Why I’m Going Indie – on Unleaded – Fuel for Writers

I’m doing a post over at Unleaded – Fuel for Writers about twice a month.  This is an excerpt.  Please drop by and check it and the posts for the other writers out!

I’m the new writer at Unleaded, and yup, I’m going indie.  It wasn’t an easy decision.  I started writing at eight years old, and my goal was always to get a novel published by a publisher.  Self-publishing was a guy pulling out a book from a closet and trying to sell it.  For fiction, it screamed “Failure.”

But last year, I was taking Holly Lisle’s How to Revise Your Novel, and she decided to go indie.  A lot of writers followed her path.  I looked at it, dismissed it as “not for me.”  But I was drawn back to it more than once, perhaps because it represented a big change to the publishing industry. Read the rest …