Self-publishing vs. Big-house publishing

Self-publishing vs. Big-house publishing

If you are a writer, you are probably considering whether to self-publish or go through one of the big publishing houses to get your novel out there. Lately, this is a choice that most writers have to consider seriously. While Free-eBooks.net and eBookEnvy.com do not have an official recommendation one way or another, I thought it would be a good idea to examine some the most talked about reasons to self-publish — or not.

It’s all about the recognition

Let’s face it: the big publishing houses (familiarly known as the “big six”) still have the respect and recognition

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Book adaptions for the screen – silver or otherwise

Book adaptions for the screen - silver or otherwise

It seems that there are more and more adaptations of novels to the screen these days. I have made the comment on occasion that adapted films feel like the creativity has gone out of Hollywood. And other cynics seem to agree with me on that point. The alternate point of view is that marketing an unknown story is just too difficult.

We have seen the phenomenal success of movies such as the Harry Potter series and the Twilight Saga and it’s hard to measure those against movies such as The Sorcerer’s Apprentice. While The Sorcerer’s Apprentice was not

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Your Chance to be an Award Winning Author…

Your Chance to be an Award Winning Author...

What would it mean to the success of your ebook if more people knew about it? Imagine being recognized as an Awarding Winning Author! How exciting is that!? And how important could that be in your career as an Author?

There are many awards for Authors and you can reap the benefits of being one of them! The Global eBook Awards are accepting submissions from now until June 30th, 2011 (midnight Pacific Time)

Imagine being able to put one of those fancy “gold stickers” on your book that lets everyone else know that you’ve been recognized in your

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