How to navigate the waters between the processes of traditional publishing or self-publishing is a tricky path for authors to tread. Here, The Girl Who Would Be King author Kelly Thompson tells us about her experiences with both — and why she ultimately decided to self-publish.
It was only in March of 2013 that io9 called your attention to Kelly Thompson's novel The Girl Who Would Be King. We loved the modern fatasy, but we're even happier to exclusively reveal that the book has been optioned as a film, and we got all the details for Thompson herself!
To call Kelly Thompson’s The Girl Who Would Be King a simple superhero novel would be to do it a disservice. To call it a wonderful coming of age story about two girls who happen to have superpowers makes it sound like it might be some sort of “girls only” book, and that’s not true either. What’s true is that The Girl…