5 Figures

The 5-Figure Fiction Formula

Quick Read Version For Podcast Hosts After 6 years as an indie author, I finally managed my first 5-figure earnings month in March 2020. Using the most conservative earnings prediction from the Amazon dashboard, I earned £10,188.57 in gross income (before ad costs deducted) over 31 days My Facebook ad expenses were £6061.84, but that…

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Podcast diary 2020

Paul’s Podcast Diary 195 (Saturday 4th April, 2020)

Welcome to Paul’s Podcast Diary for Saturday 4th April 2020. Coming up this week: In a special episode this week I’ll be revealing the details of the TOP SECRET fiction project I’ve been running since February I’ll tell you how I have managed to accrue over 1.8 MILLION page reads in the 31 days of March…

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Podcast diary 2020

Paul’s Podcast Diary 194 (Saturday 28th March, 2020)

Welcome to Paul’s Podcast Diary for Saturday 28th March 2020. Coming up this week: It’s the end of the first quarter of 2020, so I’ll also be reviewing my writing goals for the past 3 months and seeing what kind of a start to the year it’s been It’s official! I’m going off-piste for the…

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Podcast diary 2020

Paul’s Podcast Diary 193 (Saturday 21st March, 2020)

Welcome to Paul’s Podcast Diary for Saturday 21st March 2020. Coming up this week: I’ll be uploading the final interiors for two books this weekend – and I’ve got the cover for my next book already! I’m finally grappling with some essential data after managing to avoid some boring spreadsheet work I have BookBub news…

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Podcast diary 2020

Paul’s Podcast Diary 192 (Saturday 14th March, 2020)

Welcome to Paul’s Podcast Diary for Saturday 14th March 2020. Coming up this week: I revived an age-old skill this week – by using ISBN numbers that I bought on Nielson’s website! I’ve just received my first paycheck for my Military Sci-Fi books I’ve been booking in editing work with my fiction dates now fixed for…

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Podcast diary 2020

Paul’s Podcast Diary 191 (Saturday 7th March, 2020)

Welcome to Paul’s Podcast Diary for Saturday 7th March 2020. Coming up this week: My ‘chalk & cheese’ psychological thriller Two Years After has been on blog tour all week – so what was the final verdict? I’ve taken the decision this week NOT to attend LBF & SPF Live – I’ll be explaining why Wednesday…

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Podcast diary 2020

Paul’s Podcast Diary 190 (Saturday 29th February, 2020)

Welcome to Paul’s Podcast Diary for Saturday 29th February 2020. Coming up this week: My second blog tour kicks off next week – but will I be able to shake off the bad reviews? Draft 1 of my non-fiction book is completed – I’m now working through the feedback that podcast listeners have left me I…

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Podcast diary 2020

Paul’s Podcast Diary 189 (Saturday 22nd February, 2020)

Welcome to Paul’s Podcast Diary for Saturday 22nd February 2020. Coming up this week: We’ve been away in Amsterdam this week – I’ll be updating you on the meagre amounts of author work that got done I have double BookBub news for you in sci-fi and thrillers – but is it a thumbs up, thumbs down…

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Podcast diary 2020

Paul’s Podcast Diary 188 (Saturday 15th February, 2020)

Welcome to Paul’s Podcast Diary for Saturday 15th February 2020. Coming up this week: I had one of my rare moments of clarity whilst eating a hot cross bun this week … I’ll let you know the impact that tasty treat will have on my writing! Another book is passing through the re-editing process this week…

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Podcast diary 2020

Paul’s Podcast Diary 187 (Saturday 8th February, 2020)

Welcome to Paul’s Podcast Diary for Saturday 8th February 2020. Coming up this week: Now You See Her is now officially mine, but it’s not without its practical problems … I’ll let you know what I still need to get sorted with Amazon I’ve put in an email directly to Jeff Bezos to get a problem…

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Podcast diary 2020

Paul’s Podcast Diary 186 (Saturday 1st February, 2020)

Welcome to Paul’s Podcast Diary for Saturday 1st February 2020. Coming up this week: I’ve abandoned a writing project for the first time since I started writing in 2014 … I’ll explain what happened and why! Another week, another book release … the final part of my Military Sci-Fi trilogy was released today In a development…

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Podcast diary 2020

Paul’s Podcast Diary 185 (Saturday 25th January, 2020)

Welcome to Paul’s Podcast Diary for Saturday 25th January 2020. Coming up this week: We’re only at week 3 of a New Year and already I’ve been a great big naughty slacker! I’ve had a disappointment this week – can you guess what it is without me telling you? In spite of it all I’ve…

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Podcast diary 2020

Paul’s Podcast Diary 184 (Saturday 18th January, 2020)

Welcome to Paul’s Podcast Diary for Saturday 18th January 2020. Coming up this week: The 2020 writing has begun – I just wrote the first 5k words of End of Men today! My first non-fiction project of 2020 is also underway – I also started work on my podcast guide this week I’ve resolved a…

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Podcast diary 2020

Paul’s Podcast Diary 183 (Saturday 11th January, 2020)

Welcome to Paul’s Podcast Diary for Saturday 11th January 2020. Coming up this week: We’re back to the weekly diaries and I’ll be bringing you right up-to-date with everything that’s happened in the past 7 days Just in case you thought my rapid releases ended in November, I set loose another book in the world…

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New Year Diary

Paul’s Podcast Diary 182 (Saturday 4th January, 2020)

Welcome to Paul’s Podcast Diary for Saturday 4th January 2020. This episode covers my Q1/2020 preview as well as ‘catch-up- diaries for w/e 14th December 2019 & 21st December 2019. Coming up this week: I’ll be revealing my Q1 goals and letting you know what I’ve got planned for 2020 I have another two ‘catch-up’…

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Self Publishing Journeys

Episode 140 Jon Evans [Take 2] Writing Collaborations

In my second interview with Jon Evans, we chat about the collaborative process which has just culminated in us launching a trilogy of military sci-fi books together in December 2019-January 2020. We agreed to collaborate after recording our first interview for the podcast, after my initial reluctance. Jon usually writes with his brother, James, but…

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Christmas Diary

Paul’s Podcast Diary 181 Bumper Christmas Edition (Saturday 21st December, 2019)

Welcome to Paul’s Podcast Diary for Saturday 21st December 2019. This episode covers my Q4/2019 review as well as ‘catch-up- diaries for w/e 30th November 2019, 7th December 2019, 14th December 2019 & 21st December 2019. Coming up this month’s bumper edition: I’ll be reviewing my quarter 4 goals and letting you know what got…

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Christmas & New Year episodes update [+ author interview!]

There will be two bumper episodes of Self-Publishing Journeys over Christmas & New Year 2019! Listen here … Saturday 21st December – mini-update diaries from 23rd November – 21st December plus Q4/2019 goals review Monday 30th December – author interview with Jon Evans, collaborator on my new military sci-fi trilogy. Saturday 4th January – mini-update…

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