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'Your Big Break' paperback version is out - YQtravelling

‘Your Big Break’ paperback version is out

It is finally here! The paperback version of my book Your Big Break: Guide to Leaving Your Job to Travel the World and Back is here.

Youg Big Break Liau Yun Qing author Last week, when the printer told me the books would be ready on Friday, I was very happy because it’s a Friday the 13!

Youg Big Break Liau Yun Qing author

Thank you everyone who has bought my book. Everyone who has supported me on the journey. Everyone who has helped me make the book a lot better than it was. Thank you thank you!

One lesson I learned in self-publishing

Producing this book has made realized that there are times I need to ask others for help.

In the past, I’ve been fiercely independent (or stubborn), doing everything on my own and thinking that I don’t need to bother others.

Turns out, I did need others’ help. I needed help with

  • ideas on what to include in the chapters
  • editing
  • finding a printer
  • ISBN (Yes, you can get a free Singapore ISBN.)
  • marketing (I need to follow up with JJ on this.)
  • getting the awesome cover
  • [update] MORAL SUPPORT. Buckets of moral support.

Many lessons learned in just one project. :D

Have a great weekend and be on the lookout for my next video this Sunday! It’s book-related too.

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More about Liau Yun Qing

Yun Qing is a writer, improviser and curious person. She loves finding little adventures in life. In 2013, she went on a 130-day round-the-world trip. She wrote a book to help those who also want to go on a career break.

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    1. Ice cream is perfecting bodnnig food. Especially when it involves Reese’s! We would enjoy Breyer’s Blasts after a night of grilling while the sun is hitting the mountains and the wind is picking up. Nice way to end the 100 degree days!

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