2 0 0 8
• Borders and Barnes & Noble Still Existed
• Mostly Paper Books Sold
• Big Advances Were Common
– M E , A F T E R R E A L I Z I N G I H A D A B O O K C O N T R A C T
“Damn.”
2 0 1 0
• Wrote 100,000 Words
• Traveled The World
• Went To The Hospital
• Paid Some Dude $20,000 For Help
S O R R Y !
S O P U B L I S H I N G S U C K S
• Give up?
• Pitch another book?
• Get another agent?
• Let’s just figure this thing out.
T H R E E S T E P P R O C E S S
• Write
• Drink
• Write
M A I N D R I V E R S
• Email
• Friends and Family
• Email
S O C I A L M E D I A I S
G A R B A G E
Crowdfunding In A Nutshell
Crowdfunding In A Nutshell
Crowdfunding In A Nutshell
Crowdfunding In A Nutshell
Crowdfunding In A Nutshell
Crowdfunding In A Nutshell
Crowdfunding In A Nutshell
Crowdfunding In A Nutshell
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Crowdfunding In A Nutshell

  1. 1. 2 0 0 8 • Borders and Barnes & Noble Still Existed • Mostly Paper Books Sold • Big Advances Were Common
  2. 2. – M E , A F T E R R E A L I Z I N G I H A D A B O O K C O N T R A C T “Damn.”
  3. 3. 2 0 1 0 • Wrote 100,000 Words • Traveled The World • Went To The Hospital • Paid Some Dude $20,000 For Help
  4. 4. S O R R Y !
  5. 5. S O P U B L I S H I N G S U C K S • Give up? • Pitch another book? • Get another agent? • Let’s just figure this thing out.
  6. 6. T H R E E S T E P P R O C E S S • Write • Drink • Write
  7. 7. M A I N D R I V E R S • Email • Friends and Family • Email
  8. 8. S O C I A L M E D I A I S G A R B A G E

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