Originally posted on Paul Sutton Reeves:
It was recently my pleasure to interview my friend Mari Biella about her latest e-book collection, Loving Imogen. It comprises a novella and three companion pieces. I’ve read it a couple of times now and can testify to the strength of the writing on offer. The title piece is…
Behind every book on your bookshelf or e-reader lies another story. A story of imagination, effort, perseverance and doubt. A story that, for its protagonist, was not just a story, but his or her entire life.
Comedian and actor Mike Myers once said something that I think many creative people could probably relate to: despite his many triumphs, he insisted, he still expected the no-talent police to come and arrest him at any time. Though few of us will ever know the level of accomplishment (and, presumably, pressure) that Myers has… Continue reading When Self-doubt Strikes…
The mass media pays little attention to self-publishing, on the whole. The books reviewed in newspapers and discussed on TV shows are hardly ever of the self-published variety. However, both publishing and self-publishing are evolving so quickly these days that nothing pertaining to them can be said to be static and, as if to prove… Continue reading Big Opportunities Bring Big Responsibilities
Not many people have heard of Alt Lit as yet. At the risk of being humiliated, I’m going to stick my neck out and say that they soon will. Oh dear, I’ve done it now. Making predictions is one of the surest ways to incur public ridicule and utter mortification, which is perhaps why fortune-tellers… Continue reading Alt Lit, the Internet, and the State of Self-publishing: Part 2
There were times when I thought I’d never make it.
Jeepers! Hollywood bonkbuster queen Jackie Collins is to self-publish!