Such a cool post about the spirit of indie publishing. I’m new at the game but I’ve been encountering the same kind of generosity and collaboration. Just makes it all that much more exciting and rewarding.
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This week on a podcast I heard a couple of guys who own a small press quibble over what qualifies as “indie” versus what “self-publishing” is and OH MY THOR! WHO CARES? They don’t understand that any serious self-publisher is a publisher. I know of no one who attacks the challenge alone. We have editors and proofreaders and graphic artists. We recruit volunteers and call on experts. The distinction these podcasters were quibbling about is so two to three years ago and I’m sick of it. We don’t go it alone if we’re to have any chance at succeeding. Truly solitary efforts? Those stinkers sink like lead in a helium sea. They can keep talking. We’ll keep moving forward.
Someone else questioned the use of the word “revolution” in our little make-up-stuff context.
The tagline at ChazzWrites used to be “Join the Publishing Revolution.” I wrote that because the ability…
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