The Rebel Author Podcast

101 Author Headshots Making the Most of your Photographer with Ed Crowther

September 1, 2021

Episode Show Notes

In this episode we cover: 

  • Why you need a headshot
  • How a shoot works
  • Considerations for tone and mood of photos
  • How to prepare for a shoot
  • Common mistakes in shoots

This week’s question is: Have you got a professional headshot?

Recommendation of the week is: Life in a Fishbowl by Len Vlahos



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Events I mentioned are:

The York Writers Conference 2021. Three days, nine guest speakers, and plenty of opportunity to network and chat with authors from all over. Sessions include writer's craft and marketing workshops. Join Friday evening for a virtual cocktail party with opening remarks from our honorary patron, Terry Fallis. Then workshops begin Saturday with a lunchtime Keynote with Andrew Pyper and of course, Sacha Black.

When: October 22-24, 2021

Where: Zoom - Register here

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