It’s important to discover the right publishing strategy for you and your books. You have more opportunities and options to publish your work today than ever before. This also means you have more decisions to make. Today, Literary Change Agent and Author Advocate April Eberhardt explains how to make your publishing choices and to find assistance on the self-publishing path, should you decide this is the right one for you. NA
There is no better time than now to grasp the reins of your publishing career and consider independently publishing your work. Why? Self-publishing is quickly becoming the New Normal as traditional publishers become more risk-averse and acquire far fewer books for smaller advances—and put little if any marketing dollars into promoting books, especially those written by unknown authors. In fact, most major publishers now monitor the growing stream of indie-published books online to pick out the fastest-selling ones and offer those authors publishing contracts. Some even have dedicated sites (like Harper Collins’ Authonomy) designed to enable unpublished authors to upload their work, and the site tracks manuscripts’ popularity, the aim being to pick the winners. (To read the rest of this blog post, please click here.)
This post is part of National Nonfiction Writing Month (NaNonFiWriMo) and Write Nonfiction in November (WNFIN). To learn more about these events, visit www.writenonfictioninnovember.com, this blog’s sister blog.
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