Self Publish or not to Self Publish?

This week I completed my Fiction Writing Level 4 Course! YAY! and I received a distinction – which made me very happy.

For my final assignment I had to write a short story of less than 3000 words – which I did. I was quite impressed with myself as I set my self the task of writing it in a week (I am a little flouncy when it comes to writing, and I know I need to be more disciplined.)

Anyway, my tutor stated that my work has the potential to become a Novella (20,000-50,000 word story) which set me thinking.

  1. Yes, I think I would like to expand the short story to a novella, as I am interested to see where it goes.
  2. Do Publishers take ‘Novellas’ as I know they are a bit of a meh submission.
  3. Do I selfpublish? If so where the hell do I begin and is it actually possible to make money from self publishing?

I will research but just by looking at “self publishing” and “self publishing companies UK”

You can see from the screen shots below that for “self publishing companies UK’ Google returned 3,790,000 results

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And “Self Publishing” returns 11,200,000 results – which is going to take me along time to work through! but I will continue researching – and hey if you have any comments or ideas or even tried self publishing yourself let me know in the comments!

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