We are so proud of all our students who launched a book in the month of August.

Technically speaking, a student from Self-Publishing School launches a book almost every single day of the year. And as a way of showing them how much we’re rooting for their success, we highlight each author and book published every month in a roundup post just like this.

You can check out last month’s self-published books right here.

Now check out these fantastic books from our students. Congratulations published authors!

Timothy M. Horn – Skies Wide Open: How to teach your child to dream big and love learning

Launch Date: 8/1/2018

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My only regret is that I wasn’t aware of this program when I was in school. I would have achieved my goals much sooner.
-Dwayne Epstein, NY Times bestselling author of Lee Marvin Point Blank
This book provides foundational strategies and ways of thinking to support and encourage inquisitive minds valued in the knowledge age.
-Tara Bejai, M.Ed.
Skies Wide Open is a guide for leading your child to have a life-long love of learning. This guide to simple practices and patterns that reinforce a child’s innate abilities can create for your child a map to a happier, more fulfilling future. When these exercises are practiced with some consistency, the habits of learning become ingrained and will carry through long after your child leaves school. You will become your child’s greatest teacher, before, during and after their school career.
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Jennifer Hayes Yates – Inside Out and Upside Down: How Intimacy with Jesus Changes Everything

Launch Date: 8/5/2018

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Do you feel there should be more to the Christian life? Are you hungry for more of God? Have you ever struggled to live a counter-cultural faith?

Inside Out and Upside Down: How Intimacy with Jesus Changes Everything is a 7-week Bible study that explores the Gospels and the Song of Solomon to help you discover God’s plan for personal relationship and kingdom living. In these lessons you will understand the difference between religion and relationship

  • learn how to find satisfaction in Christ alone
  • discover God’s purpose for community through the local church
  • explore the counter-cultural kingdom of God
  • assess the costs and benefits of kingdom living

Each week of study ends with a Weekend Devo that summarizes the lessons and gives opportunity for thoughtful reflection and application. Dive into this study and discover a life of intimacy and adventure with the King that supersedes religion and inspires devotion.

Kathy Heshelow – Essential Oils Have Super Powers: From Solving Everyday Wellness Problems to Taking on “Superbugs”

Launch Date: 8/5/18

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This is a fascinating book that covers the spectrum of essential oils – a “must have”!

Alternative, natural wellness methods are growing today, and essential oils are at the top of the list! A most important super power that essential oils hold is anti-bacterial strength – including overcoming MRSA and “superbugs”.

Essential oils also have an important role to solve common wellness issues (headaches, indigestion, insomnia) and enhance day-to-day life (reduce stress, strengthen the immune system, uplift, help with focus or bliss.)

Learn in easy-to-read language:

  • how and why essential oils and aromatherapy work
  • some fascinating history
  • info on modern scientific research
  • why essential oils have been lesser known in U.S. medical circles (and big “pharm”)
  • mind-body connection
  • recipes for daily use
  • what is happening in the field today.

Kirkus Review says: “…Heshelow (Phytoceramides: Anti-Aging at Its Best, 2014, etc.) makes the case for aromatherapy and essential oils in this examination of a misunderstood branch of alternative medicine…The author is clearly a true believer in the power of essential oils, and by the book’s end, even skeptical readers may be tempted to give them a try.”

Jaclyn Foster – I Touch Myself: Lessons to Wake Up Desire & Fire Up Your Sex Drive

Launch Date: 8/6/18

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Are you always giving to others in and out of the bedroom? Do you find that your sex drive is suffering along with your energy levels? Are you craving more pleasure in your life?

This vulnerable and explorative book will share how I woke up my desire and dive into how you can wake up your desire too.

This book is for those who find themselves stuck between pleasure-hungry and pleasure-resistant. Those who have struggled to find pleasure in their own bodies. Those that have a hard time asking for what they want and maybe even find themselves feeling guilt and shame for their sexual desires.

I have been there – and I’m so excited to share how I woke up my desire. As my own hunger grew for more pleasure in my life, I was driven to dive into exploring desire, pleasure, sex, orgasm, and intimacy.

