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Join the SPA Girls for a weekly show with information, tips and advice on how to get started with self publishing your books. If you're new to self publishing, we'll help you dip your toes in the water, answer the questions you were too afraid to ask, and generally show you that it's a great place to be!

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Join the SPA Girls for a weekly show with information, tips and advice on how to get started with self publishing your books. If you're new to self publishing, we'll help you dip your toes in the water, answer the questions you were too afraid to ask, and generally show you that it's a great place to be!

    SPA Girls Podcast – EP281 – Kindletrends with Nat Connors

    SPA Girls Podcast – EP281 – Kindletrends with Nat Connors

    Today we're delighted to welcome fellow Kiwi, Nat Connors. Nat has recently launched KINDLETRENDS (www.kindletrends.com) - the research newsletter for authors so you can find out what's trending immediately in the kindle store in major categories, covering what's trending with new releases, covers, blurbs, keywords and a whole lot more. The SPA Girls have got the scoop on Kindletrends, so listen up! ...

    • 1 hr 4 min
    SPA Girls Podcast – EP280 – Scheduling Like A Superstar

    SPA Girls Podcast – EP280 – Scheduling Like A Superstar

    Trying to figure out how to finish your book? Keep getting distracted or discombobulated? This is the episode for you!



    We break down the processes we use to plan and schedule a book, from start to finish, including everything from booking a cover designer to working with your editor. We show how easy it is to get your writing done, when you know exactly how much you have to write and by when. Join us for another information packed episode... 

    • 47 min
    SPA Girls Podcast – EP279 – Overcoming Technology Barriers

    SPA Girls Podcast – EP279 – Overcoming Technology Barriers

    For many of us, the thought of overcoming the technology barriers to self-publishing can be overwhelming and cause us to delay (or not try) publishing. Many authors who've have likely heard publishers talking about the all-important "meta data" and "algorithms" like they're the bogeymen. Something to be avoided - and best done by someone else!

    WE GET IT. WE'VE BEEN THERE! But if we can do this, trust us, YOU can too!

    • 43 min
    SPA Girls Podcast – EP278 – 7 Simple Steps To Self-Publishing

    SPA Girls Podcast – EP278 – 7 Simple Steps To Self-Publishing

    It's super easy to be overwhelmed by all the steps required to self-publish. Whether you're a traditionally published author looking to self-publish now, or a new author straight out of the blocks, we break down the seven simple steps to self-publishing.

    • 45 min
    SPA Girls Podcast – EP277 – Answering Newbie Questions

    SPA Girls Podcast – EP277 – Answering Newbie Questions

    How much can you expect to earn when you start self-publishing? What should you publish for guaranteed success? We answer these questions and more in this episode ...

    • 31 min
    SPA Girls Podcast – EP276 – Character-centric Plotting with Alexa Rivers

    SPA Girls Podcast – EP276 – Character-centric Plotting with Alexa Rivers

    Today we're joined by fellow Kiwi romance author - and one of the SPA Girls' star pupils from their self-publishing workshops - ALEXA RIVERS. Alexa has written and published nine small town romance to date and has really nailed her plotting process, starting with a character. If you've been struggling to find a way to plot and love the idea of starting with those characters who are burning a hole inside your head, this is the episode for you!

    • 1 hr 3 min

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Leesaw_dee ,

Helped me!!

Love this podcast. Helped me get through publishing my first book last week. “His Second Choice”.
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Very useful :)

Wish I’d come across this months ago before I self-published. Some excellent advice and info for newbies. Keep up the good work ladies :)

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