E008: Make Friendships on Your Publishing Journey with Christy Monson

Christy Monson has an M.S. in Counseling Psychology and Marriage & Family Therapy from the University of Nevada at Las Vegas.

She established a successful counseling practice in Las Vegas, Nevada.

She has been married 50 years and raised six children who are all college graduates. She loves to write and enjoys adding positive energy to the world.

Her books include:
Love, Hugs, and Hope, When Scary Things Happen
Becoming Free, A Woman’s Guide To Internal Strength 
Family Talk: How to Organize Family Meetings to Solve Problems, and Strengthen Family Relationships 

Learn more about Christy at www.christymonson.com.

Here are the fun nuggets from the interview:

#1: Don’t just jump into the industry.  Take your time to learn about the industry*
#2: Hone your craft before you put your work out into the world
#3: Understand the benefits of the traditional publishing route (the publisher takes care of much of the work for you)
#4: Make marketing fun!
#5: Join a critique group
#6: Get out into the industry and meet people at conferences and other industry gatherings
#7: Make friendships on your publishing journey
#8: Invest in YOURSELF on your publishing journey

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