I Touch Myself shares what I have learned to improve my sex life with myself and others, have orgasms, and most importantly, to feel more alive in every aspect of my life.

This book includes:

  • How I started to question the rules I learned around sex and pleasure
  • The golden rule I use to decide whether or not I want to pursue a desire
  • Eleven lessons I’ve learned on my path to waking up desire
  • Five stages of desire that provide me with structure and momentum to follow-through

Along the way, there will also be opportunities for you to practice what I have learned through exercises ( “sparks”) to provide inspiration and experimentation with the topic being explored. With each spark you read and respond to, you will have the opportunity to strengthen your own internal flame of desire.

I am super confident these lessons and stages can help you too. Even if you only choose to take one or two of these lessons and practice them regularly, you will notice shifts in the way you see yourself and your relationship with desire and sex.

Scroll to the top and click the “buy now” button. Your future self will thank you.

Shelease Roberts – Help! I’m Stuck: How To Manage Your Mind, Defeat Distractions and Create Confidence

Launch Date: 8/7/18

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Does your environment make it difficult for you to make responsible decisions? How often have you been lured away from productive work by endless distractions? Does facing spontaneous challenges make you uncomfortable?

It happens to everyone. You become a product of average surroundings and your mindset goes into ‘default thought.’ As a result, you think on the most basic level, just to get by.

If you can control your mind, you can control your life.

Everyday, there is a battle going on in your mind. At any given time, the right decisions have to be made, opportunities must be taken and challenges need to be met. Book 2 of the Help! I’m Stuck series shows you how to discipline your thoughts, through mindfulness and self-awareness.

This book will help you:

  • build a strong work ethic by eliminating distractions
  • become more self-aware and make daily improvements
  • exercise your power of choice to reach peak performance while working on your goals
  • organize your thoughts to proactively handle challenges
  • shift those self limiting beliefs into dynamic action

When you’re not thinking for yourself, someone else is thinking for you.

If we allow others to control our mindset, it becomes impossible to build a future. How can you take action towards a positive environment, when someone else has the advantage over your thoughts?

Help! I’m Stuck: How To Manage Your Mind, Defeat Distractions and Create Confidence gives insight on how easy it is for someone to manipulate your thoughts.

The information contained in this book will shatter the most ordinary mindset, while building a more progressive way of thinking. It will silence the negative internal chatter and enhance your self-motivation.

Toni Crowe – NEVER A $7 Whore.: My Journey from a Lady of the Night to the Lady of the Boardroom

Launch Date: 8/10/18

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She should have been a $7 whore, but she became a Fortune 50 Vice President.

A true crime memoir of survival and resilience, Never a $7 Whore, is the story of a teenaged single mothers escape from her unscrupulous lover. Part one of the $7 series, NEVER A $7 Whore details Toni’s transition from a girl into a woman while trapped in horrific circumstances.  Developing the perspective to see a different outcome, she develops the will to change her fate. Matching her wits and will against her pimp and his companions, Toni struggles not to fall into the tar pits of prostitution.

Using those same skills that helped her escape. Toni became a tough as nails executive. Today, Toni Crowe is a successful award-winning executive specializing in Operations, Manufacturing, and Productivity.

NEVER A $7 Whore is unforgettable—a well written, heartbreaking memoir reminding us that no matter where you start in life, the American dream is within your reach if you have the desire and determination to change your destiny.

Matt Moore – Investing in Brokenness: Lessons from Living with an Addict

Launch Date: 8/12/18

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Are you struggling to rescue your friend or family member from addiction? Discover a powerful method to help your loved one navigate the road to recovery.

Is an addict ruling your life? Does your friend or family member’s regressive behavior leave you feeling frustrated? Are you running low on options and hope for a full recovery? Matt Moore has spent over 25 years developing professional treatment programs. But his firsthand experience in helping his own brother overcome decades of substance abuse is what makes his methodology so profound. Now Moore is here to show you how to help your loved one to create life-altering change.

