Which side of the aisle are you on? When eBooks first came out, there was a lot of confusion as to where books and publishing were headed, now self-publish companies offer better printing than in the past. It's getting harder and harder to get a publisher to notice you or even look at your work. So, how many years should you wait to get your work printed and make sale? I had one person tell me that, I had to have an online following first and get a literary agent. So, what is a writer to do?
Which side? Both, and also the middle (digital-first small publishers).
It's a publishing model not a religion or a marriage, you don't have to be exclusive.
by M. T. Dremer 4 years ago
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by Matthew Dawson 4 years ago
Self-publishing or traditional publishing which one is the better?Is getting a contract by a publishing house still the best way to publish or is Self-Publishing the way to publish your book. I have heard that self-publishing is the way to successfully publish now days but it just seems like it is...
by jkchandra 7 years ago
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by tmbridgeland 7 years ago
I now have 22 chapters of a novel up on HubPages. It has been an interesting experience. I have decided to continue. I am wondering what the experience others have had putting novels up here. Positive, negative? Since I am not planning to publish this except perhaps on line at Amazon or some...
by jkchandra 7 years ago
I want to do e-book publishing but was advised by other experienced authors that it also has a real disadvantage to it because you might have a hard time going back to traditional publishing. Agents who discover that you have done E-book work before mostly tend to reject your query letter which is...
by Matthew Dawson 6 years ago
In your opinion is better to self-publish or publish the old traditional way and why?In the last few years I have heard a lot of hype about self publishing and yes I do self publish. However I have also heard a lot of hype about the old traditional way of obtaining a contract by publishing house;...
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