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59% YOY Growth for Self-Published Titles from 2011 to 2012

59% YOY Growth for Self-Published Titles from 2011 to 2012

An analysis of U.S. ISBN data by Bowker has revealed extraordinary growth for self-published books, 391,000 titles in 2012, which represents a 59% increase over 2011.  Ebooks comprised 40% of ISBN numbers.  Eight companies produced 80% of the print & e-book titles, including:  CreateSpace, Smashwords, Lulu, Xibris (Div. of Author Solutions), AuthorHouse (Div. of Author … Continue reading

Hello world! A blog for memoirs!

This is my very first post.  My blog will focus on memoirs.  I wrote a few of my childhood stories for my 80-something parents as a 2011 Christmas gift.  I wanted to write the funny little stories that had been told and retold around the dinner table so many times.  I started out with the … Continue reading