Posts tagged "self publishing"

By Wendy Keller, Literary Agent If you wrote a book and it has been published or self-published in the last ten or so years, chances are YOU and/or your publisher are leaving a lot of money on the table. In your publisher’s case, if you have one, it’s just not that high of a priority. […]

  Dear Literary Agent, I always hear people going on and on about how we authors need to be building platforms.  I also always hear agents and editors saying that self-publishing is a bad choice for writers like me.  I’ve heard stories in the news about self-published authors who have made it big, though – […]

“Everybody has at least one book in them.” Business owners, entrepreneurs, career climbers and brand builders who write books* easily differentiate themselves from the huddled masses yearning to make a buck. Life coaches, doctors, consultants, professional speakers, therapists, lawyers, CPAs and pretty much anyone with a service to sell would benefit enormously from writing a […]

How to Decide – Thinking It Through For a lot of people who’ve struck out in finding an agent or publisher, or who have decided they want their book immediately, self-publishing looks like a great option. For some people, it is.  But for the vast majority, it is a subtle kiss of death for their […]

  What You DON’T Know CAN Hurt You by Wendy Keller, literary agent since dirt was invented Are you thinking about publishing your book yourself?  Have you failed to find a literary agent or publisher willing to take a chance on your masterpiece?  Before you give your credit card to that oh-so-promising-looking company that will […]