Merriam-Webster Word of the Day: Trivial

The Merriam-Webster Word of the Day is trivial. Read on for what it means, how it’s used, and more.

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Book Daily Deal — Yours Cruelly, Elvira: Memoirs of the Mistress of the Dark

Today’s Book Daily Deal is Yours Cruelly, Elvira: Memoirs of the Mistress of the Dark by Cassandra Peterson, a horror autobiography that is 35% less than the regular price. Buy this book on Amazon, and read on for more information.

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Audible Daily Deal — The Story of Your Dog

Today’s Audible Daily Deal is The Story of Your Dog for 89% less than the regular price. This deal ends at 11:59 p.m. PT so buy this audiobook on Amazon before this deal disappears.

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Audible Daily Deal — Star Trek: Picard: No Man’s Land

Today’s Audible Daily Deal is Star Trek: Picard: No Man’s Land for 89% less than the regular price. This deal ends at 11:59 p.m. PT so buy this audiobook on Amazon before this deal disappears.

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Book Daily Deal — Stranger Things: Worlds Turned Upside Down

Today’s Book Daily Deal is Stranger Things: Worlds Turned Upside Down, the official behind-the-scenes companion to the hit Netflix TV show. Buy this book on Amazon, and read on for more information.

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Merriam-Webster Word of the Day: Crepuscular

The Merriam-Webster Word of the Day is crepuscular. Read on for what it means, how it’s used, and more.

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Book Daily Deal: All My Rage by Sabaa Tahir

Today’s Book Daily Deal is All My Rage by Sabaa Tahir for 55% less than the regular price. Buy this book on Amazon, and read on for more information.

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Audible Daily Deal — The Extended Mind: The Power of Thinking Outside the Brain

Today’s Audible Daily Deal is The Extended Mind by Annie Murphy Paul for 87% less than the regular price. This deal ends at 11:59 p.m. PT so buy this audiobook on Amazon before this deal disappears.

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Interview: Self-Published Author Makes $400,000 in 12 Months; Reveals Secrets to Success

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Dan Padavona may not be a household name as a mystery and thriller writer, but he’s amassed thousands of devoted fans. A self-published author, he has released nearly 50 books since 2014 and become one of the best-selling writers on Amazon. Dan’s hard work has resulted in nearly $400,000 in income from his Wolf Lake series alone over the past 12 months.

In the following video interview, Dan and I spoke at length about how he achieved this monumental success. We got into a wide array of financials, including revenue generated from paperback sales, Kindle bookstore sales, and Kindle Unlimited. We also talked about Audible, the ACX program, Dan’s creative process and former career, and a whole lot more. If you’re an aspiring author or just getting started in the industry, this is an interview you want to watch. If you’re an avid reader, my conversation with Dan provides you with a behind-the-scenes look at what goes into creating the books you love and the life of a self-published author. Enjoy!

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