Ruth Sutton's first novel ‘A Good Liar’ was published in 2012 and two further books that formed the Jessie Whelan trilogy followed in successive years – Forgiven (2013) and ‘Fallout’ (2014)
In 2015 Ruth turned her hand to crime fiction in ‘Cruel Tide’, which was shortlisted for the Lakeland Book of the Year.
The sequel ‘Fatal Reckoning’ came out in 2016.
As a self-published author, Ruth is constantly trying new things – she's just launched a crowd-funding campaign, recently recorded her own audiobook and has signed two books with Fahrenheit Press which is marketing her writing to a much broader audience.
Episode 67, release date Monday 12th June, 2017
Find Out More:
Amazon Author Page: https://www.amazon.co.uk/Ruth-Sutton/e/B001JS1A60
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Ruth's original podcast interview, episode 1, release date Monday 4th April, 2016
Podcast episode web link: https://self-publishing-journeys.com/episode-1-ruth-sutton/
Interview Talking Points:
1) Fahrenheit Press books: http://www.fahrenheit-press.com/
2) Unbound Publishing: https://unbound.com/
Ruth's crowd-funding page: https://unbound.com/books/b
Ruth's blog post on her crowd-funding experiences: https://ruthwords.wordpress.com/2017/05/07/almost-there/
Ruth's Unbound promo video:
Ruth's flyer for her Unbound projects:
3) The Music Farm studio at Egremont: http://www.themusicfarm.co.uk/index.htm
Ruth's blog post on her audiobook recording: https://ruthwords.wordpress.com/2017/04/13/recording-an-audio-book-lessons-learned/
4) Ruth's blog post on writing explicit sex scenes in her books: https://ruthwords.wordpress.com/2016/12/29/explicit-sex-in-the-novel-too-much-information/
5) Ruth's blog post on using an agent: https://ruthwords.wordpress.com/2017/03/04/im-asking-again-do-i-need-an-agent/
6) One of Ruth's library talks:
This Week’s Self-Publishing News
The Alliance of Independent Authors April 1st 2016 news update: http://selfpublishingadvice.org/self-publishing-news-eyes-on-the-prize-2/