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Is Self-Publishing a Good Choice for Your Novel?

Today’s guest post is by Jacquelyn Lynn

For a lot of nonfiction books, self-publishing is a no-brainer. But for novels? It’s a viable option growing in popularity, but there’s a lot to consider before you make your decision.

The most important issue for most authors is cost. Publishing done right can be expensive.

When you self-publish or use a pay-to-publish company, you can easily spend spend thousands of dollars to get your book on the market.

If you’re using the right resources, that’s a smart investment to get a quality product. But you have to decide how much you’re willing and able to spend to publish your book.

The other side of cost is revenue.

As the author and publisher, you get all of your book’s profits. If your book sells well, that will be more money in the long run than the royalties you’d receive from a traditional publisher. Continue Reading…