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Alissa Grosso

YA author of Shallow Pond, Ferocity Summer and Popular.

Last Build Date: Wed, 18 Apr 2018 14:38:42 +0000


Read The Rejection Taboo at YA Outside the Lines

Wed, 18 Apr 2018 14:38:42 +0000

Today at YA Outside the Lines I’m talking about something that authors don’t really talk about that much. The publishing world can be a bit strange that way. It’s also why when you ask authors on social media what they’re working on, when their next book is out or if they’ve quit the business for […]

Packing, Audio Book Decision (Awkward Author Episode 14)

Wed, 18 Apr 2018 12:37:27 +0000

Headed out for a family event this week, but before I go here’s what I’ve been up to in my Awkward Author life: Awkward Author is also available as a podcast on iTunes.

Taxes, Kindle Book Stuffing, Post-Launch Thoughts and More (Awkward Author Episode 13)

Wed, 11 Apr 2018 13:42:09 +0000

It’s episode lucky number thirteen of the Awkward Author vlog. I’m pretty exhausted from having finally completed my taxes not to mention launching a new book, but I do my best to keep it together in this video diary to talk about writing and publishing including a couple of Amazon stories in the news this […]

Happy Book Birthday to Unnamed Roads

Wed, 04 Apr 2018 14:05:35 +0000

I am super excited to announce that my latest book Unnamed Roads is now available! It’s been a long time in the making, and it’s hard to believe that it’s finally, a real live book. Unnamed Roads is the story of a teen girl who sets off on an epic road trip adventure with her […]

Launch Day, Royalties and Author Income Report (Awkward Author Episode 12)

Wed, 04 Apr 2018 12:59:22 +0000

Special edition of Awkward Author this week as I’m celebrating the launch of my first fully self-published novel. You’ve heard me talking about Unnamed Roads for awhile now, and I’m happy to report it’s finally out! I also talk about the royalty statements I recently received for one of my traditionally published books, which are […]

Making Money, Release Date Announced and Some Queries: Watch or Listen to Awkward Author Episode 11 Now

Wed, 28 Mar 2018 13:37:33 +0000

I’ve had a pretty productive week, thanks to being pretty-much distraction free. Watch or listen to all the details in the latest episode of Awkward Author   Awkward Author is also available as a podcast on iTunes.

New Awkward Author video is up

Wed, 21 Mar 2018 14:22:06 +0000

Well, for the first time in a long time I’m not complaining about my bathroom not being done. I am talking about distraction  and productivity in this week’s episode of Awkward Author:   Awkward Author is also available as a podcast on iTunes.

How I Used an iPod to Edit My Book

Mon, 19 Mar 2018 13:13:23 +0000

If you’ve watched any of my Awkward Author videos in recent weeks, then you know I’ve been slogging through re-editing my second and third published books so that I could re-publish them. To make my job a little easier, I employed some technology. I wrote all about the process this month for YA Outside the […]

Bathroom From Hell, Rights Reversion Details & Contractions Matter in Episode 9 of the Awkward Author Vlog

Wed, 14 Mar 2018 20:43:27 +0000

It’s been another not-so-fun week here, all the details are here in this week’s Awkward Author vlog: Awkward Author is also available as a podcast on iTunes.