Traditional vs Self-publishing – Part 3

Traditional vs Self Publishing

Traditional vs Self PublishingHi again, everyone. I thought I was going to finish my update about traditional vs. self-publishing with a candid look at the Pros and Cons of self-publishing. But there’s so much to cover and so much has changed. Again, it’s going to take me more than one post… so get comfortable.

In parts 1 and 2 I talked about how traditional publishing no longer has the benefits it once did, and  we ended up with a chart that looked like this:

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Traditional vs Self-Publishing: An Update (Part Two)

  COMPARISON OF TRADITIONAL VS SELF PUBLISHING TRADITIONAL PUBLISHING Pros Cons Support Distribution Editing Bookstores Awards Reviews Agents Ebook Rights and RoyaltiesReporting and payments Smaller advance/print runs Limited time/shelf space Hinky contracts Possible Bankrupty Accounting irregularities Agents   Hi, again. In part one we tackled the supposed “pros” of support and distribution that I thought … Read more

Women’s Voices Magazine is Here!

If you’ve been following me on Twitter, FB, and Google+, you know I’ve been talking about a new online magazine that debuts — today! Starting with the 2012 election, American women have emerged as a new high-target demographic powerbase for media.  But the media’s approach has not necessarily changed much from continuing an emphasis on … Read more

You Say You Want A Revolution…

Although A Bitter Veil has been out for several months, I realized I’ve never discussed it here. Especially in terms of how it meshes with what I think are important elements of the craft of writing. So if you’re interested, read on. As crime writers we learn early that “conflict” is the most essential ingredient … Read more