Q&A with Indie Author Alysha Kaye


Adam Henig

As more and more authors leap into self-publishing, there are a handful that have proven themselves well above the ordinary. These writers not only take the craft seriously, but have a knack for marketing their product.

Alisha's BookDebut novelist Alysha Kaye is one of these authors.

As a biographer and nonfiction author, our paths would never have crossed if it weren’t for our mutual interest in self-publishing. We read the same blogs, listen to the same podcasts, and follow the same authors. Kaye isn’t just on the sidelines watching and studying what others do; she’s on the front lines, establishing a name for herself.

In fact, recently she was offered a publishing contract by a small press, which she declined.


As she put it in her blog, “I was led to believe that their marketing wouldn’t be any better than my own.”

By day, the author teaches high school in…

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About Alysha Kaye Mendez

Author of THE WAITING ROOM, available now on Amazon! 9th grade English teacher, tirelessly trying to save the future from their/they're/there catastrophes (it could be ugly). Teaching writing and being a writer at the same time is harder than it sounds. New goal=be both, better.

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