How to thrive as an Independent Author…

Delightful post by Children’s Author Mariana Llanos, outlining some of the qualities she feels you need to make a success of being an Independent Author.

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If you’re serious about self-publishing, you might already know that publishing books isn’t easy. Behind each book there are countless hours of writing, revising, producing and marketing. Most importantly, behind each book, there’s a piece of your bare soul. The world of publishing can be as rewarding and fertile as it can be ruthless and disheartening.

front cover copy I decided to pursue self-publishing in early 2012. A year after, I was the proud author of a beautiful children’s book called Tristan Wolf. I’ve done everything my Marketing 101 book said I should do. I’ve protected fiercely the quality of my books, and I’ve learned from the mistakes I’ve made (and I keep on learning). I’ve published four more books and released three of those in Spanish. It sounds exhausting, but it’s all part of my plan to take over the world one children’s book at a time 😀

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4 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. The Story Reading Ape
    Apr 08, 2015 @ 15:35:24

    Many Thanks for the reblog Christine 😀

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  2. marianallanos
    Apr 08, 2015 @ 15:40:57

    Thanks for sharing my article 🙂

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