A DIY Publishing Success Story


Amanda Hocking has the mastered the dual art of storytelling and story-selling. NY Times Magazine profiles her, discussing her multi-million dollar ventures via Amazon to her recent deal with a St. Martin’s Press, the successful culmination of lifelong novel-writing.

Her moment of inspiration was YouTube-derived and her career failed many times before taking off. She’s a prime example of a DIY-publishing success story.

Sam Riley is an adult who works at McSweeney's. More from this author →