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!
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What is your pen name?
What genre do you write in? Why do you love it?
Non-Fiction Travel, and I love being able to tell people’s stories.
How many books have you published?
What inspired you to become a writer?
I am always compelled to tell stories and write.
What is your indie success story?
I’ve been able to develop a profile in a creative community, and keep people interested in the work I produce.
What are your marketing and advertising strategies? What works for you? What doesn’t?
Being actively involved in producing content in a niche space and not worrying too much about ‘adverts’.
What is the best piece of self-publishing advice that you’ve ever received?
I think just the fact that it’s possible really inspired me. Just ‘to do it’.
What are you working on right now?
I am taking a short break to play around with developing an indie game
Where can we find your work?
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