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Can i publish chapter by chapter or is that not best practice?

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Offline nathanable
13 May 2018, 05:03 PM | Post: #1

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can i publish chapter by chapter or is that not best practice?

Hi, 

New user here so go easy please and also new to the notion of authorship so again, forgive any ignorance and crappy grammar.

I would wish to please ask if there is any way to publish a book chapter by chapter like a episodic series on Netflix for example - same time every week etc to coincide with social media marketing campaign to drive sales... or... is that frowned upon and should I lock myself in a darkened room and just release the book as one hit?

I was thinking 10 chapters over 10 weeks would be a neat idea and keep people interested and invested in reading it each week - or am I miles off here?

Any advice from the experienced players on here would be amazing. 
The book is a 60'000 word novel set in about forty years from now and has a sci fi-zombie theme but also some romance (yes,, really).
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Offline Anna Faversham Reading
14 May 2018, 09:04 AM | Post: #2

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RE: can i publish chapter by chapter or is that not best practice?

There are companies that facilitate chapter by chapter releases. I believe one is called Radish - radishfiction.com. I don't know how well it works though.
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Offline Campbell
14 May 2018, 03:57 PM | Post: #3

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RE: can i publish chapter by chapter or is that not best practice?

This has been done via Kindle Serials https://www.amazon.com...

Aside from a couple of successful early authors (primarily Hugh Howey), it has not been well received. Your odds of selling a full length well-edited much-loved novel for £0.99 are low. Your odds of selling 1.10th of a book for the same minimum price in the expectation that you will hopefully eventually finish the story is non-existent.
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