Tag Archives: J. Naomi Ay

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 (J Naomi Ay)

J. Naomi Ay, author of The Boy who Lit up the Sky If you were trapped on a desert island, and a magical talking stork could bring you one book (not yours) which would it be? My favorite book of … Continue reading

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