156: Interview with Josh Funk

Interview with Josh Funk

Tips for building your author platform (whether you're published or not).

July 5, 2019


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Josh Funk writes silly stories and somehow tricks people into publishing them as books—such as the Lady Pancake & Sir French Toast series and How to Code a Sandcastle. Josh is also known for his expertise in using social media, building an author platform before he was published, and connecting with the writing community.

We discuss:

  • where to find Josh online.
  • how he built his author platform.
  • what he finds most effective.
  • why you need a platform before you have a published book.
  • what to put on your website if you don't have a book published—yet!

Click here to download the show notes with extra resources!


Pam Miller
July 15, 2019

I appreciated this advice because it makes sense. Social media can be complicated, and it was comforting to learn that you need to be connected before you are published, but it doesn't have to happen all at once.

Mary Zychowicz
July 8, 2019

This was really helpful! Thank you Josh and Katie for sharing your thoughts and expertise on the topic of social media. It can be overwhelming so it's great to hear the tips from you pros!

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