Posts Tagged ‘barbara freethy’

lea schafer, freelance romance editingIf you’ve been around the romance world for very long, names like Bella Andre and Courtney Milan shouldn’t be unfamiliar. They are the stars of self-publishing, and they are in rapidly growing company. Romance is the number-one selling genre in self-publishing, and indie romance authors are, more and more, making a living off their work as they publish book after book under their own steam. This article hits a lot of buzz with its “making millions” headline, as well as spreading a bit of untruth (Andre states plainly in the article that she was released from her contract; she didn’t leave), but the true fascination here — and what should catch romance authors’ attention — is the work these women put into self-publishing their stories. It’s definitely worth a read.

These Romance Writers Ditched Their Publishers for Ebooks — And Made Millions