Self Publishing Journeys

Episode 35: Rachel Amphlett

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Rachel AmphlettRachel Amphlett is the bestselling author of the Dan Taylor thriller series, as well as a number of standalone crime thrillers.

Originally from the UK and currently based in Brisbane, Australia, her novels appeal to a worldwide audience, and have been compared to Robert Ludlum, Lee Child, and Michael Crichton.

With plotlines ripped straight out of the news, the international settings and colourful characters bring the world of modern espionage to life, exploring complex technology while providing an adrenalin-fuelled reading experience.

Rachel is releasing the first book in her new Kay Hunter series on 6th December 2016.

Episode 35, release date Monday 31st October, 2016

Find Out More:

Rachel's website:

Follow Rachel on Twitter:

Rachel's Goodreads page:

Rachel's Facebook page:

Rachel on Kobo:

Rachel on iTunes:

Rachel's UK Amazon page:

Rachel's Promo Videos:

An example of one of Rachel's Twitter promos:

One of Rachel's recent Facebook posts:

An example of Rachel's promotional activity:

Talking points:

1) White Gold: A Dan Taylor Thriller is available as an audio book … here it is on iTunes, right next to Helen Mirren reading Beatrix Potter!

Rachel Amphlett on iTunes

2) Rachel reaches number 1 in the Amazon bestsellers with Mistake Creek:

Rachel Amphlett on Amazon

3) Dragon Naturally Speaking: [Dictation software/affiliate link]

Rachel's Dragon Dictation post – can you spot where the helicopter flew by?

4) Scrivener software:  [Recommended! This is an affiliate link]

5) Mark Dawson's Facebook Ads training: [Recommended! Both Rachel & I have completed this training]

6) Draft2Digital aggregation service:

7) Smashwords:

8) for universal links:

9) BookLinker: Universal Amazon links for authors:

10) Building an email list with Nick Stephenson:

11) Promo graphic for Rachel's new series:

Kay Hunter series

12) Bargain Booksy book promo site:

13) eBookSoda promo sites:

14) JD Smith Design, Rachel's cover designer:

Create Your Own eBook Cover

This Week’s Self-Publishing News

The Alliance of Independent Authors news update for Friday 28th 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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