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Ways of Being Published

Michelle Tea

5 mins

3 key insights

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Publish your first book with Ways of Being Published, where author Michelle Tea provides insight into finding an agent, identifying the right publishing house for you, and the world of self-publishing.


Ways of Being Published

Ways of Being Published

by Michelle Tea


Have you always known that you've got a book in you? That you had ideas and words that you desperately wanted to share with the rest of the world? A lot of people enjoy writing, but only a chosen few get to share their craft with the rest of the world. How do we get from writing in our journal to getting published and recognized as a writer?

In this course, Michelle Tea opens the doors to the mysterious world of publishing, so you can familiarize yourself with it before you take a leap of faith into it yourself. After years as an editor and writer, having been published in magazines such as Marie Claire, Cosmopolitan and The Believer, Tea has gathered knowledge and tricks on how to transition from aspiring author to published writer. From finding an agent, writing a successful proposal, and choosing the right method of publication, Tea has the tips for starting your authorial journey with confidence. Are you ready for your big break?

Favorite quote

Always trust your gut. If you're getting feedback that feels so wrong to you, don't take the advice. You have to stick with the book that only you can write.

- Michelle Tea

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