Six months ago I self-published my thriller, "Crack-Up," on Kindle and--with virtually no efforts at marketing and not a penny spent--passed 1,000 in units sold yesterday. At my price point of $1.99 the book is consistently in the top five or ten in rank among all independently published novels in the mystery/suspense category.
So the experiment is a success in my eyes. It's been fun to track the sales and to hear from readers through reviews.
Oh, and I was recently contacted out of the blue by a Hollywood management and production company inquiring about the TV/Film rights to the novel. Not sure anything will come of it, but it's nice to be noticed and an excuse to dream ...
For the curious, here's a link to the book: