Pursuing the traditional publishing path has been something that independent authors have traditionally avoided for many reasons. Whether it’s lack of control or a smaller share of royalties, many self-published authors have become career authors without playing the game with the Big 5.
But could there be legitimate and worthwhile reasons why indies would pursue traditional publishing now? Join J. and Zach in an honest conversation about that “other side” of publishing that has been historically difficult to cross into.
The Career Author Podcast is a podcast where co-authors J. Thorn and Zach Bohannon share their struggles and successes as full-time authors, advice for improving your writing craft, and honest discussions of what it takes to build a successful career as an author.
In this episode, you’ll discover:
- The definition of traditional publishing
- Why authors can’t choose traditional publishing, but only to pursue it
- When an author should consider the pursuit of a traditional publishing contract
- What J. is doing with an unpublished manuscript
- Why Zach might want to pursue traditional publishing
Also, discover the one question you need to ask yourself to avoid plot holes and character inconsistencies.
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Leave us a comment: Is traditional publishing something you’ve pursued? Why or why not? If so, what has been your experience?
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