Legit self-publishing options

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I’ve spent the past few days talking about traditional publishing things: agents, big publishing companies, and scammers like vanity presses. Today I want to share a few safe self-publishing companies. I’m not going into every step of the self-publishing process, because I think that’s more material than I can cover in one blog post, but […]

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Vanity Presses

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I’ve been talking about various aspects of publishing for the last few days. Today I want to talk about publishing’s dark side: vanity presses. What are vanity presses? So. We’ve talked about how traditional publishing works before. I don’t think I need to go over all that today, since there’s only one part that’s really […]

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Big Five Publishers and Imprints

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Let’s talk about publishers today. Self-publishing keeps getting bigger and bigger, but traditional publishers still control a large share of the market. They’ve been around a long time. They have the knowledge and the finances to do things that most individuals just can’t. I’m not saying they’re perfect, just that it doesn’t hurt to know […]

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Agent Advice

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Agents are a hot topic on Facebook writing groups. Some people idolize them. Some people think it’s impossible to get an agent without money or connections, and tend to refer to them as elitists. Others call agents scammers or thieves. Most of those people are wrong, at least on some level. To be fair, agents […]

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