Many writers who investigate the self-publishing route are surprised by the cost. This is understandable; not many people have insight behind the scenes of the publishing industry. It is also only recently that these services have become open to the public on such a scale. Even traditionally published authors do not always have full insight into the A-Z of developing a manuscript into a hard-copy book ready for sale – after all, they do not have to pay for each of these. But
Thinking of going the DIY route? Not sure if self-publishing is the right decision? There are many reasons why embarking on the self-publishing journey can be a better and easier alternative than traditional publishing. Below is a quick break-down of the main benefits.
In traditional publishing, it can take as much as two years before the book actually reaches the public. When you self-publish, this time is significantly reduced – depending on the extent of services a