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The Editing Podcast - Louise Harnby (fiction editor) and Denise Cowle (non-fiction editor) EPISODE 16, 13th March 2019
Author chat with Tim Lewis
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Author chat with Tim Lewis

In this bonus episode of The Editing Podcast, Denise and Louise talk to Tim Lewis, host of the Begin Self-Publishing Podcast and author of tree time-travel novellas (Timeshock series), three fantasy novels (Magpies and Magic series), and Social Media Networking.


  • Benefits and challenges of working with a professional editor who’s also a family member
  • Trust and personal relationships
  • Constructive criticism and the author/editor relationship: Best vs best-fit relationships
  • Marketing tips: Social media; sales versus visibility; tagging and quoting
  • The culture of free and its impact on book sales
  • Building an author platform and understanding your social media audience
  • Podcasting for indie authors
  • Using your book as a marketing tool to grow your business
  • Structural outlining: Planning versus pantsing
  • Author tip: Starting with a shorter project to learn the basics of self-publishing and hone your craft

Talk to Tim

  • Begin Self-Publishing Podcast: https://beginselfpublishing.com/
  • Stoneham Press: https://stonehampress.com/
  • Twitter: @StonehamPress
  • Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/BSPPodcast/
  • YouTube: http://bit.ly/2TxQZml
  • Social Media Networking: How to Use Social Media to Get the Job You Want, Find Love, Get Business Success and Boost Your Travel Experience: https://amzn.to/2TyfmjZ

Denise and Louise

Music credit

‘Vivacity’ Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com). Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License