Fifteen Books That Were Originally Self Published

There’s traditional publishing and there’s self-publishing. Both paths have their pluses and minuses.

One thing you’ll hear is that, if you want your writing to be respected and have the potential to go far, you need to go the traditional publishing route.

In response to that concept, here’s a list of fifteen books that were originally self-published

Ulysses by James Joyce

Leaves of Grass by Walt Whitman

Walden by Henry David Thoreau

Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain

The Tale of Peter Rabbit by Beatrix Potter

The Elements of Style by William Strunk, Jr. and his student E.B. White

The Joy of Cooking by Irma Starkloff Rombauer

The Bridges of Madison County by Robert James Waller

The One Minute Manager by Ken Blanchard and Spencer Johnson

The Celestine Prophesy by Jame  Redfield

The Christmas Box by Richard Paul Evans

What Color is Your Parachute? by Richard Nelson Bolles

Legally Blonde by Amanda Brown

The Shack by William P. Young

Catherine Kane


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