*+-Porter Anderson sets up Wednesday’s #EtherIssue live Twitter discussion with a look at perceptions of self-publishing: Hard? Easy? What does it take to do well?
*+-The gap between what a small press, a large publisher, and someone self-publishing is getting narrower. Do you have a preference for one over another?
*+-‘[W]hile everyone won’t be successful, everyone will have the opportunity to be successful,’ says Author Solutions’ Keith Ogorek of emerging self-publishers.
*+-When it comes to book cover design, you should weigh their options carefully. We talk to authors and service providers talk about best cover design options.
*+-Not all service providers are created equal, especially when it comes to self publishing. Which ones do you think are the best?
*+-A former computer programmer launches StoryRobin books, a children’s publisher that offers a DIY online community site and, now, its first two titles in print.
*+-With disintermediation looming, agents may find themselves advocating traditional publishing if only to maintain a role in the publishing paradigm?
*+-Maybe, in the future, what publishing may come down to essentially this: one book, one reader.
*+-If publishing is a collaborative process, it’s time to give credit where credit is due.
*+-Until a DIYer takes responsibility for another person’s work and and well-being they cannot rightly call themselves a publisher.
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