IndieView with Kiesha Collier, author of A Wife’s Revenge

IndieView with Kiesha Collier, author of A Wife’s Revenge

After the rejection I decided to self-publish. I find that listening to soft music helps bring out the moment that the character is experiencing, but a lot of times I have to shut the music off because when I’m writing I’m in a zone.   I started writing this book September 2016. If yes, what […]

IndieView with John Coon, author of Pandora Reborn

IndieView with John Coon, author of Pandora Reborn

I enjoy reading fiction produced by John Grisham, Michael Crichton, Jack London, C.S. John Coon – 26 November 2018 The Back Flap Ron Olson is a reluctant newcomer to Deer Falls. Of course, I’ve also relied on old-fashioned word-of-mouth promotion as well. Did you get your book cover professionally done or did you do it […]

IndieView with Ketan Desai, author of Germs of War

IndieView with Ketan Desai, author of Germs of War

The science. Do you edit as you go or wait until you’ve finished? What are you working on now? It was done by the publishing company. Based on my background in science, medicine and army. Did you hire a professional editor? What came easily? Yes, I did. As above, no one cared about Bin Laden […]

IndieView with Linda Anne Smith, author of Dawn Through the Shadow

IndieView with Linda Anne Smith, author of Dawn Through the Shadow

Observing life and researching religious organizations for families. I have a general idea of the plot and allow my characters to move in directions I had not anticipated. What made you decide to go Indie, whether self-publishing or with an indie publisher? Six years, however, during that period I was working full-time and promoting my […]

IndieView with Robert Hill, author of Alone Together

IndieView with Robert Hill, author of Alone Together

It’s 75% done, tentatively titled Rectification, an adult horror novel. I explained that life would go on without their gadgets – they disagreed. One thing I do toward the end of the editing process is to have Word read the text aloud. It helps me re-immerse myself in the story before I jump into that […]

BookView with Sabrina Albis, author of A Dusk Without Dawn

BookView with Sabrina Albis, author of A Dusk Without Dawn

Do you have a target reader for this book? Mostly poetry, articles and stories but a novel is a totally different animal. With my first novel, I was starting from the beginning, honing my craft and learning the basics of novel writing. I write because it’s my passion. The passion and perseverance it requires to […]

IndieView with Jake Craven, author of Marooned

IndieView with Jake Craven, author of Marooned

Do you edit as you go or wait until you’ve finished? Jake Craven – 3 November 2018 The Back Flap Isaac is an enigmatic man. He resides with his family in Southeastern North Carolina. I think that he did an amazing job and I hope he continues to work with me in the future. Not […]

Podcast interview with Rebecca Baumann

Podcast interview with Rebecca Baumann

Podcast interview with Rebecca Baumann We think you’ll enjoy the interview, which takes us from the vaults of Indiana University to HP Lovecraft’s New York and the modern-day book fairs of London. Death of a Sadist by RR Ryan – the tale of a young man who admires art so much he loses his soul […]

Judge’s copy of Lady Chatterley sells for £56,000

Judge’s copy of Lady Chatterley sells for £56,000

During the trial, Laurence Byrne famously asked whether the novel was “a book that you would… wish your wife or your servants to read.” As everyone knows, Penguin, the book’s publisher, was found not guilty. Judge Laurence Byrne brought the copy of DH Lawrence’s novel into the courtroom each day. A copy of Lady Chatterley’s […]

The Illustrated Dust Jacket 1920-1970

The Illustrated Dust Jacket 1920-1970

The Illustrated Dust Jacket 1920-1970 It traces the evolution of the book jacket from its functional origins as a plain protective covering. Salisbury celebrates the work of more than 50 artists from Rockwell Kent to Edward Gorey and NC Wyeth, and covers several styles including Art Deco from the 1920s and 1930s. Find copies This […]

Lisa Grimm: an interview with a ghostlore collector

Lisa Grimm: an interview with a ghostlore collector

Lisa Grimm: an interview with a ghostlore collector Montague Rhodes James (1862-1936) was a scholar at Cambridge University. They were designed to be read aloud to a group for entertainment. Lisa, who lives in Seattle, is a trained librarian but no longer works in libraries. Aside from books, her other passions are craft beer and […]

IndieView with Kristine Raymond, author of Seasons of Love

IndieView with Kristine Raymond, author of Seasons of Love

I love getting inside my characters’ heads and playing out on paper scenes between them. When a friend of mine self-published her book, I decided to give it a try. As with all of my books, my marketing plan consists of sharing my stories with readers by taking advantage of wonderful opportunities such as this […]

IndieView with Alexander Watson, author of River Queens

IndieView with Alexander Watson, author of River Queens

If so can you please describe it? OMG, we work hard for our money. Thomas Hardy gives me permission to set an important and compelling story in the furthest reaches of civilization—today, Far from the Madding Crowd is where cellular coverage is non-existent. Why isn’t that in here?” Mr. Process encompasses what I do when […]