thread: 2012-03-13 : Indie POV pt 2: Does It Pay?

On 2012-03-31, ndp wrote:

A related data point: Matt Forbeck is doing his 12 for '12 project this year, where he's using Kickstarter to fund writing 12 novels, one trilogy at a time. His site talks about it here:

Of course, Matt is already a full-time freelancer, essentially (i.e. he's not giving up benefits or something from a day job), and he has an existing audience. Between his first two Kickstarters, he's raised about 26,000, so if the last two match that that's 52,000 for the year. This all entails him committing to writing a novel a month on top of other obligations/contracts.

I'm super interested to see how it all comes out, but it's not something that I would want to do!


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