Mark O Piggot: The Ins and outs of self publishing

Mark O Piggot is today’s guest on The Segilola Salami Show podcast. Mark shares with us The Ins and outs of self publishing based on his own experiences. I assure you, you need to click play now to listen to this most intriguing conversation with Mark O Piggot.

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About Mark O Piggot

Phillipsburg, N.J., enlisted in the U.S. Navy in 1983, beginning a 23-year career.
He served on three aircraft carriers and various duty stations as a Navy Journalist before he attained the rank of Chief Petty Officer. He retired from active duty in 2006.

His first novel, Forever Avalon, was published in 2009, followed by his second novel, The Dark Tides, in 2014. The Outlander War, Book Three of the Forever Avalon series from Austin Macauley Publishing was released in 2020.

You can connect with Mark on Twitter via his handle @Forever_Avalon or on Facebook @foreveravalon1

Mark O Piggot’s tips for aspiring authors on The Ins and outs of self publishing

  1. Research any potential publisher to get the most for your investment
  2. Be prepared to spend money to make money
  3. You don’t do it for the fame, you do it for the love of writing
  4. You have to know your audience, even with a 40+ year age difference. Be a kid at heart
  5. Don’t copy what others write, be inspired by them


About The Segilola Salami Show

The Segilola Salami show is an audio podcast talk show hosted by the female Nigerian-British podcaster Segilola Salami who is also an author, freelance writer and blogger. Please click here to see the full list of Yoruba children’s books written by Segilola Salami.

The show is set in a virtual cafe and is a podcast on books and publishing. The aim of the show is to be both educative and informative but in an entertaining way. Guests from all works of life come on the show to talk about the books they have read or written and how books motivated or inspired them. Listeners of the show get to discover new authors and new books as well as learn something new. Also, as the show is set in a virtual cafe, it is a fun podcast to listen to at work, while running or even when driving.

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