why would an author who was successful with traditional publishing want to go it on her own with e-books?
Funny how things come full circle.
When I first started writing, I was desperate to find a publisher. Now bear in mind this was twenty years ago, and self-publishing was not even a glimmer on the horizon. If you wanted to be published, to be a real author, you needed a publisher. Or an agent, who would represent you, and sign you up for a fantastic contract.
Well, it didn’t happen.
Fast-forward fifteen years, and I was writing again with a view to being published, and all around me, writers were starting to publish their own works. It was still uncharted waters, with only the brave setting out to conquer the world, and I was scared. What if I wasn’t good enough? What if my books sank like stones?
I needed the validation of a publisher, someone in the know to say, “yes, you can write, and we like your…
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