Article: Self-Publishing, Author Services Open Floodgates for Writers

Six-Figure Freelancer Blog

Mid-level authors already know that the era of large advances, generous royalties, book tours and media spots are over. Publishers just don't have the resources to offer them full support. The Internet, online bookstores, e-books, and an economy in decline are cited as some root causes of the steady slump in the traditional publishing industry. Tags: Self-Publishing & Print On Demand

Le Book: Over?

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

 [Disclosure: I receive 50% of royalties for the work I did on that book.] My Producing a book, even if ghostwriters such as myself and publicists such as Meryl Moss [who assisted with JOURNAL OF THE PLAGUE YEAR], is a drain on the individual's and organization's resources - and capacity to hope.    Those resources are likely to have a superior ROI in a different communications game.  "A book is the price of entry."

Market Your Book with a Movie Trailer

http://delicious.com/akarrer/prospeaker

Each cost the publisher about 30% of the books marketing budget to produce. You can insert photos of your book cover, graphs and tables from your book, and evocative royalty-free photos and artwork, alternating with short, punchy copy a la Jeff Rivera.