(or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love Amazon)
Last December, I dipped a toe into the ocean of self-publishing with my short story, Hide and Seek. The world of publishing has been changing for a long time, thanks to the internet and that beautiful creature called social networking.
Through self-publishing, authors no longer need agents or publishers to get their work into readers’ hands. This route also gives us a heck of a lot more creative control over everything from the actual content of the book, to formatting, to the way the cover looks.
There are pros and cons to each path, of course…but I’ll cover those some other time. Today I’d like to go over the five most important lessons that I learned on my first foray into this world. Continue reading “Five Things I Learned from Self-Publishing…”