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Insights on EBook Trends

I touched last week on traditional publishing’s downfall. I want to share some points I gleaned from the Smashwords eBook seminar I took. Mark Coker started his site just a few years ago in order to provide a site for authors to upload and distribute their books in electronic form to the world. Smashwords is just one distributor “out there” that gets your book into dozens of catalogs worldwide for readers to access.

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Hear That Sound?

Bricks tumbling to the ground, glass shattering? That’s the sound of the traditional publishing industry crashing. We can hide our heads in the sand but there’s no denying it—because of technological trends in the world, it is getting harder than ever for a writer—even a terrific one—to get published, promoted, and become a best-selling author through the old model of traditional publishing.

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