New York Times bestselling author Tobias Buckell has been published four times by Tor Books – his novels Crystal Rain, Ragamuffin, Sly Mongoose and Arctic Rising – and has also self-published three ebooks, which are now available via the Robot Trading Company. To mark the addition of Tobias to our growing roster of publisher partners, we asked him a few questions about the factors that influenced his decisions on whether to self-publish or seek publication via the traditional routes. This is what he told us: The Robot Reader You have a number of books published by the mighty Tor in the US, and others that you’ve self-published. What are your criteria for deciding which book is right for the traditional channel and which is…