I recently heard about a group of self-published authors who criticized other self-published authors for having professionally designed covers and hiring editors. They accused them of selling out. They claimed it wasn’t truly self-publishing if you didn’t do it all yourself. Rubbish.
No one can truly self-publish a book all by him or herself. Will you buy a printing press to print copies? Will you cut down a tree to make the paper? Will you hand mix the ink? Will you ship boxes of books to each retail store and personally deliver a copy to each buyer?… read more>>