A Long and Satisfying Journey to Publication


The path to publishing a book isn’t an easy one. 

That goes double when you’re learning about what you want to write, what kind of book you’re going to publish, trying to get your book selected by a publisher… 

A Long and Satisfying Path to Publication, with Mari Ruddy

The list of bumps in the road to publishing goes on and on, and author Mari Ruddy hit every single one. The entire process of writing her second book took Mari over ten years—but after all her hard work, patience, and perseverance, it’s finally here! 

And as you may have guessed, Mari didn’t get published by cutting any corners. 

Listen to learn: 

  • The importance of knowing what kind of book you’re writing
  • Why you should pay for an editor, especially as a self-published author
  • How much it can cost to self-publish 
  • The value of having a writing community 

Here’s a sneak peek:

[6:54] So I joined this co-working space and...

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Loving Independence: On Self-Publishing, with Emma Dhesi


As writers, we often see independent publishing as one of two things: incredibly liberating, or a terrifying unknown. 

Both of these things are truebut can’t that be said of anything that’s new to us?

To truly appreciate independent publishing, we need to know about the process, including the things that free us and the things that make our stomachs drop into our feet.

Luckily, we have author Emma Dhesi with us today to tell us all about her journey as an Indie writer, who’s already published three books and has a fourth on the go!

Plus, Emma will share the new writing craft anthology she's just curated for all writers.

Listen to learn: 

  • Why writing advice from other authors doesn’t always work for us
  • The benefits of Indie publishing over traditional publishing
  • Similarities and differences between Indie and traditional publishing
  • How to fit your writing into your lifestyle

There’s so much to learn about the world of Indie...

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