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Book Publishers Are Beginning To Embrace The Self-Publishing Movement

Selfpublishing Movement

First Posted: 07/22/11 12:44 PM ET Updated: 09/21/11 06:12 AM ET


As the self-publishing phenomenon has grown and matured, traditional book publishers have passed through something like the five stages of grief: denial ("It's just vanity publishing."); anger ("It's an affront to quality!"); bargaining ("Don't you see how fruitless this is?"); depression ("Amanda Hocking "); and, finally, acceptance of the fact that the self-publishing market is big, influential and here to stay—and maybe not such a bad thing after all.

Read the whole story: bookbusinessmag.com


Filed by Vittoria Kamen  |