06/24/2011 09:02 am ET | Updated Aug 24, 2011

Self-Publishing Stars Barry Eisler And David Moody On How They Did It

"When I'd finished my first novel in 1995, I immediately went down the usual route of trying to find a publisher. I signed with a very small press. The book was published and it did absolutely nothing. I'd naively thought that once I'd signed the contract I could sit back and wait for the cash to start rolling in but, of course, that didn't happen (in fact, I still have the remains of the microscopic first print run sitting in boxes in my attic!)."


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