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The Road To Self-Publishing: An Interview With Chris Kennedy

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Last month, The Husband and I attended Sci-Fi Valley Con in Altoona, PA, and had a blast.  One of the more interesting parts of the Con, for us, was the panel talk given by author Chris Kennedy, who has successfully self-published four genre novels, with a fifth one on the way.  He had a lot of great advice and insights into the business of self-publishing, and I felt that many of you out there who, like me, are sitting on the Next Great Novel hoping to find a publisher, might draw inspiration from Chris' experi

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Thoughts On Self-Publishing

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The Web is a strange place.

Years ago, if you were a writer, you jealously guarded your original ideas, looking for an agent, an editor, and a publisher to accept your work and put it out there, and hopefully you would gain fame and fortune for your efforts. You dreamed of the world knowing your name.

With the Internet, thousands of merdiocre hacks churn out millions of pages of piffle for free, hiding behind pseudonyms, and completely ruining the trade for the few good writers out there.

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