Publishing Part Two – Why I Self Publish

In my last post I laid out the myth of traditional publishing and began to share reflections on a recent podcast by Jeff Goins. In the podcast Jeff interviewed Chad Allen, the Editorial Director for the Baker Publishing Group (one of the “Big Five” publishers). Click here to go back and read the post. In the podcast, Mr. Allen explained there are three things he looks … Continue reading Publishing Part Two – Why I Self Publish

Publishing Part One – Why I Self Publish

(Image from Creative Commons) Imagine the publishing world as a majestic castle on a hill. Inside the castle are courts of increasing wonder. The inner court is the most awesome. It is where the Rowlings, Kings, Martins, and Grishams swim in vats of gold coins like Scrooge McDuck to the cheers of adoring fans. Moving out from there are the lesser courts. In these there … Continue reading Publishing Part One – Why I Self Publish