I find them to be a thing of hope for writers who have not been able to break into traditional publishers. Further, I think ebooks are the wave of the future. I don’t think printed books will go away, but the digital age is here.
Having received rejections for books I didn’t write, having opened my mail to find a three year old rejection, having editors and agents insult me, having been told my book had too many men to make it a woman’s story and too many women to make it a man’s story, having…the list could go on.
I for one welcome ebooks.
This does not mean I can send in any old thing. In fact, it means I have to work harder. The brand now belongs to me. It’s not Harper-Collins or Penguin. I am the brand. I want it to be very good, something I can be proud of.