Pull from Amanda Hocking's blog:
Traditional publishing and indie publishing aren't all that different, and I don't think people realize that. Some books and authors are best sellers, but most aren't. It may be easier to self-publish than it is to traditionally publish, but in all honesty, it's harder to be a best seller self-publishing than it is with a house.Well this morning I awoke to some more news about the successful author. She just sign a four book deal to St.Martins Press that had major publishing companies vying to get a deal with her.The bidding had surpass 2 million dollars. St. Martins Press declined to comment on the bidding war Amanda was looking to work for a publishing company.
I don't think people really grasp how much work I do. ... The amount of time and energy I put into marketing is exhausting. I am continuously overwhelmed by the amount of work I have to do that isn't writing a book. I hardly have time to write anymore, which ... terrifies me.
Here are her books that generated all this buzz:
Here is a recent article talking about Amanda Hocking's deal:
Here is a book trailer for one of her books:Letters To Elise
You can find the rest of here book trailers on Youtube.
Here are some of her sites:
AMANDA HOCKING'S BLOG:
Quote frome the author:"I don't need love or a man to complete me,and someday, you'll find that true for yourself. Suitors will come and go, but you will remain."
Here is where you can purchase her books:
BARNES AND NOBLE:
These are just some of the major locations where her books can be purchase or download,but
I do stress trying your local book stores,and online book source.
How did you hear about Amanda Hocking,and what is your favorite book from her series?