A straight-forward defense of self publishing

Gene Doucette has a pretty straight-forward defense of self-publishing for those who think that getting a traditional publisher makes your work somehow “better.” Worth the read:

The Self-Published Authors Standing On Your Lawn | G. Doucette

For reasons I’ve never been entirely clear on, when the newspaper industry began its slow decline, the very best version of the professional journalist was compared to the very worst version of the Internet blogger, and somehow–perhaps we recently watched All the President’s Men–we all went along with it.

Source: The Self-Published Authors Standing On Your Lawn | G. Doucette

 

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Jim Stovall, a retired journalism prof, is now a novelist, self publisher, watercolorist, gardener, woodworker and beekeeper -- among others things.

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