If you’ve been made redundant and lost your job for whatever reason, you may feel like you are stuck and your life sucks, but instead of thinking it’s all doom and gloom, I’m here to let you know, it’s not.
This is the opportunity to transform your life and your thinking, for the better, forever.
How do I know?
Because I’ve been made redundant 3 times in my life, and each time I’ve learned something that’s propelled my life forward in a good way, that’s been beyond my imagination.
Each time I’m been made redundant, I’ve used my time wisely to learn news skills, to up-skill my current skills, and gain new experiences. I’ve studied new things, taken courses, attended seminars and webinars, and ultimately expanded my knowledge and expanded myself, so I’ve grown tremendously as a result.
This is the time of your life, where you can do the same.
So if you’ve ever dreamt about writing that book and becoming a best-selling author, if you’ve ever felt the creative urge to splurge to produce a piece precious artwork, or you’ve ever had a spiritual calling which made you realise you are built for a higher divine purpose, then this post is exactly for you.
On my Make Money Make Cash channel, I teach people how to make money online and I interview other authors, entrepreneurs, and creatives, how they make money doing what they love, so you can do the same.
In the video below I interview Monica Ramirez Warrior Of Love about how to make money as a healer and artist, by healing and loving yourself first.
Monica is a transformational belief coach. She helps others go from confusion to confidence to design the life of their dreams.
A certified N.L.P, B.Q.H (Hypnotherapy), Life Coach, Reiki Master, Galactic Akashic Record Reader, Multidimensional Energy Healer, Psychic Channeller, Best Selling Author, Artist, Podcaster, and Founder of Path to the Heart – which is a transformational system.
Monica has a wealth of knowledge and experience which she shares in this deeply impactful and insightful interview that is sure to leave you feel inspired, educated, and ready to make a positive change in your own life to take it to another level entirely.
Watch the video below right now, and subscribe for more videos about how to live your passion and make money doing what you love.
But I will warn you, be prepared to learn valuable information that is sure to move you to take action and give you an entirely new perspective of multiple aspects of your life that will take your breath away
In this video you will learn these 27 things that will transform your life from stuck, suck, to sensational:
What Are Akashic Records And How Do Akashic Records Work.
What Is Channelling And How Does Channelling Work.
How To Teach Blind People To Paint.
What Are Spirit Guides And How Do Spirit Guides Work.
What’s The Difference Between Your Guides And Higher Self.
How To Get Started Making Money With Art – How To Make Money As An Artist.
How To Get Clients For Spiritual Work – Get Paid For Spiritual Work.
What Is Reiki – What Does It Mean To Use Reiki And How Does It Work With Vortex And Chakras.
The Harsh Truth About Making Money Teaching Spirituality / How Hard Is It To Teach Spirituality.
What Does It REALLY Take To Be A Healer Because We’re Not All Golden Coins.
What Steps To Take To Make Money As An Artist Or Spiritual Healer.
How To Become A Best Selling Author.
How To Become A Spiritual Speaker.
How To Ask The Universe For Money | How To Get Money For Whatever You Want From The Universe.
What’s The Difference Between Spirituality And Intuition.
How To Make A Million Using Law Of Attraction – How To Become A Millionaire Using Law Of Attraction.
How To Attract The Right Clients For Your Business.
SHOCKING TRUTH HOW TO STOP SHAME QUICKLY.
How To Eliminate Shadows FAST.
How To Create Your New Reality.
3 Action Steps To Build A Passion Based Business – How To Turn Your Passion Into A Profession.
How Lower Consciousness Keeps You Stuck.
Why Are People Obsessed With Money – Why Are People Fascinated With Money.
How To Get Money And How To Keep Money.
How To Reprogram Your Money Mindset For Success And Happiness – Reprogram Your Money Mind Now.
What Is Synchronicity | How Does Synchronicity Work | Synchronicities Explained.
How To Stop Repeating Patterns | How To Stop Repeating Patterns Of Abuse | End Patterns Of Abuse.
