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The Self-publishing Debate

Posted at 7:00PM Wednesday 04 Dec 2013

If you had asked me a year ago, I would have told you that self-publishing was the road to nowhere. In my research, I had found that self-published authors published only one book on average, and those who had published subsequent books were unlikely to break into traditional publishing or to have substantial sales. Then I went to the 2013 National Conference for the Romance Writer's of America, where I met dozens of writers who were enjoying self-publishing success. Some of the writers who spoke with me were bringing in a hundred dollars a month, while others had netted hundreds of thousands or even millions of dollars last year.

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