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Making Money with Emotion With Award Winning Author of Speculative and Contemporary Fiction Zena Shapter

Zena Shapter is a multi-award-winning author of speculative and contemporary fiction. She is a mentor, manuscript assessor, editor, publishing assistant and facilitator of writing groups.

In the 109th episode of The HYBRID Author Podcast host Joanne Morrell, author of children’s and young adult fiction, women’s fiction and short non fiction for authors chats to Zena about:

  • ways of monitsing a creative career
  • how creatives might make money with emotions via the Japanese concept Ikigai
  • how Zena has applied earning money through emotion in her own author career
  • Zena’s advice to authors struggling to tap into the emotional aspects of their work and much more.


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