Mike Wells threw teen novel Wild Child in the bin, and found it being sold on Amazon


“The book that wouldn”t die”: Frustrated author who threw novel in the bin was shocked to find it being sold on Amazon (and getting rave reviews)

5:52 PM on 5th October 2011

Rave reviews: Mike Wells

Rave reviews: Mike Wells” last 3,000 copies of his novel Wild Child were thrown in the bin. But someone rescued them and started selling copies on amazon

Success at last: The creative writing lecturer, who teaches at Oxford University, is now distributing hugely popular eBook version of his novel

Success at last: The creative writing lecturer, who teaches at Oxford University, is now distributing hugely popular eBook version of his novel

Take two: Mike Wells has written a sequel to his successful novel - maybe now publishers will be more interested

Take two: Mike Wells has written a sequel to his successful novel – maybe now publishers will be more interested

THE STORY BEHIND WILD CHILD”S COVER
Rave reviews: Mike Wells