11 posts tagged author confessions

These Are My (Author) Confessions #4: Reign of Mist Launch Day Feels

It's the publication date of my second book, and I'm still grappling with what that means. To be completely honest, I didn't know what to expect when this day arrived. I've been a jumble of nerves and emotions. There are a lot of things people don't tell you about releasing a second book. For me, my first ...

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Mini Podcast #12: Where I Ramble About 1 Year Milestones, Lessons Learnt and Book Launches

Hello hello lovely readers and listeners. Welcome back to another mini podcast episode. This one's a little bit special! We're celebrating Heart of Mist turning ONE YEAR OLD. Say whhhhaaatttt? That's right. It's been a full 12 months since my debut hit the shelves and I want to reflect on that a little. ...

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Mini Podcast #10: Where I Ramble About Final Proofs, Book Launches & A New Prequel

Hello hello lovely readers and listeners! Welcome back to another mini podcast episode. We're at #10 folks! Thanks for sticking with me and my rambling for this long. In this one, I tell you all about receiving the (hopefully) final print proofs for REIGN OF MIST, and the details for the official launch party at ...

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Mini Podcast #9: Where I Ramble About Cover Reveals, Fan Art and Print Proofs

Hello hello lovely readers and listeners! As always, welcome back to another mini podcast episode. As you can tell from the title of this one, I've recently revealed the cover of Reign of Mist, so have some things to say about that among many other things. You'll have to forgive my sniffly nose in this ep - it's ...

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Mini Podcast #8: Where I Ramble About Bad Reviews, Book Production & Publishing Pressures

Hello hello lovely readers and listeners. Welcome back to another mini podcast episode. This one should hopefully be a bit of a laugh... Have a listen below!   http://helenscheuerer.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/05/Author-Update-8_1.mp3   In episode #8 I read out some bad reviews from Goodreads ...

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Mini Podcast #7: Where I Ramble About Being Sick, Copyedits and New Reads

Hello hello lovely readers and listeners! Welcome back to another mini podcast episode. As you can tell from the title of this one, I've been on struggle street lately, have a listen to find out why... In episode #7 I talk about getting over my recent bout of the flu, getting overwhelmed by the Reign of ...

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Mini Podcast #3: Where I Ramble About Success, Audio Book Release Dates and Book Birthday Celebrations

Hello readers and listeners! Welcome to another mini podcast episode! This one's part of the week-long celebrations for the 6 month birthday of Heart of Mist!   In Episode #3, I talk about the success Heart of Mist has had over the last 6 months, reveal the audio book release date, and walk you through ...

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Mini Podcast #2: Where I Ramble About Super Nice Reader Emails, Map Design & Kindle Unlimited

Hello hello lovely readers (and listeners). So after receiving an overwhelmingly positive response to last week's first foray into mini podcasting, I thought I'd give it another go :) In 'episode 2', I recap moving house and my struggles with my crappy rewrites, as well as delve into receiving emails from ...

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Mini Podcast #1: Where I Ramble About Audiobooks, Rewrites & Moving House

Hey guys, I told myself I wanted to mix things up content-wise this year... So here's the first attempt. I figure I'm far more likely to do mini audio clips regularly than videos, so here goes nothing. In this little gem, I talk about working with my audiobook narrator, the struggles of the structural edit ...

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These Are My (Author) Confessions #2: Am I Forgetting Something?

Hello hello lovely readers, and welcome to Part #2 in the 'Author Confessions' series. It's been a while between posts, but such is life when you've got a book nearly out in the world... For today's confession, I wanted to share how I'm feeling about my impending book release. I'd like to think these feelings ...

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