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05/01/2011

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U.L. Harper

I'm curious at what Ms. Norris will do once her books are out of print.

Gloria Oliver

Love Broad Universe. They're such a great resource and such supportive peeps! Glad you were able to continue your series.

Dorothy

I may be wrong, but her books will never go "out of print" with Zumaya, that's the beauty of some small presses.

Rie Sheridan Rose

Sounds very familiar, Christine. :) Will you move the other series books to Zumaya at some point, or keep them with Samhain? I am just curious, because I know that having works scattered everywhere can be a challenge. I am trying to consolidate a bit more myself, and wondered what your thoughts on multiple publishers were.

Christine Norris

That depends, Rie. So far the first two are doing well with Samhain, and I think that helps bring people to Zumaya, when they go to look for the third book. It can be a challenge, but Samhain has a big enough name now (2 of their books made the NYT list!) that it can also be an asset ;)

At this point I have no plans to pull them from Samhain. They have been great to me, and just decided to not publish the type of books I write anymore. If they agree to renew my contracts, I will probably stay there.

Most publishers I've been with , all three, have options to renew the contracts. I think my first two books, with LBF, MIGHT be up this year. If they'll have me I will probably stay with them as well, unless I think I can rewrite and put out a better edition, but honestly I'm so busy now that I don't think I'll have time for that.

Thanks for the questions!

mayra

Thanks for sharing your story, Christine!

Cheryl C. Malandrinos

Great post. We learn so much by going through the process. I wish you the best.

Kim Baccellia

Great post, Christine!

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