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Author Wins Six-Figure Book Deal By Selling Copies From Bedroom

Posted at 7:32AM Thursday 31 Jul 2014

An author has secured a six-figure publishing deal after selling hundreds of thousands of books from her bedroom.

Tina Seskis, 48, of Archway, wrote her first novel One Step Too Far last year but was unable to secure a publishing deal. So the mother-of-one decided to create both hardback and ebook editions of her debut novel herself — hiring an editor, cover designer and a printer.

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