Traditional publishing vs. self-publishing revisited (ADDENDUM)

From Rick: I know that I was going to blog only every other week until the end of April, but after reading over the two previous blogs on self-publishing, Scott Gamboe offered some additional thoughts from his experiences. Being short,

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Traditional publishing vs. self-publishing revisited (PART 2)

From Rick: Last time, I tried to give the definitions and explanation of the various publishing outlets available today. In this part I want to look at some of the reasons new authors believe that traditional publishing is the only

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Traditional publishing vs. self-publishing–revisited (PART 1)

From Rick: Three years ago, Scott did an excellent post on this topic. At the time, the “self-publishing revolution” was barely five years old, and in the minds of many would-be authors, the traditional publishing route was still the only

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Copyrights and permissions

From Rick: As more new writers indie-publish their work, I’m seeing an increase in the number of issues with copyrights and permissions as it pertains to the use of others’ work. What I’m talking about is writers using copyrighted material

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Pub-quest: The choice between traditional and self-publishing

From Scott: Scott’s note: Back in September, I wrote a blog entry entitled Publishing Pitfalls, Perils, & Perks. In it, I discussed some of the options available to us, as writers, for publishing our work. I described the techniques involved,

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Self-publishing 2011: A year of changes and face-offs

Here’s our round-up of thoughts from 2011. From Rick: November 19, 2007–Amazon introduced the first Kindle (was it really that long ago?), and the revolution began. Sure, e-books existed long before that. Check out this Wikipedia article. But most folks

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