Interviews

Interviews with indie authors, publishers and book service providers in the self-publishing realm

Pearce Hansen: Author Interview

1. How did you come to self-publish? Did you try to get published traditionally?

Why re-publish my novel STREET RAISED for the Kindle? For me there’s a sense here of striking while the iron is hot, and of dissatisfaction with what currently feels like a traffic jam in the whole brick & mortar book sales system due (in my opinion) both to panic over the current economic meltdown, and the impact of the new technologies on the traditional publishing process.…

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Interview with Jason Holmes on the e-book “Sample Letters on Debt and Credit”

I have written an e-book “Sample Letters on Debt and Credit” in collaboration with Peter Samuels, my friend and a Debt Samaritan in DebtConsolidationCare Community. I have been associated with DebtCC Community for past 6 years. Apart from participating in DebtCC forums, I also like to share whatever knowledge I have by writing financial articles for DebtCC and have also contributed in several community websites.…

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A Journey in Self-Publishing

Recently, I published my first book, Managing Behind the Wall: Lessons in Leadership from Inside the Big Box. It’s a book that talks about some of the lessons I learned inside big box retail as I spent nearly five years on the front line of the largest retailer in the world.…

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Waiting for Karl Rove – Self-Publishing Controversial Books

By “controversial” I mean, “books I can’t imagine traditional publishers taking a risk on in this dicey economy.”

Waiting for Karl Rove is one of those books. It’s irreverent satire, chock full of politically incorrect content, and the “characters” (aside from ourselves) are public figures, mainly in the political arena.…

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James Frey Self-Publishes

James Frey (A Million Little Pieces) has self-published his most recent novel.  Not really a POD/Kindle kind of venture – more like a boutique, art book, but a novel.  Significant because self-publishing is no longer just a fall-back plan, or even a way to make more money, but it’s a way for writers to experiment.…

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Author Interview: Will Granger

Hi! I’m the author of Anabar’s Run, book #1 in my Anabar Trilogy.

Sixteen-year-old Anabar has less than twelve hours to get to the capital city. This is the final test in his training to become a member of the Scouts, a band of ruthless swordsmen sworn to defend their nation.…

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Author Interview: Jim Wills

I’m new here, but not to Indie publishing.  As an introduction, answers to the questions on this site follow.

  1. I worked as a developmental trade editor, professional business writer for more than twenty years; got me nowhere in fiction land, so I went Indie.

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Interview: Theresa Moore

1. How did you come to self-publish? Did you try to get published traditionally?
When I was a teenager I started writing short stories and did not think about getting published until I was about 18. I studied up on the principles of publishing and sent my first manuscript off to an agent.…

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