How do you decide which publishing path is best for you, traditional or self-publishing? In this Publishable episode, we discuss:
• Misconceptions of traditional and self-publishing
• Reasons writers might elect to either traditionally- or self-publish
• The pros and cons of traditional/self-publishing
• For self-publishing, what authors must oversee in the publication of their book
• For traditional publishing, what authors are (typically) involved in for the publication of their book
• Marketing for traditionally- and self-published authors
• Author platform
• Advances and royalties
• The writing-to-publication pace for traditional/self-publishing
• Can you financially sustain yourself on your writing?
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Meg - http://bit.ly/iWriterlyYouTube
Courtney - http://bit.ly/courtsyoutube
Kaitlyn - https://twitter.com/kaitylynne13
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// ABOUT MEG: //
Meg LaTorre is a writer of adult SFF, YouTuber, developmental book editor, writing coach, creator of the free query critique platform, Query Hack, and former literary agent with a background in magazine publishing, medical/technical writing, and journalism.
// ABOUT COURTNEY: //
Courtney Young writes under the pen names Lyra Parish and is one-half of the USA TODAY Bestselling duo Kennedy Fox. Sweet love stories (along with the dirty ones) make her gush. She’s a firm believer that a person can never have too many cups of coffee, cats, or happily ever afters. When she isn't busy writing, she can be found glamping, beautifying excel spreadsheets, making YouTube videos, or volunteering for non-profit organizations. Courtney lives in Texas with her astronomy-loving, pilot hubby and black cat named Nibbler.
// ABOUT KAITLYN: //
After receiving a BA in Writing, Literature, and Publishing from Emerson College, Kaitlyn Johnson refused to leave the concept of nightly homework behind. As well as being a junior agent for Corvisiero Literary Agency, she is also a freelance editor at her own company, K. Johnson Editorial, and has worked as a copyeditor for academic publisher codeMantra, a YA editor for Accent Press, and a Conference Assistant for GrubStreet, Boston. She has written various articles for Writer's Digest and has had a flash fiction story published in the anthology A Box of Stars Beneath the Bed.
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