Investing in Brokenness: Lessons from Living with an Addict is a step-by-step support system for empowering drug-dependent friends or family members along their recovery journey. Vividly illuminated with personal accounts, you’ll learn how to offer meaningful aid and encouragement at every stage of their return to sobriety. Through Moore’s methods, you’ll help your loved one finally break the cycle of resistance and regression and embrace a new drug-free future.

In Investing in Brokenness, you’ll discover:

  • Fundamentals of the Change Process and how to help loved ones stay focused on recovery
  • Techniques to ensure you aren’t enabling destructive behavior, but are part of the solution
  • How to offer the right kind of support and structure to maximize positive outcomes
  • The Three Essentials you’ll need to help an addict in their journey towards sobriety
  • The innovative “Good Life” model for empowering progress, and much, much more!

Investing in Brokenness is a life-changing how-to manual designed for anyone supporting an addict’s recovery. If you like real-world examples, practical techniques, and straightforward advice from an experienced professional, then you’ll love Matt Moore’s powerful program.

Buy Investing in Brokenness to pave the way for your loved one’s recovery today!

Melissa Feick – A Radical Approach to the Akashic Records: Master Your Life and Raise Your Vibration

Launch Date: 8/12/2018

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Are you ready to accelerate your spiritual awakening?

Do you want to learn the most valuable ascension tools that will help you become your higher consciousness?

You have a special purpose! There is a radical spiritual awakening happening, and the Akashic Records say that the intention of the shift is to transform the lower vibrations and raise your vibration.

In this book, you will have the best ascension tools, and you will learn a simple, easy process of accessing the Akashic Records on the Quantum Field so that you may transcend the lower vibrations and create a life filled with Joy!

Are you ready to learn the real secret to transformation?

A Radical Approach to the Akashic Records: Master Your Life and Raise Your Vibrationdoesn’t just explain the Akashic Records, we give you the most important information about reaching the Records at the Highest Vibration.

It’s time for you to take back your power and…

  • Be in the frequency of Oneness and Love
  • Drastically change your life and the lives of others
  • Do readings and healings in the limitless energy of the highest vibration of the Akashic Records
  • Experience a step by step guide to the what, where and how of working in the Akashic Records on the Quantum Field
  • Practical meditations and exercises to help you read and heal in the Akashic Records for yourself and others
  • How to rewrite your Akashic Records and transform your lower vibrational patterns that keep you feeling stuck
  • Transcend your Kamric patterns that keep you experiencing the same issues over and over again
  • Live your life more on purpose and more consciously
  • Discover your gifts and truth of your soul purpose

A Radical Approach to the Akashic Records gives you the tools to live a happier life!

A Radical Approach to the Akashic Records helps you create a meaningful life of manifestation and creation. Transform all your negative patterns quickly and easily by healing in the Quantum Field of the Akashic Records.

Don’t wait!

Read this book and unlock the benefits of the Akashic Records on the Quantum Field today!

Franklin Neal – Six Years Black

Launch Date: 8/12/18

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Take a breath. Now close your eyes. Imagine you are engulf in darkness. Your front door opens but you never know who walked in. You hide under your bed, then a voice on the phone says four frightening words. “Do you have her?”

Syble Green first home was her sanctuary. Her mom new career advancement made them move to the city. To heal the family woes the mother surprises her husband who is equally as hurt by the move with a trip to an art exhibit. After the lovely evening, they drive home. A car collision occurs. That day Syble lost more than one girl should.

Many years later now living a new life, one without sight. Her mother eventually puts a malicious man behind bars. Before the trial, she received threatening messages stating what will happen if she continued.

I’m not going to sit here and tell you life is manageable or I’m accustom to being blind. There is no fabric of lies woven in that statement. 

Barbara Miller – The Dying Days of Segregation in Australia: Case Study Yarrabah

Launch Date: 8/19/18

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Did the deep north of Australia experience racism, discrimination and segregation? Yes. A system similar to South African apartheid existed on Aboriginal reserves like Yarrabah in Queensland till as recently as 1984. This book is unique in that Australian Aborigines themselves tell their story of living under legal discrimination on reserves and discusses their aspirations for self-determination, local government and land rights.

