Self-publisher, Hugh Howey, author of Wool, talks to Sabrina Ricci about how he has sold over 1.5 million books.
You hear about it more and more frequently these days. A successful indie author creates a bestseller and is able to quit his day job to pursue his lifelong dream of writing. But how does an author get to that point? For Howey, it was a combination of strong storytelling—Wool went viral and sold 1,000 copies per month before he even started actively marketing it—and innovative, subtle marketing.
How One Successful Indie Author Marketed His Work Up the Bestseller Lists.
Michal Stawicki describes the processes he went through for the launch of his latest book:
via Michal Stawicki @ ExpandBeyondYourself
Robert J. Crane has written over 20 titles as an independent author. Here he discusses what it takes to “make it” in self-publishing:
via Robert J. Crane
Seasoned self-publisher, James Altucher, describes what it is to be a writer and gives tips on how to be successful:
via James Altucher @ Lifehacker Australia.
Vincent Vignette describes his first steps in marketing his debut novella, A Young Geek’s Tale, launched on 14 February 2014:
The book world has been taken by storm by prolific self-publisher, Hugh Howey. Here he discusses his work, his love of writing and why he believes self-publishing is the future for authors.
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