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10 Best Practices When Writing And Publishing A Series (How To Write & Publish A Series, #7)

10 Best Practices When Writing And Publishing A Series (How To Write & Publish A Series, #7)

I’m back today with my Top 10 best practices to follow when writing and publishing your series. This is our final content video in this series, but I’m excited to say I’ll also be doing a Q&A on Series Writing coming up next week, too. Watch today’s video on the 10 best practices for Publishing […]

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18 Tips on How To Market Your Book Release

18 Tips on How To Market Your Book Release

Hi, again! Today, I have some helpful tips on how to market and launch your book release. I know it’s been a while since I posted here on the blog. Make sure you’re following me on YouTube to get more content, as I post regularly over there. So, where have I been? Busy, to say […]

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Listen To My Interview on Self-Publishing

Listen To My Interview on Self-Publishing

I was so honored to be a guest on the Write-Minded podcast with hosts Brooke Warner (She Writes) and Grant Falkner (NaNo WriMo). I honestly had an amazing time discussing self-publishing with them, and I really think this interview is something a lot of you would be interested in hearing. You can listen to the […]

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Joy Is Important To Success As An Author

Joy Is Important To Success As An Author

Today’s final self-publishing tip and lesson learned is hands down the most important advice I’ve given to date, and that’s the fact that your joy is important to your success as an author. I know it sounds simple and maybe you’ll even think it’s cheesy, but it’s truly the most important thing I’ve learned in […]

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Writers Should Never Stop Learning

Writers Should Never Stop Learning

Welcome back to Tip #7 in my 8 Lessons Learned over 8 Years of Indie Publishing. Today’s tip is so very important. Never stop learning. When I say this, of course I’m talking about craft. Writers should keep learning how to be better writers, no matter if you’ve written one book or one hundred. But […]

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Why Writers Should Be Good To Their Fans

Why Writers Should Be Good To Their Fans

I couldn’t have a list of my top lessons learned over eight years of self-publishing without talking about why it’s important for writers to be good to their fans. This one has the potential to be controversial, simply because many authors have strong opinions about this one way or the other. One of the things […]

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Self-Publishing Success Takes Time

Self-Publishing Success Takes Time

One of the things that can be hard to come to terms with about self-publishing is that self-publishing success takes time. No matter what some scam artists out there may tell you, this is not a get rich quick scheme. Not if you want an actual long-term career. But sometimes it can be really difficult […]

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My Best Self-Publishing Advice

My Best Self-Publishing Advice

As many of you know, I recently celebrated eight years of successful self-publishing. Today, I would love to share with you some of my best self-publishing advice. In fact, I thought it would be awesome to give you 8 of my best tips. One for each year I’ve been indie publishing. Over the course of […]

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Sarra Cannon

Hi, I'm Sarra!

I have been self-publishing my books since 2010, and in that time, I've sold well over half a million copies of my books. I'm not a superstar or a huge bestseller, but I have built an amazing career that brings me great joy. Here at Heart Breathings, I hope to help you find that same level of success. Let's do this.

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