Author Media presents Novel Marketing, the longest-running book marketing podcast in the world. This is the show for writers who want to build their platform, sell more books, and change the world with writing worth talking about. 

I’m your host, Thomas Umstattd Jr., and while to my knowledge Novel Marketing is the longest running book marketing podcast, it is not the longest running podcast for indie writers. I think that honor goes to today’s guest Joanna Penn. Her excellent podcast The Creative Penn started back in 2009.

Joanna is a popular guest on this podcast and the author of numerous books including Public Speaking for Authors, Creatives and Other Introverts

Joanna, welcome to the Novel Marketing Podcast!

Show Notes

Talking Points:

  • We’ve talked about the importance of public speaking on Novel Marketing, what makes it hard for introverted authors? 
    • Quiet: Introverts used to be called thinkers
  • What are some of the advantages of being introverted as a speaker?
    • Fear drives them to practice.
  • One of the things about your book Public Speaking for Authors, Creatives and Other Introverts is talking about scheduling alone time before and after an event. Why is this important? 
  • How can introverted authors get their first gigs?
  • At what point should a novelist start perusing speaking gigs?
  • Any final public speaking tips?
  • Where can people find out more about you?
  • Joanna thank you for joining us today on the Novel Marketing podcast!



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