In today's episode, Pilar talks to Joanna Penn about writing and self-publishing in the 21st Century and being an indie author.
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Virtual not Distant Bitesize
04:50mins Today's bitesize is dedicated nurturing team creativity in virtual teams.
Imagination is more important than knowledge. Knowledge is limited. Imagination encircles the world.
Saros Virtual Team Practice
10:35mins "We like to share refreshments at a team meeting and set a calendar reminder 15 minutes warning before a hangout, so everyone can get their coffee and biscuits ready wherever they are."
16:10mins Working Out Loud - extracts from "Co-Writing a Book" the book by Joanna Penn and J Lyons. Learning about each other through sharing our work process.
The Conversation with Joanna Penn
We're in the Renaissance of the creator.
20:15mins Joanna puts "authorpreneurship" in context.
Indie authors are a natural evolution as we change the way in which we work.
The long tail and low-cost of self-publishing.
The author is no longer a lonely creator...
Audio and foreign sales.
We talk about how much we love the Kindle!
I couldn't run my business without technology.
If anyone wants a great piece of software to write books in, use Scrivener.
Joanna mentions Dragon Dictate.
Joanna's fiction work and how she has changed as a writer.
You are the wrong person to trust your work.
The shift in mindset from a hobbyist to professional.
Joanna's virtual collaboration with J. Thorn.
The future of writing.
Check out Joanna's blog and podcast for information and inspiration! www.thecreativepenn.com/