Fantastic overview of the year in publishing with opinions and statistics to back up facts. Also, a thoughtful look at the advantages and disadvantages of Mainstream Publishing vs. Self-Publishing. A real gem of a post. Thank you for writing and sharing!
Mainstream Publishing –vs. Self-Publishing
As 2014 comes to an end here is a brief look at the year in publishing and some interesting statistics are emerging about the figures associated with Mainstream Publishing vs. Self-Publishing. We tend to keep track of the progress within the industry as our involvement in Self-publishing began in 2001 with one of the largest Canadian publishers before we established Moyhill in 2004. I was with an agent for two years with my first book back in 1999 and I made the decision to self-publish following that experience.
There is no doubt that for some writers the mainstream option is still the way to go and we advise all authors who approach us to do their research on both alternatives before making their final decision. Here are some of the areas that we encourage authors to consider before deciding which route they will take when publishing…
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