Indie Author Spotlight – Mahi Mistry

One of the most inspiring posts I see on my many author forums is when someone takes the time to share their story. Each Friday, I’m going to feature a different indie author to help inspire all of you!

What is your pen name?

Mahi Mistry

What genre do you write in?


How many books have you published?


What inspired you to become a writer?

Knowing that my words and stories affect the people by making them laugh, cry or even cope up with everyday life inspired me to become a writer.

What is your indie success story?

I am 19 and I self-published my debut novel at the age of 18 and till now, I could afford a canon camera, adopt another kitten, and planning to buy an iPad for more productivity. I bought books for my parents and brother and help pay monthly bills. But seeing my parents proud of doing what I do is the biggest successful thing I have done.

What are your marketing and advertising strategies?

Start now and let your friends and family know that you are writing. Make a Facebook Group, Instagram, Twitter, and even YouTube. Build your audience and have fans who will support you for the long term and engage with them. Engaging with readers helped me the most because they get excited and let their friends know about your book.

What are you working on right now?

I just finished second draft of Unfolding Kiara from The Unfolding Duet

Where can we find your work?

Want a complete list of all of the best Indie Author Resources? (There are some free ones too)

As a thank you for following my blog, I wanted to send you some awesome (and helpful) self-publishing tools. Click the link below to receive the following FREE items:

  • Outline Template
  • Word Count Tracker
  • Self-Publishing Comparison Chart

Success! You're on the list.

Inspired by this author’s post, and want to start your indie author career? My book will give you all of the information you need to begin!

Just starting out on your Indie Author Journey and don’t know how to start? Subscribe to my Podcast!

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s