Would You Rather Self-Publish of Publish Traditionally?


I am trying for both. The debate on which one is better is actually overblown and does not exist as much as people like to think it exists. Self publishing requires more hours learning and marketing and trying to do better, and you have to avoid the holes that others try to put in your way.

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I’m not going to write a whole lot here because my eyes are dilated and reading hurts, but I want to put this out there.

There is a major debate out there about the best way to publish. On the one hand, self-publishing gives the author a lot of freedom and allows the to publish faster. On the other hand, traditional publishing helps the author sell more books and makes it more likely that the author will become a household name. So which method would you use? And what’s your reasoning for preferring that method?

Personally, I want to go with traditional publishing. I have two reasons for wanting to go this route. First, I have an anxiety disorder. I’m not comfortable with the whole marketing my own book thing, and I’m not comfortable having to deal with all the people I’d have to deal with on my own. And…

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