prose course.

Dan will launch WWC3 and take two days off as rest.

 

🎥Watch on YouTube https://youtu.be/7oqxMxYlalY

🎧Listen on your podcatcher https://pod.link/1508555372

 

 

How Do You Write Podcast mentioned: http://www.howdoyouwrite.net

Find out more about Dan and Sacha

 

Great Writers Share Podcast: https://pod.link/1473869415

The Rebel Author Podcast: https://pod.link/rebelauthor

Collaboration for Authors pre-order link: https://books2read.com/u/3G2jLn

Order The Anatomy of Prose: https://books2read.com/anatomyofprose

 

 
 
016 When You Feel Overwhelm or Unfocused, What Do You Do?

016 When You Feel Overwhelm or Unfocused, What Do You Do?

July 21, 2020

In this week’s episode, Dan and Sacha talk about their processes for tackling and getting through periods of overwhelm and unfocus.

 

AUDIENCE QUESTION OF THE WEEK

When You Feel Overwhelm or Unfocused, What Do You Do?

Why not answer in our Facebook Group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/nextlevelauthors/

 

WEEKLY TASK

Sacha will continue her work on Trey, and also work on the Anatomy of Prose course

Dan will finished When Winter Comes episode 3 and submit the files to pre-order

 

Find out more about Dan and Sacha

Great Writers Share Podcast: https://pod.link/1473869415

The Rebel Author Podcast: https://pod.link/rebelauthor

BUY The Anatomy of Prose: https://books2read.com/anatomyofprose

BUY Collaboration for Authors: https://books2read.com/u/3G2jLn

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