by Amelia D. Hay | Authorpreneur Podcast, BTS Podcast Diary, Marketing, Mindset, Revision, Season 2: Writing Adventure During a Pandemic, Self-Publishing, tools, Writing
Coming up in this episode, I discuss how a well known free ebook platform shared my novella to its audience and the equally unexpected results. And, I review the outcome of my free ebook promotion on Kobo. On top of all of this, I talk about how I’m struggling to write book two in a series.
by Amelia D. Hay | Author Platform, Authorpreneur Podcast, BTS Podcast Diary, editing, Marketing, Mindset, Revision, Season 2: Writing Adventure During a Pandemic, Self Publishing Services, Self-Publishing, tools, Writing
Coming up in part two of the author diary episode for March, I will discuss my frustrations with publishing wide, trying something new, and dealing with negative feedback. And, I also share what that means for my James Lalonde series.
by Amelia D. Hay | Author Platform, Marketing, Mindset, Self Publishing Services, Self-Publishing, tools
In this blog post, I discuss my thoughts and experiences using the Reedsy Discovery services and whether I will use the service again in the future.
by Amelia D. Hay | Coaching, Fiction, Mindset, Writing
As a first time writer, it can be all too easy to shoot for the stars and create a long and complex story that ends up reaching well over 100,000 words. This long story usually takes several years to write and even longer to revise before you hand it over to an editor. You convince yourself that this is the way things are and it usually takes a long time to write your first novel. I’m here to tell you that it doesn’t have to be this way. Yes, you’ve read that correctly your first piece of fiction doesn’t have to take you many years to write.
by Amelia D. Hay | Fiction, habits, Mindset, Revision, Writing
Have you ever wonder how to some authors seem to have a knack for writing multiple novels at once? Well, I have a confession to make. I am one of those crazy writers. It’s not uncommon for me to have multiple projects on the go. In this blog post, I’m going to share with you my successes and failures, and I manage writing multiple novels at once.
by Amelia D. Hay | Author Platform, Fiction, Marketing, Mindset, non-fiction, Self-Publishing, Writing
So, you’ve been clicking refresh on your book sales report page, as the minute’s tick by a simple account practice has become a form of torture. When you imaged the launch of your first book, you didn’t imagine struggling to make sales. You imagined the opposite scenario. If this is something you can relate too then, I have an important question for you. Are you setting the right book marketing goal as a new author?