Self-Publishing Week in Review: 12/16/14

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.

 Hi! Can We Talk About Self-Publishing?

The author of this Huffington Post article shares why he thinks self-publishing is great. I love the humor and honesty of this article.

 The Indie Author’s Guide to Rights

Without the guidance of literary agents, indie authors have to take special care to protect their rights—including copyright—when negotiating with a self-publishing service. This informative article is a must read.

Former JPMorgan Banker Lands 6-Figure Book Deal For ‘Social Network’-Meets-‘Wolf Of Wall Street’ Online Series

Michelle Miller, a former banker at JPMorgan, just landed a six-figure book deal based on her self-published online series “The Underwriting,” a 12-part weekly serial found on This success story is an interesting read for writers and professionals considering adding the title author to their resume.

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

ABOUT KELLY SCHUKNECHT: Kelly Schuknecht is the Executive 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

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