Though our publishers will tell you that they are ever seeking “original” writers, nothing could be farther from the truth... (con't) ↓ Source: AdviceToWriters - Advice to Writers - What the Public Wants, No One Knows
A good chart. Gets to the point and pretty doggone useful.
The Write Life publishes an infographic to help authors decide whether they should pursue self-publishing or follow the path of traditional publishing.
One thing that I’ve wanted to point out is that I think there is a general misconception with traditional and self publishers about “getting the book out there.” There is no “out there.” There is only “who is for” and “how is the author cultivating and adding value for readers.” People read and share information based on trust in relationships, and we should bear that in mind when we write/publish a book.
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