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Setting up as a Micropublisher Through Print on Demand (POD) With Author and Screenwriter Les Zig

Les Zig has worked in publishing for the last fifteen years, specialising in structural editing and self-publishing.

He is the author of This (MidnightSun Publishing 2023), Prudence (ECG Press 2023), August Falling (Pantera Press 2018), Just Another Week in Suburbia (Pantera Press 2017), and Pride (Busybird Publishing 2017). His stories focus on characters facing adversity trying to find their place in the world.

He’s had four screenplays optioned, and unproduced screenplays place and shortlist in over one hundred competitions. His stories and articles have been published in various print and digital journals. He has also run workshops on writing, editing, and publishing.

In the 127th episode of The HYBRID Author Podcast host Joanne Morrell, author of children’s and young adult fiction, women’s fiction and short non-fiction for authors chats to Les about:

  • the definition of POD
  • what’s involved in setting up as a Micropublisher and what skills do authors need to possess to execute this effectively
  • stylistic elements of a project
  • Kickstarter campaigns
  • Les’s tips for authors looking to manage their books and micropublishing business for longevity
  • rejection
  • why we write and much more.


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