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Joanna Penn

108 Podcast Episodes

Latest 30 Sep 2022 | Updated Daily

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How to Write a Novel with Joanna Penn

The Daily Writer with Kent Sanders

Kent talks to Joanna Penn about her brand-new book, How to Write a Novel. You’ll learn how writing a novel changes you, whether you should try discovery writing or outlining, how to choose a story structure, how to get over the fear of being judged, and much more. Joanna Penn is an award-nominated, New York Times and USA Today bestselling author of thrillers, writing under the pen name J.F. Penn. She also writes non-fiction for authors. Joanna is also the host of The Creative Penn podcast and an award-winning creative entrepreneur. Her site, TheCreativePenn.com has been voted in the Top 100 sites for writers by Writer's Digest. 📚 Download your FREE Daily Writer Starter Kit at https://dailywriterlife.com/free ✉️ Want writing tips and inspiration delivered to your inbox daily? Sign up for the FREE Daily Writer email at https://dailywriterlife.com/dailyemail 🚀 Want to grow your writing business and accelerate your success? Check out our Daily Writer Club. 📱Follow us: Instagram, TikTok, Facebook, Twitter


24 Aug 2022

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Writing Craft Ideas with the Creative Penn: Joanna Penn

Self-Publishing with Dale

Successful self-published author Joanna Penn stopped by to discuss writing craft ideas, her view on being prolific and how to find your voice. While Joanna is a GREAT resource for self-publishing, I wanted to chat with her more about fiction writing, so I could tune up my skills. Please, if you enjoy this channel or this interview, be sure to visit her site and podcast on YouTube. She's a legend and an incredibly generous human being dispensing world-class insights about writing and self-publishing for - essentially - free. No catch. 📚 Joanna Penn - https://www.thecreativepenn.com/ ✒ The Creative Penn Podcast - https://www.youtube.com/user/thecreativepenn


5 Aug 2022

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S2 Ep11: Talking with Joanna Penn

The Failing Writers Podcast

This week we have a chat with Joanna Penn - author, podcaster, entrepreneur - and she shares her views on the business side of writing and being a successful author. Really interesting stuff!https://www.thecreativepenn.com  Let us know what you think of this AI voicing stuff https://deepzen.io/ --

1hr 4mins

12 Jun 2022

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How Joanna Penn built her author career so she could quit her job in IT

Before The Bestseller

If there’s one thing you should know by now, it’s that everyone we have on here is a master marketer or has one of their team. Joanna is a master marketer so in this episode we go deep into the nuts and bolts of the marketing that’s allowed her to make a full time living from writing.


6 Jun 2022

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Successful Self-Publishing | Joanna Penn

Before The Bestseller

Joanna Penn and Indie publishing go together like sunshine and solar panels. If you can’t tell, I just made that up. Joanna Penn was early to the indie publishing game and has benefited greatly from the early belief that it was the future. She has over 30 books in multiple pen names both fiction and nonfiction, runs the highly adored TheCreativePenn.com blog, and has possibly the longest running podcast on indie publishing with over a million downloads, The Creative Penn Podcast.Obviously Joanna is an incredibly popular author but it’s also been a dream of mine to interview Joanna ever since I got into the world of publishing and so you’ll be able to tell that I’m just giddy with excitement throughout our interview.In this episode we really get into the nuts and bolts of her author career.


6 Jun 2022

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Creativity, Collaboration, Community, and Cash. NFTs For Authors [Audio] With Joanna Penn

The Creative Penn Podcast For Writers

I've spent the last 15 years building an author business on Web 2 — digital publishing, blogging and podcasting, social media, and more. But as Web 3 begins to emerge through blockchain, NFTs, AI, and the metaverse, I want to make sure I still have a thriving business over the next 15 years. NFTs are an […] The post Creativity, Collaboration, Community, and Cash. NFTs For Authors [Audio] With Joanna Penn first appeared on The Creative Penn.

1hr 4mins

16 Mar 2022

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The Creative Potential Of NFTs For Authors With J. Thorn And Joanna Penn

The Creative Penn Podcast For Writers

J. Thorn and I are both authors and passionate about helping writers find new ways to create, collaborate, reach fans, and make more money in the Creator Economy. We're also both excited about the creative and financial possibilities of emerging blockchain technology, including NFTs. In this discussion, we cover: Explaining NFTs for non-technical people. Some […] The post The Creative Potential Of NFTs For Authors With J. Thorn And Joanna Penn first appeared on The Creative Penn.

1hr 9mins

4 Feb 2022

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How to Make a Living as a Writer with Joanna Penn

The Don Watkins Show

Joanna Penn is a New York Times bestselling author with over 30 books, including How to Make a Living with Your Writing. She's also the host of The Creative Penn podcast. Joanna's website - https://www.thecreativepenn.com/ Sign up for my newsletter, Chapter 1,  where I break down the first chapter of mysteries and thrillers to figure out how they hook us—or why they fail to. https://firstchapter.substack.com/ Support the show at https://www.donswriting.com/support​​​​ You can follow me on Twitter at https://twitter.com/donswriting --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/don-watkins/support


25 Jan 2022

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My Creative And Business Goals For 2022 With Joanna Penn

The Creative Penn Podcast For Writers

“We make plans, God laughs.” The old Yiddish proverb will no doubt stand true for another year, but I just can’t help myself!  I need to make plans to have something to aim for, but given how 2021 didn’t turn out as expected, for 2022 I will hold my plans and goals loosely and won’t […] The post My Creative And Business Goals For 2022 With Joanna Penn first appeared on The Creative Penn.


1 Jan 2022

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S3 Ep 6: From Corporate IT to Author Entrepreneur: Joanna Penn

The Next Chapter by Ellie Barker

Joanna Penn started off her working career in corporate IT. She did really well, and worked all over the world including Australia and New Zealand. But she was always frustrated by the lack of creativity. And after trying different ventures, in 2006 she wrote her first non-fiction book. Joanna not only decided to publish her own book but she started a blog and began to share everything she was learning about the publishing industry. She went on to also write fiction and she became a New York Times and USA bestselling author of thrillers under J.F Penn. Joanna has now written more than thirty books. She is an award-winning podcaster and her Creative Penn podcast has been down loaded millions of times. She is an international speaker and one of the most well-respected indie authors, well, in the world. Not only that, she’s still sharing all her knowledge and teaching authors how to make (a good) living from their writing. Joanna Penn has been such an inspiration to me and my Next Chapter and I was thrilled she agreed to be my guest. You can find out more about Joanna, all her books and courses at https://www.thecreativepenn.com/ And of course, my Next Chapter at elliebarkerwrites.com

1hr 6mins

11 Nov 2021