Omigosh, you guys! I did something absolutely huge today!
I went to go see some friendly folks at a self-publishing place about printing The Valiard Mansion. I was so super nervous. Like, I know you can't really have your manuscript rejected at so-called "vanity" publishers, but man oh man... It's the first time I've ever spoken a word about my novel to people in the publishing industry. Just that alone was pretty much paralyzing. All I could see in my mind was them telling me to leave and give up.
So, it's fortunate that the publishing people in question were super nice and answered all my questions (even the silly ones!) so kindly and patiently. I probly came across as such a pedantic spaz. Ah, God bless 'em.
I'm still waiting to hear how much it'll cost, and I've an inkling it's going to be hectic. So please hold thumbs for me, guys! Even if it takes a little longer and I need to take on extra commiss