The entire publishing world has their knickers in a twist since Hugh Howey released his report on Author Earnings last week. The chat transcript is here. We even had Hugh Howey, HM Ward and a lot of other folks stop by.
According to Howey’s report “Indie authors are outselling the big five. That’s the entire big five. Combined. Indie and small-press books account for half of the ebook sales in the most popular and bestselling genres on Amazon.”
The report has caused a huge debate across the interwebs between every publishing pundit and their mother, uncle,
So, we’re dedicating tomorrow’s Twitter #indiechat to chatting about the report. Do you agree with it? How do your numbers stack up against Howey’s analysis?
Data from Hugh Howey’s report.
Howey is also doing a survey for authors with Author Earnings Survey Results from over 900 authors.
Also, we’re super excited to announce that Hugh Howey himself will be a guest on #indiechat in a few weeks. So you can talk to him and ask him questions directly.
Every week we host #indiechat. We invite industry experts and authors to discuss and share tips on the indie and publishing landscape. #Indiechat is held every Tuesday at 9pm EST. You can check out our previous chat logs on BiblioCrunch Storify.
Mercy Pilkington will be hosting from the @BiblioCrunch Twitter account. Bring your questions!
Your first #indiechat? We have instructions on how to join here.