Self Publishing Journeys

Episode 88: Dan Willcocks

Episode 88, release date Monday 6th November, 2017 Daniel Willcocks is a horror and thriller author, podcaster, and one quarter of digital story studio Hawk and Cleaver. ​His writing journey began in 2015 when he reached the #1 spot on Amazon’s short horror story category. Since then Daniel has become one of the lead authors on…

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Episode 87: Fred Freeman

Episode 87, release date Monday 30th October , 2017 Fred Freeman is the co-founder & Commercial Director at Bloodhound Books, a leading independent crime fiction publisher. Founded in late 2014, Bloodhound Books was born from a love of great fiction – they only publish books they are passionate about and can add real value to so…

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Episode 86: Lucy Branch

Episode 86, release date Monday 23rd October, 2017 Lucy Branch’s fiction has been featured on Radio 4, Timeout London and The BBC World Service. She is an expert in the conservation of public sculpture and has worked on some of the UK’s highest profile projects including Nelson’s Column, Eros and Cleopatras Needle. She studied at University…

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Episode 85: Craig Martelle

Episode 85, release date Monday 16th October, 2017 From dystopian science-fiction to fast-paced and in-depth techno-thrillers, Craig Martelle provides his readers with edge of the seat adventure and suspense. He’s taken his more than twenty years of experience in the Marine Corps, his legal education, and his business consulting career to write believable characters living in…

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Episode 84: Colin Shelbourn

Episode 84, release date Monday 9th October, 2017 Colin Shelbourn is a professional cartoonist from Cumbria. His work has appeared in Private Eye, Reader’s Digest and The Times and his humorous postcards can be found all over the Lake District. Colin’s writing highlights include working with Hunter Davies on The Good Guide to the Lakes, as…

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Episode 83: Amelia Hay

Episode 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…

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Episode 82: Joanna Penn

Episode 82, release date Monday 25th September, 2017 Joanna Penn is an Award-nominated, New York Times and USA Today bestselling thriller author, as well as writing non-fiction for authors. She’s written 23 books and sold over 500,000 books in 84 countries and 5 languages. Joanna is an indie author and also runs a small press, Curl…

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Episode 81: Laura Read

Episode 81, release date Monday 18th September, 2017 Laura Read has worked in publishing for over seven years, as a designer for a journal and its award-winning website. She is now an author and freelance designer. Her poetry has been published in two anthologies. Her debut novel is called Deadly Sins – an exploration of the…

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Episode 80: Dave Chesson

Dave Chesson is best known for his Kindlepreneur blog and website. He’s is an 11 year veteran of the US Navy, but started a side hustle learning about online marketing. He created niche websites, learnt about SEO and affiliate income, then made the move into self-publishing. He now supports indie authors via his Kindlepreneur blog…

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Episode 79: 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…

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Episode 78: Jon Cronshaw [Take 2]

Episode 78, release date Monday 28th August, 2017 Jon Cronshaw is a newly self-published sci-fi and dystopian author. It’s the second time on the podcast for Jon – we met at Carlisle’s Borderlines Book Festival last year and at that time, Jon was about to self-publish his first book. When I first spoke to Jon in January…

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Episode 77: Morgen Bailey

Episode 77, release date Monday 21st August, 2017 Morgen Bailey is a multi-genre author, freelance editor, tutor, Writers’ Forum magazine columnist, blogger, speaker, competition judge / host, and co-founder of Northants Authors. Morgen will be one of the 2018 NAWG Fest tutors with her ‘Editing your Fiction’ weekend residential course. The former Chair of three writing…

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Episode 76: Joseph Alexander

Joseph Alexander has been a guitarist and expert music tutor for over 20 years. His tuition books are published in four languages and have sold over thousands of copies to widespread critical acclaim. Recently his books passed £1,000,000 in revenue and he is currently writing a guide book to self-publishing for authors. Joseph travels constantly…

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Episode 75: James P. Sumner

James P. Sumner writes a series of action thrillers about a former soldier-turned-hitman named Adrian Hell. He’s worked in every type of office environment you can think of – insurance, banking, mobile phones, telesales … you name it, he’s done it. In July 2013, he began work on his first novel and eventually self-published his…

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Episode 74: Meg Cowley [Take 2]

Meg Cowley was first interviewed in episode 3 of this podcast, in April 2016. At that time Meg was experiencing her biggest success in self-publishing having created a series of adult colouring books which were selling very well. However, the bottom dropped out of that market and Meg had to so a very sharp pivot…

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