Part 3: Changing my mind about self-publishing: Signaling con’t further

if a publisher gets behind a book, it has to make absolutely sure it really is that good:

Part 3: Changing my mind about self-publishing: Signaling con’t

Self-publishing companies want to publish good books, and to have those books sell because the publisher makes money from these sales, creating revenue streams independent of acquiring new titles and all the work that involves.

Part 3: Changing my mind about self-publishing: Signaling

iUniverse and the publishing path of the novel A Perfect Blindness So, while self-publishers won’t publish anything, they will publish a book for whatever purpose the author wants. There are myriad reasons for publishing a book, from “sharing my story with family and friends”, and “expressing my deepest thoughts”, to “sharing information on a specialized topic”, […]

Part 2: Changing my mind about self-publishing Cont’ even further

What this money buys for a song or a book that would otherwise be lost in a blizzard of titles is the opportunity to get noticed, and if it’s as good as the publisher thinks it is, to sell.

Part 2: Changing my mind about self-publishing Cont’ further

not that Traditional Publishing didn’t pump out quantities of poor quality books for profits: Penny Dreadfuls anyone?

Part 2: Changing my mind about self-publishing Cont’

on most sites, there simply is no wall keeping self-published books outside and in their own ‘lesser’ place.

Going it Mostly Alone

iUniverse and the publishing path of the novel A Perfect Blindness Part 2: Changing my mind about self-publishing Cover proofs went to production Tuesday as planned, but a new concern bubbled up—about lyrics and fair use. When going over the proofs, I realized I had misremembered the lyrics of a song that was playing on a dance floor […]

Going it Mostly Alone

iUniverse and the publishing path of the novel A Perfect Blindness  Part 1  When I decided I wanted to write a book back in high school, there were two ways to get a book into print. The traditional path, which was serpentine and slow, essentially required two gate keepers to say yes: either an agent […]

Going—Mostly—Alone

by wlancehunt in Self Publishing

There, I’ve done it: accomplished one of the items on my list, which is to restart One Candle in the Darkness with a post that hews to its original intent before the Hillary and Donald show derailed it.

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