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On Self-Publishing

06 Jan

The Writer's Manifest

I want to take a little time to discuss self-publishing. It is an important topic to me because that’s what I’m doing right now. It is also something that I want to help support others in doing. Self-publishing is extremely time consuming. It is stressful. It can be expensive. It is full of all kinds of challenges and pit-falls. It is a place that is full of some of the worst financial predators.

It is also a wonderful opportunity. Self-publishing gives an author total control over their work. You decide how you want your work distributed. You decide how much you want to sell it for. You retain all of your rights to your work, meaning that you control what can be done with the idea. You don’t hand over those rights to anyone else. Does someone like the idea and want to create a new medium for it? You…

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Posted by on January 6, 2013 in Self Publishing, writing

 

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