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KWL Ep 171 – Making Your Backlist Work for You with Zoe York

#171 – Making Your Backlist Work for You with Zoe York/Ainsley Booth

Zoe York talks to us about how she began her career writing “the stories of her heart”, and turned those stories into a commercial success. Zoe explains how she runs her business and handles her separate pen names, Zoe York and Ainsley Booth.

Zoe York talks to us about how she began her career writing “the stories of her heart”, and then went on to turn those stories into a commercial success as an indie publisher. Zoe explains how she runs her business and handles her separate pen names, Zoe York and Ainsley Booth. She also talked to us about how she maintains her backlist sales, and uses her back catalogue to grow her readership.

Listen to the full episode for Zoe’s story, and for more great tips, including tips on pricing and getting BookBub featured deals!


New York Times and USA Today bestselling author Zoe York is a busy working mom of two young boys, wife to a very understanding soldier, and creator of modern, sexy, small town contemporary romances. Her debut novel, What Once Was Perfect, started the popular Wardham series, and her first military romance, Fall Out, was released as part of the international bestselling SEALs of Summer super bundle.

Zoe also writes erotic romance as Ainsley Booth (Hate F**k, Prime Minister).

She lives in London, Ontario, and is currently chugging Americanos, wiping sticky fingers, and dreaming of heroes in and out of uniform.

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