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How They Did It In 2014 – A Round-up Of Our Sunday Guests

How They Did It in 2014 – A Round-up of our Sunday Guests

As inspiration for your new self-publishing year, here's a checklist of the self-publishing superstars that we interviewed for our Sunday “How I Do It” slot in 2015.

Headshot of Rachel Abbott

Rachel Abbott, one of the self-publishing superstars that we interviewed in 2014

Each special guest answered the same 7 key questions, in as many or as few words as they wished:

  1. What is the secret of your success?
  2. What was the single best thing you ever did?
  3. How do you get/stay in a creative mood?
  4. How do you prioritise?
  5. What’s next?
  6. What’s the highlight of being an author – publisher for you?
  7. What are your top tips for other indie authors?

Although between them the guests represented a wide range of genres, from historical fiction to travel writing, there were some recurring themes echoing through their answers – and also quite a few surprises!

To catch up on any that you missed, click on any author's name below:

If you'd like to nominate as a guest for this slot an author-publisher who has particularly inspired you, please don't hesitate to contact the blog's Commissioning Editor, Debbie Young, with your suggestion.


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