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Episode 4: Traditional vs. Self vs. Hybrid Publishing Part 2

(Aired March 23, 2014)

The question every writer faces in the modern world of publishing is if they should choose to try to be traditionally published, self-published or a hybrid. It is not an easy decision and can shape your career as a writer. This debate, which has raged and simmered for years has been fanned into an inferno of dueling blogs around the question: Has the publishing world now been divided into a “caste system.” Follow along as the Write Pack feels their way through this maze. The following blog posts are for reference. The blog that fanned the flames: The New Class System http://writerunboxed.com/2014/02/05/t... My Amazon bestseller made me nothing: http://www.salon.com/2013/03/15/hey_a... Author Earnings Data Supports DBW Findings | Digital Book World: http://www.digitalbookworld.com/2014/... The 50k Report – Author Earnings: http://authorearnings.com/reports/the... Book Sales: Running the Number: http://stlsinc.blogspot.com/2014/02/b... Hugh Howey and the Indie Author Revolt: http://www.publishersweekly.com/pw/by... (Note you need a subscription to the magazine to see this---so if you don’t have one, check out your local library. Many subscribe to Publishers Weekly)