Why I’m Pulling Down My Self-Published Works

Charlotte Howard - Romance Author

This week is the last time that Murder at Meadowview and Untamed: A Collection of Poetry will be available for the foreseeable future.  I’ve had several people ask me: “Why?”  Here is where I would like to emphasise that it is not because they are self-published.  Okay, so maybe it is.  But, I have absolutely nothing against SP works, and I know several authors who choose SP over traditional print.  But, I chose SP for all the wrong reasons, particularly in the case of Murder at Meadowview.

When I wrote MaM, it was the first full-length piece that I had ever completed.  I had a file filled with short stories and flash fiction, but my aim was to write a novel.  I wrote it, loved it, and sent it off to agents and publishers across the UK.  I had that arrogance many new writers have, thinking it was perfect the…

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6 comments on “Why I’m Pulling Down My Self-Published Works

  1. conny1109 says:

    Problem solved why I didn’t get your blog updates … you were in my spam box. What an insult hu … you, in the spam box. There nerve of them.

    On Tue, Mar 19, 2013 at 9:40 AM, Robin Writes


  2. conny1109 says:

    I left Charlotte a message, asking how she’s pulling down her SP works. I tried to do so too, after changing publishing houses and changing book covers. I contacted Amazon and they refused.


    • I took REDUCED offline after I repubbed it last fall – I believe I contacted CS and asked that it be “retired.” With Kindle, it’s simply a matter of logging in and “unpublishing” it.


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