CL184: Using Kickstarter To Fund Your Book – Interview with Jonathan Fesmire

Jonathan Fesmire
Jonathan Fesmire is an author who started out writing fantasy but today is best known for his steampunk novels like “Bodacious Creed: a Steampunk Zombie Western. Based in Southern California, Jonathan has been a fan of steampunk stories and art for years and has interviewed many members of the community for his The Wild Steampunk Blog.
In this episode, we cover:
  • 2:43 – What is Steampunk?
  • 4:33 – Creating imaginary worlds
  • 12:42 – How to fund your book using Kickstarter
  • 13:22 – Validating your market
  • 13:42 – Kickstarter rewards
  • 15:05 – Your ideal reader
  • 19:48 – The slush pile
  • 23:14 – Self-publishing vs independent publishing

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