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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

Apr 30, 2019

We dive deep into romantic comedies and the key components that make a great love story. Spoiler alert: it’s sexual tension! Sally and Mhairi tells us about their latest releases 99 Percent Mine and Don’t You Forget About Me and how they fell into writing. We also have a lightening round where they tell us their...


Apr 23, 2019

Book Smart Romance: How Penny Reid bypassed gatekeepers to create her own niche market. Penny discusses the ways in which writing romance is revolutionary, why creators today appear to be more accessible and why authors should always strive towards authenticity in their work. She also uses the magical power of math and...


Apr 16, 2019

With 12 books releasing this year, New York Times and USA Today bestselling author Carrie Ann Ryan, takes time out of her jam-packed schedule to talk to us about her writing technique, how the self-publishing landscape has changed since first starting out and why she wanted to branch out into a new genre. Carrie...


Apr 9, 2019

Have you ever wondered if a book trailer would be right for your next novel? Adam Cushman, the founder of Film 14 (https://film-14.com/), breaks down the benefits of having a book trailer and discusses the process of creating a cinematic book trailer from conception to final product. Adam talks about pricing and the...


Apr 2, 2019

Gritty crime fiction writer, Dharma Kelleher joins us to talk about her experience as a transgender author, and the recent controversy around the book deal for the fictional biography of transgender doctor, Dr. James Barry. We discuss the importance of sensitivity readers and how/when an author should employ them...