Self Publishing Week in Review: 5/10/13

As a self-publishing author, you may find it helpful to stay up-to-date on the trends and news related to the self publishing industry. This will help you make informed decisions before, during and after the self publishing process, which will lead to a greater self publishing experience. To help you stay current on self publishing topics, simply visit our blog every Tuesday to find out the hottest news in self publishing this week.

How I Self Published, Sold 60,000 Copies, And a Literary Agent Found Me

One of the many self publishing success stories. Read and be inspired.

New Publisher Authors Trust: Themselves

Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright and New York Times bestseller author David Mamet released his last book, “The Secret Knowledge: On the Dismantling of American Culture,” with the Sentinel publishing house in 2011. This year, Mamet has decided to take his next book a different route: he will self publish. Find out why well-known, successful authors such as Mamet are choosing to self publish.

How Many Copies Make a Self-Published Bestseller?

You often hear about self published authors becoming bestsellers, but have you ever wondered how many copies those authors actually sell? Check out this article to find out.

If you have other big news to share, please comment below.

ABOUT KELLY SCHUKNECHT: Kelly Schuknecht is the Vice President of Outskirts Press. In addition to her contributions to the Outskirts Press blog at, 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

One thought on “Self Publishing Week in Review: 5/10/13

  1. Love the success stories, but am always a bit disappointed when the authors leave out the “how” – how exactly does one attract 60,000 readers to a self-published book? Getting some concrete advice on that subject would be a blessing to all of us self-published authors.

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