eWS 004 Corporate Grind to Best-Selling Author with Joanna Penn

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Are you ready to rock your success? Joanna Penn joins eWorkSuccess for a chat from the UK. She shares her journey from corporate grind to best-selling author.

Joanna is a New York Times and USA Today best-selling thriller author, and non-fiction author. She helps indie authors go from full-time job to full-time entrepreneur. Voted as one of The Guardian UK Top 100 creative professionals and founder of The Creative Penn podcast and blog. Joanna shares her journey from dreaded job to a freedom lifestyle. We had a good chat and she shares some great tips for indie authors!

In This Episode

  • Learn about her struggles and how she finally achieved her dream of having a freedom lifestyle.

  • We talk about the importance of joining a group of like-minded authors or entrepreneurs for support after making the leap from your job.

  • Joanna shares her insight about fiction and non-fiction author websites, social media and why these are important considerations.

  • We discuss the importance of exercise and good health for authors.

  • How the economy influenced Joanna’s marketing decisions and her worldwide approach to book sales.

  • Learn how Joanna helps indie authors go from full-time job to full-time entrepreneur with The Creative Penn platform. She shares tips, tools and resources that are great for authors.

  • Learn about Joanna’s Author 2.0 Blueprint and how this free ebook helps indie authors.

  • Joanna shares her thoughts about the ACX audio narration service compared to recording her own voice for audio books.

  • Find out where Joanna gets her inspiration after writing 18 books!

  • Joanna shares a student success story and how her online courses can help indie authors.

  • I make a prediction about Joanna’s work and she hints about a screenplay!

Links and Resources Mentioned in This Episode

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The Creative Penn – Joanna’s website and blog.

The Creative Penn Podcast – Joanna’s weekly podcast show.

Author 2.0 Blueprint – Joanna’s book

Audible – Amazon’s audio book website.

ACX – Audiobook Creation Exchange (ACX) website.

Scrivener – A powerful content-generation tool for writers. Windows and Mac software versions are available.

Self Publishing Success Course – Joanna’s online course for indie authors.

Creative Freedom Course – Joanna’s online course about how she makes a living as an author.

Buck Books – Never pay more than a Buck for a Book!

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