Hey, How'd You: Self-Publish Your Way Into a Book Deal?
'Sometimes, the noble thing to do is to not give up,' says this novelist who parlayed rejection into self-publishing success, and reveals just how she did it
June 14, 2007
Welcome to our new series, "Hey, How'd You Do That?" walking you through how those in the media industry navigated key professional junctures, achieved career-making coups, tackled spur-of-the-moment scenarios and made the decisions that furthered their work. In this first installment, we asked novelist Lynn Harris: How did you self-publish a book, then use it to land a deal with a major publisher for your second title?
Miss Media, my first novel, was set in 1999 during the dot-com gold rush and all the concomitant millennial angst. In the book, our heroine (Lola Somerville)...
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