Former Kingston student Louise Voss, co-author of the Kindle bestseller Catch Your Death, may have caused controversy by her clever marketing tactics, but she has also secured her and her writing partner Mark Edwards a deal with a major publisher.
Kingston MA Publishing student Kjell Eldor writes:
Kate Bradley, Commissioning Editor at Harper Fiction, secured World Rights for four books from Louise and Mark. Bradley said, ‘They have done a fantastic job of publishing their own books in the digital space and I’m thrilled that we are going to take them to the next level, both in terms of their ebook profile and in the physical market.’
Harper Fiction have moved quickly to snap up the internet sensations, who had until their Amazon successs been overlooked by traditional publishers. HarperCollins, creators of online author community and slush pile filter Authonomy.com, are savvy with using the internet to find and harness talent.
Read more on Kjell’s Another Graduate blog.