Some agents are now offering to publish their client’s work themselves. Will there be repercussions from publishers?
Literary agent Jason Allen Ashlock asks, if agents act in an author’s best interests when they are also acting as their publisher. He says no.
A description of workflow basics you need to bear in mind no matter what type of publishing you’re working in, no matter where you are in the world.
Until a DIYer takes responsibility for another person’s work and and well-being they cannot rightly call themselves a publisher.
Concord Free Press’s unconventional generosity based publishing gives away limited-edition books by A-list writers and has raised $250,000 for charity.
A new breed of shady Indian literary agents offering a roster of dubious services are preying on naive aspiring writers.
As traditional business models of paying for content collapse, publishers must find new ways to get paid. Could voluntary micropayments be the answer?
Is it a problem with a lack of translations from Asia? Cultural bias? Or simple lack of interest?
Everyone knows the superstars of self-publishing, but there are numerous others earning a living, selling foreign rights, and being courted by traditional publishers.
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