"Bookselling This Week just reported that brick and mortar booksellers are making it easier for self-published authors to garner coveted shelf space in their stores. With indies crossing into this and other territory usually staked out by the traditionally published, the battle between self-published and traditionally pubbed authors has heated up."You can read the full story here.
Author Mande DeGeit "outs" a bad publishing experience...and based on the comments, she's not the first victim of this person publishing under three different imprints. Her rant is here, "When publishing goes wrong, starring Undead Press", an update here, and her latest is here.
There was once a young man who, in his youth, professed his desire to become a great writer.
When asked to define "Great" he said, "I want to write stuff that the whole world will read, stuff that people will react to on a truly emotional level, stuff that will make them scream, cry, howl in pain and anger!"
He now works for Microsoft, writing error messages.