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Dear Indie Author – A Guest Post from Urban Fantasy Author G.R.Thomas

This is a wonderful post about the importance of networking for indie writers. Also, G.R. Thomas’ Instagram is lovely.

N.L.King, Author

Reality slowly sets in. No one calls, not one sale blips on the screen and no one shares or likes your enthusiastic social media posts. Radio silence kicks in like a bolt of lightning…

You press “publish” as a first time, unknown indie author. For a second after your book begins uploading, the world stands still, you wait for the phone to ring with congratulations and sales to start ticking over. You sit, holding your breath with excitement. Your heart thuds heavily and the adrenaline rush of this achievement is equal to giving birth. It’s monumental.

Reality slowly sets in. No one calls, not one sale blips on the screen and no one shares or likes your enthusiastic social media posts. Radio silence kicks in like a bolt of lightning…

This is the moment you realise that writing; the actual nuts and bolts of a story; the narrative and world building is…

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