Popular advice states that in any publishing relationship, money should flow toward the author. But what does that mean, exactly?
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Why paying for author services is the mark of the professional authorpreneur – and nothing to do with vanity publishing
When a recent trade event accused self-publishing of being vanity press, Joanna Penn set the record straight, as Orna Ross reports
In recent months, many authors have received email solicitations from Motivational Press inviting them to submit a manuscript for publication. Does the company live up to its own hype? Our Watchdog reporter John Doppler has been investigating and shares his findings here. Background Founded in 2007, Motivational Press is an assisted publisher targeting authors of business, […]
Are self-publishers just vain? Is this the main reason for the stigma against this way of publishing and reaching readers. The vanity publishing question used to be easily answered. On the one hand, you had trade publishers and they paid you. On the other, you had vanity publishers, and you paid them. If you worked […]