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Kobo Writing Life Podcast

The Kobo Writing Life Podcast brings you insights and inspiration for growing your self-publishing business. We feature interviews with bestselling authors and industry experts, who share practical advice you can use to improve your writing and sell more books. Hosted by KWL's very own Chrissy Munroe and Stephanie McGrath, you'll also get the latest news and updates about Kobo and the KWL platform. Self-publish today at www.kobo.com/writinglife

Dec 11, 2019

With 7 years’ experience in the audiobook industry, Michelle Kaatz, the director of Kobo Originals, shares her insight and tips for creating audiobooks and original content. Michelle discusses how new technology will influence audiobooks, what customers and subscription models will look like in the future and what to...


Dec 4, 2019

Michael Anderle, best-selling indie author, gives us the scoop on the launch of his first "wide" series, Opus X. He tells us his author origin story, and talks about his focus on the business of writing and creating his own publishing company. 

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Nov 26, 2019

Mexican author Juan Pablo Villalobos, talks about his latest novel, The Other Side: Stories of Central American Teen Refugees Who Dream of Crossing the Border (https://www.kobo.com/ebook/the-other-side-95). Juan Pablo shares the research process behind his non-fiction titles, the difficulties that arise interviewing...


Nov 19, 2019

Zoe York talks to us about how she began her career writing "the stories of her heart", and turned those stories into a commercial success. Zoe explains how she runs her business and handles her separate pen names, Zoe York and Ainsley Booth. She also explains how she maintains her backlist sales and uses her back...


Nov 12, 2019

Violet Howe talks to us about her writing career and how feeling strongly about her story and characters led her to indie publishing. Violet discusses how writing two different series in the same town allows her to explore two genres. Violet also talks to us about how her past work experiences have influenced...