Re: [linux] Free guide to self-publishing from print to kindle and beyond
- I have a friend who has been planning a book for ages. I am sending this
on to them. thanks!
On Wed, Jul 10, 2013 at 6:46 PM, Thad Floryan <thad@...> wrote:
> Distrowatch listed this free tech guide today 10 July 2013:
> They say everyone has a book in them. For those of us fortunate
> enough to spend the time developing a fiction or non-fiction project,
> the moment of completion brings a mix of immense satisfaction ... and
> a confused, horrified reality:
> "How on earth am I going to publish it?"
> As it happens, the publishing industry is in the middle of a huge
> transition. Large publishing houses attempt to consolidate their
> positions under threat of new players such as Amazon and its Kindle
> devices, and the associated eBook sub-industry -- not to mention
> print-on-demand specialists such as Lulu.com.
> Agents, too, are finding their roles changing, focusing on an
> ever-smaller and more rigorously defined group of clients while
> trolling Amazon looking for 'The Next Big Thing.'
> This industry malaise has resulted in more of the very thing it has
> been trying to combat -- individual, unsigned writers taking matters
> into their own hands and self-publishing, bypassing the publishing
> houses and getting listed on Amazon without even the sniff of an
> But what is self-publishing?
> Download here (1.1MB, 28 pages):
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