Writer stories

On moving from Instagram to build a steady income stream
A new wave of local news building a sustainable model for independent journalism on Substack. Michael MacLeod of The Edinburgh Guardian shares insights…
On moving from Patreon and earning a steady income
Hetty shares insights on launching paid subscriptions with the To Vegetables, With Love community’s support from Pledges, and how she’s integrated her…
Advice on growing a Substack from scratch to a subscriber base in the hundreds of thousands
Rob Henderson is a faculty fellow at University of Austin who says Substack is a primary source of income and a testing ground for ideas and his…
By featuring the tastes of “if you know, you know” creatives in New York City, Perfectly Imperfect has built a community of tens of thousands.
On selling your book on Substack, making the most of Substack’s recommendations network, and making her newsletter a full-time business.
We invited Leslie Stephens, who writes morning person, to share how engaging in genuine, honest conversations with her subscribers and collaborating…
We invited Becky Malinsky, who writes 5 Things You Should Buy, to share insights on how she launched a Substack as a core pillar of her new career and…
We interviewed Tim Casperson, the writer behind The Hotshot Wake Up, who worked as a wildfire firefighter for 12 years before starting his Substack. Tim…
We invited Marlee Grace, who writes Monday Monday, to share insights on bringing their audience over from Instagram and creating a steady writing…