Interviews

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

Guest Post: On the Cusp of a Shot at a Dream—but how bad do I want it?

This post was submitted by a self-published author who wished to remain anonymous because he/she did not want any information written here to get in the way of negotiations with a literary agent.  Yes, agents are that fickle. Part one of a series, the article asks: how many revisions are you willing to make for an agent or editor before you’re compromising your integrity?

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Guest Post: The YouWriteOn Story by Pat Jourdan

Pat Jourdan is the author of the novel, Finding Out.  Here she describes the opportunity and pitfalls of self-publishing with YouWriteOn, organized by Arts Council England.

Imagine getting an email asking if you’d like your manuscript to be published, just like that.…

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Guest Post: Kevin Gerard on Book Marketing

Kevin Gerard talks about his incredibly unique and ambitious marketing techniques to promote his young adult series, Conor and the Crossworlds.  This article shows the lengths that self-published writers can – and should – take to promote a book.

“And what are you prepared to do, now!”

I love that line in the Untouchables, where Kevin Costner has all but given up, and Sean Connery grabs him by the scruff and asks for more.…

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