SELF-PUBLISHING vs TRADITIONAL 

 

Are you considering self-publishing your book but don’t know where to start? 

 

We are going to list a few things to consider when making this important decision.  

You have a manuscript now what? 

 

Here are a few Pros and Cons to consider:

 

 

PROS to Self-Publishing 

Complete creative control of your project including the story, cover etc. 

No deadlines  

Maintaining rights to your work 

Some publishers will promote your book

 

CONS of Self-Publishing 

Can be costly.  (Costs may include: Cover Art, Editing, Typesetting, Ebook conversion, ISBN, Website) 

Self-promotion 

No Agent support or publishing house support 

Harder (though not impossible) to get into larger bookstores and libraries 

In most cases self-publishing will be more work-think of your book as a business

 

 

Here are a few resources to help you research which option is best for you. 

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