It's about the pros and cons of working with very small book publishers. What I mean by "very small" is the publishers that are primarily one-man or one-woman businesses.
While these home-grown publishers can be a life-saver for the new author and certainly do have benefits, there are a few things to be aware of before jumping in.
Here's the very beginning:
As a new author or even if you have one or two books under your self-publishing belt, you may be thinking of entering the traditional publishing arena.
I’ve been there and have had my share of rejections from the larger well-known publishing houses.>
But, I didn’t let that discourage me … well, not entirely.
While disappointed, I dug in my heels and attended writers conferences and joined writing groups. In one of the online conferences I attended, small publishers were on hand to take pitches from authors. Naturally, I took advantage of this opportunity. I gave my pitch and the owner of the publishing house asked to see my manuscript.
Check out the full article - it has very helpful information and insights into publishing with a home-grown publisher:
The Pros and Cons of Publishing with a Small Publisher
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Karen Cioffi is an award-winning children's author, children's ghostwriter, and author online marketing instructor with WOW! Women on Writing.
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