The Morrab Library

Sod It! I’ll Do It Myself : Ken McKechnie on Self-Publishing


Ken McKechnie, geologist turned novelist, will be sharing his experiences of self-publishing his latest book ‘The Boy in the Dark’, following years of pursuing the conventional route.

He will be discussing how his previous career provided him with the financial and business skills to help him become his own publisher. Ken will also cover how to do it, the costs vs. possible returns, time constraints, marketing, what not to do, pitfalls and other drawbacks, and will be offering advice for authors considering self-publishing.