How To Sabotage Your Self-Published Book (in five easy steps) — BookBaby Blog

By BookBaby author Paul Goat Allen Too many self-published authors make common blunders that guarantee their books will receive negative reviews and no buzz. Here are five mistakes that will doom any self-published book. This post is brought to you by BlueInk Review. For the last 25 years, I’ve been a full-time genre fiction book…

via How To Sabotage Your Self-Published Book (in five easy steps) — BookBaby Blog.

Great points. Wish the same could be said for the first point by traditionally published authors these days, but a best seller traditionally published author often is so full of spelling and grammar errors as the company knows the author will sell a ton of books.

A friend loaned me the books he purchased from a well-known alternate history writer. These books are traditionally published by a major publisher. The books are so full of spelling and grammar errors, it’s sad. The publishing company doesn’t even bother to edit the books. I pointed out the various errors and my friend defends the writer by saying he’s not rich. Considering how many books he had sold, including hardback editions, the writer has a lot of money. More than enough money that if he took any pride in his work, he would pay an independent editor to clean up the errors.


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