Working With A Publicist
On today’s episode of The Segilola Salami Show, author Abiola Bello talks about her publishing journey and the benefits to her of working with a publicist.
According to her, having a good publicist is a sound investment and a must have for every author.
Listen on to find out what she has to say.
About Abiola Bello
Abiola Bello, ‘A. Bello’ is a young author from North London. She wrote her first novel at aged 8, where she fought monsters and dragons daily. She was first published at aged 12 for a poem she wrote in school.
A. Bello, wrote the first in the Emily Knight saga when she was 12 years old. Her intention was to fill in a gaping hole in children’s fiction for an inspirational, strong, black female protagonist (who can fight like a man!)
Ms Bello has received rave reviews for her debut book as well as success with her Emily Knight Warriors pop-up book, that is released every August. She is the founder of The Lil’ Author School and co-founder of The Author School. She has also appeared in Female First Magazine, The Mirror and BBC1XTRA to name a few.
Abiola is one of a few authors to self publish a book and sign to a literary agent – Raimondi and Campbell Literary Agency.
Abiola is a professional Street Dancer and teacher. She has performed for 10 years in venues like The Barbican, Sadlers Wells, Hammersmith Apollo and The Royal Opera House. She has appeared on Got To Dance, BBC 1 The Apprentice and Street Dance AllStars The Movie and teaches Street Dance to young people around London.
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About The Segilola Salami Show
The Segilola Salami show is hosted by Segilola Salami who is also an author and a self publishing strategist. She provides one to one support to aspiring authors to help them self publish their own books and make a success of it. Her latest book is called Yetunde: An Ode to My Mother. Part of the proceeds from the sales of this book goes towards helping UK Charity Jigsaw4u.
The aim of the show is to be entertaining but educative as we see guests share their experience on self publishing in a virtual cafe.
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