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JK Rowling is Self Published

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That’s right. It’s true. Most don’t know that, but the original manuscripts for Harry Potter were rejected by numerous agents, forcing JK to do it herself.

Obviously, she has the resources to outsource everything. When she wants to build a website, she doesn’t call her friend that did Graphic Design in college a few years back, she calls Sony.

David Gaughran,

JK Rowling Really Is Self-Publishing: A Closer Look

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J.K Rowling

Persistence is important, but you also need to learn about the platforms that exist to deliver your content. For starters, it’s the internet at large, more so than bookstores. Once you get some traction with an e-book, it’s a good idea to print some real books and move to a physical retailer, like a bookstore.

Check back with our blog for more articles covering the platforms to deliver content, with advice on how to succeed on them.