I’m admittedly taking a bit of a selfish turn in this episode as I get to chat with the renowned Stephanie Chandler.
Stephanie, an acclaimed author of “The Nonfiction Book Publishing Plan,” is the force behind the Nonfiction Authors Association and the unique Nonfiction Writers Conference – an online event that’s been changing the game since 2010. As someone who’s graced platforms like Entrepreneur, BusinessWeek, and Wired magazine, she’s an embodiment of expertise and passion. Stick around as we delve into topics like the art of ‘chunking’ your writing, the intriguing world of hybrid publishing, and so much more.
Key Discussion Points
- Stephanie’s transition from corporate life in 2003 to a bookstore owner in Sacramento and eventually to being a renowned author and community builder.
- Crafting a Thriving Community: How Stephanie enriches her community with valuable content, battling the wave of misinformation.
- “Chunking” the Writing Process: A look at daily manageable writing targets and the echoing effects of consistent book releases.
- Target Audience’s Power: The art and science of niching down and addressing audience-specific challenges.
- Deciphering Bookstores: The ongoing battle between traditional bookstores and the rise of audiobooks.
- The Publishing Dilemma: A discussion on the allure of big publishers vs. the liberty of alternative routes.
- Navigating Hybrid Publishing: A glance at its role in the current market and its pros and cons.
This conversation with Stephanie Chandler was both productive and enlightening. From the nuanced intricacies of non-fiction publishing to the evolving landscape of bookstores and publishing routes, Stephanie’s insights were invaluable. If you’re a budding author or simply interested in the world behind the books you read, this is an episode you wouldn’t want to miss.
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Links Worth Exploring
- Connect with Stephanie: Website | Facebook | X (néeTwitter) | LinkedIn
- The Nonfiction Authors Association: Visit The Website
- The Nonfiction Writers Conference: Learn More Here
- The Productivity Diet Campaign Page: Check It Out
- Related Conversation: Episode 335: Mind Map Your Writing with Daphne Gray-Grant
- Related Blog Post: On Not Writing
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