Fiction Unboxed

  • by Johnny B. Truant, Sean Platt
  • Narrated by Simon Whistler
  • 5 hrs and 17 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

Part hero's journey, part crash course in storytelling by the modern mavericks of indie publishing, and the bestselling authors of Write. Publish. Repeat., Fiction Unboxed offers something that's never been offered before: a naked look into two writer's process, as they wrote and published a book in 30 days, from scratch, in front of the world.
In 2013 Sean Platt & Johnny B. Truant wrote and published 1.5 million words (a Harry Potter series and a half worth of fiction). The next year they showed the world how they did it.
In May 2014, Johnny and Sean, along with their third partner David Wright, launched a Kickstarter campaign to see if their fans wanted to see how they wrote behind closed doors. They promised to start their newest project without knowing their story, characters, or even their genre, and publish the final draft before their 30 days were up. They promised to capture every email, every story meeting, and every word from every draft. They promised to show every molecule of their process, warts and all.
They had 30 days for their fans to green light the campaign. It fully funded in 11 hours. Fiction Unboxed is as revealing as it is inspiring, empowering readers and writers as much as it will entertain them. With actionable advice that will benefit any writer, this book is a true gem for anyone who loves a well told story.

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frikkin Amaze-balls! !!

these guys are legends. Brilliant and helpful account of how they ran their kick-start campaign and wrote a novel in 30 days. inspirational and instructional. Á must read for any serious fiction writer...
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- Laura Leigh Clarke "Money Mojo Coach"

Audio faults and poorly edited

Too many of the early chapters were devoted to financing this project. The writing methodology chapters were good when they eventually got going but the audio failed completely for the final chapters.
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- joel

Book Details

  • Release Date: 08-12-2014
  • Publisher: Sterling & Stone