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There is little doubt in the minds of most publishing professionals that the industry, as a whole, has undergone some significant changes in recent years. The world of self-publishing was once thought of as an avenue for would-be authors who had nowhere else to go, and indeed, up until recently, the majority of the powers-that-be within traditional channels largely agreed with this theory. However, times are changing and many pros concur that self-publishing is no longer the taboo that it was once considered. In turn, many author services companies, such as Grammar Chic, Inc., owned and operated by Amanda E. Clark, are flourishing, as self-published authors look to professional publishing organizations for help with editing, proofreading, cover design and other important services usually handled by the publishing umbrella in traditional contracts.
In a recent article, Smashwords Founder Mark Coker made his 2013 Book Publishing Industry Predictions…
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