I too am proud to be an indie author and immensely grateful to my fans (and amazed to this day to think that I have some folks out there that care about my books.)
Written by K. R. Conway
Last night I had an epiphany.
One would think it would have been obvious to ME for a while now, but it wasn’t.
You see, I am a self-published author, though I refer to myself as an “Indie” mainly because I operate like a business – like a small press. I am also a professional writer, and I don’t say that off the cuff or because I’ve written two novels.
I’m LITERALLY a traditional working writer, so I will admit that gives me a bit of a leg-up in some aspects. And I’ve been a professional writer for nearly two decades – a paid, published, prolific, oh-crap-I’m-on-a-deadline, writer.
Because of my professional background, I WAS a publishing snob – I believed that to be a legitimate success, you needed an editor to praise your work and a Big Six publisher to fork over the dough. I…
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