Many people seem to be turning to self-publishing now because they have total control over how their books look both inside and out, what their content is and what the actual price of their books is. They have the final say in everything and can see their literary and artistic vision become a reality rather than be turned down by the standard publishers. The downside is that when readers hear a book has been self-published they don't want anything to do with it because they automatically assume that the work is self-published because no publisher wanted to publish it and think it is therefore of a bad quality.
I completely agree. But I wonder how so many ways to self publish will impact the corporate publishing industry long term. With Ebooks and all those self publishing platforms it seems like the traditional route may someday find itself empty...
by M. T. Dremer3 years ago
Has your experience with self publishing been positive or negative?For those of you who have self published a book (either physical or ebook), how would you say your experience was overall? Please consider things like...
by Ande Moore5 years ago
What are your preferred methods of selling your novel; self publishing or through the house?
by Donaisabella20 months ago
What does it take to self-publish a book/novel?I have been considering self-publishing my work for some years now. I would like some advice from people who have self-published before.
by Matthew Dawson7 years ago
What is your opinion, Is it better to self publish or find a publisher and get a contract...Now days with modern technology as it is it has become easy for an author to self publish. However is it really worth the time...
by Paul Swendson6 years ago
I just finished compiling a book related to American History. Now I am starting to look into publishing items, and from what I can tell, self-publishing in electronic form may be the best bet. Does anyone have any...
by Healthy Life5 years ago
Publishing a BookIs it better to self publish a book on amazon or to find a publisher? Which has a better chance of success?
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