Self Publishing Journeys

Episode 79: Emily Benet

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Emily Benet

Emily Benet is an author, journalist and award-winning blogger.

She writes contemporary fiction.

Her titles include the blog-to-book retail comedy, Shop Girl Diaries, the quirky romantic comedy, The Temp, and a novel about social media addiction, #PleaseRetweet.

Her fourth novel, The Hen Party, is a fun, fast-paced reality TV saga set in the island of Mallorca.

Tired of the lack of support that she got with her traditionally published books, Emily decided to go it alone with her most recent book, opting for self-publication.

Episode 79, release date Monday 4th September, 2017

Find Out More:

Website: http://www.emilybenet.com

Amazon Author Page: https://www.amazon.co.uk/Emily-Benet/e/B008OGBRPO/

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/EmilyBenetAuthor/

Twitter: https://twitter.com/EmilyBenet

Goodreads: https://www.goodreads.com/author/show/3436559.Emily_Benet

Emily on Wattpad: https://www.wattpad.com/user/emilybenet

Interview Talking Points:

1) Emily's Harper Collins page: https://www.harpercollins.co.uk/cr-108875/emily-benet

Harper Impulse: http://www.harperimpulseromance.com/

2) Emily's ALLi article on why she swapped traditional publishing for indie: https://selfpublishingadvice.org/opinion-why-i-swapped-the-traditional-publishing-dream-to-self-publish/

3) Emily's Wattpad experiences: http://www.publishingtalk.eu/case-studies/emily-benet-wattpad-success-story/

4) Emily on Wikiepedia: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emily_Benet

5) Salt Publishing: https://www.saltpublishing.com/

6) The Creative Penn podcast: https://www.thecreativepenn.com/ [Highly recommended]

7) The Alliance of Independent Authors: https://self-publishing-journeys.com/ALLi [My affiliate link]

8) Paperback publishing on https://www.createspace.com/ and http://www.ingramspark.com/

9) Use Vellum to format your books at https://vellum.pub/ and Calibre is a cheaper alternative: https://calibre-ebook.com/

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This Week’s Self-Publishing News

The Alliance of Independent Authors April 1st 2016 news update: https://selfpublishingadvice.org/self-publishing-news-when-is-a-bestseller-not-a-bestseller/

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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