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06 Apr

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How Writers Outsmart Big New York Publishers

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Hugh Howey: Self-publishing is the future — and great for writers


“The new top-down approach for authors is to self-publish and retain ownership. The course of last resort would be to sign away your rights for the rest of your life.”

“But I only want to write,” you might say. “I don’t want to be a publisher.”  “Well, good luck. Even if you land with a major publishing house, the success of your work will depend on you knowing this business and embracing all the challenges that a self-published author faces.”

“Promotion will be up to you anyway. Your publisher will want to see your social media presence before they offer you a book deal.”

“I have been shocked to discover, having worked with major publishers, that many of my self-published friends know more about the current publishing landscape than industry veterans with decades of experience.”

“The more authors learn and the more they keep an open mind, the better their chances for success.”

Read Hugh Howey’s complete article on Salon.com 

Starting on Monday, we will run a series of blog posts how writers can became REAL self-publishers, becoming totally independent and eventually run their own publishing endeavor and maximize their writing  income.

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