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Are There Still Pros To Traditional Publishing?

Posted at 7:44AM Wednesday 09 Jul 2014

That writers even ask this question showcases just how far removed traditional publishers are from the sea change that's underway in the world beyond their walls, and that would-be authors feel there aren't many pros to traditional publishing has deeper ramifications for publishers than even the digital revolution.


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