Lessons in self-publishing

At the Times Union, we get lots of calls, letters and books from self-published authors. Here are some links with interesting takes on the subject.

Slate magazine recently wrote about Amazon.com’s practice of having self-published authors enter into a murky ethical realm of buying reviews.

The Book Square blog follows up, and finds the service may no longer be available. That blog is here:
http://www.booksquare.com/archives/2007/01/25/2268/

The moral of the story is that self-published authors need to be savvy about what they are getting into.

Published by Michael Janairo

Writer. Reader. Coffee drinker. Fiction. Poetry. Art. Museums. (My family name is pronounced "ha NIGH row.")

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