#057: Julia Scott – Formatting books the right way, tackling the second novel, and diving into audio.
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Julia Scott is a British author, whose goal is to take you out of ‘regular life’ and teleport you to new worlds and alternate futures through her writing. The Mirror Souls is her debut novel, and like many sci-fi and fantasy books, it started off as a dream.

In her ‘other’ life, Julia lives in Essex, England with her husband and two children. She spends her time mum-ing, writing, prettifying books (via Evenstar Books), graphic designing, singing, and digging or planting stuff up in the garden without really knowing what she’s doing.

In this episode we go deep into:

  • How Julia got started as a new author
  • The difficulty of writing the second book after such a well-received debut
  • Her history as a graphic designer
  • How she wound up being such an in-demand formatter
  • The common mistakes authors make when formatting their own books
  • Having multiple streams of income - the pros and cons
  • Her formatting course, The Book Formatting Formula
  • And why she writes

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Links from the show:

NaNoWriMo Bootcamp: https://www.danielwillcocks.com/bootcamp

Holly’s new release: www.bookst2read.com/fate-blue-moon

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Collaboration for Authors: https://books2read.com/u/3G2jLn

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