The Case for Traditional Publishing for Full-Stack Freelancers

In The Four Pathways of Modern Book Publishing, I described what I believe to be the four main routes to publication for writers in the digital age.

After considering all these factors, I’ve chosen to pursue the most traditional publishing route, for six main reasons (from most to least important):

  1. Credibility and authority that comes with a big name publisher

    1. Access to expertise on what sells and what readers look for
    2. Access to the networks of editors, agents, and publishers
  • Speaking opportunities
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