Thursday, January 7, 2010

Advice on Self-Publishing

Today in St. Peters, MO: Drifting snow, high 11 degrees. Both kiddos are home from school today. It's cold and snowy.

If you've ever considered self-publishing but are not sure if it's right for you, read Margo Dill's interview of Joy Wooderson on today's WOW blog.

Joy answers questions about why she chose to self-publish her memoir Finding Joy: One Woman's Journey Back to Faith. She also discusses how she chose Amy Harke-Moore of The Write Helper as her editor, how she was able to remain true to her "South African" voice, and how she has benefited from her self-publishing experience. You can also read my review of Joy's memoir here.

Oh, and if you noticed that Joy's shirt in the photo is the same as mine--the photo was taken by Jerell Swingle, another member of Saturday Writers, at a Cup of Comfort book signing that Joy, Candace Carrabus Rice, and I participated in a few years ago.


  1. Thanks for the info, Donna! Doesn't Joy look cute? And "Joyful"? :)


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