Why Indie Authors Aren't Taken Seriously
Several predictions have stated that 2012 will be “The Year of the Indie Author”. After all, 2011 saw some awfully big moments. John Locke became the first indie to break the Kindle million-seller mark. Amanda Hocking, Queen of the indie vampire books, signed a ginormous contract with St. Martins Press. And The New York Times deigned to include indies on their best seller list, where every week at least one title - often more - are contained.