Freeper LS writes history books (good ones). You should seriously look into self publishing as an e-book. There are quite a few authors making a living that way- some of them quite obviously do not use editors (or, at least, not competent ones). Here’s the site for a guy that I read-
Drew writes his novels one chapter at a time in blog format, then, when finished, publishes them as e-books and audiobooks. He’s making a living at it, and he’s not the only one.