SPF-144: From Teacher to Student to Bestselling Indie Author – with Jean Grainger


Jean Grainger talks about taking the leap to being a full-time author; the discipline required, the rewards for the hard work, and the connections she’s made with her reader community.

This week’s highlights include:

  • On Mark’s foray into dictating his first draft rather than typing it
  • Jean Grainger on learning from initial mistakes in writing and self-publishing
  • Fitting books into the correct genre
  • The terror involved in making the leap to full-time writer
  • On running up to 300 AMS ads at a time
  • Key moments in growing book income
  • Getting over tech phobia in order to succeed
  • The challenges of pantsing and then revising the book
  • Having a book turned into a play

Resources mentioned in this episode:

PATREON: Self Publishing Formula Podcast’s Patreon page

ADS FOR AUTHORS: SPF’s flagship course will open again in early November.

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