Updated 11/17/21 Tired of trying to find a publisher for your poetry book, chapbook, or collection of poems? Most traditional, big-name publishers are not interested in poetry collections or chapbooks. As a result, there are many poets who have decided the time is NOW...
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,...
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...
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...
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