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KWL – 211 – Advice for Going Wide with Adam Croft

#211 – Advice for Going Wide with Adam Croft

Bestselling author and creator of The Indie Author Mindset Adam Croft joins us on the podcast this week. Adam is a huge advocate for publishing wide, and he shares some excellent advice for authors who are considering making the jump from exclusive, and he also shares how indie publishing has changed throughout his career and where he thinks it’s going next.

Bestselling author and creator of The Indie Author Mindset Adam Croft joins us on the podcast this week. Adam is a huge advocate for publishing wide, and he shares some excellent advice for authors who are considering making the jump from exclusive to wide, and he also shares how indie publishing has changed throughout his career and where he thinks it’s going next. 

  • Adam talks about the founding of The Indie Author Mindset, why he took his time creating it, and what courses he’s currently offering
  • He discusses how supportive the indie author community is and why he doesn’t believe competition exists among indie authors
  • Adam tells us how he got started in indie publishing in 2010 and how the industry has changed over the past decade
  • A vocal proponent of publishing wide, Adam explains why authors should consider going wide, what to expect when making the jump from exclusive, and he gives us some advice on how to make publishing wide work for you
  • He tells us how the pandemic has changed his publishing plans, and how he’s used the Indie Author Mindset to help other authors cope with the background anxiety of 2020
  • Adam gives us his predictions for the future of indie publishing, including why more authors will be going wide and the evolution of subscription services

Useful Links
Adam’s Website
The Indie Author Mindset
The Indie Author Mindset Facebook Group
Partners in Crime Podcast
The Indie Author Mindset eBook


With over two million books sold to date, Adam Croft is one of the most successful independently published authors in the world, and one of the biggest selling authors of the past few years, having sold books in over 138 different countries.

Adam is considered to be one of the world’s leading experts on independent publishing and has been featured on BBC television, BBC Radio 4BBC Radio 5 Live, the BBC World ServiceThe GuardianThe Huffington PostThe Bookseller and a number of other news and media outlets.

Adam presents the regular crime fiction podcast Partners in Crime with fellow bestselling author Robert Daws.

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