A self-publishing bod pictured churning out a load of old ill-conceived toot in the olden days
A 40-year-old Whitechapel man has finally conceded that his attempt at becoming an independent, self-published author has been a complete shitshow from start to finish.
Toby Dell, a forklift truck driver who writes under the pen name of, T S Steinbeck-Hemingway, launched his first novel, ‘I Was A Teenage Werewolf In A Dystopian Hinterland With People Chasing After Me’, last Tuesday with disappointing results.
“Of course I realised that being an indie author with delusions of grandeur and very little else wasn’t going to be easy.”, he told us.
“However, I wasn’t prepared for a zero sales return and an Amazon review catalogue full of insults and savage piss-taking.
“It started so promisingly with many of the people I follow on WordPress giving me glowing feedback and firm encouragement to take the next step.
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