Tagged with Self Publishing

The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly of Self Publishing

Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts. -Winston Churchill Having been knee deep in the trenches of self-publishing for the last several months, I feel as though I’ve gotten a pretty good perspective on what’s really going on in the industry.  Not an expert opinion, mind … Continue reading

Writing and fear and singing, oh my!

One of my biggest trepidations when it came to putting both my book and myself out there in order to do this publishing thing was the innate and petrifying fear of rejection.  I mean, everyone goes through it, and it’s simply a part of life.  If you’re ever going to get what you want in … Continue reading

The always dreaded writer’s block…

I read this blog post from writerunboxed.com today that really hit home with me, especially as I’ve just come down from the stress and thrill of completing my fifth novel, a nearly 500 page beast of a book that was seriously the biggest challenge I have undertaken in…well, ever, really.  And so I totally understood … Continue reading

Self-Publishing and other ramblings

I’ve been reading tons of blog posts and articles about just how hard and yet liberating self-publishing can be.  It’s a challenge, that much I’ve learned so far.  You not only have to believe in yourself enough to come up with a book concept, put the words on the page, and then finalize it to … Continue reading