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Jodi Picoult and the Myth of the Segregated Marketplace

 

Author Jodi Picoult ripped on self-publishing recently. Author David Gaughran (and my blogging brother-hero!) breaks down the subtext of her assumptions. I left a nugget in the comment thread of this post. Click the link for the full story and an excellent defence of publishing your work yourself, at least at first. (It doesn’t have to be either/or.) This message brought to you in the name of making better, informed choices.

Via Scoop.itWriting and reading fiction

Jodi Picoult made headlines last week for her views on self-publishing, expressed in an interview with the Daily Beast (from Page 2): What advice would you give to an aspiring author? DO NOT SELF-PUBLISH.

Via davidgaughran.wordpress.com

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How I Failed My Way Into A Book Deal – Guest Post by Matt Ellis

Via Scoop.itWriting and reading fiction

We rarely travel off the self-publishing road on this blog. All the more reason to vary from the usual map occasionally. Here’s a link to an interesting guest post about an alternative route to traditional publishing on David Gaughran’s blog. (His is a great blog. Bookmark it!)

Via davidgaughran.wordpress.com

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