AMANDA HOCKING

 

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Amanda Hocking (born July 12, 1984) is an American writer of paranormal romance young-adult fiction.

 

Amanda Hocking photo portrait

 

Amanda Hocking

 


Career

 

Hocking lives in Austin, Minnesota. Employed as a group home worker until 2010, she wrote 17 novels in her spare time. In April 2010, she began self-publishing them as e-books. By March 2011, she had sold over a million copies of nine books and earned two million dollars from sales, something previously unheard of for self-published authors. In early 2011, Hocking averaged 9,000 book sales each day.

Work

 

Hocking's published work, originally self-published, consists of My Blood Approves, a vampire romance series; the Trylle Trilogy, which covers a teenage girl's journey of self-discovery in an urban fantasy setting; and Hollowland, a zombie novel. The New York Times characterized her novels as "part quirky girl-like-Hocking characters, part breakneck pacing, part Hollywood-style action and part bodice-ripping romance – they are literature as candy, a mash-up of creativity and commerce".

In March 2011, Hocking signed her first conventional publishing contract for four books, at a price of two million dollars, with St. Martin's Press. It concerns a new young-adult paranormal series to be called "Watersong". All three books in her previously self-published Trylle Trilogy have also been sold to St. Martin's Press, and will be released with them in early 2012 with wider distribution.

 

 

 

Amanda Hocking - Switched

 

Amanda Hocking - Hollowland

 

Amanda Hocking - Wake

 

 

Bibliography

 

My Blood Approves series: 


My Blood Approves (2010) 
Fate CreateSpace, 2010, ISBN 9781453816868 
Flutter CreateSpace, 2010, ISBN 9781453816905 
Wisdom CreateSpace, 2010, ISBN 9781453816981 
Letters to Elise (novella, 2010) 
Swear (2012) 


Trylle Trilogy: 


Switched (self published 2010, with St. Martin's January 24, 2012) ISBN 9781250006318
Torn (self published 2010, with St. Martin's February 28, 2012; Macmillan, 2012, ISBN 9781250006325 
Ascend (self published 2011, with St. Martin's April 24, 2012) ISBN 9781250006332 


The Hollows series: 


Hollowland CreateSpace, 2010, ISBN 9781453860953 
Hollowmen (Fall 2011) 
Virtue (2011) 


Watersong series: (with St. Martin's) 


Wake (Fall 2012) 
Lullaby (2013) 
Tidal (TBA) 
Elegy (TBA) 

 

Amanda Hocking, indie published kindle millionaire

 

Amanda Hocking - Indie Kindle Millionaire

 

 

Adaptations

 

In February 2011 the Trylle Trilogy was optioned for a film, with Terri Tatchell writing the screenplay.

 

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