Self Publishing Journeys

Episode 130: Alissa Grosso

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Alissa Grosso

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:

2) Facebook page:

3) Twitter page:

3) Amazon author page:

4) Goodreads page:

Check Out The Author's Books On Amazon

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This Week's Talking Points

1) Alissa's ‘Awkward Author' YouTube channel:

2) Alissa is a member of  The Class of 2K11The KidLit Authors Club, and The Elevensies.

3) Alissa is a monthly contributor to YA Outside the Lines.

4) Author Expo:

5) Flux publishing:

6) Vellum formatting software:

7) Scrivener writing software:

8) ALLi:

9) FBA Fulfillment by Amazon:

10) Profit Bandit:

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