Everybody Hates Self-Publishing explores the good, the bad and the ugly of creating and producing your own work. Self-published authors will find advice on writing, book marketing and getting your book in bookstores. Aspiring writers will learn about being an indie publisher: Being an entrepreneur, creating your own DIY publishing house and thriving as an indie publisher means connecting with readers, booksellers and librarians and competing in a market that favors traditional publishing. Host Carrie Rollwagen is author of the self-published book The Localist. She’s head of marketing at a web development company and is an advocate for entrepreneurs and frequent speaker on the topics of business and grassroots marketing.