 

Adebanke Adesuyi – BECOMING A PASSIONATE CHRISTIAN: YOUR PATH TO PEACE, LOVE, AND AN EXTRAORDINARY LIFE

Launch Date: 8/19/18

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Do you ever wonder if you could preach the gospel with such passion and power as Billy Graham, teach the word of God like Joyce Myers and TD Jakes, and get excited about saving souls into the kingdom like Paul and Jan Crouch, including hosts of great men and women past and present who followed Jesus with great passion? They all understood one thing, that God loves us passionately and gave us His best and all. Likewise, wants us to love Him passionately and give our best. It also makes perfect sense that we give God our best and our all.
And you don’t have to wonder any longer. The power, passion, zeal and driving force behind those passionate Christian is available to all believers in Christ when we embrace the Holy Spirit. It is not for selected few as some people think. Becoming a passionate Christian is about letting Jesus shine through you as you live every day having Him in the center of your life. It is about doing great, as well as small things for God.

Becoming A Passionate Christian will:
•Open your eyes to see the love of God for all humanity in a new way.
•Show you how to experience – the peace, love, joy, freedom, fulfillment, power, fellowship and hope that is in Jesus regardless of circumstances you find yourself in.
•It will help you to recognize the things that actually hinder or kill Christian passion.
•Give you the keys to becoming passionate and show you the steps to take to get there.
•Enable you to be transformed by the power of the Holy Spirit and be energized to pursue God with passion.
•Introduce you to examples of people from the past and present, whose lives show us how they became passionate for God.

God is waiting to meet you in this book and you will be forever changed and blessed.

Jed Jurchenko – Becoming Brave: How Little Buffalo Finds Courage

Launch Date: 8/20/18

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Help your kids be brave and do hard things. This kid’s personal growth book will show you how!

Kid’s Personal Development

This children’s book tells the story of how Little Buffalo finds his courage and learns to be brave by facing a storm. On the other side of the storm are green pastures and a beautiful rainbow. For kids, personal growth can be scary and a lot like charging into a storm. Whether they are moving to a new house, switching schools, making new friends, or dealing with life changes after their parents’ divorce, change can be difficult.

Kid’s Self-Help

This kid’s self-help book begins with the story of Little Buffalo. After the story, parents can help their kids prepare to be brave and tackle hard things by practicing three courageous skills. These include:

  • Easing anxiety by taking big, deep, buffalo-breaths.
  • Using self-talk statements to move forward when things get tough.
  •  Identify and draw strength from their support system.

Kid’s Personal Growth

Help your child get a head start by learning and practicing key, personal growth strategies early on. This book will guide you on the journey!

Kary Hays – The Mystic RUNES A Portal to Secret Wisdom and Heightened Awareness

Launch Date: 8/21/18

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Experience heightened awareness and tap into your soul’s innate wisdom! Are you looking for insightful thought-provoking guidance? Are you ready to be uplifted, stimulated and intrigued in your search for direction?

This is not your ordinary book on RUNES! The Mystic RUNES is here for you to find purpose, spiritual guidance and enlightenment through accessing the hidden meanings of the RUNES and their wisdom! 

Did you know that the RUNES are considered secret? The truth is that their secrets lie within the Soul of the Self! 

The Mystic RUNES is written to help you tap into the very core of your spirit through their messages. In this book you will learn how to use the RUNES to create talismans, intentions and affirmations. You will be guided through exercises in activating the energy of your RUNES and learn to integrate their essence into your very being! You will also be shown how to understand the meaning of your name with the RUNES and experiment with friends’ and family’s names as well! Along with all this, most of all, each RUNE offers insight that opens doors meant to assist you in looking at situations in your life with power and compassion toward finding your way in accessing heightened awareness. What an amazing journey The Mystic RUNES offers the seeker! You will want to use this book as reference every day to guide, to uplift and to enlighten! Scroll to the top and BUY NOW! And enjoy the process!

Marc McLean – The Healing Power Of Ayahuasca: 16 Incredible Life Transformations That Will Inspire Your Self Discovery

Launch Date: 8/22/18

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When Western medicine had failed them, these 16 people turned to the magical, mysterious plant medicine ayahuasca…

And their lives changed forever. Could it do the same for you?

