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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 the Kobo Writing Life team, you'll also get the latest news and updates about Kobo and the KWL platform. Self-publish today at

Dec 31, 2019

Crime fiction writer Robert Craven chats to us about how he writes strong female characters, his formula for writing and pitching a book and he provides insight into conferences available in the Ireland and the UK. He also discusses the common mistakes he sees in crime fiction novels.

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Dec 24, 2019

Multi-media artist and author Victoria L. Szulc chats to us about using steampunk as a creative theme, how she is able to create her own book trailers and covers with only her iPhone and we learn more about her research process. Calling all holiday romance lovers! All audiobooks in this sale are $6.99 or less. Go to

Dec 18, 2019

With 30 books published for children and teens, New York Times bestselling author Holly Black, discusses the evolution of the young adult genre from when she published her first book in 2002. She talks about the inspiration behind her latest series The Folk of the Air and what she is working on next after finishing...

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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