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When You Pay to Publish the Royalties Are All Yours

Today’s re-blog looks at an issue that folks who defend traditional publishing sometimes forget to talk about………

Lit World Interviews

There’s no shame in paying to have all the technical aspects of getting your book to publication done by others if you feel that you really don’t want to tackle these things, just as there’s no shame in paying for formatting and print runs of your book from publishing companies who do this if you can afford it. With new Indies arriving online all the time without knowledge of how these businesses work, it’s probably wise to post a reminder now and then of what to avoid with this. I was speaking to a blogger friend by email the other day, and he mentioned that he was considering one of these companies. Of course I zoomed right on over there and had a look. The first things that jumped out at me were “The cost to you will be….” and “We will pay you royalties……”.

There should only ever be…

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2 responses to “When You Pay to Publish the Royalties Are All Yours

  1. jorobinson176 April 5, 2016 at 11:52 pm

    Thanks for sharing Alexander. :)


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