"As pressure grows for writers to master new skills—design, distribution, marketing and promotion, and the social media–driven courtship of readers—the practice of writing itself is evolving into more than mere composition, and new tools are allowing an unprecedented degree of involvement in the full scope of one’s own creative work."
Mines the two basic categories in ebook self-publishing to better understand the pros and cons of specific tools - large corporate publishers like Amazon, iBook, Barnes and Noble, and Google Books Partner Program, or aggregators, which offer more independence, like SmashWords, BookBaby, and BookBrewer, FastPencil, and eBookit.
Notes the criteria for each, delineates the positives and negatives, and offers pricing information - A comprehensive and helpful tool.
Interested? Click the text or image above to follow the link.
Source is Poets and Writers.
- Related Links: Kick your writing block with 2 Mac and iPad apps, Map your mind - An introduction, US PUBLISHERS SEE RAPID SALES GROWTH WORLDWIDE IN PRINT AND E-FORMATS, Self-Publishing And Ebook Sharing: The Industry's New Bellwethers, Sex Sells, Women Rule, and Romance Dominates the Ebook Market.
- Do you find the publishing tools information useful for what you do?