To me, the debate between self publishing vs traditional publishing houses is akin to debating the Kindle vs the written word in paperback. This post by A. M Bradley created a discussion that I'd like to bring to The Writer's Block community. What are your thoughts on the various publishing options? Which do you prefer and why? What venue provides you with the most street cred as an accomplished and established author? (Post shared with permission from the author)
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Professionals Won’t Read Anything Without a Cover Letter.
Part of a professional manuscript submission package is the cover letter. Depending on the publisher, editor, or even literary agent, you may have to submit an entire manuscript at once rather than the first half and a… 237 more words
Writing a book in of itself doesn’t cost a whole lot, except time. But if you want to be a published author, expenses can quickly add up; and no matter whether you choose to go the traditional- or self-publishing route, you’re going to have to budget for your expenses. 771 more words