Sparks' Notes: Weekly Writing Reflections by Author Lindsey Sparks

Episode 30: Skeleton Draft, KDP Struggles, and Audiobook Narrators, Oh My! (includes chapter 3 of Song of Scarabs and Fallen Stars)

February 28, 2022 Lindsey Sparks, Lindsey Fairleigh Season 1 Episode 30
Sparks' Notes: Weekly Writing Reflections by Author Lindsey Sparks
Episode 30: Skeleton Draft, KDP Struggles, and Audiobook Narrators, Oh My! (includes chapter 3 of Song of Scarabs and Fallen Stars)
Show Notes

Hi there! I'm Lindsey Sparks, author of books featuring hidden worlds and twisted myths. Welcome to my weekly author's notes podcast! This episode was recorded on Monday, 2/28/2022, and I would love to share some of my reflections from this past week with you.

NOTE: I read chapter 3 of Song of Scarabs and Fallen Stars at the end of the episode. I read chapters 1 and 2 in the previous two episodes (ep28 and ep29).

CURRENT FREEBIES:
Echo in Time (free ebook through all retailers)
Starter Library for newsletter subscribers (ebooks and audiobooks of my series starters, and more!)

CURRENT WIP:
With ARC readers: Song of Scarabs and Fallen Stars (Fateless Trilogy, book 1)
Skeleton Draft: Blood of the Broken (Atlantis Legacy, book 5)

READING:
The Love Letters of Olivia Moretti by Jennifer Probst (NSC)
City of Ruin by Lindsey Pogue (beta read)
Echo in Time by me (for Read By The Author)
A Kingdom of Flesh and Fire by Jennifer L. Armentrout (audiobook)

WATCHING:
Billions

HIGH:
Signed SoSaFS audiobook narrator!
Muse strike
The Ending Series is no longer exclusive to Amazon!!!

LOW:
KDP issues with The Ending Series...

LAST WEEK'S OBSESSION:
Blood of the Broken playlist (on Spotify)
https://open.spotify.com/playlist/42C7cPBuJIWOZTdvURbOK7?si=d6e5506cb9f5445f

GOAL(s):
Prep skeleton draft of Blood of the Broken for novelization
Interior formatting for SoSaFS paperbacks and hardcovers (Atticus)

LOOKING FORWARD TO:
Diving back into a purely creative period

TOOLS:
Atticus.io
(book interior formatting)

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