Tag Archives: self publishing

Dealing with Rejection

On Monday, I talked a little about the stigma attached to vanity presses.

We all seemed to be in agreement that self-published books are not viewed with the same level of respect as traditionally published books, even if the writing is of the same or better caliber. Writer’s Digest has pulled together a guide to self-publishing that can answer any questions you might have about that method of getting into print.

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If a Book Is Good, Does It Matter How It Was Published?

With the hullabaloo about the SterlingHouse Publishers booth at BEA last week, I started thinking about how important the publishing house is to the success of a book.

Publishers provide important services (editing, design, production) and the access to online and bricks-and-mortar stores that the average self-published book simply won’t get.

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