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Kobo Writing Life Podcast – Episode 79 – Julie Czerneda on Dreamers & Dreamweavers

Julie Czerneda, an international bestselling science fiction and fantasy author from Canada, was one of the Author Guests of Honour at the 2016 When Words Collide conference which takes place in Calgary each year in late summer. When Words Collide is an annual non-profit festival designed to bring readers and writers together in a celebration of the written word. Up

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Top 25 Bestselling KWL Titles from 2016

Self-Published titles at Kobo represent nearly 1 in every 4 books sold in the English language for 2016. To spotlight some of the highest selling titles by UNIT for 2016, we present the top-selling 25 titles published through Kobo Writing Life by UNIT sales. Mystery/Thriller/Suspense titles led the way in 2016, but Romance, always a strong selling category, remains quite

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Kobo Writing Life Podcast – Episode 068 – Ethan Jones

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 066 – Literary Agent Sarah Heller

  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 057 – Helen Hardt

Christine Munroe interviews Helen Hardt, an author and editor, about her publishing journey in terms of both sides of her career. This month, Helen launched the Steel Brothers Saga series with Waterhouse Press, an “untraditional” publishing house headed up by indie author all-star, Meredith Wild. Christine and Helen discuss: Helen’s publishing path, starting with small presses, and most recently with

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