Choosing Your Path to Publishing — Author Beware!

The last two posts we’ve explored the difference in self-publishing and traditional publishing with an established commercial publisher. The difference between these two models of publishing is pretty clear: Traditional publishing is based on the publishing company purchasing the rights to the author’s intellectual property (the manuscript) usually paying the author an advance on future … Read more

Choosing Your Path to Publishing – Self-Publishing

Last week we explored the advantages and disadvantages in working with a traditional publisher. Today we will look at the pros and cons of self-publishing. For our purposes here we will be talking about “true self-publishing.” By that we mean the author forms their own publishing company to publish their books. There have been massive … Read more

Choosing Your Path to Publishing – Traditional Publishing

When it comes to publishing the author must first decide if they will seek a traditional publishing deal or will take the increasingly popular route of self-publishing. It is important to understand the pros and cons of each option. In this post we will explore the advantages and disadvantages of working with a traditional commercial … Read more