Self-publishing and return on investment

Readers here might know that I make most of my living these days as a freelance editor, and that I’ve recently been doing a lot of work for self-publishing authors.

One of my clients asked me how he’s going to make his money back, in about as straightforward a way as you ever could, so last week I did what novelists do and wrote him a 4,500-word letter. The best bits of that email, cleaned up a little, are now on my editing website, It’s an important piece for those considering self-publishing, and you can read it here….

Author: Ben Hourigan

Ben Hourigan is a novelist from Melbourne, Australia. His books Kiss Me, Genius Boy and My Generation’s Lament are Amazon category bestsellers, and are available wherever good books are sold online. Ben also works as an editor, copywriter, and self-publishing consultant at his own firm, Hourigan & Co. For news and book release updates, sign up to his email newsletter.