Category Archives: KWL Podcast

Kobo Writing Life Podcast – Episode 068 – Ethan Jones

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In Episode 68, we check in with Ethan Jones, a spy thriller author who decided to go wide with his novels and focus on growing his Kobo sales. His 2015 sales were up 260% over 2014, and every month has broken his sales record from the preceding month. Kobo is now Ethan’s leading retailer, bringing him healthy four figures each

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Kobo Writing Life Podcast – Episode 067 – Marni Jackson


What if some of the artists we feel as if we know – Meryl Streep, Neil Young, Bill Murray – turned up in the course of our daily lives? That’s the basis of this collection of linked stories that follow Rose McEwan, an ordinary woman who keeps having extraordinary encounters with famous people. Nora Parker, Merchandising Coordinator at Kobo, interviews

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Kobo Writing Life Podcast – Episode 066 – Literary Agent Sarah Heller

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  Recorded at Kobo’s headquarters, this episode features Toronto-based literary agent Sarah Heller, from the Helen Heller Agency. Why did Sarah become an agent? What are some benefits to being an agent in Toronto? What are some key tips for authors planning to query an agent? Tune in as Sarah and US Manager Christine Munroe discuss all of this and

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Kobo Writing Life Podcast – Episode 65 – Matthew Cobb from Reedsy


Reedsy‘s ambition extends beyond just being a place where authors can connect with publishing professionals; it’s a place for collaborative tools and with an ultimate goal of assisting the publication process right from the first written word of an author’s manuscript right through the typesetting, publishing and marketing of the final book. Mark Lefebvre, Kobo Writing Life Director, interviews Matthew

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