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The Advantages and Disadvantages of Self-Publishing

Before looking at the advantages and disadvantages of self-publishing, let me first make few distinctions between two types of self-publishing: Old vs. New Self-Publishing Old-style self-publishers create their book by hiring an editor, designer, and typesetter or they may do all those tasks themselves. However, they are disconnected from the Internet and the bookstore and…

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The Advantages and Disadvantages of Traditional Publishing

THREE ADVANTAGES OF TRADITIONAL PUBLISHING 1. QUALITY CONTROL. To be published, manuscripts and their authors must successfully jump through the hoops of literary agencies, acquisitions editors, contractual negotiations, editing, production, and marketing. Books are chosen by editors and marketers who more often than not know a good book when they see one. Manuscripts that get through a publisher’s rigorous screening…

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