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The Indy Author's Guide to Podcasting for Authors AI NARRATED AUDIO

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If you are an author who is thinking of launching a podcast … if you are an author who has started a podcast and is struggling to keep it afloat … if you are an author on the brink of “podfading” and losing the hard-won benefits you can gain from this popular and intimate format -- then this book is for you.

Matty Dalrymple, The Indy Author, shares her learnings from her years hosting and producing The Indy Author Podcast. Tapping nautical metaphors to explore the stages of creating a podcast, this book will guide you through determining your destination, preparing for your voyage, and setting sail. Matty discusses the benefits podcasting offers to authors specifically, and the specific challenges authors might need to overcome to succeed in this medium.

Questions posed at the end of each chapter prompt insights to be captured in your own Captain's Log, enabling you to note progress, acknowledge mistakes, and celebrate successes on your voyage.

This is not merely a manual of technical requirements, although those are covered at a high level in the book and in more detail at The Indy Author website. This is a foundational resource you can pick up again and again, one that will serve as your guide as you steer your podcast through its voyage and, when a course correction is needed, will provide the strategies and tactics you need to adjust your bearing.

The Indy Author’s Guide to Podcasting for Authors covers:

The Podcasting Voyage
Why Podcasting ... and Why for Authors?
Determining Your Destination
Determining Your Destination - Introduction
Establishing Connections with Guests
Building Community with Listeners
Creating Direct Income with Your Podcast
Creating Indirect Income with Your Podcast
 Preparing for Your Voyage
Preparing for the Voyage - Introduction
Choosing Your Topic
Choosing Your Format
Choosing Your Mode, Medium, and Venue
Choosing Your Deliverables
Choosing Your Schedule
Choosing Your Episode Structure
Choosing Your Persona
Choosing Your Livery (a.k.a. Branding)
Choosing the Tech
 Setting Sail
Setting Sail - Introduction
Lining up Guests
Preparing for the Episode
Creating the Environment
Refining Your Audio and Video Presence
Creating the Episode
Making the Most of Your Content
Making It Interactive
Reducing Friction (Improving Your Production Process)
Being a Podcast Guest
Embarking on the Voyage
Embarking of the Voyage - Last Thoughts
You will get a ZIP (363MB) file