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The Write Lines: Sue Cook talks to best-selling and award-winning writers

One of the UK's most experienced and well known broadcasters, Sue Cook, brings her radio programme The Write Lines online for some exclusive shows in association with Stories Unlimtied C.I.C., the organisers of National Short Story Week.

 

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.

 
 

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

 
 

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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