18 min

The Pros And Cons Of Traditional Publishing Fiction Writing Made Easy

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In today’s episode, I’m going to walk you through the pros and cons of traditional publishing. Here’s a preview of what you’ll hear in the episode:
[01:35] Traditional publishing refers to the established system of submitting a finished manuscript to agents with the goal of getting a book deal with one of the Big Five publishers.
[03:00] The pros of traditional publishing
[08:45] The cons of traditional publishing
[15:20] Final thoughts and episode recap


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"I love the Fiction Writing Made Easy podcast!" ← If that sounds like you, please consider rating and reviewing this show! Your rating and review will help other writers find this podcast, and they're also super fun for me to go in and read. Just click here, scroll all the way to the bottom, tap five stars to rate the show, and then select "Write a Review." Be sure to let me know what your favorite part of the episode was, too! 
Also, if you haven't done so already, make sure you're following the podcast! I'll be adding a bunch of bonus episodes to the feed, and if you're not following the show, there's a good chance you'll miss them. Click here to follow now!


Links mentioned in this episode:
Episode Freebie: How to Pick Your Publishing Path WorksheetIndie Publishing Resources: IngramSpark and CreatespaceJane Friedman’s downloadable publishing chart that gives a wider look at the different publishing options available. Writer Beware has a lot of information about scams against authors and companies to watch out for. Preditors and Editors, which is a watchdog site for authors with listings of which publishers are recommended and which are scams. P.S. Did you know that I have a Facebook group just for fiction writers? In this private group, we talk about all things writing, editing, and publishing fiction. It's free to join, and you can click here to request access!

In today’s episode, I’m going to walk you through the pros and cons of traditional publishing. Here’s a preview of what you’ll hear in the episode:
[01:35] Traditional publishing refers to the established system of submitting a finished manuscript to agents with the goal of getting a book deal with one of the Big Five publishers.
[03:00] The pros of traditional publishing
[08:45] The cons of traditional publishing
[15:20] Final thoughts and episode recap


Rate + Review + Follow on Apple Podcasts
"I love the Fiction Writing Made Easy podcast!" ← If that sounds like you, please consider rating and reviewing this show! Your rating and review will help other writers find this podcast, and they're also super fun for me to go in and read. Just click here, scroll all the way to the bottom, tap five stars to rate the show, and then select "Write a Review." Be sure to let me know what your favorite part of the episode was, too! 
Also, if you haven't done so already, make sure you're following the podcast! I'll be adding a bunch of bonus episodes to the feed, and if you're not following the show, there's a good chance you'll miss them. Click here to follow now!


Links mentioned in this episode:
Episode Freebie: How to Pick Your Publishing Path WorksheetIndie Publishing Resources: IngramSpark and CreatespaceJane Friedman’s downloadable publishing chart that gives a wider look at the different publishing options available. Writer Beware has a lot of information about scams against authors and companies to watch out for. Preditors and Editors, which is a watchdog site for authors with listings of which publishers are recommended and which are scams. P.S. Did you know that I have a Facebook group just for fiction writers? In this private group, we talk about all things writing, editing, and publishing fiction. It's free to join, and you can click here to request access!

18 min