10 self-published novelists who made it big in 2011

These 10 self-published novelists all hit The New York Times bestseller list in 2011.

3. Stephanie McAfee


McAfee made an appearance on the bestseller list the week of March 27 for her novel titled "Diary of a Mad Fat Girl." In the book, main character Ace sets out to get revenge on a friend's abusive husband and stumbles onto a multitude of other scandals in the small town of Bugtussle, Miss.

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