The Scribblaire pretty much agrees with Christian. There’s some great stuff available as e-books which would never see the light of day if it wasn’t possible to self-publish. Traditional publishers seem to focus their attention on ‘celebrity’ writers or established ones.
A fellow author says that having to find a publisher takes the fun out of writing.
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I usually try to avoid three things: controversial subjects, shameless marketing, and bar fights. And most of the time I’m lucky.
But today I feel like making a stand. Yeah, it’s late and the USB ports on my laptop stopped working, but I want to tell you my honest opinion about self-publishers and all the people who have been criticizing them.
A number of agents, editors, and traditionally published authors consider self-publishing as some sort of mistake. Self-publishers are just lazy. Why? Because they didn’t go through the route. They didn’t query agents, they didn’t get rejected over and over again. Stuff like that. Also, they’re bad to the world of publishing, because some of them did try to get published via the traditional way, but were rejected. Oh, and did I mention this stupid, stupid habit they have, of selling e-books well below what the big Six deem as…
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