The Heidi Thorne Show

What Motivates Self Published Authors in 2018? | Episode 71

January 29, 2019

With the often low book income that self published authors achieve, you have to wonder what motivates them to do it. Find out what drives authors to self publish in today's podcast which discusses author answers from the 2018 Thorne Self Publishing Survey.

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Timestamp show notes (click timestamp to view segment on YouTube):

0:25 The ACME model of self publishing motivation

2:14 What achievement motivated authors in 2018?

4:02 Community motivators weren't a priority in 2018

5:40 Money wasn't a top motivator in 2018

6:49 Expression motivations ruled in 2018

8:42 The write-in answers for self publishing motivation