OK this is a great post by “Writing Madness” Charlotte Cyprus! Check out her site – she has some really great articles.
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There are typically three reactions when I tell someone I’m self-published.
- Oh, I’m self-published too! I understand. Let’s discuss relevant book stuff!
- Self-publishing? Is that different from publishing? I don’t read much.
- Self-publishing? So, a shitty novel that got rejected from everywhere you submitted it to?
Clearly, it’s the third reaction that’s the problem. I will admit upfront that there are lots of self-publishers whose books aren’t good enough to be published. I wrote an entire post about self-publishing fails. I’m not picking on those authors because I understand that some of them don’t really understand what it takes to be successful. They just want to be a writer, and I can sympathize with that. I’ve wanted to be a writer since 3rd grade.
In my internet searches, one article said that self-publishers flood…
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