For those considering the possibility of self-publishing, you should follow my friend A.C. Dillon, who’ll be blogging about her self-pub experience. Read on, folks. Read on.
I am thrilled to announce an exciting joint blogging venture with fellow writer Carrie Morgan.
On Twitter, Carrie and I subscribe to the philosophy of Writers Helping Writers: that is, we believe that as a community, we should strive to support and lift each other up, sharing our mistakes and lessons learned. Writers understand the demands of time, energy and belief in oneself and one’s work to survive this business, and that makes us natural cheerleaders for each other.
Where we diverge, however, is the path we’ve each chosen towards our goals. I opted years ago to take the self-publishing route, having spent my life being a storyteller and valuing the ability to share my words on my terms above all else. Blame it on years of school newspaper columns and fanfiction that resonated with people so deeply, their reviews sometimes made me cry: while a traditional book deal…
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