There are lots of great, and not so great, podcasts available to writers. In this post, I am going to highlight four of the best podcasts for writers who are looking to share their stories with the world. The great thing about podcasts is they are easily accessible and you can listen to them while you are doing other things. Therefore, you don’t necessarily have to set aside time to listen to them.
Here are some of the best podcasts for writers:
1. Sell More Books Show
Each podcast on The Sell More Books Show website has a pretty comprehensive write-up and regular commenting. This seems to indicate that this podcast, at time of writing spanning over 300 episodes, has an active audience of listeners and commenters.
Available via: website, iTunes, Stitcher & RSS Feed
Average Length: Approximately 55 minutes
2. The Bestseller Experiment
The Bestseller Experiment is a podcast spanning over 260 episodes. The podcasts, hosted by authors Mark Stay and Mark Desvaux, feature interviews with other authors including Ian Rankin and Joanne Harris. They also interview agents, editors and others making it a valuable resource for all writers.
Available via: website, iTunes, Stitcher
Average Length: Various
3. The Book Marketing Show
This relatively new podcast currently spans over 60 episodes and features Kindle entrepreneur (Kindlepreneur) Dave Chesson. The podcast has the tagline ‘Listen, Learn, and sell more books!’ making it ideal for listening for authors who wish to sell more stories. The website also features a blog and links to free tools for authors.
Available via: website, iTunes, Google Play, Stitcher & iHeart Radio
Average Length: Approximately 20 minutes
4. Writing Coach, Ann Kroeker
Ann Kroeker has created over 220 short podcasts covering a variety of writing subjects. Subjects include ‘What’s a book proposal (and why do I need one?) and ‘Writers help the world begin to see’. Ann also has lots of other valuable content on her website including a blog, courses and books.
Available via: website, iTunes, Stitcher or Spotify
Average Length: Varies from 7 to 18 minutes approximately
If you discover any other valuable podcasts it would be great if you could share them in the comments section for others to enjoy. Also, I would be interested to hear any feedback you have on the recommendations above.