The Elf on the Shelf
beats out the Guinness World Records 2013
for the top position on this week's IndieReader Top 10 Indie Bestseller List
. The Elf on the Shelf is a beloved holiday tradition that has reached number one on national bestseller lists, with over 2.5 million copies sold.
IndieReader's Top 10 Indie list is updated every week, using sources including Amazon, the New York Times, B&N.com and USA Today to determine what books make the cut. Check out the rest of this week's, and every week's, Indie bestsellers to see what's hot in Indie and self-publishing on their bestseller list.
And be sure to check out our writing and publishing series this week with Francesca Lia Block.
Top Ten Tips for People Thinking about Writing a Book
December 13, 2012
If you checked the list of what people want to do before they die, you’d see that many want to write a book. This is a good thing because the more people who write books, the more enlightened the world will become. It just so happens that technology has made the process of writing a book easier than ever. Still ...
Francesca Lia Block: The Beloved Writer on 'How I Did It'
Francesca Lia Block
December 6, 2012
Writing has always been the easy part for me. Living? Not so much.
Being a person is hard. The world around us is chaotic and precarious. Our inner worlds are fraught with anxiety and self-doubt. How do we navigate these challenging landscapes?
I’ve turned inward for much of my life, using the anxiety and self-doubt to fuel ...