Self Publishing Journeys

Episode 29: Jennifer Blanchard

Jennifer BlanchardJennifer Blanchard is a bestselling author, professional novelist, and a story coach who turns struggling novelists into writers of books that keep readers hooked from page one.

It took her 18 years to publish her debut novel because – Jennifer says – she fell victim to the belief that because she had read lots of stories it meant that she could also write one.

Jennifer has written fiction and non-fiction and has been featured on numerous high-profile online websites such as Huffington Post, CopyBlogger & ProBlogger.

In her most recent article  – in Huffington Post – she explained why she had decided to write nine books by the end of the year in order to ramp up her author earnings.

Find Out More:

Jennifer's website: https://jenniferblanchard.net/

Follow Jennifer on Twitter: https://twitter.com/inkybites

Jennifer Blanchard on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/jenniferblanchardwrites

Jennifer's USA Amazon Author page: https://www.amazon.com/Jennifer-Blanchard/e/B009WVL1J2/

Talking points:

Larry Brooks' Story Engineering book: https://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/B004J35J8W/

Larry Brooks' Storyfix website: https://storyfix.com/

Buck Books promos: https://buckbooks.net/buck-books-promotions/

The Law of Attraction: https://www.thelawofattraction.com/

Write your reality: https://jenniferblanchard.net/write-reality-guide-creating-anything-want/

Facebook Live: https://live.fb.com/about/

Write and Publish Your Nonfiction eBook in Only 10 DAYS: https://jenniferblanchard.net/10days

Success Smackdown: https://katloterzo.com/sslpodcast/

Writership Podcast: https://www.writership.org/episodes/

Larry Brooks writing books: https://storyfix.com/books-by-brooks

The Writer's Idea  Book: https://www.amazon.co.uk/Writers-Idea-Book-Jack-Heffron/dp/158297179X

Writer's Digest Write Great Fiction series: https://www.writersdigestshop.com/browse-by-product/write-great-fiction

Screenplay by Syd Field: https://www.amazon.co.uk/Screenplay-Foundations-Screenwriting-Step-Step/dp/0385339038

Something Startling Happens by Todd Klick: https://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/B00696HBUQ/

How To Create Your Visual Author Brand: https://jenniferblanchard.net/create-visual-author-brand/

Jennifer's Huffington Post article: https://www.huffingtonpost.com/jennifer-blanchard/why-im-writing-and-publishing_b_10947922.html

Episode 29, release date Monday 19th September, 2016

Online Survey

Paul’s Podcast Diary

1) The Forgotten Children writing progress:

The Forgotten Children writing progress

Writing update

2) The Festival of Writing: https://www.writersworkshop.co.uk/events.html

Bookouture: https://www.bookouture.com/ [Lots of excitement about this ‘new kid on the block' at the festival]

This is an image of the excellent ‘Trad vs Indie' debate from Sunday morning – it was a highlight of the festival last year too 🙂

 

David Gaughran, author of Let's Get Digital/Let's Get Visible and author of the historical adventures https://davidgaughran.wordpress.com/about-me/

Kerry Fisher, author of The School Gate Survival Guide & After The Lie https://www.kerryfisherauthor.com/

I met Katja Kaine at the festival – her podcast interview can be found at https://www.self-publishing-journeys.com/episode-10-katja-l-kaine/ and my software testimonial can be seen on this page: https://www.novel-software.com/featuredauthors

 

3) My Self-Publishing Magazine article: https://www.selfpublishingmagazine.co.uk/podcast-perfect-guest/

4) Frankfurt Book Festival Indie Author Fringe 2016 coming up in October: https://selfpublishingadvice.org/fbf-indie-author-fringe-2016-speakers/

5) I've been running FB ads to book 1 of both my trilogies this week, with immediate upsells to books 2 & 3 and my boxsets.

Consequently, I'm really pleased to see this pattern emerging in my sales!

My book sales

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This Week’s Self-Publishing News

The Alliance of Independent Authors news update for Friday 16th September 2016: https://selfpublishingadvice.org/self-publishing-news-ebooks-are-books-too/

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