For the most part, unless you’re already famous, the traditional publishing houses aren’t interested in poetry collections. As a result, many poets who want to get their collections out into the world are choosing to self-publish. But where do you begin?...
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You may think the hardest, most important parts of self-publishing your book are the writing and the actual process of creating a book. But you would only be half right—the part of self-publishing that is vital to the success of your book is still...
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