Many of us who care about the publishing industry have already read hundreds of stories about authors who finally got book deals because they decided to self-publish and managed to become online successes. I think it’s fascinating though that some authors have such faith in their work that they self-publish. I’m beginning to wonder if the publishing business model is changing to reject more manuscripts in the hope that the author will self-publish so the publishing houses can measure the book’s success before investing in it. It’s an interesting development in the publishing world. Anyway, I thought you all might be interested in this story in Time Magazine about this very topic.

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