Self-Publishing vs Traditional: Choosing the Best Route for Your Book

Navigating the Pros and Cons of Each Publishing Path to Find the Right Fit for Your Work

Wilbur Greene
Aug 23, 2023
11 min read
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So you’ve spent countless hours pouring your heart and soul into your manuscript. After numerous revisions, late nights, and cups of coffee, your book is finally complete. Now comes the big question — how do you get it out into the world? You’re at a crossroads, with two distinct paths laid out before you: self-publishing and traditional publishing.

It’s a choice that every writer faces, and it can feel overwhelming. Do you go down the traditional route, seeking the support and validation of a literary agent and publisher? Or do you take matters into your own hands and self-publish, maintaining complete control over your work? In this article, we’ll dive deep into the world of publishing and help you navigate the pros and cons of each option.

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