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Should you write a book?
Not If You Have These 3 Expectations

One of the biggest problems authors face is their own expectations for what a book will get them. So many authors fantasize about the things that will come from their book, which leads to making poor decisions regarding the money and the time that goes into creating, publishing, and marketing one. A book is a…

What is Hybrid Publishing?

What is Hybrid Publishing?

Hybrid is a form of publishing that mixes elements of traditional and self-publishing. The hybrid space is slightly stigmatized because there’s not a universally held belief stating exactly what it is. Furthermore, the author usually pays for some or all services in return for higher royalty rates. This has led to the assertion by many…

The following are four main kinds of hybrid publishing:

1. Traditional publishers that have been brokering hybrid publishing deals for years. The precedent for hybrid models goes back years and years. A number of publishers have cut deals with authors for what might have been qualified as “distribution deals,” “hybrid publishing arrangements,” or “co-publishing ventures.” All this means is that the author pays up…