If you’re one of the very few who read this blog then you’ll know its purpose it to provide other authors and reading enthusiasts some “behind the scenes” information about one writer’s experiences with independent publishing. Myself, I’m always curious about what other indies are doing, how well they’re doing, what’s working, what’s not working, as well as their thoughts, opinions, and ideas on indie publishing. I figured others might feel the same. So with that sentiment in mind I thought I’d do my part and keep the window blinds up so the world can see inside.
That said, I thought I’d start a little series I’ll call “Transparency in Indie Publishing”. In it I’ll talk about sales numbers and my thoughts and ideas around what may or may not be driving them. I’m not sure if my results are typical, but they’re real and can hopefully provide some insight and maybe even some inspiration for other indie writers.
I thought I’d focus on November, 2011. I’ll also do a quick recap of September and October. That’s as long as I’ve been in the game. Continue reading