Self Publishing Journeys

Episode 34: Celina Grace

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Celina Grace

Celina Grace a full time indie author, Top 100 UK Amazon bestseller & host of the Indie Author School.

She is UK-based and wrote her first book – The Blue Ruby – at age 7.

Celina experimented with screenplays, scripts and short stories and then had a very long and frustrating journey trying to get traditionally published.

This was in spite of achieving 3rd place in the 2004 Lit Idol competition, being shortlisted for the 2006 Crime Writers’ Association Debut Dagger Award and longlisted in the Amazon Breakthrough Novel Award.

So Celina decided to go it alone with indie publishing and – despite making £10 in her first week – everything changed for her in an incredible way when she made that decision … she's a full time indie author and a Top 100 UK Amazon bestseller.

Find Out More:

Celina's website:

Indie Author School:

Follow Celina on Twitter:


Celina's Amazon author page:

Indie Author School on Facebook:

Talking points:

Scrivener: [Affiliate link]

Learn Scrivener Fast: [Affiliate link]

Why Scrivener Is An Essential Writing Tool For All Authors: [Affiliate link]

BookBub: [Recommended promo site, but it's a devil of a job to get in!]

Freebooksy: [Great BookBub alternative]

Chris Howard book covers:

Robin Reads:

Mark Dawson's Facebook course:

Episode 34, release date Monday 24th October, 2016

This Week’s Self-Publishing News

The Alliance of Independent Authors news update for Friday 21st October 2016:

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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