As an independent author self publishing requires a vast range of skills to take an idea to a finished book on a budget. Her crowdfunding campaign allocated funds to buy in services to fill in the gaps of her own expertise. In her case, choosing the right people to package the final manuscript into a professional publication was vital.
Luckily she had such a businesses on hand on the Isle of Wight. In her guest blog Marianne shares how her collaboration with Zoe Sadler and Krissy Lloyd of Inky Ever After Press, a small independent Press, created exactly the finished book she wanted.