The Heidi Thorne Show

Do Self Published Authors Still Consider Traditional Book Deals? | Episode 82

April 2, 2019

With self publishing being easier than it's ever been in history, do self published authors still consider pursuing a book deal with a traditional publishing company? I share results from the 2018 Thorne Self Publishing Survey. And is there any justification for pursuing a traditional book deal these days?

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Timestamp show notes (click timestamp to view segment on YouTube):

0:36 How many self published authors consider traditional book deals?

1:47 Considering traditional book deal before or after self publishing?

2:45 Do authors who haven't self published yet consider traditional book deals?

3:47 What do authors expect from traditional publishing book deals?

7:43 Announcement on Self Publishing to Make Money book

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