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answered What systems provide easy article submission for websites?
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answered Length of non-fiction article and what to do about it
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answered Where can I find paying markets for flash fiction?
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answered Sending a children's book manuscript to an agent or publisher with illustrations
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comment how many books by new authors get published every year?
According to Bowker Info, there were over 300,000 titles published last year, but that does include previously published authors and would also include established authors who write under pen names in addition to their own names. Trying to determine how many of those titles came from new authors may be hard to do, but I'd be interested in hearing an approximate number if anyone can find a source. My thinking is that the larger publishing houses are much less likely to take a chance on a new author. They have a large business to run, and they need to sell a lot of books to do it. Unless you've
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answered First publication rights still available on this?
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revised Is it wise to publish a novel as an e-book, and how would I do it?
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comment What are the advantages and disadvantages of digital rights management for self-published authors?
Good feedback, and welcome to the site!
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answered What are the advantages and disadvantages of digital rights management for self-published authors?
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comment How to make easy and fast money selling a short book (which is available for download)?
I belong to two other writer's groups/forums, each with over 300 very active members. Both of these groups are admittedly slanted towards self-publishing. I have reposted some of these same questions to those groups, and some of my answers reflected the group consensus from those sites. I have been trying to get some of those members to come over here to participate in the hopes of helping to get this site out of beta. So far, I have had 29 people who have told me they would never consider it because they feel it is "too formal", "too judgemental", and "out of touch with current trends".
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comment How to make easy and fast money selling a short book (which is available for download)?
I don't mean to be pushing at all, I just feel that this is something that is being overlooked as an option. As far as my personal numbers, they aren't at all where I would like them, but I'm not doing anything to promote them. I am part of a writer's group with over 300 active, self-published e-book authors who are doing MUCH better than me, mostly because they ARE promoting. Also, I have six books that I published under a pen name that ARE doing much better because they ARE being promoted. BTW - I resent the implication that self-published e-books lack "writing quality"!
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