Sean Platt on Being True to Self and Write, Publish, Repeat | TPW Podcast Ep 040

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Sean Platt a fixture in the indie writing community stops by the show. From his breakout serialized dystopian hit Yesterday's Gone with writing partner Dave. How about popular Sci-Fi hits The Beam and Alien Invasion with his other writing partner Johnny? Not to mention their popular show the Self Publishing podcast and growing story studio Sterling and Stone. Despite all the success, books, podcasts, and software innovation, it comes down to one simple truth. The key to indie writing success: Be true to yourself and Write-Publish-Repeat. You can find Sean and his story team at: http://sterlingandstone.net. Prolific Writer Takeaways:

  1. Do the work. You have to want to do the work.
  2. Writing is a journey not an event.
  3. Invest in yourself.
  4. Write-Publish-Repeat key to success.
  5. Be ready. Be prepared.

Recommended Resources:

  1. Software- Story Shop
  2. Software- Slack
  3. Fiction- Lexicon by Max Berry
  4. Non Fiction- Perennial Seller by Ryan Holiday
  5. Movie- The Invitation