Self Publishing Journeys

Episode 83: Amelia Hay

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Amelia HayEpisode 83, release date Monday 2nd October, 2017

Amelia Hay is the author of the soon to be published, James Lalonde thriller Novels, a seven novel series.

When she's not writing thrillers, Amelia loves to travel and coach aspiring writers.

She helps authors to write, brand, and market their books so they can, create their dream business, build their author platform, and be creatively independent.

As a teenager, Amelia dreamed of being a writer but, but made one mistake – she listened to the never-ending brigade of negative voices around her who all said the same thing ‘you can’t make money writing.’

In 2011, she started taking her writing seriously, studying the craft of storytelling through screenwriting – then turned to writing fiction novels and independent publishing because she wanted people to read her work instead of it sitting in an archive somewhere waiting many years to be made into a film.

Find Out More:

1) Amelia's writing website: http://www.ameliahay.com/

2) Amelia's Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/WriterADHay/

3) Amelia's Twitter feed https://twitter.com/writeradhay

4) Amelia's Google+ profile https://plus.google.com/+OrangeowlmediaCoUk

4) Amelia's Amazon author page for non-fiction https://www.amazon.co.uk/Amelia-Hay/e/B00XC3CDKC

5) Amelia's life & business coach website http://www.coachameliahay.co.uk/

6) Amelia's Be Motivated Podcast https://soundcloud.com/coachameliahay/

7) Follow Amelia on Instagram https://www.instagram.com/writeradhay/

8) A Week in the Life of a Writer | How to Self Edit a Novel + The Business of Writing:

Interview Talking Points:

1) Save the Cat books – highly recommended!

2) Amelia's great Mailchimp tip – tag your subscribers based on where they signed up to your email marketing list:

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Check out Mailchimp at https://mailchimp.com/

I recommend MailerLite: https://paulteague.com/ML [My affiliate link]

3) The Divi WordPress theme: https://www.elegantthemes.com/gallery/divi/

Details of the forthcoming changes to WordPress: https://the-digital-reader.com/2017/08/30/attention-authors-wordpress-5-0-will-change-everything-know-wordpress/amp/

4) Joanna Penn's blog [highly recommended!] is at https://www.thecreativepenn.com/

Joanna's YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/user/thecreativepenn

5) Mark Dawson's Self-Publishing 101 course: https://selfpublishingformula.com/courses/

Mark's cover designer is Stuart Bache: http://stuartbache.co.uk/

6) Amelia's recommended learning channels …

Self-Publishing Podcast: https://sterlingandstone.net/series/self-publishing-podcast/

Self-Publishing formula: https://selfpublishingformula.com/

Olivia Charlet: https://oliviacharlet.com/

Marie Forleo: https://www.marieforleo.com/

Clark Chamberlain's YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCZ7wi_B7GAn1smmDvQdLDZA

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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-what-the-world-wide-web-just-changed/

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.

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2 Comments

  • nate Hoffelder

    Reply Reply October 2, 2017

    Thanks for the mention, Paul!

    • Paul Teague

      Reply Reply October 2, 2017

      It’s a pleasure – we like to cross promo as much as possible where it adds value to listeners 🙂

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