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SPF-110: How I Quit the 9 to 5 to Write (And Never Looked Back) – with Ernest Dempsey


Thriller author Ernest Dempsey shares his road to indie author success, including some of the bumps along the way.

This week’s highlights include:

  • Once the first novel is done it gets easier from there
  • Encouragement from Ernest’s teachers
  • Inspiration from a local landmark
  • Making time to write
  • Mistakes to avoid when self-publishing
  • If you don’t do it right the first time, try again!
  • Success from balancing writing and marketing

Resources mentioned in this episode:

PATREON: Self Publishing Formula Podcast’s Patreon page

SPF TRAINING: The Self-Publishing Formula’s 101 Course

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SPF-109: From Zero to Hero – with first time author Maria Luis


James talks to NOLA romance writer Maria Luis who quit her marketing job and now makes three times her previous salary via her books, thanks in part to the Self Publishing Formula courses.

This week’s highlights include:

  • The details on Maria’s strategic plan to leave her day job and make a living writing
  • The importance of being authentic with our readers
  • The benefits of an Advanced Reader team
  • Maria’s first launch strategy – what worked and what she’d do differently
  • Maria’s goal to be a ‘one click’ author; what that is and how she’s achieved that

Resources mentioned in this episode:

PATREON: Self Publishing Formula Podcast’s Patreon page

ONLINE AUTHOR COURSE: Self Publishing Formula 101 course – open for enrollment now

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