The Write Lines with Sue Cook

Programme 1: Self-publishing ebooks

Tip for self-publishing ebooks for Amazon and Kindle

Sue Cook talks to Mark Edwards (Catch your Death, Killing Cupid), Roz Morris (My Memories of a Future Life) and Mel Sherratt (Taunting the Dead, Somewhere to Hide) about self-publishing ebooks on Amazon.

The guests share their experiences, with advice about how to get to the top of the Kindle chart, and perhaps even get a traditional book deal.

Produced by Ian Skillicorn.

Media partner: Mslexia magazine. Sponsored by Scrivener at www.literatureandlatte.com.

 

Programme 2: Building a career and profile as a writer

Tips on how to build a career and profile as a writer

Sue Cook talks to Julie Cohen (novelist, tutor), Sue Moorcroft (novelist, short story writer, tutor) and Nicola Morgan (fiction for children/YA and non-fiction for adults, tutor). The guests share their experiences, with advice about ways to get into writing, making money from writing, recycling your writing, using Twitter for research, holding a book launch, getting book reviews and author networking.

Produced by Ian Skillicorn.

Media partner: Mslexia magazine. Sponsored by Silverwood Books at www.silverwoodbooks.co.uk and The Publishing Training Centre at www.train4publishing.co.uk

 

Programme 3: How to market your book

Whether self-published or with a traditional deal you will need to market your book

Sue Cook’s guests are Alison Baverstock (author, publishing expert and university tutor), Catherine Ryan Howard (successful self-published author) and Jane Wenham-Jones (fiction and non-fiction writer, journalist and speaker). The panel discuss ways to market your book, whether you are self-published or have a traditional book deal.

Topics covered include writing marketing copy, identifying a market for your book, building a readership, avoiding the hard sell, how publishers promote books, cheap and free books and using social media.

Produced by Ian Skillicorn.

Media partner: Mslexia magazine. Sponsored by The Book Doctor at www.thebookdoctor.co.uk

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