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How is publishing changing?
"Publishing is not evolving. Publishing is going away. Because the word “publishing” means a cadre of professionals who are taking on the incredible difficulty and complexity and expense of making something public. That’s not a job anymore. That’s a button. There’s a button that says “publish,” and when you press it, it’s done." Clay Shirky
Self Publishing Novels, memoirs, collections of family recipes, custom textbooks and academic coursepacks, classics with personalized greetings tailored to clients, collections of poetry, custom anthologies, journals with lined sheets and...
On the fifteenth of August it was National Relaxation Day and National Lemon Meringue Pie day in the USA. It was also the day that my book was published. It came out on Amazon, Smashwords and Create Space all on the same day.
Let me preface this article with the fact that I knew absolutely nothing about writing books, ebooks, publishing, book marketing/promotion or anything related to these things prior to writing my first ebook, Eat Awesome.
Interested in self-publishing an e-book? CNET executive editor David Carnoy offers some basic tips for e-book publishing and lays out your best options for publishing quickly and easily. Read this blog post by David Carnoy on Fully Equipped.