Launching Your Book on Kickstarter with Russell Nohelty (Part 2)
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Part 2 of our 2-Part Interview with USA Today Bestselling Author Russell Nohelty
Launching a book on Kickstarter . . .
Russell Nohelty is a USA Today bestselling author, publisher, and speaker. He runs Wannabe Press, a small press that publishes weird books for weird people. Russell is the author of dozens of novels and graphic novels including The Godsverse Chronicles, The Obsidian Spindle Saga, and Ichabod Jones: Monster Hunter. He also edited the Cthulhu is Hard to Spell anthology series. To date, Russell Nohelty has raised over $400,000 on Kickstarter across more than twenty projects.
Russell, along with his business partner Monica Leonelle, runs Writer MBA which offers courses for writers on everything from writing productivity to selling direct to readers.
In this episode, Megan and Greta learn more about Kickstarter and how it's being used to launch books. Spoiler alert, after the interview, they joined Russell's Kickstarter Accelerator program and are excited to launch their first Kickstarter early next year!
You can find all of Russell's books and lots more at http://www.russellnohelty.com/
Question of the week: What do you think about using Kickstarter to launch a book and reach new readers? Let's chat on the Facebook page @AuthorWheel
Featured Program: The Kickstarter Accelerator
In this paid course + community, Russell Nohelty and Monica Leonelle team up to give you feedback on your Kickstarter journey and help guide you to a successful campaign.
Russell has launched 20+ campaigns on Kickstarter and personally raised over $400,000+ total with novels, comics, anthologies, nonfiction, and audio dramas, so you can be rest assured he definitely knows what he’s talking about.
Couple that with the direct sales + go wide expertise of Monica, and you’ve really got a winning combination!
They have a 100% success rate for authors who launch their campaigns through the Accelerator, and the group so far has raised over $500,000+ on Kickstarter in 2022 alone!!!
You can find more information about the Kickstarter Accelerator at the link below, since they just opened up the cart again for 2022 with the Early Bird pricing.
The Author Wheel is an affiliate of the Accelerator, which means we earn a small commission from your purchase when you click our link. This does not affect your purchase price. But even more, we believe in this product so much, we signed up ourselves!
We genuinely believe this is a phenomenal course to help build your (and our!) author career!
Join the free mini-course, 7 Days to Your Author Brand at www.AuthorWheel.com/stuff.
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