Self-publishing hero Amanda Hocking's extreme success earning her $2 million turns out not to be the only case. The world's literature is filled with self-publishing heroes who have made their mark on history. From Thomas Paine to Stephen King, From Virginia Woolf to a romance writer, maverick writers have introduced now classic works to the public themselves because no publisher wanted to take on their books.
The following people have all self-published at least one of their works.
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