“The Misery and the Joy of Self Publishing” by Chantelle Atkins. 31 December, 2014. Authors Publish.
“Since I published my first novel The Mess of Me in 2013 I have been on what feels like a roller-coaster of a journey. I’ve had the initial high of a life-long dream coming true and the inevitable crushing low of realizing that writing and releasing a book does not automatically guarantee you any sales.
It has been frustrating and elating in equal measures. I have had moments of pure joy, of jumping up and down and squealing in pleasure, and I have had moments of utter despair, of staring into space and wondering what on earth the point is.
So here they are, my highs and lows laid out bare…”
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