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Should you – could you – crowdfund your next book? Unbound uncovered


O.K., today’s re-blog has Roz Morris providing a full plate of info about a crowdfunding group for writers who aren’t afraid to work a bit to engage their readers…

Nail Your Novel

We’re in an age of new publishing models. And two of the emerging trends – crowdfunding and hybrid publishing – seem to meet in the organisation Unbound.

The principle of Unbound is simple. Raise enough money to publish the first print run. After that, the profits of any sales are split equally between the author and Unbound. Two editions of the books are made; a special, higher-spec edition for subscribers, and an edition for the trade.

When my friend Claire Scobie told me she was using Unbound to launch a UK edition of her novel The Pagoda Tree, I decided it was time to dig further. So as well as Claire (an Unbounder in progress), here are two fully graduated Unbounders – and clarifications from Unbound themselves.

Our players

salena - window 5.4MB Salena Godden

Salena Godden @salenagodden is a long-established spoken word artist, poet and memoirist. She tops the bill at…

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2 responses to “Should you – could you – crowdfund your next book? Unbound uncovered

  1. Roz Morris @Roz_Morris June 28, 2016 at 3:30 pm

    Thank you, Alexander!

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    • Alexander M Zoltai June 28, 2016 at 3:32 pm

      Thank You, Roz :-)

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