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From the writing desk of award-nominated and award-winning authors and podcasters Philippa Ballantine and Tee Morris comes The Shared Desk, a writer's show that explores collaboration, science fiction, fantasy, and just about anything that catches their fleeting attention spans.
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Episode #80: Promotion Across Audiences
Guess who’s spending some time with us here at Casa de Morris? Piper J Drake is in studio, and we are bringing her on the mic for a brand new episode of The Shared Desk. Our eightieth show gets its topic of discussion from Twitter, and with Piper in studio you can be guaranteed of shenanigans happening!
00:00 — Introduction
A little bit of pre-show silliness
Stand back, everyone! We know what we’re doing!
Piper J Drake is in the house. And has she been busy…
A self-publishing adventure (along with a handful of other authors) called the Destination: Love Box Set
The final in the Safeguard series, Contracted Defense, coming out…wait, it is out NOW!!!
Much love for the kakapo
Keep up with Peej at her website!
Pip sneaks in an Operation: Endgame burn while also kicking off a new series called the Broken Dead, set in Southern Virginia.
Quick plug for the Proper Pie Company.
Do you name drop in your works-in-progress? Topic for another time.
How about Tee? What’s he been up to?
The third Edition of Podcasting for Dummies is done…and it is for sale! (Pre-order, of course.)
Chuck Tomasi and I are celebrating the Podcasting for Dummies release with a special workshop!
Quick aside: Matt’s running again, but he still has to keep up with Tee as he’s got the Dogfish Dash and The Woodrow Wilson Half-Marathon coming up!
Spent Labor Day weekend at Escape Velocity 2017
Met some great people!
Big love from OuterPlaces.com
Tee completes The Dog Days of Podcasting 2017 Challenge! (Enjoy the extra shows, everyone?)
10:11 — Episode #80: Promotion Across Audiences
Today’s show topic comes from Twitter, where……Tee can be found.
…Pip can be found.
…Piper can be found.
Colin Coyle asks us on Twitter about the challenges we face in promoting our works across audiences.
Piper’s cross-genre journey as a writer, and how she found herself in the Romantic Suspense genre.
The Safeguard series (which was reflective of Piper’s science fiction Triton Experiment series)
The True Heroes series (which features in Ultimate Courage a very familiar someone…)
Does an audience follow you or do they follow the genre? How do you bring readers into new territory?
What about when you straddle both non-fiction and fiction? Can you successfully market across that divide?
Speaking of podcasting, Piper is spreading her wings into the podosphere with Writing Excuses!
Non-fiction works can be regarded in writing as audition pieces for fiction.