The Top 4 Myths Of Traditional Publishing

The Uncensored Writer

Last week I listed four of the more common myths surrounding Self Publishing. It wouldn’t be fair if I just left it at that, would it?

I hope to highlight some of the biggest myths surrounding the Tradition Publishing industry. Despite all the information out there, some people have pretty erroneous ideas regarding this topic.

Let’s jump right in!

“It’s A Slow, Outdated System”

This myth is mostly determined by your perspective. You’ll see it spread by indie-purists and people who, in some way, have been burned by the publishing industry (also by the occasional ignoramus). I can try to understand where these people are coming from, but I simply can’t agree with them.

Yes, it is a lengthy process that can take anywhere in the region of 18 months or more. Yes, it is a system that has been in place for many, many years. With both these things…

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About Anna Dobritt

Anna Dobritt is an independent eBook author and an indie publisher of RPG PDFs and fantasy maps through Cartography Unlimited for RPGs. She loves to read and write, and lives in Michigan. Anna enjoys watching Dr. Who, both the classic episodes from the 1960s-1980s and the current episodes. Anna has three trilogies in the queue: Ravynwyng Chronicles Universe – Volume 1: The Beginning has been released, and Volume 2: Discovery, is going through the editing and revision process, with plans to self-publish in 2016. Volume 3: Truth is currently being written. Two other trilogies are The Archivist — Lenara Lenquil Adventures, and the Guardian Blades Trilogy. Anna has self-published Volume 1 of the Ravynwyng Chronicles Universe titled The Beginning; three short stories: The Hunter, First Raven, Raven Voice; a novelette titled Raven Flight, and a collection of short fiction titled Whispers from Within. Where the imagination soars on glowing wings! May the words ever flow!
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