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Email: melinda@tropicalwriting.com.au     Phone Number AU: 0400703836

20 things I’ve learnt from hosting 20 podcast chats

  1. Out there do’in’ it is not a grammar error, but a lifestyle choice
  2. Treat your writing like a business, and sell a million, maybe…
  3. People matter – sales come second, and third
  4. Give, don’t take
  5. Saying umm doesn’t sound good in audio
  6. Fear is natural, embrace it
  7. Good girls do cry
  8. Writers write, the rest of us talk about it
  9. Mentors are there for the asking
  10. The east coast of Oz is incomparable
  11. Indie or trad, we’re all friends
  12. Whatever happens at the RWA Conference stays there, sort of…
  13. Social media is time consuming but you’ll find friends if you stick with it
  14. Annie Seaton needs to come home
  15. Running away with the circus is a damned fine idea, if your kids will let you
  16. Entrepreneurship is a catch-word to place in every title and my downloads prove it
  17. 1000 downloads is doable, eventually…
  18. Video is the new letter to a friend
  19. Living in a caravan makes you friends and provides you potential interviewees
  20. Having friends with the same name on the other side of the world is the best fun ever, and you get to visit them – one day

About the author, Melinda

I'm an authorpreneur, English teacher and podcaster who dreams of a life on the road full of adventures and handsome heroes, whilst making squizillions of dollars in book sales to pay for my chocolate fix. In the real world, I write novels and non-fiction, and offer my expert advice via online courses (as soon as I make them) and writing retreats (as soon as I organise them).

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