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How I got published

Anna Bell demonstrated her sales potential by e-publishing her first three novels, before securing an agent and publisher, she tells Dolores Gordon-Smith

I needed to stand out from the crowd. I’d heard of an American author who’d found bestseller success from podcasting a novel. So I wrote a chapter of a book, recorded it on my laptop and uploaded it to a podcast-hosting website. I then wrote and recorded a new chapter every two weeks, and nine months later I’d finished my podcast novel, Millie and the American Wedding. Whilst I got about a thousand hits a month, it wasn’t enough to get publishers knocking on my door.

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