Goodbye Traditional, Hello Indie (Part II)

More great advice, even though I’m use a small press. Sometimes it’s the small things that make the difference, and why I try to use both routes.
I really should write the second part of Lovonian’s journey soon….

Myths of the Mirror


Part I of this blog summary focused on my personal experience contracting with a small press. On the whole, it was a valuable learning experience, especially for a new author who knew nothing about anything. My publisher treated me fairly and respectfully, I improved my craft and happily published 6 books. For many authors, this approach may be the perfect publishing route.

Yet, publishing through a small press has significant challenges that are worth considering. As I gained knowledge and skills, it became clear to me that the obstacles outpaced the advantages. In 2015, I experimented and self-published 2 books. The results drove home the stark differences in the two approaches.

In December, I decided to go all indie. I began the process of canceling contracts with my publisher and reclaiming my books with the intention of republishing them myself.

Below, I explain my reasons.

So what were my small press…

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Cruisin’ through books cause books make life worth living part 1

Demonic Awakening by K.P. Merriweather

Where does this author come up with this stuff? This book had me wanting to read more. I love all the twists and turns in this book. I did not see some of this stuff coming at all. A master swordsman called ” The Beast” was an interesting character. Magic, spell casting and so much more. * I received this book from the author in exchange for an honest review*