Live Q&A: Ask ourexperts about the self-publishing industry

Are you an aspiring writer or editor? Wondering how the self-publishing industry works? Our panel will be here on 18 June between 1pm and 2.30pm to offer advice and answer your questionsSelf-publishing is becoming an increasingly popular way for authors to get their work into print. While the practice was once thought of as less prestigious than being published by the "traditional" powerhouses of publishing, self-publishing has come to represent a viable alternative to the mainstream industry, and as a result, a new outlet for authors and SMEs supporting the industry to gain revenue.New technologies have played a role in the rising popularity of self-publishing, with ebook titles seeing large increases alongside their paper-based counterparts. Continue reading... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

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