As a kid, Anderson O’Donnell loved the carefully arranged racks of genre paperbacks at the bookstore. When he self-published his debut novel, Kingdom, he had some reservations—“not because I doubted the future of e-publishing,” he says, “but because I had wanted to do the thing my heroes had done.”
Determined to make his dystopian page-turner “as professional as anything you could buy at Barnes & Noble,” O’Donnell hired an editor and went through multiple revisions before making it available for sale.
His meticulousness, combined with good writing, paid off: Kingdom is a gripping, fast-paced read, intelligent but never ...
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