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The Disadvantages of self publishing

12 Jan

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Self-publishing brings many benefits not least of which is the ability to get one’s work published quickly (indeed for many aspiring authors self-publishing is the only option given that most established publishing houses will not “risk” publishing unknown authors). The purpose of this post is however to deal with some of the downsides associated with self-publishing.

I self-published my collection of short stories, The First Time, using the services of a company which specialises in the field of self-publishing. The company offers a variety of packages ranging from an ebook only option through to the publication of both an ebook and a printed version (Print on Demand or POD). They also offer editorial services, book cover design and a press release service. I plumped for the ebook only option and paid for book cover design as an optional add-on.

One of the advantages of utilising the services of a self-publishing…

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Posted by on January 12, 2013 in Books, Literature, short stories

 

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One response to “The Disadvantages of self publishing

  1. drewdog2060drewdog2060

    January 12, 2013 at 5:26 pm

    Many thanks for reblogging my post

     

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