Great advice on the learning curve of a writer, and dealing with snobbery.
POST SCRIPT TO MY PREVIOUS POST:
I was amazed at a recent article entitled: “Are Self-Published Authors Really Authors Or Even Published?”
I hate to dignify such a question by answering, but I will for the sake of any who are confused by it. I will begin with a definition provided by a friend who owns a book store:
“A Smashword book with an ISBN Number that has been accepted into Smashwords Premium Catalogue sells to brick and mortar book stores as well as popular on-line book stores. This would certainly be more than enough to qualify any book as a “real” book, and one written by a “real” author, that would be “really” published. Authors who publish through Smashwords have books available all over the world through Apple, Kobo, Diesel, Barnes and Nobel and many others.
IF SMASHWORD PUBLISHING IS “NOT REAL” AND ITS BOOKS “NOT REAL” AND…
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