Launch Your Book

Hosted ByAnna David

Through solo question-and-answer episodes as well as interviews with best-selling authors, entrepreneurs and publishing insiders, New York Times bestselling author and TEDx speaker Anna David breaks down the best ways to launch a book that will change your career—and life.

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A book’s journey is far from over once it’s been launched. In fact, it’s got a whole lifetime ahead of itself. And so while this podcast leads you through writing and launching a bestselling book, its ultimate goal is to help you create a book that changes your career—and your life.

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How Long Does It Take to Publish a Book?

Obviously, the length of time it takes to write and launch a book varies from writer to writer; Anthony Burgess wrote A Clockwork Orange while Junot Diaz took a decade to write The Brief, Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao. And I know people who have written…

Do People Look Down on Self-Publishing?

One thing I need to tell you right off: there was no bigger snob about self-publishing back in the day than the person writing this post. My, how times have changed. This episode breaks down how.   WANT TO LAUNCH A BESTSELLING BOOK? GO TO

What Do I Need to Know to Record an Audiobook?

The audiobook market is a $1.2 billion business but recording and launching your own isn’t as easy as you may think. This episode breaks down the sound requirements, what it takes out of you and whether or not you should publish exclusively on…

What’s the Difference Between a Ghostwriter, Editor & Coach?

Do you need a ghostwriter, editor or coach—and what’s the difference between those three, anyway? I answer all that and more in this episode. WANT TO LAUNCH A BESTSELLING BOOK? GRAB MY CHEAT SHEET AT

How Can I Use Social Media to Promote My Book?

Social media isn’t just for influencers who are shamelessly hawking products. It’s actually an amazing tool for authors—provided they follow certain recommendations. I get into all of them in this episode.   WANT TO LAUNCH A BESTSELLING BOOK?…

How Do I Get My Book Made Into a Movie?

Hollywood is not just going to come banging down your door unless you have a crazy number one bestseller that everybody wants. In this episode, I talk about how to try to make it happen for yourself.   WANT TO LAUNCH A BESTSELLING BOOK? GRAB MY…

What Does an Author Website Need?

You need an author site and they are so easy to create. But what should be on it?   WANT MY “20 WAYS TO LAUNCH A BESTSELLING BOOK” CHEAT SHEET BY GOING HERE: .

Can I Get Sued for Writing About Someone?

Are you at risk when you write something less-than-flattering about someone in your memoir? Well, sure. Anyone can sue anyone for anything and even if they don’t have a case, you probably don’t want to have to deal with the inconvenience of defending…

Do I Need an Agent and If So, How Do I Get One?

If you’re trying to publish your book the traditional way, you need an agent. The good news: agents want to find the diamond in the rough. The bad news: They’re hammered with a lot of potential diamonds. Here’s how you can stand out.   WANT MY 20…

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