How to be a successful hybrid author with Katlyn Duncan | Can I be an indie author and go trad?

Katlyn Duncan is an award-winning author. In addition to her own titles she has ghost-written over forty novels. As a hybrid author she has been able navigate the indie and traditional publishing spaces and shares her insights and knowledge on her channel and in her new book, The Successful Hybrid Author. Today, she’s going to share her secrets for success as a hybrid author.

What is a hybrid author? Who are some recent examples of trad to indie and indie to trad?

What are some reasons trad authors are going indie?

What are some reasons indie authors are going trad?

What are some unique challenges that hybrid authors face?

Should a hybrid author use a different pen name for their trad titles and their indie titles?

For the indie author looking to go trad, what, if any, benchmarks should they have in place when querying? (Book sales, followers, etc.)

Can a book that has been published trad eventually be re-released as an indie title?

Can a book that has been indie published ever be picked up by a trad publisher?

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