What are my publishing options?

Types of Publishing
  • Traditional
    • Roll & Responsibilities
    • Agent/Author a submit proposal
    • If accepted, the publishing company buys rights and pays the author in advance.
    • The publishing company funds and controls, editing, formatting, design, distribution, etc.
    • Once the publishing company recoups the author’s advance, the author can begin collecting royalties.
    • Hiring a publicist to promote your book.
    • Some publishing companies will market your book but not all.
  • Self-Publishing
    • Roll & Responsibilities
    • As a self-published author, you are responsible for the full production of your book.
    • Writing, editing, formatting, design, marketing, printing, and distribution.
    • You will not undertake all the responsibilities personally, however, you will oversee and fund the process.
Major differences
  • Risk & Responsibilities
  • Time
  • Cost
  • Control