Self Publishing Journeys

Episode 22: Janet Murray

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Janet Murray

Janet Murray knows a thing or two about what makes a great media story – and what doesn’t!

She has 15 years’ experience writing and editing for national newspapers and magazines including the Guardian, Telegraph, Independent, Times, Sun and Daily Mail.

Janet now teaches people how to create incredible PR opportunities – with minimal time and resources.

I've invited her onto the podcast because she's just written and released her first ever book.

It's non-fiction and called Your Press Release Is Breaking My Heart: A Totally Unconventional Guide To Selling Your Story In The Media.

Not only did Janet apply her own considerable skills to market the book, she also wrote it extremely fast, in just one month.

Find Out More:

Janet's website: https://janetmurray.co.uk/

Follow Janet on Twitter: https://twitter.com/@jan_murray

See Janet on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/JanetMurrayUK

Janet's free Facebook community: https://www.facebook.com/groups/977016742317830/

Your Press Release Is Breaking My Heart: A Totally Unconventional Guide To Selling Your Story In The Media: https://www.amazon.co.uk/Your-Press-Release-Breaking-Heart-ebook/dp/B01H2KXLMY/

Talking points:

Chris Ducker: https://www.chrisducker.com/

Phil Pallen, author of Shut Up And Tweet: https://www.philpallen.co/

Scrivener: https://self-publishing-academy.com/SC [Affiliate link]

Learn Scrivener Fast course: https://self-publishing-academy.com/LSF [Affiliate link]

Janet's Teachable courses: https://learn.janetmurray.co.uk/

Marie Kondo, The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up: https://tidyingup.com/ [Note: I just bought this book, it's really interesting!]

Brené Brown, Rising Strong:  https://www.amazon.co.uk/Rising-Strong-Bren%C3%A9-Brown/dp/0091955033/

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This Week’s Self-Publishing News

The Alliance of Independent Authors news update dated Friday 29 July, 2016: https://selfpublishingadvice.org/self-publishing-news-blasting-through/

Coming up on Self-Publishing Journeys ...

Monday 1st October Clare Sager [Take 2] Tips for a First-Time Book Launch - find out more here.

Monday 8th October Linzi Drew-Honey [Take 2] - 2nd Time Erotic Fiction Book Launch here.

Monday 15th October Nathan Burrows - First Time Author Writing Thrillers based in East Anglia here.

Monday 22nd October Jonathan de Montfort - first-time author and creator of De Montfort Literature here.

Monday 29th October Jon Evans - Space Marine author who co-writes with his brother here.

Monday 5th November Julie Stock - indie author of contemporary romance from around the world here.

Monday 12th November Shaun Stevens - self-published fantasy author here.

Monday 19th November Tim Lewis [Take 2] - moving from fiction to non-fiction and how to set up a great non-fiction launch here.

Monday 26th November Clare Lydon [Take 2] - creating a major breakthrough as a writer of lesbian fiction here.

Monday 3rd December Alissa Grosso - writing YA and non-fiction here.

From Monday 3rd December, interview episodes revert to monthly.

Recommended for listing on Google Play and distributing books to China ...

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