Two days ago I wrote a post entitled Do you read books by indie or self-published authors? It got over 70 comments and I really urge everyone to read them, because it turns out I’m not alone in not reading self published novels. There is a very large stigma still hanging over the self publishing umbrella, which basically comes down to the fact that a lot of people publishing unpolished work.
So I was wondering… as a writer – what are you working towards? Do you want to publish traditionally or self publish?
For me, I’m definitely interested in traditional publishing. The main reason for that, is I’m interested in the collaboration side of things. I’d love to work with an agent/editor/designer/marketer and everyone else who comes with the territory of traditionally publishing. The idea of taking my work and transforming it into something I never could have imagined is an amazing. So that’s why I’m interested in traditional publishing.
But who knows, maybe in thirty years if I’m still trying to get published, then I might venture into self-publishing waters. I’ll definitely have a fair few completed novels by then 🙂
What about you guys?