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SPF-112: Turning Personal Stories into Marketable Books – with Owen Zupp

James talks to fellow aviation fan, and pilot, Owen Zupp about how and why he’s turning his father’s aeronautic exploits into popular non-fiction books.

This week’s highlights include:

  • On self-publishing manuals for the airline industry
  • Building an author brand with magazine articles
  • Switching from trad to self publishing after one book
  • On the parallels between fiction and biography
  • Replacing day job income with writing royalties
  • Future book ideas, including another biography, this time about Owen’s mother’s WWII experiences

Resources mentioned in this episode:

PATREON: Self Publishing Formula Podcast’s Patreon page

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