The Kobo Writing Life team is excited to announce our latest Live Q&A on April 21st, 2022. From 12:00 PM-1:00 PM EST, KWL Director Tara and Author Relations Manager Joni, will be telling you everything you need to know to boost your backlist. If you can’t make the takeover, feel free to comment on this post with your questions and we can ask them for you! 

Hi authors! 

I hope you’ve been enjoying the live chats we’ve had so far this year. If you’ve missed them, you can always catch up on KWL’s Facebook and YouTube channels.  

For our live event this month, we’re going to focus on Kobo! We know that over half of an author’s earnings can come from their backlist. The more you write, the more books you’re adding to your backlist. Are you doing all you can to really encourage sales on your backlist?  

In this Q&A, we hope to cover everything you need to know to boost your backlist on Kobo. We will cover the following: 

  • Why metadata is so important 
  • When you should rethink your covers 
  • Promotional opportunities for your backlist 
  • Tips for creating box sets and bundles that sell 

Be sure to join live and bring your questions! It’s an event not to be missed.  

Happy writing, 


Director, KWL 

Tara runs Kobo Writing Life (KWL), Kobo’s independent publishing platform. As a subject matter expert in all aspects of indie publishing, her aim is to make KWL the greatest and most user-friendly self-publishing platform available and always looking for ways for indies to reach a new audience of readers.  

If you’re interested in publishing with KWL, create your account today at http://www.kobo.com/writinglife. 

Joni Di Placido is the Author Relations Manager at Kobo Writing Life, and co-hosts the Kobo Writing Life podcast. She works directly wit indie authors to help them sell eBooks and audiobooks worldwide. She grew up in Edinburgh and studied Italian and Spanish at the University of St Andrews, before moving to Toronto. If she’s not reading, you can find her teaching fitness classes, or complaining bitterly about Canadian winters.

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