Self publishing coloring books and activity books can be a way for self published authors to expand sales. I share tips for using Kindle Direct Publishing to self publish coloring books, along with inspiring examples of authors who have used KDP for their coloring books.
Note: For my audio podcast listeners, I highly recommend that you check out the YouTube video for this episode because it shows some great examples of self published coloring books. Also, check out the links to these authors' work.
Blog: Self Publishing Coloring Books and Activity Books: What You Need to Know http://hub.me/aobVS
YouTube video: https://youtu.be/UXjIAcui0Xo
Timestamp show notes (click on timestamp to view segment on YouTube):
0:14 Coloring book history and opportunities for self publishing
1:32 The adult coloring book trend
2:36 What should the subject of your coloring book be?
3:17 Using Kindle Direct Publishing to self publish your coloring book
5:54 Tips for coloring book artwork
7:34 How should you price your coloring book?
8:09 Inspiring examples of authors who self published coloring books on KDP (links to their websites are below)
11:56 How to connect with Heidi
Links to featured authors who used KDP for their self published coloring books:
- Anne Manera https://annemanera.com
- Amelia Griggs https://www.amazon.com/Amelia-Griggs/...
- Austin Fabinski https://www.austinfabinskiart.com
- William D. Holland https://artistrywithwords.com
To listen to the audio podcast of The Heidi Thorne Show, visit https://heidithorne.podbean.com OR subscribe on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Pandora, Google Podcasts, Stitcher, Amazon Music, or Amazon TuneIn Radio. This is Episode 181.