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Selling Rights Vs. Translating It Yourself, The Debate Continues

Posted at 3:00PM Friday 03 Aug 2012

Two schools of thought are emerging about how to handle sales of your books abroad. Should you a) go the traditional route and sell the rights to publish your book to a local company who will then handle translation, distribution, sales and marketing, or b) should you consider translating the book on your own and then working with local booksellers and platforms abroad to accomplish much the same thing?

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