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9 Questions for Indie Author Rajdeep Paulus

by Christi Sheehan  •  December 9, 2015

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Indie author and award-winning writer Rajdeep Paulus shares her journey as a writer and offers thoughtful advice on how to live your dream as a self-published author. This mom of four not only finds the time to write has pretty much figured out how to succeed in the competitive self-publishing climate.


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How Donna Mabry Went From Seamstress to Best-Selling Author

by Miral Sattar  •  October 14, 2015

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A lot of times you will hear publishing experts say that you shouldn’t publish unless you have a series and have proven yourself as an author. We say hogwash. There are so many examples of first-time authors that have done well who have used their success to continue a series. Take for instance Donna Mabry.

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5 Questions with Suzette Brown: The First Steps to Self-Publishing as a New Author

by Samantha Knoerzer  •  August 12, 2015

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    Below we have an interview with Suzette Brown, author of Alzheimer’s Through My Mother’s Eyes,


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5 Questions with Designer Tamian Wood – All About Cover Design

by Samantha Knoerzer  •  July 8, 2015

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In our next five question series with a publishing expert we interviewed award-winning cover designer Tamian Wood.


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How My Love for the Farmers’ Market Helped Me Sell Books

by Samantha Knoerzer  •  June 17, 2015

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With the tsunami of high-quality books being published, authors are finding creative ways to market their books. We spoke with Joye Johnson who tapped into her local community with love of the Farmers’ Market to sell more books.


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Where is Book Publishing Headed? 5 Questions with Joel Friedlander

by Samantha Knoerzer  •  May 6, 2015

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We’re super excited to have award-winning book designer and founder of BookDesignTemplates, Joel Friedlander, as our guest today for our 5 Questions Series. The 5 Question Series focuses on interviews with the people who are changing the face of book publishing now. Joel shares how he embarked on his self-publishing journey, how he was a

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Virtual Reality in Books, Role of Publishers, and More! 5 Questions with Joanna Penn

by Samantha Knoerzer  •  April 1, 2015

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We’re super excited to have bestselling author/entrepreneur Joanna Penn as our guest today for our 5 Questions Series. The 5 Question Series focuses on interviews with the people who are changing the face of book publishing now.


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The Role of Publishers in the Changing Book Market – 5 Questions with Hugh McGuire

by Samantha Knoerzer  •  February 17, 2015

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  Here is the second edition of our five question series. Our second guest is Hugh McGuire, founder of Pressbooks, a company that allows self-publishers to create professional crafted books for their ebooks and POD print books. Hugh will also be joining us tonight on #IndieChat to talk about the best practices for converting your blog

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Predictions for the Future of Publishing – 5 Questions with Mick Rooney

by Samantha Knoerzer  •  January 21, 2015

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We’re super excited to announce the launch of our 5 Questions Series. The series will be bi-monthly and focus on interviews with the people who are changing the face of book publishing now. Our first guest is self-publishing pioneer Mick Rooney.


How I Sold 1000 Books in Two Weeks – Opposite of Free

by Hym Herself  •  June 17, 2014

Published in Interviews, Publishing Tips  •  15 comments

I released an ebook in February. Before the book came out, I didn’t do anything to promote it. I didn’t have a Twitter account. I didn’t have a blog. I didn’t have a platform or do any of the traditional marketing. I’ve never offered my book for free. My book sold nearly a thousand copies

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