Writer Groupie Episode 26 The Magic Formula

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Writer Groupie Episode 26 The Magic Formula

Writer Groupie Episode 26 The Magic Formula

Writer Groupie Podcast brings you discussions, insights, and insider details on planning, producing, promoting, and profiting as a writer. Welcome to Writer Groupie! [powerpress]http://www.kimsmithauthor.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/03/Writer-Groupie-Episode-26-The-Magic-Formula.m4a[/powerpress] SHOW NOTES: I was reading an old blog post on someone’s blog about Amanda Hocking’s numbers back in 2010. She was rejected in February of 2010 by an agent who told her the book she was shopping around didn’t have a market. Then she went on to sell it herself. She self-published her work. Not a novel idea any longer, but her numbers still stand. In December of 2010, Hocking’s SELF PUBLISHED novel, SWITCHED, sold 13,555

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Why you should self publish your book now

I know the arguments going around against self-publishing. They are pretty much the same ones that have been going around for years.  Here a few of them: 1. Self publishing is expensive. You have to foot the bill for everything from formatting to cover art. 2. The final product is usually not up to the quality of a NY published book. 3. Self pubbed books cannot get distributed into brick and mortar stores. 4. The writing inside a self-pubbed book is terrible. 5. Most indie publishers(or places were self-made publishers can create and sell) are either expensive, or scammy. But

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