The Great 2014 Indie Press Review
carefully. Crafting together the words that embody hope is a tricky one indeed.
Many of these books are wonderful types of things. Indie Presses are
inspirational. The mere facts that there are plenty of contributors busy
watching the Indie Press ought to give anybody hope about the future. Such a
thing happened with indie rock about two decades ago back when small bands
realized they could have a huge impact without a major label. A few bands
managed to forge their own paths, others decided to take the well-worn big
label. For those smaller ones the payoff was slower but ultimately sweeter.
Indie Presses have that same potential, of supporting writers, helping them to
reach their ultimate goals.
the hopers, they tend to go for a few different approaches for their
anticipation. Knowing the writer certainly helps with inspiration. When anybody
knows the writer it makes the job much easier. To see a writer is equally as
good. People read to themselves. Hearing the way those words sounded in the
reader’s mind that is a magical thing. Approaches vary between writers. Some
give out candy because their prose is that sweet. Confrontational writers
scream at the top of their lungs, gesticulating loudly, using volume as a form
of control. Few poets really scream opting for a sedate approach.
else can reviewers do when they don’t really know a writer and have never seen
them before? A backstory is necessary for many writers. Before they get
anywhere they start nowhere. That’s right the Internet. Everything is cached
forever on the Internet. Nobody can stop it is a wonderful thing. Indie Presses
are a step up from the Internet, taking the digital into the real. Such things
are a necessity. Especially now that Indie Presses can set themselves up so
quickly. For a while, a long while, Indie Presses served as the underdog. With
a lot of what’s happened in the publishing world Indie Presses are serving as
an effective model, as a way of getting it done.
a year full of hope and promise according to the list. A lot of writers are
putting out their best material in years, or ever. Plenty of lurkers on the
sidelines have made their way to the front. Light is being shed on these few
individuals, the ones who have spent years hiding behind e-books to finally
come into IRL from the URL.