A Funny Thing

funny Everyone likes a POD gone good story. And such is the story Funny Thing.

It’s published by respected POD: Virtualbookworm.com. Just to be clear, author’s pay VBW to set up their title and print them.  Yes, vanity press.

Since the book’s release, in paperback only, in July, it sales rank has risen to 660.  Out of about 50,000 possible selections, 660 is a high achievement.

When you factor in the fact the entire publishing world and most libraries discount POD publishing from the get go and most reviewers won’t give “vanity press” books the time of day . . . yeah, that’s amazing.

Hopefully as more POD title climb the charts, unaided by the usual marketing hype, libraries and publishing houses will take notice of the fact that it’s readers that control the market, not the other way round.

Congrats to Noreen Riley on her breakout book! Way to go!

  • Publisher: Virtualbookworm.com Publishing, Incorporated
  • Pub. Date: July 2009
  • ISBN-13: 9781602644281
  • Sales Rank: 660
  • 290pp
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