What a FANTASTIC article Melanie Rockett, I think I almost highlighted all of it.


  • anyone can do it
  • a lot of garbage out there
  • there’s no barrier to entry
  • it’s immediate
  • an entrepreneurial enterprise
  • a safer route

Conventional publishing:

  • a lot of prep done in-house
  • available resources
  • team of people working around you
  • so important to have an editor
  • a joint venture
  • can double the amount of people buying your book
  • prestige, publicity, credibility
  • the bigger your advance, the more help you’re gonna get

Taken from my own notes 😃

Mel, is it true with self-publishing there’s way more money to be made potentially, eg 40% to 90%, as opposed to say 10% to 20% with conventional publishing ?

Again, LOVED this piece my good friend….

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