I think that my insecurity this month is "cancellation." Last month, I lost three of my favorite t.v. shows due to cancellation and then I also lost one of my favorite music groups. It got me to thinking about how nothing seems to last anymore. It also made me ask the question: is the small publishing business immune?
My answer: I don't think it is. There's a part of me that is a little concerned that my publisher may go out of business. There hasn't been any "red flags" per se. But the thought has crossed my mind that a lack of universal sales will kill any business. I just don't want to get to the end of the series that I'm writing (in a few years) and then have my publisher go under. I think that would kind of "suck" to put it lightly, because all of my books would be back in my lap again as if they were unpublished. That would just be...I dunno...really annoying. I guess that could happen to anyone though.
If it did happen, I'd just self-publish everything. At least then you don't have to worry about cancellation and having to do all the work over again. Maybe the old adage "if you want something done right you got to do it yourself" may apply at that point.
Have a great Wednesday.