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Michael Hyatt interview

Today, Michael Hyatt is featuring a 12-minute interview with me on his blog. We talk about the following:

  • How important is an author’s “platform” to their success in the publishing world?
  • Do you think there is still a role for traditional publishers in the future?
  • What are the best practices of really successful writers?
  • What is the role of consistency in writing and publishing?
  • What do writers sometimes do to sabotage their careers?

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Jane Friedman (@JaneFriedman) has 20 years of experience in the publishing industry, with expertise in digital media strategy for authors and publishers. She is the publisher of The Hot Sheet, the essential newsletter on the publishing industry for authors, and was named Publishing Commentator of the Year by Digital Book World in 2019.

In addition to being a columnist for Publishers Weekly, Jane is a professor with The Great Courses, which released her 24-lecture series, How to Publish Your Book. Her book for creative writers, The Business of Being a Writer (University of Chicago Press), received a starred review from Library Journal.

Jane speaks regularly at conferences and industry events such as BookExpo America, Digital Book World, and the AWP Conference, and has served on panels with the National Endowment for the Arts and the Creative Work Fund. Find out more.

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