The Write Stuff: Kiki Archer On Taking Her Lesbian Fiction Mainstream

July 25, 2017

Kiki Archer On Taking Her Lesbian Fiction Mainstream 

by Sheena and Kiki Archer 

In this episode of The Write Stuff we chat to author, Kiki Archer about how she has taken her lesbian fiction (Lesfic) into the mainstream charts. 

 

Find out: 

  • How she ended up with a huge straight following 
  • What the reaction has been from straight readers 
  • Where she recommends you advertise 

 

About Kiki Archer 

Kiki Archer's latest novel not only got the lesbian fiction number one spots in the UK, USA and Australia, it also got to number 32 in the UK mainstream contemporary romance chart. 

Archer is also proud of the fact that Jane Green once sent her a public message. Archer says,  “When Too Late... I Love You was sitting side by side to her in the mainstream charts saying: Welcome to the gang.” 

You can find Kiki Archer on 

Twitter

Facebook 

YouTube

Her website

 

Find her books on Amazon.com | Amazon.co.uk | Amazon.ca 

 

About Sheena 

Sheena started The Lesbian Review and The Lesbian Talk Show. She saw a need for great content for listeners and readers.

The Lesbian Review is now one of the biggest review websites in the sector and The Lesbian Talk Show is one of the biggest podcasts in the sector. 

Great content is a priority for Sheena and she is always chatting to authors and listeners in search of new topics for her podcasts.

 

You can find Sheena on

Facebook 

Twitter 

YouTube

The Lesbian Talk Show website 

 

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Curves Welcome: Why Every Writer Needs A Blog

July 18, 2017

Why Every Writer Needs a Blog 

Novelist and Motivational Blogger Suzie Carr shares her insights on blogging with everything from why you need one, to what it should include, and the benefits you’ll gain. 

A Note to Listeners: 

Have a question about blogging? Please email me at suzie@curveswelcome.com to let me know.  

More info 

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Harper Bliss And Her Mrs: All About Audiobooks

July 4, 2017

Harper Bliss And Her Mrs 

All About Audiobooks 

In this episode Harper Bliss and Her Mrs (Caroline) discuss audiobooks. 

Find out:

  • How to make your own audiobook 
  • What is ACX 
  • Split royalties vs paying the narrator outright 
  • Who Harper uses for her audiobooks 
  • The pros of using an audiobook publisher 

If you have questions please feel free to email them to HarperBliss@TheLesbianTalkShow.com and they will either answer them on the show or on their blog. 

 

Sign Up for the My LesFic newsletter and get weekly bargains on lesbian novels. This is a fantastic service brought to you by The Bliss Duo 

 

You can also find Harper Bliss on her website HarperBliss.com or on the Ladylit website Ladylit.com check out her books on Amazon.com | Amazon.co.uk | Amazon.ca

 

 

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Harper Bliss And Her Mrs: How To Make My NaNoWriMo Novel Work

June 27, 2017

Harper Bliss And Her Mrs 

How To Make My NaNoWriMo Novel Work 

In this episode Harper Bliss and Her Mrs (Caroline) discuss what the minimum length should be for a lesbian romance novel and how to turn a first draft NaNoWriMo novel into a finsihed product 

 

If you have questions please feel free to email them to HarperBliss@TheLesbianTalkShow.com and they will either answer them on the show or on their blog. 

Sign Up for the My LesFic newsletter and get weekly bargains on lesbian novels. This is a fantastic service brought to you by The Bliss Duo  

 

You can also find Harper Bliss on her website HarperBliss.com or on the Ladylit website Ladylit.com check out her books on Amazon.com | Amazon.co.uk | Amazon.ca 

 

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Harper Bliss And Her Mrs: Should I Write Trump Into My Book?

June 20, 2017

Harper Bliss And Her Mrs 

Should I Write Trump Into My Book? 

In this episode Harper Bliss and Her Mrs (Caroline) answer the listener question - Should I write Donald Trump into my book? 

