Three Tips for Magic in Self Publishing


The magic in self publishing is that you can be yourself as you help so many others.   No matter how differently you look at life you can self publish.  Sometimes the more different you are the better.  There has never been a better time to work at home, or wherever, doing what you love, as you positively touch the lives of like minded souls.   Profits can be good as well.

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See Liliana Hart’s YouTube video at Kindle Direct Publishing newsletter below.

Liliana Hart shows how magical self publishing can be.   She was featured in the April issue of Kindle Direct Publishing’s newsletter.  She was a school teacher, writes across genres and takes showers to get ideas.   Water is such an important part of her writing process that she has set up a desk in her shower.

Yet starting completely on her own, she made a million dollars in two years.  She gained even greater benefits she explains in a three minute video linked below.

Self Publishing Tip #1: To write well, read.

Liliana Hart wrote:  I love reading. I read on the subway, before I go to sleep, while waiting for various appointments – all the time! I read both fiction and nonfiction in a variety of genres. I’m not the fastest reader, but I’m always reading something. Not only do I read for education and entertainment, but also because reading other people’s work makes me a better writer.

Self publishing Tip #2: Use your life experiences whatever they are.

Kindle Direct wrote:  Hart spent five years teaching music in the public education system.  She molded America’s youth, busted kids for smoking pot in the restrooms, and broke up illicit affairs behind the stage on a regular basis. (Liliana’s Addison Holmes Mystery Series, about a small town teacher who gets into a whole lot of trouble, is somewhat autobiographical, but she won’t confess to which parts).

Self Publishing Tip #3:  Think about your Reader.

As a self publisher you can change a person’s outlook on life.  You can make them laugh or forget their problems, for at least awhile.   This is the magic you have within you that you can share with others through self publishing.

Merri and I love self publishing. We love the travel it has brought into our lives, the many places to live, the stimulation, the freedom, the friends and the profit.  Most fulfilling are the emails and notes like these below.  They are great treasures.

#1: “Gary, You Are My Inspiration.  Just wanted to say thank you.  I’ll be taking your self-publishing online course and look forward to meeting you and your wife in person someday soon.  I plan to buy or build a small place in Ecuador and your mentoring figures big time in my life plan. “

#2: “Merri, I want to let you know that I am still out here enjoying Gary’s e-mails. Over the years (maybe 10!) you and Gary have tweaked the way I think. My world view is so much more positive thanks to you two. I think it is because your message is about hope: Out-of-the- box solutions and knowing that the “sun” ALWAYS shines someplace. Thanks!”

#3: “Gary and Merri, You two were an inspiration to my husband as we read about the eBook publishing in your blog.  He dove right in. He always thought he would write a mystery but ended up writing a love story.  He is now working on the second book in the trilogy and has set his goals to write the three books in the trilogy and publish them and then write a stand alone as well.

This is why we are delighted to see more and more subscribers of our self publishing course launch books that make people’s life better.  These are a great examples of readers enjoying the magic of self publishing AND helping others gain more joy in life in the process.

magical world of twigshire

Twigshire is a light hearted book by long time reader Judi Light, which is filled with her whimsical water colors that support stories and poems designed to uplift spirits and bring smiles and lighten the day.

Read about the Magical World of Twigshire

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