Those of you looking for self-publishing success at CreateSpace need to read Lee Goldberg's blog. (Lee writes Monk and other tie-in novels, as well as stand-alones.)
This is a real eye opener from Lee's A Writer's Life blog on what it takes to be CreateSpace's #4 fiction bestseller, which he is right now.
It's enough to make a writer cry. I couldn't even buy kitty treats on this money!