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Posts by: Kevin Johns


On November 19, 2013, I became a member of the entrepreneurial training site, Fizzle. I wish I could remember the specific moment when I chose to join or what it was exactly that inspired me to take the leap, but the truth is I was on a learning feeding frenzy at that point. I was taking courses, listening to podcasts, reading books, and joining websites at a furious pace. 

Getting books into the hands of readers no longer means having to query and secure a literary agent and then, by some miracle, land a publishing contract with a New York publishing houses.  Creating a book independently is easier than ever, and much of the negative stigma around self-publishing has vanished as self-published books like Andy Weir’s The Martian have hit it big with readers and with Hollywood.