Find out: 

  • Their thoughts on incorporating politics into your novels 
  • What could happen 

 

If you have questions please feel free to email them to HarperBliss@TheLesbianTalkShow.com and they will either answer them on the show or on their blog. 

Sign Up for the My LesFic newsletter and get weekly bargains on lesbian novels. This is a fantastic service brought to you by The Bliss Duo. 

You can also find Harper Bliss on her website HarperBliss.com or on the Ladylit website Ladylit.com check out her books on Amazon.com | Amazon.co.uk | Amazon.ca 

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Harper Bliss And Her Mrs: Is It Worth Submitting My Story To An Anthology?

June 13, 2017

Harper Bliss And Her Mrs 

Is It Worth Submitting My Story To An Anthology? 

In this episode Harper Bliss and Her Mrs (Caroline) discuss the pros and cons to anthology submissions. 

Find out: 

  • What Harper feels pissed about 
  • Why she first submitted a story to an anthology 
  • What Harper thought was painful but good 

If you have questions please feel free to email them to HarperBliss@TheLesbianTalkShow.com and they will either answer them on the show or on their blog.  

Sign Up for the My LesFic newsletter and get weekly bargains on lesbian novels. This is a fantastic service brought to you by The Bliss Duo 

You can also find Harper Bliss on her website HarperBliss.com or on the Ladylit website Ladylit.com check out her books on Amazon.com | Amazon.co.uk | Amazon.ca 

 

 

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Harper Bliss And Her Mrs: How To Sell Your Books

June 6, 2017

Harper Bliss And Her Mrs 

How To Sell Your Books - Bliss Interview Highlights 

In this episode Sheena takes over from Harper Bliss and Her Mrs (Caroline) to bring you highlights from her 2016 Interview with Harper Bliss.  

There are a few key points that can help you sell more books. Enjoy.

If you have questions please feel free to email them to HarperBliss@TheLesbianTalkShow.com and they will either answer them on the show or on their blog.

 

You can also find Harper Bliss on her website HarperBliss.com or on the Ladylit website Ladylit.com check out her books on Amazon.com Amazon.co.uk | Amazon.ca

 

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Harper Bliss And Her Mrs: How To Set Up Your Launch Team

May 30, 2017

Harper Bliss And Her Mrs 

How To Set Up Your Launch Team 

In this episode Harper Bliss and Her Mrs (Caroline) discuss setting up a launch team and why all authors should have one. 

Find out: 

  • Why all authors should have a launch team 
  • How Harper Bliss started her launch team 
  • What her stats are for reviews vs review requests 
  • How she manages the launch team 

If you have questions please feel free to email them to HarperBliss@TheLesbianTalkShow.com and they will either answer them on the show or on their blog. 

You can also find Harper Bliss on her website HarperBliss.com or on the Ladylit website Ladylit.com check out her books on Amazon.com | Amazon.co.uk | Amazon.ca 

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Harper Bliss And Her Mrs: How Best To Use Kindle Unlimited

May 23, 2017

Harper Bliss And Her Mrs 

How To Use Kindle Unlimited To Maximize Sales 

In this episode Harper Bliss and Her Mrs (Caroline) discuss how they use Kindle Unlimited (KU).

Find out: 

  • How KU has changed since they last spoke about it 
  • What their research has shown works and what doesn’t work 
  • How much of their sales come from KU 
  • And why it is important to add our books to KU 

 

This was a question by Cheyenne Blue. If you have questions please feel free to email them to HarperBliss@TheLesbianTalkShow.com and they will either answer them on the show or on their blog.

 

You can also find Harper Bliss on her website HarperBliss.com or on the Ladylit website Ladylit.com check out her books on Amazon.com Amazon.co.uk | Amazon.ca 

 

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Harper Bliss And Her Mrs: Outlining For Successful Writing

May 16, 2017

Harper Bliss And Her Mrs 

Outlining For Successful Writing 

In this episode Harper Bliss and Her Mrs (Caroline) discuss Harper’s process for outlining her book. Harper’s goal is always to shorten her writing times and she has figured out that outlining helps but not in the traditional sense.  

