Self Publishing Journeys

Self Publishing Journeys

The Self Publishing Journeys podcast is a weekly show for all indie authors. Show host Paul Teague interviews self- published authors about their writing journeys, passing on hints, tips and tricks along the way. He''ll also chat to experts in related fields - proofreaders, development editors, cover designers, PR specialists, author platform creators - and they''ll be offering their best advice and strategies.... Show More

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June 14, 2019 56 min

Coming up this week: It’s ‘all-change’ for my Paul J. Teague author name ... my old thrillers have got their new titles I can now announce the name of the author I’m collaborating with next AND the writing has begun ... and never have I been so well prepared :-) Show notes: https://self-publishing-journeys.com/podcast-diary-15-06-2019/

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June 7, 2019 37 min

Coming up this week: How I just received a refund for a disappointing promo So Many Lies is on its way back for final checks this weekend – coming next, it’s time to edit Left for Dead & get writing again! Show notes: https://self-publishing-journeys.com/podcast-diary-08-06-2019/

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Regular listeners will know I've wanted to re-interview Adam Nicholls for some months now. We first spoke in January 2017 when Adam was struggling to sell his thrillers in any volume and had just released a series of fantasy novels. We met in person at 20Books London in 2018 then – the next thing I knew – Adam was posting in the 20Book Facebook group, explaining how he'd earned tens of thousands of dollars in a couple of months by ... Read more

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May 31, 2019 45 min

Coming up this week: I’m making my way through my edit of So Many Lies - I’ll have a progress report for you from the world’s most reluctant editor I have BookBub news after a wait of almost 1 week this time around Amazon made me an offer this week ... but I knocked them back! PLUS My BookFunnel changes, KDP reporting gets a very welcome makeover and how I still squeezed in a bit of writing over the past 7 days Show notes: https:... Read more

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May 24, 2019 44 min

Coming up this week: Surprise! I just finished my 4th book of 2019 - and earlier than I’d scheduled! The guy who reckons paperbacks aren’t important just sold 60 of them at one sitting - I’ll tell you how ... The rapid-release testing has begun already - even though I’m not getting serious until September! Show notes: https://self-publishing-journeys.com/podcast-diary-25-05-2019/

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May 17, 2019 43 min

Coming up this week:   The end is in sight - I’m on target to finish my first draft of Left for Dead next week ... I’ve just landed three big fish for a podcast interview What me and Captain James Cook have in common - it appears I’ve been publishing books for longer than anyone thought!   Show notes: https://self-publishing-journeys.com/podcast-diary-18-05-2019/

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May 10, 2019 38 min

Coming up this week:   I caught up after my slacking day last week - I’ve written over 20k words since we last spoke! I’m back to BookBub again with another submission for a book promo My thrillers are no longer listed wide ... the pincer movement towards rapid re-release has begun!   Show notes: https://self-publishing-journeys.com/podcast-diary-11-05-2019/

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May 5, 2019 66 min

Kirsten Oliphant is a writer, blogger, and presenter of the excellent 'Create If Writing' podcast. At first, she tended to focus more on internet marketing tips and tools,and had published a variety of books online with some success. However, in 2018, Kirsten doubled-down on her writing and began to write sweet romance books - to market - as Emma St. Clair. This strategy has paid huge dividends for her and since returning from a su... Read more

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May 3, 2019 68 min

Coming up this week: How I just achieved my highest number of replies to a mailout EVER … and no, they weren’t refund requests! What I learned from finally getting around to listening to a couple of audio books by Dean Wesley Smith I’ll be talking to Kinga Jentetics CEO & Co-founder @ PublishDrive about the publishing platform, how it can help authors and what’s planned for the future Show notes: https://self-publishing-journeys.... Read more

