Some of you may be aware of my behemoth of a novel, TELL ME SOMETHING TRUE.
At over 275,000 words, it is a little heavy on the hands, not to say the pocket, as CreateSpace & Amazon retail it at around £15/$19.
Now, despite it being a long tale, I believe it is an interesting one, and well worth the time and effort required. But, of course, I probably would say this, right? 😉
So, I have come up with an idea…
I will remove the current full edition that is available on Kindle or as a Paperback, and re-publish the novel in four parts.
The book is already split into four cliff-hanger-y sections, based around the four seasons in a year (yes, Summer, Autumn, Winter & Spring), and it is my idea to re-publish one in each quarter of the coming year on the first day of each of those seasons (June 1st, September 1st, December 1st, March 1st), thus building into a 4-book series spread over a year.
While a 720 page book can feel a little scary to pick up, four 180 page books should feel quite tasty by comparison.
Also, it gives me a chance to re-edit as I go.
Oh, and I intend to make the first part available as a FREE eBook, throughout the year. And the subsequent three parts should all retail for less than £5 or $7. Well, that is the hope; and having had a quick run through the numbers, I believe this is doable.
Any thoughts/suggestions/comments? All appreciated. 🙂