If there's any gloomy note in the findings for the third quarter, it's the outlook for new fiction in the e-book single marketplace. There appears to be very little appetite from consumers for short fiction from unknown or relatively unknown authors.
From studying the movement of books landing on the list, there are some clear lessons that I've learned. So before you decide to sit down and write your way into a new tax status, pay attention to the advice below.
As long as the old best-seller system keeps declining, making it much, much harder for new writers to break in, alternatives will have to emerge. The only advice that I can give is self-promotion and going where the readers are.
The holiday season really isn't about relaxing by the fireplace and snuggling into a good book.
Nonetheless, if there is a sliver of hope that you'll have some down time, these are the books that you've got to add to your wish list.