Publishing Is Broken, We're Drowning In Indie Books - And That's A Good Thing

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Excerpt: Why do mainstream authors dislike Indie publishing to the point where some even disagree with the coined term “Indie”? It comes down to worldview. Bestselling authors who are talented and hard working – like Thor and Grafton – are inclined to believe that publishing is a meritocracy where the best work by the most diligent writers gets represented, acquired, published and sold. But this is demonstrably untrue. The most famous counter example is that of John Kennedy Toole.

Full article at Forbes

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I worry that they will be full of errors. The person that edits their own work has a fool for an editor.

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