Jim Kukral, an internet marketer of sorts, became a writer to enhance his sales ... and has met with good success with marketing his e-books.
Today, in the digital self-publishing era, writers must become marketers (and really a jack-of-all-trades in all book logistics) to grab success in bookselling in the digital clouds of the internet.
What struck me about Jim Kukral is that he came up with an idea that uses crowdsourcing to pre-fund publication of e-books (getting paid before you write the book). He is currently working on a series of books where he has raised over $20,000 so far through 'crowdsourcing'...
Neat concept, but I need more info on how to gather the crowd to source from!
Anyway, here is a video interview with Jim: