The Decision to Self-Publish

And Then What?

Ten years ago I dreamed of being published the traditional way, vanity publishing aside, it was the only option available. With the ink still wet on my contract with a London literary agent, I was full of optimism.

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The Flower Seller came close to securing a deal with a couple of publishers but ultimately I lost the slot to other more established authors with proven track records or the money men shook their heads. Other near misses with future novels followed and then the world started to change.

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Last Christmas I read “Self-Printed The Sane Person’s Guide to Self-Publishing” by Catherine Ryan Howard http://catherineryanhoward.com/mybooks/self-printed/ and decided to leap into the unknown. It wasn’t a…

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3 Comments

  1. Thanks so much for picking up my blog post and sharing it with your readers. I feel very honoured 🙂

    1. My absolute pleasure Ellie!

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