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To Self Publish or Not to Self Publish

To Self Publish or Not to Self Publish

In addition to my story, Grayfield South, being published at MahoganyButterfly.com, I came across this interesting article:


The writer Mat Johnson had an interesting debate on his forum about this issue a few years back but his website is down. Still, this article raises a lot of interesting questions about if an author can self-publish and still maintain some respectability. So, I did a search and came across this:


Turns out that some very famous writers have self-published!

Until Next Time,


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It seems that the sea change the publishing world is undergoing right now has actually made it even tougher for first time authors to be picked up by traditional publishers … they are only interested in hitting home runs … if they can’t be reasonable sure that you’re going to hit one out of the park, they will not consider you … no singles or doubles these days. If a first time author ever wants to get their stuff to first base … self-publishing is pretty much the only option.