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April 27, 2019 90 min

The Secret Bunker has been submitted to BookBub for the 14th time - but did it get accepted? I had hoped to start writing my next psychological thriller on Thursday - I'll reveal if I cut the first turf this week! Why I took a day-trip for writing inspiration this week AND I’ve found a way to get me out of a book shop in record time AND as it’s the 150th episode of thee diary episodes, I have a special episode for you ... I’ll be ... Read more

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April 20, 2019 25 min

Coming up this week: Military science-fiction book 3 has been dispatched - now it’s just a waiting game Why I MAY have to move my writing dates this month! I get to record a podcast interview with a new self-publishing superstar! Show notes: https://self-publishing-journeys.com/podcast-diary-20-april-2019/

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April 13, 2019 61 min

Coming up this week: A 5-day warning from KDP Select! I’m back in non-fiction after a quick polish and re-release I’ve been doing my taxes - so I’m going to tell you how much income I generated for each book channel over the past year My quest to improve my self-editing skills gathers pace thanks to feedback from listeners to this podcast :-) Show notes: https://self-publishing-journeys.com/podcast-diary-13-april-2019/

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April 6, 2019 59 min

Coming up this week:   I’ve got my Q2 goals all teed up and ready to go - I’ll let you know what I’ll be up to between April & June this year I’ve made a radical change in favour of KDP Select - I’ll share my strategy with you this episode Why it’s time for another BB submission already!   Show notes: https://self-publishing-journeys.com/podcast-diary-06-april-2019/

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Coming up this week: It’s a celebration of 3 years of this podcast today! To mark the occasion, I’m going to share 75 things over 3 episodes that I’ve learned which may be useful to you as a self-published author If you’re new to the podcast, this will be useful as a jumping off point ... it’s a Reader’s Digest style summary of where I am as an indie author in 2019 Show notes: https://self-publishing-journeys.com/podcast-diary-... Read more

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Coming up this week: It’s a celebration of 3 years of this podcast today! To mark the occasion, I’m going to share 75 things over 3 episodes that I’ve learned which may be useful to you as a self-published author If you’re new to the podcast, this will be useful as a jumping off point ... it’s a Reader’s Digest style summary of where I am as an indie author in 2019 Show notes: https://self-publishing-journeys.com/podcast-diary-... Read more

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Coming up this week: It’s a celebration of 3 years of this podcast today! To mark the occasion, I’m going to share 75 things over 3 episodes that I’ve learned which may be useful to you as a self-published author If you’re new to the podcast, this will be useful as a jumping off point ... it’s a Reader’s Digest style summary of where I am as an indie author in 2019 Show notes: https://self-publishing-journeys.com/podcast-diary-... Read more

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March 30, 2019 59 min

Coming up this week: It’s the end of the first quarter of the year – I’ll be reviewing what’s been achieved and what has not! Book 3, draft 1 is finished – but is writing at that speed a good thing to aspire to? PLUS all this week’s author news and gossip! Show notes: https://self-publishing-journeys.com/podcast-diary-30-march-2019/

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March 23, 2019 40 min

Coming up this week:   The end is in sight - I’m going to cross the finish line writing three books between mid-January and March ... I’ve the results of my 13th submission of The Secret Bunker to BookBub ... Why I’m cross with Kobo this week Show notes: https://self-publishing-journeys.com/podcast-diary-23-march-2019/    

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March 16, 2019 49 min

Coming up this week:   It’s on! I signed the contract for my Military Sci-Fi collaboration this week ... I can now share the details with you :-) After much dithering, I’m finally RE-booked in to 20Books Edinburgh Why I’m tweaking my writing plans - AGAIN!   Show notes: https://self-publishing-journeys.com/podcast-diary-16-march-2019/

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March 9, 2019 56 min

Coming up this week: My 2nd book of the year is now completed after a 4-day writeathon last week I take an unscheduled skive day because it’s all proven a bit too much My BookBub promo continues to spread the love Show notes: https://self-publishing-journeys.com/podcast-diary-09-march-2019/

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