TimTibbitts | 2015 February

February 2015

The Challenges of Self-Publishing

12 Feb 2015, Posted by Tim Tibbitts in The Writing Life

It’s been 8 months since “Echo Still” was released for the public, and I’ve sold nearly 150 copies.  I don’t really know the numbers, but I’m guessing a traditionally published novel sells 150 copies in the first few hours the bookstores are open on the day it is released.  I’m not complaining–I’m learning a ton and having fun all along the way.  Here’s one of the things I’ve learned:  One of the challenges of self-publication is that you’ve got to be all of the following for your novel:  writer, editor, proofreader, project manager, publisher, CFO, chief marketing officer, and head…