Charles Dickens, Beatrix Potter, Marcel Proust, and Edgar Allan Poe all self-published their books. If you're planning to do the same, you're in good company. Today you can publish your manuscript with just the click of a button but be sure to research your options first.
Four Routes to Book Publishing - and the pros and cons of each:
Traditional publishing examples: Penguin Random House, Macmillan, Hachette, HarperCollins, and Simon & Schuster
♦ The author acquires a literary agent (for fiction) who finds an interested publisher.
♦ The publisher buys the rights to the manuscript and uses their staff of editors and graphic designers to publish the manuscript -- the author has little or no say over the... Continue Reading