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On Becoming a (Self) Publisher

Posted at 8:09AM Monday 20 Jan 2014

Whether you are self-publishing, a publisher, or doing any other type of content sales, it is hard. Very hard. Some self-publishing super-stars tout the benefits of being independent and show sales numbers from their latest book as results of success. They often fail to show the years of work it took them to build the writing skills, build the audience, and put together the team necessary to publish a successful book.

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