The Heidi Thorne Show

Anthology Books: Are They Useful for Writers? | Episode 188

April 6, 2021

Anthology books are collections of writings that showcase the work of multiple authors. But are they useful for building one's writing resume? I discuss the pros and cons.


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Timestamp show notes (click timestamp to view segment on YouTube):

0:17 Does participating in an anthology lead to bigger and better things?

0:43 What is an anthology book?

3:51 Why would writers want to be in an anthology book?

7:08 The association effect of anthologies

9:11 Who are you marketing when you're in an anthology?

10:55 Does participating in an anthology help you get book deals?

12:36 Tips for successfully participating in an anthology

15:57 Games you shouldn't play with anthologies

18:25 One type of anthology that could work for you

19:12 How to connect with Heidi