My friend Kayla Olson brought something to my attention this morning. She pointed me to a rant, posted anonymously by someone at a book review site, screaming at DIY authors like me using the term “Indie,” as in Indie author or Indie publisher. Their contention was that Indie was a term coined by vanity presses… Continue reading I know you are, but what am I?
If you have a WordPress blog, you’re probably aware that they choose several blog posts a day to appear on the WordPress front page as Freshly Pressed. Months ago, I lamented that I had given up hope my blog would ever be so honored. Then Wednesday morning arrived. As I usually do, when I awake,… Continue reading Just when I thought it would never happen!
A big thank you to all who entered my first ever contest on this blog. I’m happy to announce the winner of a free Kindle copy of Cathryn Grant’s debut novel The Demise of the Soccer Moms is—Brown Eyed Mystic. Congratulations! I’ll be contacting you by email to let you know how to claim your… Continue reading Drum roll, please!
In the last half of 2010, I started researching indie-publishing. In November, I finally started voicing my questions about the subject. I emailed friends. I discussed it with my critique partners. I blogged about it, posting polls and asked you to share your views. Some of you assumed I had already made a decision to… Continue reading What did I decide?