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Secrets of Best-Selling Self-Published Authors

The following is a review of my book Secrets of Best-Selling Self-Published Authorsfrom 

Any authors out there who have hit the 'best-seller' lists who would like to be featured and interviewed in the next volume of this book series, please contact me via my contact page.



In Secrets of Best-Selling Self-Published Authors, William Cook, author and entrepreneur, shares a selection of interviews from his popular online interview series, alongside an analysis of the interviews and two fresh essays: ‘Self Published Author VS Successful Self-Published Author’ and ‘Growth Hacking for Authors.’ Along with the interviews and essays, a very helpful and inspiring list of ‘Indie Power Tips’ is included.


Secrets of Best-Selling Self-Published Authors is a self-publishing non-fiction book. It features tips, interviews, and essays that will help aspiring self-published authors and equip them for success as indie writers. Fans of Write. Publish. Repeat. and The Self-Publishing Manual will love this self-publishing self-help book that will teach you all that you need to know as an indie author.


"This book was informative and easy to read. I easily read it in a couple of days. If you are looking for specifics on formatting or such, this isn’t the book for you.This authors will point out the things you need to be successful. After that, it’s up to you.” 

– Horror Author Shaun Hupp, Amazon reviewer ★★★★★

"Secrets of Best-Selling Self-Published authors, in my opinion, is one of the three or four essential guides that every indie author must read and will frequently refer to while striving to make their dream a reality.” 

– Rocky, Amazon reviewer ★★★★★

"The new trend in writing and publishing is ‘do it yourself’ in nature. And while it may be much less expensive to take this route to seeing your books on the available list for readers, there are many steps in making the system of self publishing work. That is the mission William has set out for us and he wisely bases his gathered information from interviews with successful self published authors – and immediacy to the secrets he wishes to share.” 

– Grady Harp, Amazon reviewer ★★★★★


William Cook is the author of the psychological thriller, Blood Related, and the editor of Fresh Fear: An Anthology of Macabre Horror. He has also authored two non-fiction books. He is a father to four daughters and lives in New Zealand with his wife and family. You can visit him online at or


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  • On Writing by Stephen King
  • The Successful Novelist by David Morrell
  • The Self-Publishing Manual by Dan Poynter


Secrets of Best-Selling Self-Published Authors is a writing and publishing non-fiction book that will appeal to fans of self-help, self-publishing, publishing guides, tips, author interviews, analyses, and information.


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