When life gets painful we go searching. Searching for ways to overcome the depression, break the addiction, fix the relationship, heal the chronic health problem, or simply to figure out why you’ve always felt that something’s ‘just not right’.

Always looking for solutions that are out there when, in reality, the answers are inside ourselves. But who can hand you the key to your subconscious mind so you can finally break your destructive patterns?

Which genius can help you properly understand why life seems to be one long, repetitive mess at times? What can give you hope to turn your life around when everything else has failed – Ayahuasca – the hallucinogenic plant medicine that’s been used for thousands of years in the Amazonian jungle – can help you achieve all of the above.

In The Healing Power of Ayahuasca, author Marc McLean tells how the medicine saved him at the lowest point of his life. Ayahuasca gifted a level of emotional and psychological healing he’d never have achieved in a lifetime of therapy.

Those profound experiences inspired Marc to interview people from all over the world whose lives have been completely transformed after drinking ayahuasca. In this collection of incredible true stories, you’ll read about an American woman who overcame bulimia and the depression that had haunted her from the age of 11.

A South African woman addicted to heroin for four years cured overnight. An elderly Dutchman aged 85 releasing childhood trauma from the Second World War.

In this book:

  • You’ll learn about the amazing healing power of ayahuasca for emotional, psychological and even physical issues
  • Questions or doubts you may have had about ayahuasca will be answered in these remarkable first-hand accounts
  • You’ll be inspired that you too can overcome your darkest days with the help of ayahuasca, just like the people in this book who are now living healthier, happier lives
  • You’ll be given hope that you can become well again, even if doctors, therapists, or all other avenues of treatment have let you down in the past
  • You’ll be given hope that you can become well again, even if doctors, therapists, or all other avenues of treatment have let you down in the past

This is not one person’s life story that you probably won’t relate to, or a dramatised version of events at ayahuasca retreats filled with colour and lacking substance.

Instead, 16 people share how they healed a multitude of illnesses and issues through ayahuasca, including PTSD, depression, sexual abuse trauma, eating disorders, crippling fear, chronic health problems, and more.

These people openly share how they overcame the toughest times in their lives, their deep inward journeys with ayahuasca, and how they finally discovered who they really are.

Want to learn all about their incredible stories, and find the inspiration for your own healing and self discovery? Order your copy of the book today.

Toni Crowe – The Daytime Lives of the Ladies of the Night, My Journey from a Lady of the Night to the Lady of the Boardroom, A $7 Short Story

Launch Date: 8/26/18

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A true story of survival and resilience, The Daytime Lives of the Ladies of the Night, details the daylight hours of three women surviving while working for a notorious pimp and their trainee, Tee.

The Daytime Lives of the Ladies of the Night is both a standalone story and a great add-on to the debut memoir, Never a $7 Whore, by Toni Crowe.

Irish, Essence, and Baby live together under Prince’s rules. Each woman leads an isolated separate and painful existence as they work to survive day to day living while meeting the demands of their night jobs. Tee, the newest addition to the crew, is being trained to be a paid escort.

This well-written, heartbreaking short story reminds us all of the fact that no matter where you start in life, we all want the same things: the American dream. Success is within your reach if you have the desire and determination to change your destiny.

Chris Stewart – Prayers, Punk Rock and Pastry

Launch Date: 8/26/18

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This is the inspirational story of a man that has been to hell and back. This heart warming and inspiring tale of a missionary kid turned punk rocker,gang member, drug dealer and finally a  drug addict. Becoming a husband and home owner wasnt enough either to stop my drug abuse and then I became ahomeless crack head and heroin addict on the streets of Hollywood CA.

Becoming a firefighter should have been enough but it wasnt enough as a drink and a drug were all I cared about untill finally drugs and alcohol rendered him bed ridden and incapable of getting through the day without them losing everything I cared about and my self worth in the process.

