Tag Archives: indie publishing

A Handful of Plugs

I’ve plugged my own latest release, so here are plugs for other people’s books and events. Among the many how-to books about self-publishing out there, Let’s Get Digital by David Gaughran is the gold standard. Now the sequel (of sort) … Continue reading

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The Great Indie Publishing War of 2013

It all started at Salon, when a writer called John Winters stated that he was a self-publishing failure and also likened self-publishing to masturbation, which naturally did not go down all that well with many indie writers. Never mind that … Continue reading

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German TV discovers indie publishing

I’m currently in Halle on Saale (for what I’m doing there, see here) and just saw a news report about the opening of the Leipzig bookfair (which is currently taking place barely thirty kilometers from where I am and yet … Continue reading

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An Interview with Cora and German Perspectives on Indie Publishing

First of all, I was interviewed by fellow writer Michelle Muckley at her blog, so come on over and say hello. What is more, the joint German/Austrian/Swiss cultural TV programme Kulturzeit ran a report about indie publishing from a German … Continue reading

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Indie publishing, Politics and the Future of the Novel

Kristine Kathryn Rusch offers a brilliant take on Ewan Morrison’s screed that there will be no more professional writers in the future. I already skewered that particular missive by Mr Morrison here. If Morrison keeps this up, he’ll need his … Continue reading

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Sue Grafton, Ewan Morrison and the latest indie publishing uproars

Mystery author Sue Grafton caused a minor uproar in indie publishing land, when she called self-publishing “the lazy option” in an interview with the Louisville Gazette, her hometown paper. The original interview is here and here is the relevant quote: … Continue reading

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Write Fast, Publish Hard: Indie Publishing and the New Pulp Era

Whether you’ve hung out here for a while or whether this is your first visit, you will have noticed that I called my imprint “Pegasus Pulp” and that our tagline is: “Pulp with a Literary Sensibility”. So what’s behind that … Continue reading

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The Guardian discovers Indie Publishing

The Guardian has run two articles on indie publishing this week. The first is a profile of Amanda Hocking to tie in with the upcoming paperback release of her novel Switched in the US and UK. Amanda Hocking’s story has … Continue reading

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Another interview with Cora and some indie publishing links for the weekend

First of all, I am interviewed at the Indie Book Lounge today. Come on over and check it out. If you want to read some of my past interviews, they are archived at the Interviews page. There have also been … Continue reading

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E-Book and Indie Publishing Perspectives from the Mainstream Media

With e-book sales having gone up over the holidays, there have also been a couple of new articles on the rise of e-books and indie publishing in mainstream news outlets: The venerable BBC has discovered the indie publishing phenomenon and … Continue reading

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