Black Authors : Has anyone ever made money from their poetry?


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Lyon King Admin.
Mar 21, 2001
yes it really is the best way you don't have to worry about
getting a agent most publishing company want you to have a
Agent for hire and 99.7% our work is rejected .

self publishing will allow you to be in the driver seat and do it your way
express what you feel and want to say .

I too will be dropping my first book this summer ............


New Member
Jan 25, 2006
I'm making a little $$

Hi, I'm making a little.
I decided to self-publish. My book deals with many of the problems facing the African American community and it also has nearly 100 pages of poetry. Most publishers want one type of book or the other, so I decided to do it my way. It is working, but it is trying, as I am working on different ways of marketing it. I'd rather be writing poetry, but in order to make money, you've got to get dirty. I set aside a few hours a week to write poems now. I almost have another book of poems by itself. Now that I kind of know the ropes of self-publishing, the next one will be easy. Good Luck with yours. If i can help you with any questions, holla.

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