So watch this video below now and subscribe and hit the bell icon so you never miss an episode.
You’ve been thinking about writing that book for some time. It’s been in the back of your mind as something you must do, but you’ve never made a start, and you know you will regret it if you don’t!
Or maybe you’re new to self-publishing on Amazon and you’ve made a start, by searching the internet, but it’s so full of ideas you just don’t know what to do or who to believe, you get overwhelmed and give up.
Or maybe you start something but you never finish it, and you always have that little voice in the back of your mind constantly saying what if…
Or maybe you’ve already published some books on Amazon, but you’re books aren’t selling as well as you would like them to, and you feel stuck and you just don’t know what to do. You see others succeeding, and you feel like a failure and sad that you aren’t achieving your true potential.
If this sounds like you, I know how you feel.
Even though I’ve been self-publishing books on Amazon since 2015, and I’ve had consistent monthly sales since 2017, I’ve still felt disappointed that I’m not selling more. I’ve seen other people having huge successes, and I thought that could be me… Can you relate?
But… I’m sure you’ve heard of the saying, “If you keep doing the same thing, you will always get the same result”. If that’s a result you don’t want, then you need to change what you are doing, or stay forever stuck in the pain of what might have been.
Enough was enough. I could sit there moaning about it, or I could take action to do something about it.
I decided to do something about it, and get professional help from other book publishers who have more insights, knowledge and know-how than me, so I can shortcut my way to success. Rather than wasting hours of time scrolling the internet and continuing to sit in disappointment.
So when I saw Self-publishing Titans Masterclass at a steal for only $97, I immediately knew I had to buy it.
Take a sneaky-peak behind the scenes, at what’s included, in my dashboard here:
This course is packed so full of value, it’s one of those you will be using for years to come and Corvin has already added more modules to it since I bought it, which was not that long ago.
I Didn’t See This Coming
In this course, you’ll find something I’ve never seen before:
Learn 60 different types of books you can sell on Amazon KDP and the entire process you can use to sell them. Yes, I did say 60. (This is worth the price of the entire course alone.)
Learn how to self-publish books like a pro.
Learn how to run ads.
Expand brand awareness.
Get software for free with this course (as of Sept 2022 – not sure when this offer ends), Amazon Market Research tool and a Best Seller Category tool, to enable you to search categories and keywords, so you can niche down more successfully and gain more exposure for your books. (These 2 software tools alone, are worth the price of the course.)
Get a super supportive Facebook support group with the course. (Invaluable support when you need it most.)
Cleo And Corvin continue to add modules to this course at no extra cost, and once you buy this course, it’s lifetime access.
Learn from Corvin and Cleo who truly care about their customers and who treat them like friends.
Corvin and Cleo only allow people they trust to promote this very special offer to others. I am one of those people who they value as an affiliate. So if you purchase their course through my link, it won’t cost you any more, but I will get some pennies for mentioning it, so thanks in advance. I only promote courses I believe in and/or, I’m a student of. This course is one which I love and adore myself and I think it’s incredible value for money. It’s a complete no-brainer. It’s way more valuable than $97 and it will go up in price in the future. They have extended the launch price offer currently, as it’s been so popular, but it won’t be that way forever. So get it now here https://masterclass.selfpublishingtitans.com/kdp/lsmmj and you won’t regret it. They have a money back guarantee, so you have nothing to lose and everything to gain.
If you are redundant and looking for a new income source, writing, illustrating, and publishing your own Children’s books, may be just the ticket to financial freedom that you seek.
If you are stuck for ideas for your children’s books? (No problem, I got you covered, or rather they have! No pun intended!)
Or maybe you have already written a children’s book but NOT been able to:
Get it “professionally” published because the “professional” publisher says it will be hard to get the foreign translation rights as it’s in rhyme! Especially if you are not an established Author; not famous, or at least not in the genre of writing kid’s books. (If you have had this problem, I have been there too, many times, and it’s like bashing your head against a brick wall, because you need to publish a children’s picture book, to gain the credibility to write and publish more, but no one is willing to give you a break. Meanwhile your beautiful story is kept hidden from the world and all those children are suffering from not being able to read your beautiful book and be inspired by the illustrations.)
