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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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    • 4.7 • 91 Ratings

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 – EP443 – Book Marketing and TikTok with Kate Hall 

    SPA Girls Podcast – EP443 – Book Marketing and TikTok with Kate Hall 

    Kate Hall is a paranormal romance and non-fiction author who has taken her marketing expertise and used it to kick butt on TikTok. She started Alyne Digital Solutions in an effort to help authors make a sustainable income from their books, and since starting has scaled two of her businesses and several others’ to six figure incomes.

    As well as discussing facts and figures for TikTok, we’re also delving into marketing for authors, and why you’re probably using the wrong hooks in your social media.

    A wonderful open and informative discussion that could unlock answers to questions we’re all asking right now!

    • 1 hr 5 min
    SPA Girls Podcast – EP442 – Newbie Mistakes / Chapter Endings

    SPA Girls Podcast – EP442 – Newbie Mistakes / Chapter Endings

    This week we're covering two burning topics: what are the worst mistakes newbies are making, and how to write chapter endings that keep readers reading!

    • 19 min
    SPA Girls – EP441 – Discovery Writing With Kimboo York

    SPA Girls – EP441 – Discovery Writing With Kimboo York

    In this podcast we talk to KimBoo York about her latest book Secrets of Discovery Writing.

    We dive into how you can successfully use discovery writing when crafting your novel. It's an awesome podcast and one the pantsers among us will really enjoy.

    • 1 hr 1 min
    SPA Girls Podcast – EP440 – Launching a Successful New Pen Name with Melissa Pearl

    SPA Girls Podcast – EP440 – Launching a Successful New Pen Name with Melissa Pearl

    Our guest today, Kiwi author Melissa Pearl, has five pen names across multiple genres and has been learning about self publishing since she published her first book in 2011. Since then she's published more than 80 books, and shares with us some real and raw insights into the career of an indie author, including all the highs and the lows. When she launched her latest pen name last year, she made sure she used everything she'd learned over that time to ensure her new pen name was successful right from the start.

    Melissa generously tells us exactly what she did to create her latest pen name, and every step she took along the way to make it successful. Don't miss this information packed episode! 

    • 1 hr 6 min
    SPA Girls Podcast – EP439 – Using The Enneagram For Authors with Claire Taylor

    SPA Girls Podcast – EP439 – Using The Enneagram For Authors with Claire Taylor

    The Enneagram is a personality typing system, where each person falls into one of nine types. Today we're talking with author, educator and fiction strategist, Claire Taylor, about how understanding our enneagram type liberates writers from the "shoulds" and self-judgement, and helps us become more successful as authors.

    • 1 hr 6 min
    SPA Girls Podcast – EP438 – Overcoming Procrastination – with Kathryn Burnett

    SPA Girls Podcast – EP438 – Overcoming Procrastination – with Kathryn Burnett

    Procrastination takes many forms for writers, and it holds us back from writing, publishing and promoting our work. We discuss how to get out of your own way with our guest today, Kathryn Burnett.

    • 1 hr 7 min

Customer Reviews

4.7 out of 5
91 Ratings

91 Ratings

MegNucks ,

Needs more than 5 stars

Everything, I mean, EVERYTHING you need to get started as a total newbie in indie publishing or level up an existing career. WITHOUT. OVERWHELM.

Well, some overwhelm is unavoidable, but the SPA girls will help you keep going

cmu204 ,

Love this show!

Listening to these ladies is like having a warm hug and a cuppa with four brilliant big sisters. Between them and their guests, they have seen and done it all, and they generously share tips and advice with the indie writing community. Thank you all very much for what you do!

Ahansen123456789 ,

What a fun show!

Great group of ladies and a great show! So helpful. Happy to have found this.

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