Local Writers Tell All

lFrom the YA Panel “Local Writers Tell All” at the Suisun City Library on January 21. Meet local authors Adelle Yeung (The Cycle of Six Moons), Jess Flower (RedBird), and book blogger Jesalin Belk (Blogging Everything Beautiful) to talk about books, writing, and following your dream of becoming a writer. They will share their insights … Continue reading Local Writers Tell All

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Indie Author Interview – Elise Kova

Today's Indie Author Interview is with Elise Kova, author of the YA fantasy series Air Awakens and the upcoming fantasy series Loom Saga! Why have you decided to self-publish? I always considered self/indie publishing as an option for my work because I’d read many success stories about great authors who used it to break into the industry or … Continue reading Indie Author Interview – Elise Kova

Indie Author Interview – Rita Goldner

Today I'll be interviewing Rita Goldner, author and illustrator of children's picture books, including Orangutan: A Day in the Rainforest Canopy and Jackson's History Adventure! Why have you decided to self-publish? My picture book “Orangutan: A Day in the Rainforest Canopy was published by Dancing Dakini Press, a small publisher who specializes in endangered species and … Continue reading Indie Author Interview – Rita Goldner

Indie Author Interview – Beth Rodgers

Today I'll be interviewing Beth Rodgers, author of the contemporary YA novel, Freshman Fourteen! Why have you decided to self-publish? I self-published 'Freshman Fourteen' to get it out into the world more quickly. After working on the book for nine years, I really wanted to get it published and then worry about finding a traditional publisher … Continue reading Indie Author Interview – Beth Rodgers

Indie Author Interview – Tracy Lawson

Today's Indie Author Interview is with Tracy Lawson, author of the YA dystopian series, Resistance, including the books Counteract, Resist, and Ignite! Why have you decided to self-publish?  Would you pursue traditional publication? When it was time to decide about my publishing options, I was determined to land a traditional publishing contract. In my naivete, … Continue reading Indie Author Interview – Tracy Lawson

Indie Author Interview – Johnathan Johnson

Today's Indie Author Interview is with Johnathan Johnson, author of mystery/fantasy novel, Mesto Accelerando! Why have you decided to self-publish? Nothing against publishers; I never even gave them a chance. I just saw the nature of my stories and knew that they’d never be accepted into the industry traditionally. So I began with seeking workarounds, with … Continue reading Indie Author Interview – Johnathan Johnson

Indie Author Interview – Patrick Hodges

Today's Indie Author Interview is with Patrick Hodges, author of the contemporary YA James Madison series, including books Joshua's Island, Ethan's Secret, and Sophie's Different. Adelle Yeung:  Tell us about the James Madison series, and why you decided to self-publish it. Patrick Hodges:  It is a three-book series that takes place at a middle-school in … Continue reading Indie Author Interview – Patrick Hodges

Indie Author Interview – T.L. McDonald

Today's Indie Author Interview is with T.L. McDonald, author of the YA urban fantasy series, Marked! Why have you decided to self-publish? Originally I wanted to go the traditional route, but after doing a lot of online reading about self-publishing I decided to go with that. With self-publishing you have full control over every aspect of … Continue reading Indie Author Interview – T.L. McDonald