Found out how I  got back up and now I  help thousands of people get their dreams back. Find out how I started the only leadership interact club for continuation high schools in the country of the U.S. Find out how I started a company that became one of the top and most inspirational company’s  in the world with just a cookie  and a prayer to a homeless man for Christmas and much much more. For any human being this book will rock you to the core with its honesty vulnerability and redemption. We are all addicted to something break free today and get your dreams back!

Vivienne Wei – Labor Force: Winning Strategies During Pregnancy, Maternity Leave and Return to Work

Launch Date: 8/26/18

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Are you excited about your pregnancy, but anxious about how to make it all work?

Are you looking for take-charge strategies that will help you embrace your new identity as a working mom and set yourself up for success?

In this resourceful and action-oriented book, Labor Force reveals the unspoken truths about your transition to motherhood and provides a blueprint to have a satisfying career and a thriving family at the same time.

You should never again worry about motherhood derailing your career.

Drawing on the personal stories of working moms at the highest levels of success and on her experiences balancing motherhood, a demanding job and cross-Atlantic travel, Vivienne Wei offers guidance and support for dealing with the fear, stress and guilt that come with having a career and building a family.

The book features strategies and insights from C-level executives, including CEO of OpenTable Christa Quarles, COO of Salesforce Technology Andrea Leszek, CTO of Redfin Bridget Frey and Co-Founder of CoffeeMeetsBagel Arum Kang.

Labor Force tackles every personal and professional detail with defensible strategies that can lead you to succeed during your pregnancy, maternity leave and the return to work, including:

  • The boss-approved way to share the pregnancy news
  • A roadmap for building your mommy tribe at work
  • How to develop a transition and re-entry plan for your maternity leave
  • How to evaluate the real value of your career using a data-driven approach
  • Negotiation tactics for transitioning back into your new work life with ease
  • How to instantly dissolve fear and guilt as a new working mom

Labor Force helps you ascend the steep learning curve of working motherhood through hard data, compelling research and personal stories.

Labor Force equips readers with actionable advice and practical tips for success from high-achieving working moms.

Don’t wait.

Read this book and take charge of your life today!

Claire E. Hallinan – I Notice: A Step-by-Step Guide to Transform Student Potential Through Building Intentional Relationships

Launch Date: 8/27/18

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Teachers and coaches get frustrated when their students don’t perform at their best. “How many times have I told you?” “You are lazy!” These phrases don’t help students improve their performance; they don’t ease the teacher’s frustration either. Instead, they create a distance between the teacher and their students.

Rather than blame others when we cannot control a situation, we should focus on learning how to manage it by noticing ourselves. To be aware of our inner experiences (emotions and thoughts) helps us to connect to ourselves and to control our impulses. That is when we can intentionally establish relationships with our learners.

In I Notice, you will find:

o   Claire Hallinan’s 6-Step Method that shifts your thinking patterns by using “I notice” statements,

o  How non-judgmental observations will consequently increase the students’ desire to connect with their teacher,  

o   How to monitor your progress using the provided worksheets, and

o  Small and simple daily routines that transform your relationships with youth.

I Notice equips readers with the key to uncovering the relationship with young learners that has been stuck at a certain level.

With intentional relationships, students will perform beyond their perceived abilities.

I Notice teaches you how to be aware of present moments.

I Notice enhances your communication pathways with students in addition to your already existing good intentions. When the communication pathway is mindfully established between the teacher and students, young learners will soar to success.

Read this book and unlock the benefit of intentional relationships!

CONGRATULATIONS to Our Self-Published Authors

Once again, we’re so incredibly proud of the hard work and dedication that went into each and every one of these books. Seeing our students succeed in bringing their dreams to life never ceases to be amazing to us here at Self-Publishing School.

Do you want to write and self-publish a book? What’s stopping you?

Bella Rose Pope

Bella Rose Pope

Bella is the Content Creation Specialist here at Self-Publishing School where she tends to the blog and creates informative Youtube videos. She's a Wisconsin native and lover of writing, reading, learning, and continuous self-improvement. Aside from tapping away at the keyboard, she loves writing on her own website, creating fiction writing videos, plants, eating anything with cheese, playing with her adorable pup, and trying new things. Giver her a follow:Twitter Instagram Facebook

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