Katie Jennings has written a very insightful piece. My experience with self-publishing has shown me the wisdom in her words.
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 you, but certainly an insider one. What I see before me are thousands upon thousands of writers finally taking that first step towards becoming officially published authors, and I cannot commend Amazon, Barnes & Noble, Smashwords, and others enough for giving us the opportunity to do so. For too long it seems as though the Big 6 Publishers have reigned over the industry picking winners and losers, and thank god we finally have a free market venue where anyone and everyone can have their shot at the big time. Isn’t it fantastic? It definitely makes my heart sing…
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