Today we feature author and publisher, Lynn Michell. Check out our interview with her to learn about her latest novel and her indie press for women:
Fem: What is it like running a press? Are there any challenges?
Lynn Michell: I laughed at this first question, especially the “Any challenges?” I set up Linen Press with no experience of publishing, and I run it myself with help from one freelance colleague and two superb interns. It’s not a job, it’s a way of life. If it wasn’t, it would go under because the book trade is a tough place right now with competition from the Big Five conglomerates who put out their crowd pleasers in tens of thousands and with Amazon’s price slashing. What I do is right up the other end of the scale – working with new and innovative authors and publishing their writing in…
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