Category Archives: Self-Publishing Benefits

Why All Authors Must Market Their Own Books

Why All Authors Must Market Their Own Books

Once upon a time, when a big, traditional house published a book, the author just sat back and relaxed while the publisher did all the marketing and sales promotion. Those days are over. Today’s authors, whether self-published or published through a traditional house, must do the bulk of their own marketing and promotion if they… Continue Reading

Vanity Presses and Self-Publishing: What’s the Difference?

Vanity Presses and Self-Publishing: What’s the Difference?

Some people use the terms vanity press and self-publishing as if they are interchangeable. Unlike traditional publishing, where the publishing house covers the cost of bringing a book to market, with self-publishing and vanity presses it is the author who takes on the financial risk for getting his or her work published. But in many… Continue Reading

5 Reasons Self-Publishing Is Right For You

5 Reasons Self-Publishing Is Right For You

At Writer’s Relief, we’re committed to helping authors navigate the path to publishing—whether they choose traditional publishing opportunities or decide to self-publish. Some authors committed to the traditional publishing route might think self-publishing is a second-rate option. However, respect for self-publishing continues to grow within the industry—to the point that some authors are choosing self-publishing… Continue Reading

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