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How I Do It: Indie Authors Share the Secrets of Their Success – This Week: Kathleen Shoop

Attributing her success to the decision to self-publish, Kathleen Shoop explains how taking control led her to reaching sales of over 50,000 and receiving several awards. Balancing writing with bringing up children was difficult at times, but Kathleen has always dedicated whatever ‘free time’ she has to writing. Read our full interview with Kathleen to discover […]

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John Ellsworth

How I Do It: Indie Authors Share the Secrets of Their Success – This Week: John Ellsworth

Never quit, successful indie author John Ellsworth tells us, no matter how much rejection you get in those early days. Nowadays, when John releases a new book, through his understanding of Amazon’s algorithm and building up a large following on Facebook, he’s in the top ten of legal thriller bestsellers. Read our interview with John and find out what […]

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Writing from her beloved homeland New Zealand, about a genre she loves, Shayne Parkinson believes that is the secret to her success.

How I Do It: Indie Authors Share the Secrets of Their Success – This Week: Shayne Parkinson

Getting, and responding to, the daily emails from her readers, is all the inspiration Kiwi Author Shayne Parkinson needs to write and publish. She attributes her success to marketing the first book in her series free-of-charge. Read on to discover more about Shayne, and how — contrary to received opinion — writer and publishing slowly need not stand in the way of […]

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Terry Tyler head and shoulders out of doors

Successful Indie Authors Share Their Secrets. How I Do It by Terry Tyler

Over the last few years, British novelist Terry Tyler has built an effective and much-admired brand for her self-published novels, underpinned by a lively and approachable presence on Twitter and an active role writing for a national arts blog. Always supportive of other indie authors, here she shares her top tips for self-publishing success. What […]

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Diane Capri

How I Do It: Super Successful Indie Authors Share Their Secrets. This Week: Diane Capri

“Face time is like spinach – good for us!” advises thriller writer Diane Capri, who lists meeting other writers and industry professionals at conferences and joining ALLi among the reasons for her success. What’s the secret of your success? I’m a USA Today Bestselling Author with a nice list of published works that, thankfully, readers […]

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