Reading about the trials and tribulations of other writers and their “babies” either irritates or inspires me. I discovered the following article about one writer’s rocky journey towards self-publishing when I was in a good humor; I found author Nancy Hitler’s honesty most invigorating. Bonus: she’s a hoot.
I published my latest book in March. Publishing it myself was the last thing I originally had in mind. I’m well aware of the stigma attached to self-publishing. Chris Schwarz puts it as starkly as anyone ever has: “In the media world, publishing your own book is akin to marrying your sister. Most self-published books are […]