Houses of the Broken and Other Stories

A Quarter Of The 100 Best Selling Books On Amazon Are By Self Published Authors

Definitely going to be looking more in to this!

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Today’s Daily Mail has an article regarding Amazon’s statement that a quarter of the company’s 100 bestselling books are by indie authors. The figures pertain to the USA, however it is believed that similar statistics apply as regards the United Kingdom. There are, perhaps not surprisingly a lot of sour grapes in the comments following on from the article, to the effect that all indie works are of inferior quality and “real” authors are published by established publishing houses. In reality there are, of course poor quality works in the indie sector and that of traditional publishing. The article provides hope for all us self-published authors and those considering self-publishing. For the article please visit http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2518546/Amazon-reveal-quarter-100-Kindle-books-written-self-published-indie-authors.html

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2 responses

  1. Cheers for the reblog. Kind regards, Kevin

    December 6, 2013 at 6:40 pm

    • Thanks for sharing the info! A little encouragement is always nice.

      December 8, 2013 at 5:12 pm

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