Category Archives: Interview with an indie author

Interview with an indie author – G G Collins

Why go indie? Why not go indie? I worked at a traditional book publisher and observed the way writers were treated. Even solicited manuscripts would sit around in stacks for months. Much of the time they were never read. One … Continue reading

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New Season! Interview with an indie author – Tom Abrahams

Why go indie? I decided to publish independently because I was frustrated with the traditional route.  I figured I could let my book sit and gather dust, or I could put it out there for the world (or at least … Continue reading

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Pros and cons of going indie

The ups and downs of indie publishing…  From creative control to the ‘big marketing problem’  What motivates/de-motivates our indie authors?   Eric Diehl 🙂 “the immediacy of the process” “the increased level of control” “pricing. Not only do I garner … Continue reading

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Would you take a book deal?

Why go indie? After the independence of the indie route if you were offered the chance to go ‘trad’ would you take it?   Eric Diehl I would certainly consider it, depending on the terms, if for no other reason … Continue reading

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How to influence an indie author?

Who were the influential players in the current indie author movement?  The writers who inspired this current generation of writers?    In this bout at least I’d argue that Stephen King reigns triumphant… but that’s from a varied mix of … Continue reading

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Why go indie?

From acting on a whim to addressing the problem of this artificial bottleneck that agents and publishers seem to have been perpetuating (and who also seem happy to send out cursory and generic rebuttals).  Did you think everyone had a … Continue reading

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Interview with an indie author (Deanna Lynn Sletten)

In the last of this series…  Deanna Lynn Sletten, author of Memories; Widow, Virgin, Whore; and Outlaw Heroes If you were trapped on a desert island, and a magical talking stork could bring you one book (not yours) which would … Continue reading

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Interview with an indie author (David Berger)

David Berger, author of Task Force: Gaea If you were trapped on a desert island, and a magical talking stork could bring you one book (not yours) which would it be? Lord of the Rings (assuming a trilogy could be … Continue reading

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Interview with an indie author (Sarka-Jonae Miller)

Sarka-Jonae Miller, author of Between Boyfriends If you were trapped on a desert island, and a magical talking stork could bring you one book (not yours) which would it be? Well first I’d ask the stork to bring me a … Continue reading

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Interview with an indie author (Elizabeth Baxter)

Elizabeth Baxter, author of Circle Spinner and Other Tales If you were trapped on a desert island, and a magical talking stork could bring you one book (not yours) which would it be? The Lord of The Rings (omnibus edition … Continue reading

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