Which brings me onto another point…you have NOT been able to:
Get the book illustrated. And although you’re great at writing, you suck at drawing and haven’t been able to afford to pay someone to illustrate your book. (I was personally given an estimate years ago that it would cost me at least £370 for a 32 page picture book to be illustrated, which when you haven’t made a single penny from a picture book yet and you may not even have an audience for, is pretty frightening. What if it doesn’t sell? What if you don’t like the illustrations? What if the illustrator let’s you down and doesn’t finish the job, or does it in such a way that it’s unpublishable? £370 down the toilet and your heart dropping to the floor with all that upset and pain…)
Which brings me onto my next point..
What if you do a collaboration with an illustrator, where they get to use your story for free to contribute to their university degree, in exchange for them doing the illustrations for you for free. Great idea right? If you are starting out with NO money at all, and you don’t want to spend any money out to begin with. What could go wrong with that? You are both getting something for free in monetary terms, but that is a huge investment of time, energy, and effort on both your parts, and can take hours, days, weeks, months of meetings, emails, communications, delays. I have been there, done that, and although perhaps I didn’t spend that much time on it, the process did go on for the years of his degree and I was let down badly after he graduated!!! You see, he got my story! He finished his degree! And it was because of my story, that enabled him (I shall not mention his name) to succeed so much in his degree, that he passed with flying honourary colours. But… he never finished the illustrations. He stopped replying to my messages about the illustrations, and I had to stop wasting my time on a person that clearly was not going to deliver what he verbally promised me he should deliver – all the illustrations for my book, which presumably he had to do for his degree anyway, I did see one of them in a meeting with him, but that was about it. It was after that I looked into the cost of paying someone else to do them and I felt it just wasn’t worth it, because of all the what ifs I mentioned. And after I had my trust broken so badly and been let down, it made me scared to trust anyone else again, and I also had another problem…)
Not knowing how to get the illustrations from drawings into the book itself.
Or how to create graphic illustrations suitable for this type of book in software.
How to format a children’s picture book to upload to Amazon Createspace at the time – which is now KDP publishing.
It was an absolute frigging nightmare. That didn’t stop…
So all the beauty, time, energy, effort, peace and happiness, and difficult re-writes of the book manuscript after “traditional professional publisher feedback” and feedback from my Freelance Writer’s membership FREE appraisal service at that time went nowhere, so it remained as a manuscript in an envelope sent to myself to copyright it. And a longing to get it into print one day… A longing I still have to this day, as it’s such an awesome book that I know kids will love and adore… Even though I’m now known for writing non-fiction books that change lives from pain to gain, for adults, and specialise in asexuality and still working hard to finish my Asexual Guide To Sex book which I started to write in June 2019 and still adding fresh content to.. life and ill health got in the way, but I am determined to get it finished and published.
I also wrote a second children’s picture book with a similar theme that I got feedback on from the FREE appraisal service with my Freelance Writer’s membership and then I started on my 3rd with the same theme as the first – I was building a series – but sadly they stopped the appraisal service and then I realised I am born to write non-fiction and turned my focus, time and attention onto that, and built an audience for my non-fiction books that change lives, and I would like to say, impacted the world in a huge way – with more still to come. BUT… I still want to publish my children’s picture books because I believe in sharing your stories with the world, rather than take them to the grave. I love to go to the cinema to kid’s club on self-dates. (I did that on Sunday.) I love watching kids movies. I love Disney and Pixar, and similar animated movies. The last film I watched Adams Family 2, and I loved the message at the end about we are supposed to be different and not like everyone else, so we should celebrate our differences within ourselves and know it’s okay to not fit in because we are different and that’s our beauty.
