Episode 80

Published on:

17th Apr 2024

Newsletter publishing

In this week's episode we chat to two freelance journalists / authors who also make a living via self-publishing on Substack and Patreon. Adharanand Finn, award-winning author of Running with the Kenyans, and former Telegraph Women editor Claire Cohen, author of BFF: The Truth About Female Friendship, discuss the appeal of writing direct to an audience and why they decided to set up their own newsletters.


Adharanand Finn https://twitter.com/adharanand



Claire Cohen https://twitter.com/clairecohen



BFF: The Truth About Female Friendship https://www.amazon.co.uk/BFF-truth-about-female-friendship/dp/1787635635

Adharanand Finn's books https://www.adharanandfinn.com/books

Monday Musings newsletter https://adharanand.substack.com/

Adharanand Finn Patreon https://www.patreon.com/adharanandfinn

Tell Me About It newsletter https://clairecohen.substack.com/

FFJ newsletter https://freelancingforjournalists.substack.com/

Setting up a newsletter FFJ podcast episode https://freelancing-for-journalists.captivate.fm/episode/setting-up-a-newsletter


Francesca Specter The Shoulds newsletter https://francescaspecter.substack.com/

Devin Kelly Children in the Garden https://longreads.com/2022/01/06/children-in-the-garden-devin-kelly/

Rosamund Dean Well Well Well newsletter https://rosamunddean.substack.com/

Midlife Mess with Annie Scott https://anniescott.substack.com/

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