Find out: 

  • How much outlining Harper does initially 
  • What her process is before she starts the book 
  • What she does at the end of every writing session and why it helps her write faster 

If you have questions please feel free to email them to HarperBliss@TheLesbianTalkShow.com and they will either answer them on the show or on their blog. 

 

You can also find Harper Bliss on her website HarperBliss.com or on the Ladylit website check out her books on Amazon.com | Amazon.co.uk | Amazon.ca 

 

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Harper Bliss And Her Mrs: The Lowdown On Editors

May 9, 2017

Harper Bliss And Her Mrs 

The Lowdown On Editors 

In this episode Harper Bliss and Her Mrs (Caroline) discuss finding and using an editor

Find out:

  • What types of editors you can get
  • Which editor you need
  • When an editor is not for you

If you have questions please feel free to email them to HarperBliss@TheLesbianTalkShow.com and they will either answer them on the show or on their blog.

You can also find Harper Bliss on her website HarperBliss.com or on the Ladylit website Ladylit.com check out her books on Amazon.com | Amazon.co.uk | Amazon.ca

 

 

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Harper Bliss And Her Mrs: Happily Ever After Endings

May 2, 2017

Harper Bliss And Her Mrs 

Happily Ever After 

In this episode Harper Bliss and Her Mrs (Caroline) discuss the happily ever after or happy for now ending and when it’s a good idea to give th readers a different kind of ending. 

Find out: 

  • Why you would want to do a Happy Ever After or Happy For Now ending 
  • When you can do a realistic ending 

If you have questions please feel free to email them to HarperBliss@TheLesbianTalkShow.com and they will either answer them on the show or on their blog. 

 

You can also find Harper Bliss on her website HarperBliss.com or on the Ladylit website Ladylit.com check out her books on Amazon.com Amazon.co.uk Amazon.ca

 

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Harper Bliss And Her Mrs: Launching MyLesFic

April 25, 2017

Harper Bliss And Her Mrs

Launching MyLesFic

 

In this episode Harper Bliss and Her Mrs (Caroline) discuss thier latest business veture, a competitor to discount mailing lists.

 

Find out:

  • What they are doing
  • Why they think it's a good idea
  • Where to find it
  • What the costs are for you

 

If you have questions please feel free to email them to HarperBliss@TheLesbianTalkShow.com and they will either answer them on the show or on their blog.

 

 

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Harper Bliss And Her Mrs: Outsourcing For Authors

April 18, 2017

Harper Bliss And Her Mrs 

Outsourcing For Authors 

In this episode Harper Bliss and Her Mrs (Caroline) discuss what authors can and should outsource and why. 

Find out: 

  • What Bliss considerers her most important tasks 
  • What they choose to outsource 
  • Why they outsource these things 

If you have questions please feel free to email them to HarperBliss@TheLesbianTalkShow.com and they will either answer them on the show or on their blog. 

You can also find Harper Bliss on her website HarperBliss.com or on the Ladylit website Ladylit.com check out her books on Amazon.com | Amazon.co.uk | Amazon.ca

 

 

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Harper Bliss And Her Mrs: Who Reads Your Books?

April 11, 2017

Harper Bliss And Her Mrs 

Who Reads Your Books? 

In this episode Harper Bliss and Her Mrs (Caroline) answer the listener question - who reads your books and where are your readers from. They talk about how they find stats and what it means for them. 

Find out:

  • Whether Bliss believes her audience is predominantly lesbian
  • Where they sell the most copies
  • What interesting trend has been happening to them

 

If you have questions please feel free to email them to HarperBliss@TheLesbianTalkShow.com and they will either answer them on the show or on their blog.

