Children’s author Ian Billings started out in the theater, writing and performing pantomimes and fairy tales, before going on to write for the immensely popular CBBC production Chucklevision. He has since written several books for children and has developed a very unique and creative business that allows him to entertain children, sell books direct, and travel the world.
Angela McConnell was responsible for the massive improvements to the show notes that happened in January! She and I have been working together since then, and I thought it was about time that I had her onto the show to talk about how her journey into the self-publishing world is going. We talk a lot about setting goals, and one of the best things you can do to achieve what you really want in life!
Rysa Walker won Amazon’s Breakthrough Novel Award in 2013, with her YA time travel adventure Timebound. Since then, Rysa has gone on to sell her CHRONOS Files series and a second series to Skyscape, an Amazon imprint, and is currently ranked in the Top 100 Amazon Authors.
Steve Turnbull has been publishing stories in his steampunk Voidships Universe since late 2013, creating an impressive catalog of 14 titles and counting. This week, I talk to Steve about how he got started in self-publishing and how he manages to release a title a month.