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The Bestseller Experiment

Join author and screenwriter Mark Stay with coach and entrepreneur Mark Desvaux, as they discover the secrets to writing a bestseller and challenge themselves and you to write, market and self-published a bestselling book in just one year. Each week, they are guided by and interview million-selling, chart-topping authors, publishers on the inside, editors, agents, social media specialists, and many more big names who play a part in the bestseller process. From the writing to marketing, plotting to publishing, learn the secrets to help you write your way to the top of the charts.
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Now displaying: February, 2017
Feb 26, 2017

Licking the wounds from their encounter with Ben Aaronovitch last week, the two Marks regroup, look at where they’ve gone wrong, and wonder if they can go on…

In this episode you will discover…

- Why taking a break from your main project might be a good idea
- How to use your outline in a rewrite
- Top tips for building your brand image and self-promotion
- And Mr. Stay has been through the Kindle Direct Publishing process and reports on his findings

Get your free ebook with advice and tips from million-selling authors at: http://www.bestsellerexperiment.com

Feb 18, 2017

Ben Aaronovitch started writing for Dr Who and became the author of the bestselling Peter Grant series that started with Rivers Of London in 2011 and has been hugely successful, regularly hitting the Sunday Times bestsellers top ten. We were delighted to get Ben for a conversation full of fireworks.

In this episode you will discover:

  • When an outline is not an outline
  • Top procrastination tips that will help your productivity
  • Why sniffing a camel will help your research
  • And how many drafts is too many

Get your free ebook with advice and tips from million-selling authors at: http://www.bestsellerexperiment.com

Feb 12, 2017

Mark Dawson had been published by a mainstream publisher, but to little success. A friend introduced him to Amazon’s Kindle Direct Publishing (KDP) and now, over two million downloads later, he is one of the UK’s most successful indie authors.

In this episode you will discover…

- Why you need a mailing list.
- A daily routine that balances creativity and business.
- The power of an online ad campaign
- The big changes coming in self-publishing!

Get your free ebook with advice and tips from million-selling authors at: http://www.bestsellerexperiment.com

Feb 6, 2017

Self-publishing an eBook? You’re almost certainly going to be publishing on Kindle. We were delighted to speak to Kindle’s head of Kindle Direct Publishing (KDP), Darren Hardy, at Amazon’s recent Amazon Academy Conference in London to get the low-down.

In this episode you will discover:

- Where to find essential resources to guide you through the process of self-publishing on Kindle.
-The common best practices for authors starting out.
-The key elements that will make your book more visible on Amazon.
-The big changes coming in self-publishing!

Get your free ebook with advice and tips from million-selling authors at: http://www.bestsellerexperiment.com

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