Here are the top live streams, podcasts, and YouTube channels as identified in the 23rd Annual 101 Best Websites from the May/June 2021 issue of Writer's Digest.
Author Level Up
Michael La Ronn, the host behind the “Author Level Up” YouTube channel, is a writing machine! With more than 60 self-published books to his name, his energetic videos range from informative to inspirational and will have you covered no matter where in the self-publishing journey you are.
YA fantasy author of the upcoming Wicked Bargain series Gabe Cole has been making waves in the publishing world—follow his journey on his YouTube channel as he imparts wisdom on the craft of writing and business of publishing, as well answers viewer questions in Ask Me Anything videos.
Minorities in Publishing
Jennifer Baker, a Publishers Weekly Star Watch Superstar and Amistad/HarperCollins Senior Editor, hosts a compelling interview/conversation-style podcast each month with guests ranging from editors and literary agents to graphic designers and VPs to talk about diversity in publishing (or the lack thereof) and why the industry needs to change.
My Imaginary Friends
Award-winning fantasy author L. Penelope is successful with both self-publishing and traditional publishing. Her podcast/YouTube channel, “My Imaginary Friends,” offers a down-to-earth glimpse into the challenges and triumphs of writing and self-publishing alongside excellent advice for writers of all kinds.
Print Run Podcast
Join Laura Zats and Erik Hane of Headwater Literary Management for a weekly discussion of the publishing industry—whether it’s the trends in queries hitting their inboxes or industry news, they hold an honest discussion you
Check back next week for the next collection of Best Websites—Writing Advice—from the May/June 2021 issue!