You read that right, 26-year-old Amanda Hocking is currently bringing in millions of dollars a year by selling Kindle-only books, ones in which she keeps 70% of the profits. The price of her books range from $0.99 – $3, and data indicates that approximately 100,000 copies are being sold each month. Product page. In related news, continue reading for a few videos of some interesting Kindle games.
Previously one of the best selling Kindle writers was J.A. Konrath, but it was assumed he was popular because he previously had a publishing deal and so already had notoriety. That’s not the case with Hocking, who published stories on her blog before turning to Kindle. In fact, out of the top 25 best-selling indie Kindle writers, only 6 were previously affiliated with a publishing house.