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Publishing a book directly on the Internet

You can set up your own website or create a blog on sites like Tumblr, Blogger, or Wordpress and publish your stories there. Many writers have done so. The problem is that you'll need to do some kind ...
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Could I publish a one-sentence book?

Yes, you can. You can write (and publish) anything you please. It's unlikely, though, that anyone will want to buy that book. There are certainly cases were such a book that contains only a single ...
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Is it more expensive to self publish or use a publisher?

Traditional publishers will do your editing and book cover and the work to get your book ready to be sold but they do very little marketing. You as the author are still doing most of the marketing. ...
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Is it more expensive to self publish or use a publisher?

Hypothetically, it is more expensive self-publishing because, if you don't have the skills, you should hire someone to proofread and edit yout book, impaginate it and make a good cover. Then, you have ...
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Is it more expensive to self publish or use a publisher?

I've done both, though in different areas. I have two self-published fiction books that essentially nobody cares about. I suck at marketing, and as a consequence I sold about 10 copies of each of them,...
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Is it more expensive to self publish or use a publisher?

+1 to Ben. All I would add is that the traditional route of agents and publishers mean your book is read by professional evaluators of your genre that understand the current market and what is selling,...
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Is it more expensive to self publish or use a publisher?

There are so-called vanity publishers that you pay to publish your printed book. Only use them if you want a limited number of printed copies of your work to give away for free to your friends and ...
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