I am very different. I am like a business guy (even though I am female) and a quirky kid Disney Princess – you can even see me in my ACE Fibro Girl outfit at www.facebook.com/acefibrogirl And even though I don’t want children of my own, I get on well with kids and treat them as little beings in their own right, as equals and not less than me. You could say I treat them as young adults, who have their own mind and are intelligent. We have fun talking about movies together, if I get the chance to take to kids. Or just get on well in general, as they often like to talk and have fun in life and so do I. One of my new housemates has kids. I live in a self-contained flat in a house. So I live on my own and have housemates— how quirky is that!!! I also live like a teenager and my bedroom is full of cuddly toys and sparkly things. I love it that way. I reprogrammed my mind to be like 21 years old using NLP (neuro-linguistic programming some years ago. And went to Disneyland Paris in 2017 for my 21st Mindset birthday.
Even after all these years. I still have the strongest desire to publish my children’s picture books. That feeling has never left me. It’s on my bucket list to do before I die… which I am not planning on doing at all at… But you never know when your last day will be, especially with Covid around. So that’s why I leapt at the chance to get the Children’s Book Creator course here https://thehomeboss.podia.com/childrensbookcreator/6041z, at only $147 it’s an absolute steal, (especially if your currency is ££££), with all of the video trainings you receive, all the support you get in the Facebook group, all the money it saves you by teaching you how to illustrate your books yourself, and all the time it saves you trying to figure out how to do this stuff on your own, why not get the new year off to a flying start by clicking here https://thehomeboss.podia.com/childrensbookcreator/6041z to get your own copy of the course right now.
This course will solve all of these problems for you:
Save you hundreds of pounds you would usually pay for similar courses, which might not even come close to the quality of this one.
It will show you how to write, illustrate, and publish, your very own Children’s Picture book. Saving you time, money, and wasted energy trying to figure all this stuff out on your own.
Nuria really knows her stuff and takes the headache out of illustrating your book yourself using free and mostly low cost software and graphics. Saving you hundreds of pounds you would pay an illustrator to illustrate your books for you. And once you have these skills, you have them for life.
The Facebook group you get with this course, is worth the cost of the course alone. Even before you start the course itself, the expert advice, help, and support, by other Authors/Writers, is priceless. With ongoing support and feedback by Nuria and other writing and publishing experts in the group, as well as those just starting out with you.
You get to live your dream as a Children’s Book Author, Illustrator and publisher, and be able to have the opportunity to put a smile on a kid’s face and brighten their day. That’s priceless.
So if you have ever wanted to write, illustrate, and publish your own Children’s book, but don’t know where to start, get this course now, here https://thehomeboss.podia.com/childrensbookcreator/6041z don’t hesitate, we only live once and it’s a small investment for potentially huge returns. And you get to learn so much more about book publishing in general, including from the Facebook group alone, even before you start Nuria’s course – because this group is the one that comes with this course, not her free group, so these people in the group take writing seriously and are not just would-be writers. There are writers/authors in the group who make a full-time living from writing and who are experienced in publishing multiple types of books, such as journals and colouring books, not just picture books. They say your network is your net worth – so by expanding your online network with people who are successful at making money from publishing books and some who make a full-time living from it, it helps to shift your mindset to one of abundance and provides much more motivation to do the work and increases your chances of success at making a full-time living from writing and publishing books.
After all of the heartache and pain I’ve been through with not being able to publish my own picture books for years, and all the wasted time, energy, and effort I spent on that, and the yearning to still do that, coupled with everything I have been through over the last year with ill health (not Covid thankfully) and trauma resulting in CPTSD – more about this in the next post, I’m now at the stage where I’m focusing on my book publishing business and expanding my book offering to the world… but first finishing my Asexual Guide To Sex and promoting that for 3 months… and still got another book to write and publish for asexuals too this year. I wanted to let you know about the offer I came across, as it was too good to resist (Children’s Book Creator course), remember all the heartache and pain I told you about at the beginning of this post….
