The January schedule for Indie Author Behind-The-Scenes 2022 is here!
As we launch into the new year, and I receive more and more questions about being an indie author, I could not be more excited about starting this YouTube Live series.
From writing references/research to self-editing and self-publishing, and everything in between, I'll be touching on some key aspects of the indie author life I wish I'd had more information about when starting my own journey as an indie author.
And the good news about these being Lives is that I can chat with you guys and answer your questions real-time! (Don't worry; they're also recorded to view later if you can't make the live.) So hit the bell on the future ones to get a notification from YouTube when the live begins.
Here is the January schedule for Indie Author Behind-The-Scenes 2022:
I hope to see you on the lives!
Do you have a question about one of these topics, but can't make the live? Drop it in the comments here in advance and I'll try to include the answer to it.
And if you have questions about other aspects of being an indie author, feel free to drop those here as well. I'll be checking in on the comments for ideas for future videos in the series throughout 2022.
Now that you've seen my 5-star rated reads from 2021, it's time for me to share my 2022 alphabet reading challenge - indie authors only!
An alphabet reading challenge can be set up many ways, but in my case, I follow the suggestions my mother gave me in high school. For this challenge, the suggestions are:
-Only choose authors you've never read work from before.
-Use the first letter of the author's last name (organized like the library system)
-Pick one book per letter of the alphabet (26 books total)
-*My bonus for 2022: Only pick indie authors.*
This challenge is in addition to traditionally-published books and new books by indie authors I already love that I plan to read in 2022.
The goal of it all?
To find new authors I love, and support indie authors in the process.
So, without further ado, here are my picks for 2022:
So there it is: my list for the 2022 alphabet reading challenge - indie authors only.
Have you read any of these?
Are any on your TBR list?
Let me know in the comments!
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Today I am super excited to share the complete list of my 5-star reads from 2021!
As a Reedsy Discovery Reviewer, I get many requests for reviews all year long. Many of my 5-star reads this year came from Reedsy Discovery! Others I found through "Bookstagram" or recommendations from other authors, or I edited them pre-release for the authors and then read the completed versions.
From Middle-Grade Fantasy to Adult Dark Fantasy, I have a wide variety of books to choose from, so maybe you can find some for your TBR list, too!
Without further ado, here are my 5-star reads from 2021 (in order of date reviewed):
So there you have it: all of my 5-star reads from 2021!
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