~A young woman's comic adventures in search of love & belonging~

Archive for April, 2013

Is Self-Publishing a Meritocracy?

I hope so! Here’s an interesting article:

http://mlouisalocke.com/2012/07/15/why-dyi-publishing-is-not-a-dead-end/

BLAH-ging

Guess I need to start “blahging” now that I want to sell a book. (Total credit for that phrase–probably used by others, dunno–goes to writers of Arrested Development. Who can forget Bob Loblaw’s Law Blog?)

https://www.facebook.com/ArrestedDevelopment

I want to be a paperback writer…no seller.

Although I’m passing up the opportunity to go with agents, I still question my choice.

My editors have unanimously advised I go the agent route. I’ve got one interested, another I “know,” and thousands I have not queried.

I’m taking this route to attract a publisher, but it will take time & publicity. Am I being daft?

I really want this in physical form (not just e-book): I want to be a paperback seller….

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Book Cover 2

Book Cover 2

FROM FINLAND WITH LOVE
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Cover Option 1

Cover Option 1

FROM FINLAND WITH LOVE
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From Finland with Love, a novel

From Finland with Love, a novel

Check out From Finland with Love, to be published on Amazon April, 2013