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The rise in print-on-demand publishers and the increasing popularity of ereaders has led to an explosion the last few years in self-publishing. Anyone -- so the story goes -- can write their magnum opus, print it through CreateSpace or Lulu or CafePress or publish it through SmashWords or Kindle Direct Publishing and have any instant bestseller. Money in the bank!

Uh, no. That is not actually how it works. 

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  • Rebecca Buchanan
    Rebecca Buchanan says #
    @Francesca: thanks for the link!
  • Rebecca Buchanan
    Rebecca Buchanan says #
    @Thomas: Yep. *nod* I love science fiction romance, but books in that subgenre are not well categorized at Amazon, Barnes and Nobl
  • Thomas Stevens
    Thomas Stevens says #
    Couldn't agree more. The cover is much more important than a great number of first time authors think. Even if you don't want to j
  • Francesca De Grandis
    Francesca De Grandis says #
    Rebecca, Guiding pagan writers about self-publishing, marketing, etc is important support, good for you! In aug, I addressed a maj
  • Jamie
    Jamie says #
    Gods, that sounds like a lot of addition to your mundane job(s). My hats off to all of you who are competent authors.

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