This is a wonderful blog by Mark Cantrell written for last years UK Indie Lit Fest worth checking out 🙂
So let’s hear it for the #indiearmy
In a marketplace dominated by big publishers, indie authors and small presses often struggle to be heard, writes Mark Cantrell. But last week’s UK Indie Lit Fest in Bradford provided a friendly forum for them to find their voice – and some readers
J.B Priestley at the Kala Sangam Arts Centre, Bradford. Photo by Mark Cantrell
YOU can take the man out of journalism, but it seems you can’t quite take the journalism out of the man. There I was, attending the UK Indie Lit Fest, with a new novel – Citizen Zero – hot off the press, but rather than seek eager readers for my book I kept breaking off to interview authors.
Well, I’ve never claimed to be great at selling myself – or my work – but that’s the curious thing about the Indie Lit Fest, if that round…
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