The Guardian profiles self-published author Tasha Harrison in their Self-Publishing Showcase series:
I'm in control – well, more than I was, at any rate. My books are selling and people are contacting me to say how much they've enjoyed reading them. I've waited a long time to have that satisfaction! I have instant access to my sales figures, can change my cover image, price and content whenever I want and work to my own deadlines. I'm not worrying too much about what genre I fall under, either. Overall, self-publishing has been liberating.
She offers thoughts on pricing, marketing, building an audience, as well as a brief excerpt of her book Pearls.