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Author Strong Podcast | Giving Writers the Tools They Need to Succeed!

Mat Morris and Nancy Elliott give their listeners the tools they need to succeed in today's publishing world. Mat shares the knowledge and experience he's gained over the last three years of being a full time writer to help Nancy, and all of the listeners, achieve their writing goals and make their dreams of writing for a living come true. Along the way, Mat and Nancy interview other amazing and best selling authors to find out exactly what they do to make themselves successful. Some special guest authors include New York Times and USA Today best selling author, Mimi Strong, Robert Chazz Chute, J Thorn, Zach Bohannon, Austin Malone, and Alida Winternheimer.

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Ep 514 - Moving Forward and What’s Next for the Author Strong Podcast

Mat and Nancy welcome special guest, Robert Chazz Chute, back for the final episode before beginning their sabbatical from the podcast. They discuss what they will be doing in the coming few months along with their plans for the Author Strong Podcast upon its return.   For more detailed show notes, please head over to our site at http://www.authorstrong.com/

47mins

31 Oct 2016

Rank #1

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Ep 513 - NaNoWriMo Tips: Fast Drafting

Mat and Nancy share their experiences of writing quickly for NaNoWriMo. Mat leverages what he learned after doing four 50,000 word days in past NaNos to give tips on writing faster.   For more detailed show notes, please head over to our site at http://www.authorstrong.com/

1hr 1min

27 Oct 2016

Rank #2

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Ep 512 - Giveaways, FB Ads, and Book Bundles for a New Book Launch with Becca J Campbell

Mat and Nancy welcome special guest, Becca J Campbell, back to the show to continue their discussion about her new book launch. In this episode they discuss giveaway rewards, using Facebook ads during a launch, and if/when you should bundle your series.   For more detailed show notes, please head over to our site at http://www.authorstrong.com/

1hr 27mins

24 Oct 2016

Rank #3

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Ep 511 - New Book Launch with Becca J. Campbell

Mat and Nancy welcome special guest, Becca J Campbell, back to the show to discuss the upcoming launch of her latest book.  They discuss a number of items including pricing, pre-launch emails, ARC team involvement, and running a book blitz with a giveaway.   For more detailed show notes, please head over to our site at http://www.authorstrong.com/

1hr 26mins

20 Oct 2016

Rank #4

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Ep 510 - Editing On a Budget

Mat and Nancy sit down to discuss a few questions that were sent in by listeners. They focus on looking at the editing process along with what kinds of editing should be prioritized if you’re working with a limited budget.   For more detailed show notes, please head over to our site at http://www.authorstrong.com/

51mins

17 Oct 2016

Rank #5

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Ep 509 - Pseudonyms and Cohesiveness with Robert Chazz Chute

Mat and Nancy welcome special guest, Robert Chazz Chute, back to the show to discuss the importance of delivering on expectations and using pseudonyms as different channels for your publishing.   For more detailed show notes, please head over to our site at http://www.authorstrong.com/

1hr 13mins

13 Oct 2016

Rank #6

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Ep 508 - What Is NaNoWriMo?

It’s that time of year again! Mat and Nancy sit down to discuss their plans for NaNoWriMo along with what writers can do with their novels once they’ve hit 50K!   For more detailed show notes, please head over to our site at http://www.authorstrong.com/

58mins

10 Oct 2016

Rank #7

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Ep 507 - Special Announcement & October 2016 Goals

Mat and Nancy sit down to discuss their progress in September as well as their plans for October. They also share a special announcement for a very large change coming to Author Strong.   For more detailed show notes, please head over to our site at http://www.authorstrong.com/

1hr 14mins

6 Oct 2016

Rank #8

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Ep 506 - Character Arc Workshop with Alida Winternheimer and Arielle Fragassi

Mat and Nancy welcome special guests Alida Winternheimer and Arielle Fragassi to the show to discuss the craft of the character arc. Alida leads Arielle through a a mini character arc workshop for her book and are then joined by Mat and Nancy to further discuss the topic.   For more detailed show notes, please head over to our site at http://www.authorstrong.com/

1hr 24mins

3 Oct 2016

Rank #9

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Ep 505 - What Can We Learn From Catfish Scams?

Mat and Nancy share and discuss a recent article about a catfish scam that successfully generated millions of dollars in royalties on Amazon.   For more detailed show notes, please head over to our site at http://www.authorstrong.com/

46mins

29 Sep 2016

Rank #10