Not knowing where to start.
Not being able to get a traditional publisher to publish my book/s.
Illustrator letting me down and not delivering the illustrations.
£370 just for illustrating one picture book.
Not knowing how to get the illustrations from the drawings into the book itself.
Or how to create graphic illustrations suitable for this type of book.
Not knowing how to specifically upload a Children’s picture book to KDP and successfully publish it.
Potentially dying with my picture books inside me and taking them to the grave with me, and denying kids the opportunity to have their day brightened by me, and putting a smile on my face.
This course solves all of those problems and more, see screenshot below about – What You Will Accomplish At The End of this course, taken from my course dashboard inside my own private members area, so I highly recommend it, here is the link https://thehomeboss.podia.com/childrensbookcreator/6041z
From Nuria herself: “So many of us have always wanted to write a children’s book. It’s an incredible feeling when you are holding your printed book in your hands and read through the pages. And an even better feeling is knowing that, someone somewhere, is reading your book to a child! If you have ever thought about writing a children’s book but don’t know where to start, or if you already produce low content books on Amazon KDP, like planners, journals or activity books, then this is one step further for you to take your book publishing to a higher level. But this is not a course teaching you about the traditional way of publishing a book. This is an unconventional way of producing and self-publishing your book and may not be what you expect. This course is for anyone who wants to publish a book but hasn’t got a clear story in mind and who is very flexible about what kind of children’s book they are going to create. I will teach you how to choose your topic so that you have the best chances of selling your book. And we will use pre-made images and graphics, so you don’t have to use an illustrator. So book will be completely self-made and self-published, from start to finish.” So if you have ever wanted to know how to write, illustrate, and publish your own children’s books, get your copy of the Children’s Book Creator course now https://thehomeboss.podia.com/childrensbookcreator/6041z and save yourself hundreds of pounds it would cost you to pay an illustrator
On 16th of December 2021, and in the month leading up to it, I had a huge mindset shift (post to follow about that) and I’m determined not to let 2022 be like 2021. The definition of insanity is doing the same things over and over again, expecting to get a different result, and I realised I have to change what I’m doing and go all in with my writing as a book publishing business, focusing solely on that and continuing to build my audiences for those books. Especially since quitting my full-time day job that made me severely poorly on October 10th 2021. Buying the Children’s Book Creator course, I believe, will take my writing and book publishing business to another level entirely.
So if you are fed up with where you at right now, and you don’t want a repeat of 2021, you need to do something different, or you will end up being on the hamster wheel of insanity, doing the same thing over and over again in 2021. And experiencing all of the pain that went with it.
You knowone year from today, you will certainly arrive somewhere, the question is where?
If you want that to be a different destination than in the past, you are going to have to take a different path. If you want to get different results, you’re going to need to take different actions and learn new skills.
I believe everything happens for a reason, and it’s not an accident you’re here at this page, and this is the different path, the different action you need to take. Let’s get your Children’s book publishing business started, let’s get you writing and illustrating your own Children’s books, uploading them to KDP, and help you create true, passive, set and forget income, for life. I can’t wait to become part of your success journey and see you in the Children’s Book Creator course Facebook group. Click this (affiliate) link https://thehomeboss.podia.com/childrensbookcreator/6041z to get you copy of the Children’s Book Creator course, now! (I only recommend products I believe in and usually use myself – such as this one.) I can say with certainty, this is one of the best investments I ever made. I see other student’s, in real time, who have created their books and getting advice of other students on their masterpieces, by sharing some of their beautifully illustrated book pages they have created, their results are amazing! I am so happy I bought the course. I would encourage you not to hesitate in getting the course yourself. The accompanying Facebook group is very active and supportive and is worth the price of the course alone. Not to mention all the time and money this course is going to save you, especially in the long-term. And once you have learned these skills, you could offer them as services to other people, to get extra income. So get your copy of the Children’s Book Creator course now, here https://thehomeboss.podia.com/childrensbookcreator/6041z
If you are new to this beat redundancy blues blog, you might not be aware that in 2009, was the first time I was made redundant. Which is when I discovered my life purpose of writing. And now I write non-fiction books that change lives from pain to gain, under my own publishing imprint of Quirky Books. I specialise in writing books for asexuals, about many different aspects of asexuality. This week is asexual awareness week, known as #aceweek, from Sunday 24th of October to 30th October 2021.
