Is It Time to Quit Self Publishing? | Episode 264

The Heidi Thorne Show

Sep 20 2022 • 9 mins

All authors, whether traditionally or self published, suffer from a “shall I stay or shall I go” moment at some point. Probably more now as book and content markets become more competitive. Here are some things to consider as you consider continuing your self publishing career. Also, update on my 2022 Thorne Self Publishing Survey.

Take the survey! Anonymous, 10 click-to-answer questions, takes 2-3 minutes.

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Timestamp show notes (click on timestamp to view segment on YouTube):

0:15 Barrett Laurie's video on quitting

1:11 2022 Self Publishing Survey update

2:22 Loving the process or the outcome

3:42 The Never Work a Day in Your Life Fallacy

4:29 The You Can Do It, Too Fallacy

5:28 The If Fallacy

6:17 Being realistic

7:59 Stick or quit?

8:37 How to connect with Heidi

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