It’s never been easier to author a book, but what are the keys to writing a successful publication? New self-publishing tools, crowd funding platforms and distribution channels may have increased accessibility for budding authors, but marketing and networking are still a hurdle to many. So we’ve gathered tips from three successfully published authors to help you along: Jeff Finley author of Thread’s Not Dead, Josh Long co-author of Execute, and Mike Rohde author of The Sketchnote Handbook.
Black Bears are a small mobile game studio in Tambov, Russia. If they’re not making games they are playing one. Making games they want to play is the secret to their humble success, and their latest game Air Dodger fulfils another dream. We talked with designer Andrew Davidenko about their love of games and their new release.
This week we take a glimpse behind the scenes of Storenvy - the marketplace for indie sellers. We learn how their growing team is creating a dead simple solution for would-be merchants that helps consumers discover more of the things they love. We talked to CEO Jon Crawford for the inside scoop.
I assume the only reason you’re reading this is because either: (1) You like the word ‘badass’ in your article titles as much as I do, (2) You want to be hired on the basis of your badass-ness instead of, say, being hired on the basis of being the Archduke of Everything-Just-Lands-In-My-Lap Mountain.
There’s a revolution taking place in the world of note taking and Mike Rohde is leading the charge. Sketchnoting is a visual form of note taking that is fun, easy to grasp and improves recall. We talked to Mike about his journey to discovering Sketchnoting, his book The Sketchnote Handbook and what the future holds.