William S. Vincent is the author of the Leanpub book Django for Professionals: Production websites with Python & Django. In this interview, Leanpub co-founder Len Epp talks with Will about his background in book publishing, how the book publishing industry changed in response to Amazon, what a book editor really does and the role that agents play in the current publishing landscape, his experience with startups, learning to program and writing books for people who are learning new things, and at the end, they talk a little bit about his experience as a self-published author.
This interview was recorded on July 2, 2019.
The full audio for the interview is here: https://s3.amazonaws.com/leanpub_podcasts/FM122-William-S-Vincent-2019-07-02.mp3. You can subscribe to the Frontmatter podcast in iTunes here https://itunes.apple.com/ca/podcast/leanpub-podcast/id517117137 or add the podcast URL directly here: https://itunes.apple.com/ca/podcast/leanpub-podcast/id517117137.
This interview has been edited for conciseness and clarity.