Welcome back for Part 2 of DIY Publishing
Kathi and Michele continue the conversation with author and speaker, Sarah Beckman. Sarah shares her experience on costs associated with the hybrid publishing model. What to consider, the realities, and areas to consider in order to be prepared for the proper launch of a book in the DIY market are discussed today with Kathi, Michele, and Sarah.
“It’s about knowing what you can and can’t do”, according to Sarah. Making a plan is an important part of the process. Sarah inspires us with a realistic talk to equip writers to know your plan, finances, and goals to better succeed in the publishing process.
In today’s episode, you will know:
- Ballpark ideas on cost for hybrid publishing.
- The importance of a financial plan.
- What are the different areas that cost in the process.
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Meet Our Guest
Speaker and Author
Sarah Beckman inspires people from the stage and on the page. A national speaker and bestselling author of Alongside: A Practical Guide for Loving your Neighbor in their Time of Trial, she’s passionate about helping people navigate the rough patches of
life. Her own health and personal trials coupled with her experience walking alongside those facing all manner of trials, provide her authentic, compelling viewpoint for her books.
In the introduction to her newest book, Hope in the Hard Places, Sarah begins with this: “I’ve lived through my own dark places. And I’ve been privy to more tragic stories than I can ever recount to you.” She brings immediate hope to the reader, letting them know they are not alone and that no one is immune to struggle or adversity. In her books and her speaking, Beckman gets personal as she weaves her own stories reminding readers and listeners that we need someone to walk with us, to point us to truth, and to remind us of God’s goodness.
Sarah has a B.A. in Journalism from the University of Wisconsin and is a seasoned media guest. Her TV appearances include The 700 Club, The Difference, and 100 Huntley Street, and she has recorded over fifty local and national radio programs and podcasts. She blogs at sarahbeckman.org and regularly contributes to many online and print publications.
Sarah thrives when she’s coming alongside others in hard places. She serves at her local church, and volunteers with several domestic and international non-profits. She and her husband Craig have been married for twenty-six years. They live in Albuquerque, NM and have three grown children. Learn more about Sarah here.
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