In a world where blogs are used by organisations and individuals to demonstrate their knowledge and expertise in their niche area, it seems rather counter-productive to be admitting I feel inexperienced at something I have been doing for so long.
Why I chose to self-publish
The publishing industry has changed a lot over the last 15 years. When I did my degree (2004-07), self-publishing really wasn’t an option. Editors, cover designers, and marketing experts were all focused primarily on working with publishing companies, rather than directly with authors.