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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.
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Mar 16, 2019

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/

Mar 9, 2019

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/

Mar 2, 2019

Coming up this week:

  • Why there are signs of diminishing returns on BookBub this week
  • The results of my three list-building promos which have been running this week
  • We’re into the home straight as I’m now into the final 10k words of my second book of 2019

Show notes: https://self-publishing-journeys.com/podcast-diary-02-march-2019/

Feb 23, 2019

Coming up this week:

  • The countdown is on for Monday’s latest BookBub promo - I’ll tell you how I’ve been warning up
  • It’s a list-building frenzy this week and I’m taking part in THREE new events
  • I’ll be over the half-way line for my second Military Sci-Fi this weekend ... in spite of a half-term holiday and a destroyed website which had to be put right pronto!

Show noteshttps://self-publishing-journeys.com/podcast-diary-23-february-2019/

Feb 16, 2019

Coming up this week:

 

  • I’m back on BookFunnel and BookSweeps building up my list of subscribers
  • The first of my new-style blog posts was published this week - all created with the help of my readers!
  • How I simplified my systems this week by re-publishing some old paperbacks ...

 

Show notes: https://self-publishing-journeys.com/podcast-diary-16-february-2019/

Feb 9, 2019

Coming up this week:

 

  • ‘The best-laid plans of mice and men often go awry’ ... it’s certainly been one of those weeks!
  • It’s curtains for some of my paperbacks - I’ll explain why I did it ...
  • Covers and edits have been booked in until the end of the year
  • It’s official! I’ve written a book in 3 weeks flat! Now onto the next book ...

 

Show notes: https://self-publishing-journeys.com/podcast-diary-09-february-2019/

Feb 2, 2019

Coming up this week:

  • I’m going to make it! My first 50k book to be written in 3 weeks!
  • It’s a ‘promo-fest’ with ads booked with BookSweeps, Amazon, Bargain Booksy and another submission to BookBub
  • AND I’m talking BookBrush, Lockscreen ads, email newsletters and more!

Show notes: https://self-publishing-journeys.com/podcast-diary-02-february-2019/

Jan 26, 2019

Coming up this week:

  • What have this week’s word count and a rocket got it common?
  • It’s a double-decking from BookBub!
  • Lock screen adds and list-building - How I’ve been promoting this week.

Show notes: https://self-publishing-journeys.com/podcast-diary-26-january-2019/

Jan 19, 2019

Coming up this week:

  • I’m back to writing after 6 months doing other things
  • My results from a Fiverr impromptu promo
  • I submitted The Secret Bunker for a BookBub this week - but am I in or am I out?

https://self-publishing-journeys.com/podcast-diary-19-january-2019/

Jan 7, 2019

Jeremy Thompson is the Managing Director of Troubador Publishing and The Book Guild.

Matador is the company's self-publishing imprint and The Book Guild is the mainstream and partnership publishing company.

Several of the authors interviewed on this podcast have opted to self-publish their books through Matador and those who have published more than one title, return to use the service again.

The Matador team will be holding their 7th Self-Publishing Conference in Leicester in April so, it being the time for New Year resolutions and goal setting, I thought it would be an excellent opportunity to preview the event and find out more about this year's speakers.

Find Out More:

Troubador: https://www.troubador.co.uk/

YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/user/MatadorPublishing

Twitter: https://twitter.com/matadorbooks

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/matadorbooks/

Interview Talking Points:

The Self-Publishing Conference: https://www.selfpublishingconference.org.uk/ [Recommended!]

The line-up for this year's event: https://selfpublishingconference.org.uk/speakers/

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