How is Tonto Press different from regular publishers?
PB: We are offering something different. Traditional publishing is a very expensive venture, so traditional publishers are perhaps understandably wary of gambling on new writers. They prefer to go with established authors or celebrity names because they are guaranteed to sell. But our business model involves much less expense and risk, so we are able to “gamble.” In terms of content our books are quality general fiction, just like those produced by other publishers. What is different is that we read unsolicited manuscripts, talent spot our new writers, work with them to develop their novels, and promote them as writers upon release to ensure that they get as much as possible out of the project. We’re currently looking for novels to publish and asking writers to submit the first 10,000 words. You’ve published many writers for the first time in your first book, Tonto Short Stories. How can this help writers further their career? SW: We are actively marketing the anthology globally– to p