The website is a unique social network of readers and writers integrated with printers, literary agents and publishers to bring the publishing process into the world of web 2.0….Through CompletelyNovel new and unpublished writers can now upload manuscripts and instantly tap into a vibrant book-loving community of readers, establishing almost immediately whether their work is marketable. These writers can publish straight into paperback format through print-on-demand printers also on the site.According to the press release, CompletelyNovel is also good for readers:
CompletelyNovel keeps readers entertained with book reviews, discussions to join and debate, and author information. This is alongside the opportunity to read all the self-published works online for free or purchase the paperback directly from the writer.And it has something for publishers as well:
A profile on the website enables them to promote their books and engage directly with a network of potential customers, keen to find their next read….Publishers and agents can also find new writing talent through the website, using the community to crowd-source the best work.It’s too new to give any kind of review or prediction for the future. But if you check it out, let me know what you think.