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How To Be A Successful Indie Author

How To Be A Successful Indie Author

Over the past nine years, I have learned a lot about success in self-publishing. I’ve learned a lot about making mistakes, too, but every mistake has been a valuable lesson for me that I am grateful for. In today’s video, I’m discussing some of my Top 6 tips for finding success as an indie author. […]

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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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Get More Done As A Writer

Get More Done As A Writer

As writers, we all want to get more done. If you’ve been at this for any period of time, you already know just how massive an author’s to-do list can be, and one of the keys to getting it all done is admitting that you can’t! I’m serious. You can’t do it all. There are […]

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Should You Be Writing For Love Or Money?

Should You Be Writing For Love Or Money?

One of the most common questions indie authors wrestle with is, “Should I write for love or money?” In my opinion, this is the wrong question to be asking yourself. What you should ask instead is “How can I make money writing the books I love?” Love Or Money? We all have some ideal vision […]

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How I Sold Over Half A Million Books Self-Publishing

How I Sold Over Half A Million Books Self-Publishing

I am so excited to have the chance to talk about how I sold over half a million books so far in my self-publishing career. I self-published my first book, Beautiful Demons, back in October of 2010, and since then, I have sold more than 600,000 copies of my books. Of course, there are a […]

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5 Reasons Why You Need A Self-Publishing Strategy

5 Reasons Why You Need A Self-Publishing Strategy

One of the most important things you can do for yourself before your self-publish is to come up with a strong self-publishing strategy. So many authors who decide to self-publish jump in headfirst without thinking about their long term goals or plan, but I can tell you from years of experience that it’s almost always […]

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Top 5 Pros and Cons of Self-Publishing

Top 5 Pros and Cons of Self-Publishing

There are so many paths to publishing these days, and there’s no doubt that one of the most enticing ways is self-publishing. But is self-publishing right for you? What are the different pros and cons to self-publishing? Is this the path you should take? Or are there hidden dangers you haven’t thought about yet? When […]

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The One Thing You Need To Know Before You Self-Publish

The One Thing You Need To Know Before You Self-Publish

Let’s face it. Once you start thinking about publishing your book, things get overwhelming really fast. There are a thousand decisions to make about everything from cover art design to ebook vendors. The more you research, the more you feel like you know absolutely nothing. Deep breaths. Yes, there is a learning curve when it […]

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My First YouTube Video!

My First YouTube Video!

I am so excited to finally be launching this blog and YouTube channel that I have dreamed about for years. This is truly something I have been passionate about for a very long time. Every since I first decided to self-publish my own fiction back in 2010, I have wanted to spread the word about […]

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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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