Self-publishing and staying true to yourself – interview at Jane Davis’s blog

janedavisblogjanedavisblog2At school, I wrote science fiction stories because it made my teachers supremely annoyed. That probably set me up well for my attempts to get an agent or a publisher, when I annoyed with stories that bent and mixed genres. And why not, when it was good enough for Atwood, Banks and Ballard? And the magic realists?

Today I’m at the blog of Jane Davis, one of my co-writers in the Outside The Box collection, answering questions about what I write and why, and how self-publishing began for me as a last resort and became the most positive step I’d ever taken. How times change, you might say – but we also discuss  whether self-publishers are truly gaining more legitimacy or whether there is further to go. I think the latter. There are still barriers and indie authors are still treated discourteously.

Did I really use the word ‘discourteously’? I did. Do come over.

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  1. #1 by raulconde001 on February 13, 2015 - 5:39 am

    I didn’t know you wrote science fiction stories. That is so awesome! I would bet they were very good reads for your fans.

    • #2 by Roz Morris @Roz_Morris on February 13, 2015 - 7:01 am

      🙂 They were probably horribly embarrassing, but what I liked was the opportunity to consider ‘what if the world were like this, what would people do’? So nothing’s changed there!

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