RECAP: Self-Published to Bestseller! with Eva Lesko Natiello

The Writers Circle

by Mally Becker
the-memory-box-ebook-smallAfter 81 rejections, self-published author Eva Lesko Natiello had had enough. It didn’t matter that self-publishing was unfamiliar territory. That was no excuse not to learn.

And learn she did.  Since she took on the “indie author” mantle, her suspense thriller, THE MEMORY BOX, has sold more than 100,000 copies and appeared on The New York Times and USA Today bestseller lists.

Natiello shared her journey up the steep learning curve of self-publishing with a rapt audience at The Writers Circle’s Speaker Series event on Sunday, February 5, at MONDO in Summit, NJ.

“I wasted four years waiting for agents to tell me that my book was worthy of publication,” Eva said.  “Then I decided: let readers decide what’s worth reading, not agents or publishers.”

Eva emphasized several critical tasks that will help readers embrace a self-published book. First, make sure that it’s indistinguishable from books…

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About Jane Wilson

Jane Wilson graduated from the University of Michigan Law School, was a trial attorney for 25 years and has served on the faculty of the National Institute for Trial Advocacy on numerous occasions. She was an Adjunct Professor of Law at Cleveland State University for several years and served as an Interim Associate Professor of Law in the clinical program at Case Law School. In 2009, she returned to the small southwestern Michigan community where she was raised, and wrote a novel.
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