Just over a month ago, Brit in the Dominican Republic, Lindsay de Feliz, saw the publication of her first book, a memoir, What About Your Saucepans? With no previous experience but a determination that can be seen leaping from the pages of a story that includes attempted homicide, bankruptcy and politics, de Feliz leapt into action. Today I learned that What About Your Saucepans was Summertime Publishing’s bestseller on in both kindle and printed formats for the month of March. Here, Lindsay shares her success story:
I wasn’t a writer but I knew I had a good story to tell, so I wrote it down, got in touch with Jo and she and my editor Jane Dean helped me to turn my pedestrian account of the last 10 years of my life into a real book. Jo told me the publication date would be February 27 and a few days before then I checked on Amazon.com and there it was. A truly amazing feeling. The next stage was to get people to buy it, although I was somewhat apprehensive in case they didn’t like it, and I really had no idea what I should be doing, never having written or sold a book before. I decided on a staged approach, and I have just finished stage one.
Stage one results
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