IndieView with Jack Messenger, author of Farewell Olympus

IndieView with Jack Messenger, author of Farewell Olympus

Any advice that you would like to give to other newbies considering becoming Indie authors? I have the prospect of an endorsement from an internationally bestselling novelist. And so is my wife. I have never been able to outline or plan ahead or know exactly what to do beforehand. Publishers want a sure thing. Plus […]

High School Yearbooks of the Rich and Famous

High School Yearbooks of the Rich and Famous

High School Yearbooks of the Rich and Famous Nellie Lee is, of course, Harper Lee Harper Lee The Corolla, 1947-1948, University of Alabama – Two copies, $800-$1,000. The subject of their study may be an important figurehead or a simple tradesman but no matter who they are the yearbooks are collected to trace family lineage […]

IndieView with Linda I. Meyers, author of The Tell

IndieView with Linda I. Meyers, author of The Tell

I started writing the book after my husband died in 2007. It was hard to about my difficult marriage to my children’s father. I wanted to provide that for my grandchildren. Meyers – 1 June 2018 The Back Flap Linda I. Jo Ann Beard’s Boys of My Youth was an honest exposition that modeled the […]

The World’s Dullest Postcards

The World’s Dullest Postcards

It was probably a great place to sip gin and tonics but the postcard fails to convey excitement. Empty rooms, administrative buildings, views of busy highways and parking lots. This building is rarely found on tourist routes but useful if you need to apply for a building permit. This is the lobby of Vivian Beaumont […]

Interview with a Bookbinder

Interview with a Bookbinder

Marysa founded Otter Bookbinding in 1993 and their main workshop is in Midhurst,   West Sussex, in the UK. Details about Marysa’s bookbinding courses can be found here. Marysa de Veer of Otter Bookbinding The latest episode of AbeBooks’ podcast series Behind the Bookshelves features an interview with Marysa de Veer of Otter Bookbinding. We […]

IndieView with Steven Storrie, author of The Northern Sunset

IndieView with Steven Storrie, author of The Northern Sunset

Share this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window) I’m not what’s important, the writing is. I always wanted to write a ‘motel’ novel, similar to something Tom Waits might write, or Charles Bukowski. All the […]

IndieView with Kyle Bagsby, author of Autumn Eternal

IndieView with Kyle Bagsby, author of Autumn Eternal

I went from writing epic fantasy to children’s literature because I had a change of heart. However, unknown to Kip, adventure was waiting for him just around the corner. Do you outline? Why yes I do, and it goes something like: incredible breakthrough, coffee, concern, amazed at my own thoughts, more coffee, hate my own […]

IndieView with Alfred Cool, author of The Hottest Place on Earth

IndieView with Alfred Cool, author of The Hottest Place on Earth

BC, rural Vancouver Island and then Vancouver. What made you decide to go Indie, whether self-publishing or with an indie publisher? Are there any particular authors that have influenced how you write and, if so, how have they influenced you? Nanaimo BC What would you like readers to know about you? I began thinking about […]

IndieView with Melanie Moyer, author of The Rules of Me

IndieView with Melanie Moyer, author of The Rules of Me

My market plan is to wing it. Harper Lee has been a huge aspiration of a writer for me and one day I hope I’ll write something good enough that I can effectively claim her as an inspiration. If we don’t count the few months back in 2013 when I was toying with it as […]

Ina Kok wins Breslauer Prize for Bibliography with woodcuts masterpiece

Ina Kok wins Breslauer Prize for Bibliography with woodcuts masterpiece

This work, published in four volumes and based on the study of almost 4,000 illustrations, is remarkable.” More than 50 publications from publishers and academic institutions across the globe were submitted. As a result, they were sometimes repaired with a few minor changes or completely recut, trying to recreate the original block as closely as […]

Reviewer IndieView with Lauren1 from Fiction Ebook Review

Reviewer IndieView with Lauren1 from Fiction Ebook Review

About Writing What are the most common mistakes that you see authors making? I go with the flow of the   story and when I happen upon something irregular, I make a notation. That’s just the tip of the iceberg. What are you looking for? We’re seeing lots of   statistics that say reading as […]

IndieView with Paul McCracken, author of Layla’s Song

IndieView with Paul McCracken, author of Layla’s Song

Do you have a marketing plan for the book or are you just winging it? Birdy – Find me and Keaton Simons – When I go. At first yes. Are there any particular authors that have influenced how you write and, if so, how have they influenced you? End of Interview: Get your copy of […]

IndieView with Hunter Dennis, author of The Crimson Heirlooms

IndieView with Hunter Dennis, author of The Crimson Heirlooms

Being historical fiction, many supporting characters actually existed. Don’t make fun of me. I think that Dumas’s The Three Musketeers was also hugely influential as well as Charles Dickens. Marx and Hitler were poor plagiarists. The other ephemeral – a secret hidden within the lyrics of a song. Did you get your book cover professionally […]