Monday, October 31, 2011

I'm mentioned in the Wall Street Journal

Reporter Jeffrey Trachtenberg called me a couple weeks ago for a short 15 minute interview. I actually survived the editor's scalpel and made it into his article: Secrets of Self-Publishing: Success.

Thanks a lot for giving me the opportunity to be in your article, Jeff!

12 comments:

  1. Hey, now that's very cool. Going to check it now.

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  2. That is very, very cool! Congratulations!

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  3. Grats, that's quite an accomplishment!

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  4. "Then there are writers like Erik Kjerland. He has self-published four novels and one book about self-publishing in the past year under the pseudonym Derek J. Canyon."

    Say what?

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  5. You are everywhere in the media! Weren't you in Der Spiegel earlier this year?

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  6. Be sure to update your Amazon and B&N author's information. "As see in the Wall Street Journal.." or something like that.

    That will confirm to the people who saw the article that you are the same person.

    Just a thought.

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  7. Agree with Eric. Great idea.
    Curious to see if there's a positive impact on your sales form the exposure.
    Here's hoping.

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  8. Manley,

    DJC is my pen name. I figured Kjerland was too difficult to pronounce. ;)

    Stephen,

    So far I’ve been mentioned in 3 big periodicals: the Huffington Post, Spiegel, and WSJ. Unfortunately, none of these mentions matched any spike in sales.

    Eric,

    Good idea! I’ll go do that!

    Runjikol,

    Unfortunately, I have not seen any spike in sales from these newspaper mentions.

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  9. Wow! You are now officially famous!

    Artemis Hunt

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  10. I woke up this morning wondering how long till DDDD2....

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  11. Burritoclock, I will start working on DDDD2 in January. Probably publish around June.

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  12. I'll add my congratulations, too, Derek.
    And similar to Burritoclock, I'm waiting for the EO sequel.
    Thanks for sharing.

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