 

You can also find Harper Bliss on her website HarperBliss.com or on the Ladylit website Ladylit.com check out her books on Amazon.com | Amazon.co.uk | Amazon.ca

 

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Harper Bliss And Her Mrs: The Long Road To 6 Figures

April 4, 2017

Harper Bliss And Her Mrs

The Long Road To 6 Figures

 

In this episode Harper Bliss and Her Mrs (Caroline) discuss what it really takes for them to get to a 6 figure income. How it isn’t easy but it is achievable.

If you have questions please feel free to email them to HarperBliss@TheLesbianTalkShow.com and they will either answer them on the show or on their blog.

 

You can also find Harper Bliss on her website HarperBliss.com or on the Ladylit website Ladylit.com check out her books on Amazon.com Amazon.co.uk | Amazon.ca

 

 

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Harper Bliss And Her Mrs: Social Media Q&A

March 28, 2017

Harper Bliss And Her Mrs

Social Media Q&A

In this episode Harper Bliss and Her Mrs (Caroline) answer some listener questions about social media.

 

Find out:

  • What Harper uses Twitter for
  • Where you can find great information on making the most of Twitter
  • Why authors need a Facebook Page 
  • When a Facebook profile is useful
  • What kind of authors may benefit from Pinterest

 

If you have questions please email Bliss and Her Mrs on HarperBliss@TheLesbianTalkShow.com 

 

You can also find Harper Bliss on her website HarperBliss.com or on the Ladylit website Ladylit.com check out her books on Amazon.com | Amazon.co.uk | Amazon.ca

 

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Harper Bliss And Her Mrs: Harper’s New Challenge

March 21, 2017

Harper Bliss And Her Mrs

Harper’s New Challenge

In this episode Harper Bliss and Her Mrs (Caroline) discuss Harper’s new writing challenge and how this is different from last year’s one.

Find out:

  • How many novels Bliss plans on writing in just three months
  • What she will be doing to prevent burnout
  • Why she decided to talk about this challenge
  • What made her want to do this given how last year’s challenge went
  • Why she thinks you should do it too

 

If you have questions please feel free to email them to HarperBliss@TheLesbianTalkShow.com and they will either answer them on the show or on their blog.

 

You can also find Harper Bliss on her website HarperBliss.com or on the Ladylit website Ladylit.com check out her books on Amazon.comAmazon.co.uk | Amazon.ca

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Harper Bliss And Her Mrs: Staying Sane As a Work From Home Writer

March 14, 2017

Harper Bliss And Her Mrs

Staying Sane As A Work-From-Home Writer

 

In this episode Harper Bliss and Her Mrs (Caroline) discuss how they stay sane when working from home. 

 

Find out:

 

  • Why Harper hates excercise
  • Why writers are turning to standing desks
  • How the Bliss team plan on getting in more excercise

 

If you have questions please feel free to email them to HarperBliss@TheLesbianTalkShow.com and they will either answer them on the show or on their blog.

 

You can also find Harper Bliss on her website HarperBliss.com or on the Ladylit website Ladylit.com check out her books on Amazon.com | Amazon.co.uk | Amazon.ca

 

 

 

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Harper Bliss And Her Mrs: The Must-Mave’s On An Author Website

March 7, 2017

Harper Bliss And Her Mrs

The Must-Have’s For An Author Website

 

In this episode Harper Bliss and Her Mrs (Caroline) discuss why you should have an author website and what it should have on it.

 

Find out:

  • Why it’s a good idea to own your own domain name
  • What Harper did when the domain name for her pen name was already taken
  • What the main goal should be for an author website
  • What Harper and Caroline’s pet peeves are for author sites

 

If you have questions please feel free to email them to HarperBliss@TheLesbianTalkShow.com and they will either answer them on the show or on their blog.

 

You can also find Harper Bliss on her website HarperBliss.com or on the Ladylit website Ladylit.com check out her books on Amazon.com | Amazon.co.uk | Amazon.ca

 

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