EP308: Mitch Benn — Helvetica Breakdown
Mitch Benn is a comedian, songwriter, musician, actor and author of the Terra Trilogy, a science fiction adventure series that Neil Gaiman called “Wise, funny and human”. Mitch takes us through the extraordinary story of how the first two books were published, how he overcame what could have been a disaster and completed, self-published and re-invented the trilogy.
In this episode you will discover:
- Why it’s important to define what you’re writing as soon as possible
- Why you don’t need to write in chronological order
- How fonts can be your friends
- How publishers’ acquisitions process have changed recently
- And why you should stick to your guns more often
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Mitch’s Terra Trilogy: https://www.mitchbenn.com/terratrilogy
Terra Marketing Deep Dive with Leslie O’Connor: https://bestsellerexperiment.com/ep297-deep-dive-book-marketing-qa-with-leslie-oconnor/
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