New Generation Publishing’s annual Self-Publishing Summit in London, and in the article “Self-Publishing Reaches the Summit“, he features several themes of the new trends in self-publishing, which include “starting to self-regulate” and “emphasising on quality”.talks about his experience of participating in the 2014
Going beyond the dichotomous argument of “traditional publishing vs. self-publishing”, the 2014 conference shifted its focus to seeking possible routes to a successful writing career. Writers seemed to start reflecting on their self-publishing experiences (and each other’s sharing) with a critical eye, “acknowledging the huge potential challenges” and hopefully preparing themselves for the tough road ahead. When commenting on the quality of self-published books, Chalmers states,
It is ultimately that and nothing else that will provide self-published writers with long and successful careers.
Finally, authors at the conference generally expressed their concerns (and possibly anxiety) about marketing, to whom Chalmers suggested that…
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