It’s 2015. Gay marriage is legal in the United States and most of the world (we’re all looking at you Russia). The Internet has redefined how live. Technology is prevalent. Apple is buying souls. Okay, that last one may be a lie (though I have yet to be disproved), but what I’m getting at is that it’s a time to be alive. There is a lot going on the world. A lot! And you know what else has a lot going on for it? Publishing!
It used to be the only way you could make it big was to get with one of the big name publishing houses. You know the ones. Random House. Penguin. Harper Collins. All those big shots who churn out best seller after best seller.
Well those days are gone. Now there are so many options for writers that struggling to find the right agent and praying that said agent can sell your work to the big wigs is just a memory. The world is changing, and with it, is publishing.
Now I’m not knocking traditional publishing. I’m trying to break through those doors myself. But I’m here to tell you that your dreams don’t on Random House’s doorstep. It’s time to look at some alternative options, because you just might find that they’re a better fit for your story than traditional publishing houses.
I’m going to run a series of posts, discussing the benefits of each publishing type: Self-Publishing, Indie Publishing, and Traditional Publishing. So keep a look out this week for those!