43 minutes | Mar 21, 2021

Secrets to Writing Success with John Lescroart

Bestselling author William Bernhardt discusses the latest news from the world of books, offers writing tips, and interviews John Lescroart, New York Times-bestselling author of The 13th Juror and many other spellbinding thrillers.Chapter 1: IntroductionThis podcast is now recorded live, then distributed as both a video (on YouTube) and an audio podcast. Subscribe to the William Bernhardt YouTube channel so you'll be alerted when a new video is recorded or uploaded.Consider attending WriterCon this Labor Day weekend, or streaming the writers conference from home. For more information, visit: www.writercon.orgChapter 2: Newsa) The new Copyright Small Claims Court has a website. https://copyright.gov/about/small-claims/b) Podium Audio is looking for self-published books that could become audiobooks. https://podiumaudio.comc) Mark Dawson has launched a new book promotion service. https://hellobooks.com/authorsd) Open AI's GPT-3 beta allows authors to test an AI that can write complete sentences based on your ideas. https://openai.come) Bookchain allows authors to convert their work into NFTs and publish on the Ethereum blockchain. https://www.bookchain.caf) Takeaway quote from the Int'l Publishing Forum: "Books see people through hard times."Chapter 3: InterviewBernhardt interviews bestselling author John Lescroart. Your will learn:How to write a novelHow Lescroart financed his writing before he broke outWhen to quit your day jobHow to use your hobbies to become a better writerHow the book industry has changed most.Chapter 4: Parting WordsVisit the WriterCon website and see if this conference could give you the knowledge and opportunities you need to advance your writing ambitions: www.writercon.orgFor more info about William Bernhardt, visit: www.williambernhardt.com
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