Nobody but you will care about what happens to your book once you sign that contract.
It sucks that he was right.
When Visual Chronicles and Journal Revolution came out, it was an odd time for us. While we had tremendous and overwhelming support from our readers, we had tremendously underwhelming support from our publisher. We planned our own marketing campaigns, set up our own book signing events, and responded to media requests on our own. Our publisher delighted in our best-selling status, yet they offered little help. We juggled many roles and while we loved meeting and interacting (and eating!) with our readers, we knew we needed to make some important business changes.
We needed a new publisher.
We needed to focus on what mattered.
We needed cookies while we worked.