So you may be asking, what is asexuality?
Watch the What Is Asexuality – YouTube #shorts video above and read the asexual flags below, to find out…
If you are new to asexuality, or you want more help understanding the asexual spectrum, and how to navigate dating, relationships, and life, as an asexual, in a highly sexualised world, I have been helping asexual for over 6 years now on my Asexualise channel www.youtube.com/asexualisemyasexuallife that you can subscribe to, which will help you with many aspects about asexuality, and especially dating and relationships. I usual live stream daily and you can ask me anything you want in chat there.
If you are still discovering about asexuality and more about the asexual spectrum, I have a Free Asexuality Basics For Beginners course that you can sign up to here that also shows you what the asexual spectrum is www.asexualiseacademy.com
I also wrote a book and interviewed 46 asexuals around the globe and across the asexual spectrum for it, https://amzn.to/2Lk5en3 What is good about this book, is it does not just give text book definitions of orientations across the asexual spectrum, it shows you them, through their answers and the personal details they share. It answers most questions you could think of about love, life, and sex, from an asexual point of view, including those you feel afraid to ask!!
I have to confess, writing itself, brings me inner peace, such happiness, joy, and contentment, that I do not experience from anything else I regularly do. Nothing compares to the feeling. If only writing books was that simple. But as a self- published Author of non-fiction, loads of other things have to be factored into the equation besides the writing itself:
Asking your intervieews more questions in view of their responses. This can mean a lot of back and forth emailing.
Typing your handwritten book up, and your interviewee answers, or using copy and paste and re-formatting the text to fit your own font and type size.
Editing your intervieews grammar, spelling and punctuation, enough so that it is legible, but still kept authentic and in their own voice.
Editing your own writing for the book multiple times, including spelling, grammar, and punctuation.
Proofreading, and again, and again, and again – and even more than that.
Getting someone else to proof read it for you.
Incorporating their interviews into the book so they blend in with your own part and emphasise what you are saying in their own, natural way.
Writing the back matter and front matter.
Creating a TOC.
Getting a list of further resources together – where appropriate.
Fomatting the book correction.
Typsetting the book correctly.
Book cover design for Kindle and Createspace – with a blurb!
Hiring the right designers, proofreaders and editors, if you can’t do that yourself.
Purchasing ISBNs, if you want to use your own!!
And anything else I may have forgotten to mention.
So you can see that a love and passion for writing, has to be an almost obsession, to be able to give you the patience, determination and persistence, to pull off publishing your own book! You need to use your inner power to believe you will get it done, no matter what! Don’t over think it, just do it!
When you are made redundant, rather than going back into employment, you may want to try your hand at being self-employed. But running your own business can be so tough! In order to assess your life as a self-employed person, or avoid some of the pitfalls, I would recommend getting this book. Here is my review that I left on Amazon.
I won this book directly from Brad at The Business Show a few years ago, and just got around to reading it, when I needed to read it the most, as I have been struggling of late in both life and business – directly related! Being quirky, I am a huge fan of Brad and his quirky business methods. I love the fact it is written in his conversational, non-nonsense style and that he is completely himself. In this book, Brad asks you to ask yourself all of the hard questions that you often avoid acting upon, because of fear. I really liked the fact that there is exercises throughout the book to allow you to asses what you learnt about your own life and business from Brad’s own life and business experiences and lessons. He makes you think and find soul securing answers and face them head on. This is a great book to help you come unstuck and move forward with your own unique mission. Thanks Brad, for keeping it real and for another awesome book that speaks Braddism at its best!