This Week's Interview:
Alissa Grosso is the author of the YA novels Popular, Ferocity Summer and Shallow Pond as well as the nonfiction book How To Make Money Selling Vintage Items on Etsy.
She's also written a couple of thrillers – Girl Most Likely To Succeed and In The Bag.
Alissa shares her writing adventures on her weekly ‘Awkward Author' vlog and podcast and her reselling adventures on the Planet Alissa channel.
In the past Alissa has worked as a newspaper editor, a children’s librarian, a book distributor sales rep and a long, long time ago as a tavern wench complete with Colonial style costume.
Her writing has appeared in a number of newspapers, magazines and websites, and she is a monthly contributor to YA Outside the Lines.
Find Out More:
1) Writing website: http://alissagrosso.com
2) Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/alissagrossoauthor/
3) Twitter page: https://twitter.com/alissagrosso
3) Amazon author page: https://www.amazon.co.uk/Alissa-Grosso/e/B004GBMPLQ
4) Goodreads page: https://www.goodreads.com/author/show/3351600.Alissa_Grosso
Check Out The Author's Books On Amazon
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This Week's Talking Points
1) Alissa's ‘Awkward Author' YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCCsbyw8sS6GFJ6FuZKnVGJw
3) Alissa is a monthly contributor to YA Outside the Lines.
4) Author Expo:
Hey, Bucks County followers, I'm going to be at the Author Expo at the Doylestown library branch next Saturday, November 10 from 1 to 3 stop by to say to me and fellow scribes. pic.twitter.com/8LB1SuyHKb
— Alissa Grosso (@alissagrosso) November 3, 2018
5) Flux publishing: https://www.fluxnow.com/
6) Vellum formatting software: https://vellum.pub/
7) Scrivener writing software: https://www.literatureandlatte.com/scrivener/overview
9) FBA Fulfillment by Amazon: https://services.amazon.co.uk/services/fulfilment-by-amazon/features-benefits.html
10) Profit Bandit: https://sellerengine.com/profit-bandit/
This Week’s Self-Publishing News
This week's Alliance of Independent Authors news update: https://selfpublishingadvice.org/self-publishing-news-amazon-and-the-emails/
Paul's Podcast Diary Archive
You can access every episode of Paul's Podcast Diary, in chronological order, here.