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I have just finished writing my first book/memoir and would

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I have just finished writing my first book/memoir and would like to know how to go about getting it published and if there are any costs associated with signing up for Oprah's book club and submitting it for review. Lin Ryan
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Customer: I am totally knew to the internet and just got my first computer and have to type 12 more chapters of my hand written book out of 18 chapters onto my computer. Thanks for your help. Lin
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Submitted: 3 months ago.
Category: General
Expert:  A. Schuyler replied 3 months ago.

Oprah's Book Club was just a discussion group about a book that was chosen by one of her production staff from among all the books sent in by publishers for consideration. Anyone could chime in. The book club ceased to exist in 2011. Oprah and her OWN network do not accept manuscripts (or other material such as videos) for consideration.

The best way to get your book published is to send it to small publishers. Large publishing houses will only accept manuscripts from a literary agent.

You can read more here:

You can also publish the book yourself. You can read more about that here:

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