I’ve had more time to think about my writing and self-publishing plans, and in the end, I think it will be best if I put off self-publishing for the moment. I have a lot on my plate between school, work, and family obligations. Adding extra pressure doesn’t seem like a smart thing to do, especially when I consider my mental health.
I’m doing okay right now, but I never know when a bad period is going to start. If that does happen, I don’t want to feel like I have to right or market or do whatever. I also need some time to relax and recharge, and I’d prefer that writing remain fun for me.
In the meantime, I’ll keep writing. By the time I do decide to self-publish, I’ll probably have a lot of material ready.
If anyone is really interested in what I’m writing (and I do plan to update my blog more regularly with writing-related stuff, books reviews, and such), I’m always happy to have alpha and beta readers take a look at my books.