The Top Ten Reasons it Rocks to be an Indie Author!

Today the “Why Indies Rock Tour” is stopping off at my blog. I thought it would be fun to do a top ten list of the reasons I love being an indie author! Enjoy. And be sure to check the bottom of this post to check out the other stops on the tour. ๐Ÿ™‚

#10 – NO more query letters

#9 – NO more submitting to agents and publishers and waiting for years to hear back

#8 – NO more rejection letters

#7 – Writing what I want and my readers want without worrying what publishers and editors are looking for

#6 –ย Working with my graphic artist to create covers I love

#5 – The relationships I’ve cultivated with other indie authors

#4 – Working with amazing bloggers and indie supporters

#3 – Having control over release dates, cover reveals, prices, etc.

#2 – Connecting with readers and fans

#1 – Total control over my career!

I’m so honored to be a part of the Why Indies Rock blog tour!!! Read the banner below to follow the rest of the tour!

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14 thoughts on “The Top Ten Reasons it Rocks to be an Indie Author!

  1. I love your top ten reasons for being indie. It’s such a freeing thing and you’ve really nailed the reasons I’ve come to love it. Nice blog you have here, too. WRITE ON!

  2. I love this list! I found your blog through your interview on Trish Marie Dawson’s site (which was a very cool interview – I like your response to what you’d do if you woke up rich tomorrow!). This list is exactly the reasons I want to go the self-pub route. The control-over-your-own-life thing… oh so motivating!

  3. Enjoyed the post. My favorite is #6 – I never realized how wonderful and creative it would be to work with a cover artist. When they “get” your vision – it’s heady stuff! All 10 are why Indies Rock!

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