Writing, Publishing, Interviews and Community
Q&A: Amy Edelman of IndieReader
by mariaschneider on May 1, 2009
By Michael J. Vaughn
The introductory email that IndieReader.com sends out to self-published authors contains two points that make it an immediately intriguing idea. The first is the statement that “…it’s stupid and unfair to brand an entire category of books as crap, just because the ‘traditional’ publishing industry doesn’t embrace it.”
The second is, “As Sundance has done for indie films—making what’s outside the mainstream cool—IR will do for indie books and authors.”
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I like what Amy Adelman has to say, and arguably, a Sundance for Indie books couldn't be a bad thing, could it? At least the site will be vetting books for quality of some sort, and it offers yet another on-line distribution channel for your self-published book. Keep in mind, they are not a DIY publishing site: They are a listing site with a vetting process and a not-so-cheap annual fee, plus an additional $30.00 vetting fee per book. Additional Information can be found at their website. -- Cannegardner