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Self-Publishers: The New Generation of Cool Kids

This article talks about the growing popularity of self publishing. This option is no longer for authors who aren’t “good enough” for traditional publishing. More and more people are choosing self publishing and having great success.

Best-Selling Self-Published Author Jennifer L. Armentrout Signs Six-Figure, Three-Book Deal With HarperCollins for Wait for You

Here is yet another self publishing success story. Jennifer L. Armentrout as self published more than a dozen books, and her best seller Wait for You recently landed her a six-figure, three-book deal with HarperCollins.

Cary woman finds writing success in self-publishing

The news is full of self publishing success stories this week. This former music teacher has sold more than 120,000 digital copies of her six self-published young adult novels, the Peachville High Demon series. Her first book, “Beautiful Demons,” is being adapted into a graphic novel. Her fifth, “Rival Demons,” was named one of Amazon’s Top 100 Kids and Teens Kindle Books of 2012.

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ABOUT KELLY SCHUKNECHT: Kelly Schuknecht is the Vice President of Outskirts Press. In addition to her contributions to the Outskirts Press blog at blog.outskirtspress.com, Kelly and a group of talented marketing experts offer book marketing services, support, and products to not only published Outskirts Press authors, but to all authors and professionals who are interested in marketing their books and/or careers. Learn more about Kelly on her blog at http://kellyschuknecht.com.