The course will consist of a mix of lectures, seminars and workshops, featuring expert industry speakers, with modules to include production, marketing and the creation of ebooks.
It is not a creative writing course, Williams stressed, although the university will help "with structural editing". It's unbelievable we are, but we are," Williams said. She hopes students will go on to publish future bestsellers, she added, pointing to the university's former student Kerry Wilkinson, who self-published his Jessica Daniel crime series and hit Amazon's bestseller charts. Hugh Howey, the bestselling science fiction author who self-published before landing a traditional deal, recently pointed out that Amazon's science fiction charts are currently an extraordinary mix of established names such as Orson Scott Card and George RR Martin and self-published writers including BV Larson and AG Riddle.
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Always order some extras. Great advise to a new comer writer like me. I hv written a novel and selfpublished it about 15 year ago but no idea to reach to large No of readers. After read your article am very hopeful to achieving my goal. I appreciate your advice, though I have not yet digested all that you wrote.
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Learn how your comment data is processed. Good advice. I especially agree with having a dynamic cover.